Thursday, March 8, 2012

Apple: New features of iPad (3) Announced



During the Apple event in Yerba Buena Center, San Francisco, California, the new iPad was announced. It’s just called the “iPad” instead of the iPad 3.;

See the video at http://www.apple.com/apple-events/march-2012;
and full details at http://www.apple.com/ipad.

New features of the new iPad:
  • Retina display
  • 2048 x 1536 resolution
  • 44% greater saturation
  • A5x quad-core graphics
iSight camera
  • 5-megapixel sensor
  • 1080p HD video recording
  • Backside illumination
  • 5-element lens
  • Hybrid IR filter
  • Apple-designed ISP
  • Face detection
Voice dictation
  • Supports voice dictation but doesn’t have full Siri support.
4G LTE Next-Generation Wireless support:
  • Two different iPads, one for AT&T and one for Verizon
  • Personal hotspot support
  • 10 hours battery life
  • 9 house battery life with 4G
  • 9.4 mm thin, weighs 1.4 lbs
Pricing:
iPad with LTE 4G
  • 16 GB – $629
  • 32 GB – $729
  • 64 GB – $829
iPad with WiFi
  • 16 GB – $499
  • 32 GB – $599
  • 64 GB – $699
Release Date:
March 16 in US, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Switzerland, Japan.

Preorder Date:
Available for pre-order today!