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I'm hoping the crowd here can help me out with a quick question. Which version of the iPad 4 mini do I need to pilot the Inspire 1 (V2)? The version with both wifi and cellular or will the version with just the wifi work equally well? I realize you need data access to load apps and maps, I can create a cellular hotspot with my mobile for that and link the iPad through that. Is this feasible or not?
 
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thanks for the feedback. the DJI website said it was compatible, but getting feedback from end-users is preferable
 
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I use a WiFi hotspot running on an Android smartphone with a data plan, so I can load missions from DroneDeploy and Litchi to my Nexxus 7" tablets or iPad without cell. It works fine. I don't like interruptions while flying so keep a 2nd phone on the plan for $10 a month and keep it dedicated for drone controllers or hot-spotting for non-cell devices...
 
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I use the ipad mini 4 (wifi & cell, 16gb version) and it works great. Using it both on my P4 and I2.

Only issue i have is when using it on a bright, sunny day, without any glare protection, its difficult to see. But with a monitor hood, this solves the issue.
 
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You only need cellular if you plan to use other drone Apps or you need to download maps.

Having either a portable hotspot or cell phone you can use as a hotspot is the best way to go if you find you do need cellular. When the I-pad gets either broken or too old you can just replace it with whatever you want and not have to worry about swapping over the cellular service to a new tablet.
 

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