Apple has unveiled a new version of it’s popular touch tablet mobile device – iPad. The new iPad comes loaded with features like A5X chip with quad-core graphics, Retina display, 5-megapixel iSight camera and Wi-Fi + 4G connectivity. It also has an amazingly long 10-hour battery life. The new iPad will be available in two versions: Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi + 4G. Memory options will be 16GB, 32GB and 64GB. New third-generation iPad will be available from $499. It will go on sale from March 16, 2012.
Display & Size:
The new iPad has a 9.7-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit widescreen multi-touch Retina display with IPS technology. It has total 3.1 million pixels with a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels. The dimensions of iPad are 241.2 x 185.7 x 9.4 mm (H X W x D). The Wi-Fi version weighs 652 grams, while Wi-Fi+4G version has a weight of 662 grams.
The 5MP camera in iPad 3 was designed with advanced optics so that you can shoot excellent quality photos and videos. With an ƒ/2.4 aperture, a five-element lens and a hybrid infrared filter, the iSight camera captures sharp images with accurate and uniform colors. The built-in face detection feature in the camera can automatically balance focus and exposure across up to 10 faces. It can record 1080p HD videos. The 4G iPad also has a FaceTime camera with VGA-quality photos and video at up to 30 frames per second
The new iPad will deliver you an amazingly fast web browsing experience with Wi-Fi + 4G (up to 4G LTE). It will also work on GSM/UMTS networks including HSPA+ and DC-HSDPA. For connectivity, it also features Bluetooth 4.0 technology. iPad can act as a personal hotspot for connecting up to five devices over Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or USB.
Location services via Wi-Fi, digital compass, cellular and assisted GPS.
Input & Output:
iPad comes with built-in speaker, microphone, 30-pin dock connector port, 3.5-mm stereo headphone minijack and Micro-SIM card tray (Wi-Fi + 4G).
Battery & Power:
New iPad has a 42.5 watt-hour capacity Lithium-Polymer battery. This battery will provide you power backup for up to 10 hours of surfing on Wi-Fi or audio/video playback. Battery is charged via power adpter or vis USB.
The third generation iPad comes with a number of built-in apps. Some of them include: Safari, Photos, App Store, Maps, Photo Booth, Reminders, Mail, Camera, FaceTime, iTunes, Music, YouTube, Calendar, Messages, Newsstand, Videos, Game Center, Contacts, Notes etc.
Price and Availability:
The new iPad will be available in two colors: black and white. Customers can buy it through the Apple Online Store and Apple Retail stores. Price of iPad 3 starts from USD 499.
iPad Wi-Fi Price: $499 (16GB), $599 (32GB), $699 (64GB)
iPad Wi-Fi + 4G Price: $629 (16GB), $729 (32GB), $829 (64GB)