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best tablet to use with your drone

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by izzydrone, Jul 8, 2015.

  1. izzydrone

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    I have a ipad mini and a iPad retina... which both apparently are too old to use ( the retina is 2years old)
    what is the best tablet in everyones opinion ?

    lets hear your best choice and the most economical. pros and cons ?
     
  2. msinger

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    My iPad Mini 2 has been working well so far. Android tablets are far more economical, but they need to be configured properly.
     
  3. louforgiveno

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  4. izzydrone

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    My bad searched and clearly missed it
     
  5. spankybear

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    Oh god a brony....:rolleyes:

    After using an Android I went with an Apple ipad 2 air with cellular. Works very well
     
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    The consensus seems to be between Nvidia Shield and one of the new iPads as the best two tablets. I don't know much about iOS so I'm not sure which model but I think it's the iPad Air 2?

    Best of luck.
     
  7. RedHotPoker

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    Yes, it is agreed, hands down, iPad Air 2 Cellular.
    That is until the new ones come out...

    But pair those with the new Phantom 4... ;-)


    RedHotPoker
     
  8. WalkaboutSean

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    I bought a Nexus 7 ii (http://amzn.to/1MgIUV0) specifically for use with the P3. For $149 it's tough to beat... Half the price of an iPad Mini or nVidia Shield... Comes with a clean install of Android Lollipop, packs plenty of power, and the 7-inch size balances pretty well on the P3 controller. It may not be the best tablet on the market, but it's a solid deal.
     
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  10. denodan

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    Don't need the cellular version. It was cheaper to buy the wifi only version, then buy the dual blutooth gps addon. Works great with the phantom 3 and no interference.
     
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    0702150754[1].jpg 0702150923a[1].jpg I'm using a Samsung Tab 4 10 inch with custom mount and homemade sun shade. 0702150923a[1].jpg
     
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  12. BenDronePilot

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    Only the iPad mini is too old to use for the pilot app. The iPad mini 2 and 3 (both using the A7 processor) running on iOS 8 are both great for the pilot app. The iPad Air 2 will be even better with its A8 processor (like the iPhone 6) not to mention the additional screen real estate.
     
  13. BenDronePilot

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    I plan on picking up a cellular model of the iPad Air 3 or whatever it's called when it comes out. In the meanwhile I'll be using / alternating between my iPhone 6 Plus and my Nexus 7 2013 model