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Hi I thinking about getting an iPad or Chromebook for college but im not sure which one to get? Im gonna be using it for notes.

I like being able to use the apple pencil for the iPad to write notes and having the option of using a bluetooth keyboard too but the Chromebook is much cheaper so idk?

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ipad has more features but chromebook is a laptop (albeit not a 'proper' one) so note taking is easier, unless you opt for an ipad with a keyboard which is costly and not worth it. Get the chromebook OP provided you have a main PC
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Hi I thinking about getting an iPad or Chromebook for college but im not sure which one to get? Im gonna be using it for notes.

I like being able to use the apple pencil for the iPad to write notes and having the option of using a bluetooth keyboard too but the Chromebook is much cheaper so idk?

Thanks 👍🏽
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ipad has more features but chromebook is a laptop (albeit not a 'proper' one) so note taking is easier, unless you opt for an ipad with a keyboard which is costly and not worth it. Get the chromebook OP provided you have a main PC
I've found bluetooth keyboards for the iPad on amazon which have good reviews and are affordable at around £20, but the iPad keyboard and pencil together are like £400 so that's why im considering the Chromebook, as well as the Chromebook being a bit more durable but the integration on the ipad with my other apple products is tempting?
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(Original post by beau02)
I've found bluetooth keyboards for the iPad on amazon which have good reviews and are affordable at around £20, but the iPad keyboard and pencil together are like £400 so that's why im considering the Chromebook, as well as the Chromebook being a bit more durable but the integration on the ipad with my other apple products is tempting?
believe me ipad is not meant for note taking I tried it during GCSEs and it was horrendous. Laptops are always better because of no input lag (can happen with bluetooth) as well as the pleasing tactile sound of a laptop's keyboard
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An iPad mini was the best purchase I made for uni. I bought a cheap wireless keyboard to use with it although I ended up barely using it!
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I used my IPad for seminars - looking up stuff but my chrome for lectures and note taking.
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A notepad is still the best thing for taking notes in class. Buy nothing now, start with pen and paper, and if you find yourself wanting a new method for taking notes down after a few weeks then you can buy whichever option feels like it makes the most sense to you.
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I own a Macbook Pro but it's 6 years old and heavy lol so not ideal.

My course requires a lot of writing which I wouldn't manage to do just by pen and paper 😕 My college allows byod for my course so it's not a problem me using a computer. I'll probably just get a Chromebook as its cheaper and more durable than the iPad but i'm still unsure haha.

By the way this is the Chromebook I am considering
http://www.argos.co.uk/product/8152675
and iPad
https://www.apple.com/uk/ipad-9.7/

I'm using a discount for the iPad by the way so it would be £287.

Thank for the advice tho
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(Original post by Seamus123)
I used my IPad for seminars - looking up stuff but my chrome for lectures and note taking.
I am looking at chromebooks at the moment and my head hurts.

What is the problem with using it in seminars? I have never used achromebook so dont fully understand the limitations.
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