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The new iPad 3 features a new Retina display (delivering four times the number of pixels of iPad 2), Apple’s new A5X chip with quad-core graphics and a 5 megapixel iSight camera with advanced optics for capturing amazing photos and 1080p HD video. iPad with Wi-Fi + 4G connects to fast networks worldwide, including AT&T’s and Verizon’s 4G LTE networks and still delivers the same all-day 10 hour battery life while remaining thin and light. Beginning today, iPad 2 will be offered at an even more affordable price starting at just $399.
- 2048 x 1536 pixel Retina display
- 5 megapixel iSight camera
- 1080p HD vide recording
- New A5X chip with quad-core graphics
- 16, 32 and 64Gb models
- iOS 5.1 released
The 3.1 million pixels in the Retina display are more than one million more pixels than an HD TV and with 44 percent increased colour saturation the new iPad displays colors that are unbelievably richer, deeper and more vivid. Movies are now capable of playing at full 1080p HD-resolution.
The powerful new A5X chip with quad-core graphics was specifically designed by Apple to deliver a fast, responsive user experience while supporting the incredible Retina display. With double the graphics performance of the A5 chip, the A5X provides a superb balance between performance and power efficiency so users can enjoy all the benefits of the stunning new display while experiencing a smooth Multi-Touch interface, immersive gameplay, incredible visual depth and all-day battery life that iPad is known for delivering.
The 5 megapixel iSight camera features advanced optics for taking stunning pictures and recording full HD video. Backside illumination allows you to take great photos in low-light conditions and a new video image stabilisation feature removes the bumps and shakes typically seen when filming with a hand-held device. Images can be enjoyed on the large Retina display, then edited, enhanced and easily shared with friends and family using the built-in Photos app on iPad.
With iOS 5.1, the latest update to the world’s most advanced mobile operating system, the new iPad has a number of new features and enhancements including: a redesigned Camera app with video stabilisation technology; the ability to delete photos from Photo Stream; support for dictation in English, French, German and Japanese; and Personal Hotspot. iOS 5.1 also works seamlessly with iCloud, a breakthrough set of free cloud services including iTunes in the Cloud, Photo Stream and Documents in the Cloud, that works seamlessly with your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac or PC to automatically and wirelessly store your content and push it to your devices. When content changes on one of your devices, your other devices are updated automatically.
Apple also introduces the iPhoto app. iPhoto includes breakthrough Multi-Touch features so you can use simple gestures to sort through hundreds of photos and find your best shots, enhance and retouch your images using fingertip brushes and share stunning photo journals with iCloud. iMovie now gives you the ability to create amazing Hollywood-style trailers as you record HD video.
The new iPad Wi-Fi models will be available in black or white on Friday 16 March for a suggested retail price of $499 (US) for the 16GB model, $599 (US) for the 32GB model and $699 (US) for the 64GB model. iPad will be available in USA, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Switzerland, UK. iOS 5.1 and iTunes 10.6 are available today as free software updates. For more information please visit the Apple website.
Apple Apple iPad 3 Specifications
|Screen resolution||2048 x 1536|
|Battery Type||Built-in 42.5-watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery|
|Box Contents||iPad, Dock Connector to USB Cable, 10W USB Power Adapter, Documentation|