All You Need to Know About the New iPad by Apple
Let your nerves settle down now because the much awaited Apple iPad event is finally over and for many, it was below expectations as this was the first event without Steve Jobs and yes, we really missed him and hope he’s listening to us. Overall, the new iPad is not having any hardware design changes except from the new processor. Check out this post for the detailed features and specifications of the new iPad.
The new iPad has been named just as “the new iPad” and not iPad 3 or iPad HD. It has got amazing features which will tempt you to buy it straight away. Let’s check out what features it has got.
Features of the new iPad
1. Retina Display
The new iPad has got an amazing retina display which is said to be having 4 times more pixel than the old iPad 2. The Retina display on the new iPad features a 2048-by-1536 resolution, 44 percent greater color saturation, and an astounding 3.1 million pixels — in the same 9.7-inch space. Isn’t that amazing?
2. A5X Quad-core Processor
Apple has designed all new A5X chip which is said to be a quad-core chip providing an awesome performance and seamless graphics but as per some sources, A5X Chip by Apple in fact it is a dual-core System-on-Chip (SoC) processor with quad-core graphics capabilities. Not exactly a quad-core. Even with this new chip, Apple has claimed that the new iPad will be having 10 hours of battery life on wifi and 9 hours on 4G.
3. The new iSight Camera
The new iPad features an iSight camera which is having a 5MP sensor allowing you to record 1080p full hd video recording, Monster! The iSight camera uses advanced optics to give you the best picture possible. With an ƒ/2.4 aperture and a five-element lens, it captures light efficiently to produce a sharper overall image.
4. 4G LTE
The new iPad is the only tablet supporting almost all the networks including GPRS, 3G and even 4G. You’ll see downlink speeds up to 42 Mbps with DC-HSDPA and up to 21.1 Mbps with HSPA+.3. You can even share the high-speed data connection on your iPad. If your carrier supports it.
AirPlay let’s you stream what’s playing on your iPad directly to your Apple TV or an airplay enabled speakers over wifi.
The New iPad Videos
Apple has launched several introductory videos, TV commercial videos. You can watch them all at the Apple’s Official YouTube Channel (youtube.com/apple).
The new iPad : Specifications
- Two Models : WiFi, WiFi + 3G
- Three options for the storage : 16GB, 32GB, 64GB
- Retina Display with 2048 by 1536 resolution. The best ever display ever on a tablet.
- WiFi, Bluetooth, 4G connectivity
- 5MP iSight camera with Autofocus, face detection, 1080p full HD video recording
- Built in Battery having upto 10 hours of backup
- 30 pin connector port, Headphone minijack, Built-in speaker
The new iPad Price and Availability
Pre-order for the new iPad has already started and it’ll be available to US, UK and many other countries from 16th of March. Make sure you sell your old iPad before buying the new iPad!
The prices of the iPad 2 has been dropped and the prices for the new iPad is as in the image below :
So, that’s all you need to know about the new iPad. I hope you liked our iPad coverage and we’ll continue to bring you some cool articles about the iPad and other technology as they happen. Stay tuned. and oh yes, are you going to buy this new iPad? Let me know with a comment below! cheers.
Image sources : Apple.com, Engadget.