The New iPad– “iPad3”–Faster, Crispier, and Better Camera @ same Price


The iPad3 is already out and expect it to land in stores by March 16 with orders are already accepted starting today. The title of this post has summarized what is iPad3. There’s no physical change in the new iPad compared to iPad2. Though many is calling the new version of the Apple tablet as iPad3 but the company has just named it as the New iPad.

Notable improvements:

  • Quad-core graphics A5x Processor(iOs 5.1)  is doubled the capability of the previous dual-core iOS5
  • Retina Display which delivers true crispy and clearer images was first used in iPhone4 and iPhone4s
  • 5Mp Camera shoots decent images and supports 1080 video recording
  • 4G connectivity allows faster mobile connection where it’s available.
Check the complete specs below:
  • 9.7” IPS LCD Retina Display @ 2048×1536 pixels
  • 1GHz A5X dual-core processor, quad-core graphics
  • 5MP iSight rear camera with autofocus
  • 1080p HD video recording with video stabilization
  • 2MP front-facing camera
  • 16GB, 32GB & 64GB internal storage
  • WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • 4G LTE up to 72Mbps
  • HSPA+ up to 21Mbps and HSDPA up to 42Mbps
  • Updated apps (iLife, iWork, iPhoto, iMovie, Garage Band)
  • Siri Dictation
  • iOS 5.1
Check this video on the first look of the iPad3 from techradar.com. Mashable.com has this first look on the New iPad with its slideshow.
Apple retain its pricing scheme for iPads with starting price @ $499 for the 16GB version while  the 32GB is $599 and 64GB for $699. Expect the iPad2 to go down @ $399 in the coming days. ZDnet.com  reports there were 15.4 million iPads sold during the last quarter of 2011 alone.
Here in the Philippines, Smart Communications welcome the release of the New iPad with LTE capability. It says in its press announcement today that the New iPad “will accelerate the introduction of more LTE devices and services“. Smart has rolled out its LTE facilities in key areas like Metro Manila, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Boracay, Camarines Sur and Baguio.
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