The new installment of Apple iPad got unveiled today. The new iPad has a faster processor in the form of an A5X processor. This is a major improvement from the A5 chip used in the previous installment of iPad. A5X is believed to be 4 times faster than Nvidia’s Tegra 3 quad-core processor.
Apple’s official website termed the new iPad as “The new iPad”. So, the rumors of it being called iPad 3 or iPad HD certainly did not come true. The New iPad arrives with a tag word “Resolutionary” as it offers a better resolution with Retina Display akin to the one’s in the latest installment of iPhone. With a resolution of 2048×1536 the screen appears lifelike. Powered by 3.1 million pixels colors are vibrant providing the users with best mobile display experience.
The new iPad is also the first device to get 4G LTE network integrated in it. This means that the new iPad now offers both Wi-Fi and 4G connectivity. Users of regions where 4G is not available yet will be able to downgrade to 3G.
The new iPad has a rear 5 MP camera with the facility of 1080p video recording alongside the feature of image stabilization. Advanced optics, Face detection feature, auto white balance makes the new iPad camera best snap taking tablet device.
The battery life remains the same as the old iPad i.e. iPad 2. It is expected to serve almost 10 hours. But, when on 4G, the battery life would drop down to 9 hours.
The New iPad is pretty light weighing 1.4 pounds.
The new iPad will have tons of apps prepared for it. Around 200000 apps are said to be already prepared specifically for the new iPad.
The new iPad is offered at a price scheme similar to the pricing of the iPad 2. The Wi-Fi only 16GB version costs $499; 32GB version costs $599 and the 64 GB version costs $699. The 4G 16 GB version costs $629; 32 GB version costs $729 while the 64 GB version comes at $829.
The new iPad will be launched in the U.S. in two different colors (read black or white). The latest installment is also expected to be launched in Canada, Japan, Germany, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Germany and France.