The Apple iPad is one of the best-selling tablets in the world, and the iPad 3 is one of the most anticipated devices from Apple this year. …In a nutshell, the Apple iPad3 will feature a new, thinner and sleeker design, down nearly 20 percent in size compared to the iPad 2. It will also support full touchscreen HD display with a screen resolution of 2048 x 1536.
Apart from that, the iPad 3 will have a lighter battery, reducing the weight of the tablet. However, the battery is reported to cost 20 to 30 percent more than the current iPad’s battery, and will also have a longer battery life.
It is also expected that the iPad 3 will have a wireless charging technology, which will be able to charge the battery and transfer data wirelessly.
… It is not called the iPad 3, it is kown as iPad 2012.
The New iPad “ List of Features
– High-Definition Retina Display
The display is by far the highest definition ever seen on a tablet, at 2048 by 1536 pixels, or over 3.1 million pixels. According to Apple, existing apps will look great, and developers will be able to take advantage of the extra processing power.
– Design & Weight
The design is quite similar to the iPad 2. The new iPad is 662g, which is 61g heavier than the previous version. Most of you will not notice the extra 0.8mm, unless you have a skinny case.
– New Processor
The new iPad features the new Apple A5X processor with quad-core graphics, which is said to be 4 times faster than the nVidia Tegra 3. This is serious competition for upcoming Android tablets.
– iWorks & iLife Apps
The iWork and iLife apps have been updated. They cost the same to purchase, but it is free to upgrade.
– New iPhoto App
iPhoto is a replacement for existing photo apps. It offers new ways to edit with multi-touching, high quality effects and more. iPhoto is also very good for everyday use, with great new browsing.
– iSight Camera
There is a FaceTime camera on the front. It is capable of HD video recording at 1080 pixels, with video stabilization, auto face detection and auto focus lock.
– Siri Technology
The new iPad has Siri voice recognition input and navigation. The supported languages are English (British, American & Australian), French, German and Japanese.
– 4G LTE
The new iPad is 4G capable. It comes with EV-DO (3.1 Mbps max.), HSPA+ (21 Mbps max.), dual carrier HSDPA (42 Mbps) and LTE (73 Mbps max.), making is all-round great at wireless connectivity.
We have written a full review about the new ipad 2012 here.