iPad2 or iPad Mini?

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    I already have (well, my wife has it!) an iPad2 but i need to get an iPad for work use.
    I am considering getting the mini as it will mainly be used for showing images (case studies, images of what we do etc), emails, occasional PDF use and i will also use it as part of my A/V control for home use.
    Am trying to weigh up if a smaller screen size would be okay - i already have an iPhone 4s and a laptop so think the Mini would fit in between quite well as a portable tablet?

    Has anyone made this kind of choice?
    If it was for home use i think i would prefer the larger screen of iPad2 but not sure for work.

    For anyone that suggests the new iPad with retina display - cannot justify the expense of that one but granted it would be nice!
     
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    I use mine predominantly at home and love the Mini!

    Had the 1st Gen 64GB full fat iPad since release day and the Mini is so much more usable as a result of its size and weight saving. I would choose the Mini every time over the iPad 2.
     
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    i dont have the mini, i have the ipad 2, but a colleague brought in his mini the other day and i thought it was very cute, for a minute i thought i was going to order one just because its something new - but having said that i do appreciate the size of my 2, but can see for portability and actually, not that much of a smaller representation - specially of web pages vs 2, its a winner!
     
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    Currently trawling the web to find a deal on a 32GB mini - hats off to Apple for protecting their pricing so well, can't find a discounted one anywhere!
     
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    I swear HMV stores were offering discount on iPad mini's the other day, they were refurbs but all refurbs are high quality with casing and glass replaced etc, knocked around £60+ off price iirc
     
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    I think i got a good deal on one, managed to get a brand new 32GB wifi and cellular one for £300.
     

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