My daughter got a new pump a couple of weeks ago. It's her fourth Animas pump.
We know there are other options out there. The new Medtronic pump with it's built-in glucose-responsive CGM technology is by far the closest to the ultimate goal of a closed-loop system. The slim and durable Tandem has some nice user-friendly touchscreen and Bluetooth features. The tubeless Omnipod would be convenient with exercise clothes and on the beach.
We briefly considered all of the options.
In the end we decided not to undertake the challenge of learning to use a whole new insulin delivery system. We decided to stick with what we know.