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  1. GalaxyNexus

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    So I was going to sell my iPad 2 on eBay but I'm now thinking about trading it to GS and getting 30% towards the N7. I already have the N7 pre ordered from Google, so maybe I could sell that on eBay if GS gets it first?

    I have a bunch of old stuff laying around from game systems, phones, and video games. I'm not sure what to do.

    What should I do?

    Anyone else getting the N7 from GS?
     

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  2. cammykool

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    your devices list list it as sold... put it up on the classifides here
     
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    My gamestop is doing a +50% deal right now... Took 4 games in, got $85 off my N7 preorder :)
     
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    Your iPad 2 should more then cover the cost at GameStop. I believe they may be on wave 2 pre orders though slated for August 7. I would ask the associate at the store about it.
     
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    don't forget at GS they have a bonus 30 or 50% trade in value (the 30% was better since they lowered the trade in prices).
    AND also as important, ebay is -10% for fees and whatever shipping costs, so GS is actually a better deal.
     
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    Don't get raped by gs save up the couple bucks don't be so impulsive
     
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    Exactly how much is GameStop giving you for the Ipad 2?? Bro those guys always give you pennies on the dollar in their trade ins. That is how they make their money. My advice is DON'T do it. Besides the Ipad 2 is better than the Nexus 7.

    I pre ordered my Nexus 7 a few weeks ago and i think i am going to like it but no way i would trade an Ipad 2 for it.
     
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    I just called my local GameStop out of curiosity and asked how much was the trade in. For an Ipad 2 with 16gb and 3G from AT&T the max you can get is $213 dollars and that is if it is in PERFECT condition. If it has some scratches and bumps and stuff you get between $106-192. And by the way the money you get is towards store credit NOT CASH.

    What a ripoff!!!!
     
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    There is virtually nothing better about the iPad 2. The low 4:3 screen resolution alone is enough to be a dealbreaker, especially for twice the price. Not to mention every new feature of Jelly Bean, especially with Notifications and Google Now, seeing as how the iPad 2 doesn't even have Siri, and as this video points out (at 3:10), the notification system in iOS is just weak.
    Android Vs iOS The Truth about Apple and Google's OS Part 3 of 5 - YouTube
     
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    I'd imagine you could get more for an iPad2 than $213 on eBay or Craigslist. Besides, GS trade-ins have always bugged me because they will offer $5 for a game then sell it for $30. Yes, some deals are better but it still bugs me.
     
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    The Ipad 2 is still a much bigger tablet and the screen looks amazing. I know cause my brother has one. I like Android better but IOS is still very user friendly and the tablets are the best. That's just my opinion.
     
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    I'm not surprised, but then again, that's really all an iPad 2 is worth anyway, just because Apple sells it in a store for $399, or $529 in the case of a 3G model, doesn't mean it's anywhere near worth that much. The retail price of any iPad, is the real rip-off.
    ^^ Just my opinion ^^
     
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    the 50% promo sucks because they dropped the trade in values.
    before that, they had a 30% promo that netted me $95 on a ~5 year old 1g touch 8GB. much more than I would've gotten anywhere else.
     
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    Are you sure its not the new iPad? My wife has an iPad2 and I think the screen is horrible. I didn't think I would notice but the 1024x768 in that screen just bugs me. It felt weird to be able to make out pixels on a tablet.
     
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    Yes i am pretty sure it was the Ipad 2 because it was a few months ago.
     
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    The ipad3 came out in march... Which does have an amazing screen. So if he had just bought it chances are its the new one which is actually just named "iPad".
     
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    It could be. I know i really liked the screen and the tablet.
     
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    I should be getting 270ish for my iPad 2 after the promos from GameStop. It's not a bad deal. And trust me I own an iPad 2 my buddy owns an iPad 3. The screen reaaaalllly is not all that great, plus I love how much more portable the nexus 7 is.
     
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    Took in an iPod, got $130 off my preorder
     
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    An iPad 1, 16gb WiFi got me $221. That is leaps and bounds more than I could get on eBay or criagslist.
     
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    Took in my iPad 3, 32gb wifi only and got $396.00 in store credit. Since I still have my 2 iPods and Apple TV I also got $115.00 in iTunes cards. Have $30.00 left over for a case, just have to hope they get some in.
     
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    Trade in values changes but for some things, their value is not bad.

    During the 30% bonus (which was before the 50% bonus, and thus before they lowered their values), the offer for my mint ipad 1 16gb wifi was $180 +$54 (30%)= $234. I do not think I can match that anywhere including ebay after fees or craigslist (let alone the pure hassle of it). Plus take into account I saved about $18 in sales tax, since the traded in value does not get taxed, only the remaining balance is.

    On the other hand, what they are offering you for the ipad 2 is too low. To me, an ipad 2 is still a very good tablet (if you are into iOS), and unlike ipad 1, ipad 2 will support iOS6, which is one of the main reason I am dumping ipad 1 before their value plummets.
     
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    Quite the similar boat as me. We had a 3 and a 1, we dumped the 1.
     

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