Apple unveils new iPad in San Fransisco [Complete Specs]

Apple has finally unveiled the curtains from its much awaited next generation iPad today at San Fransisco. The new iPad has not been given any name like, iPad 3 or iPad HD as expected, its just the new iPad.

The new iPad is still the same 9.7 Inch but with better screen resolution featuring Retina Display (2048-by-1536-pixel resolution at 264 pixels per inch), a new A5X processor with Quad Core Graphics Unit, a new Camera – iSight – the 5 MP Rear Camera, enhanced storage capabilities (upto 64GB), next generation of Radio support (upto 4G/LTE), Voice Dictation and most importantly upgraded iOS 5.1.

It will retail starting at $499 for 16GB, $599 for 32GB and $699 for 64GB (Wi-Fi only models). And for the 4G LTE models, $629, $729 and $829 for 16GB, 32GB & 64GB respectively.


iPad (Wi-Fi)iPad (Wi-Fi & 4G)
General FeaturesForm FactorTabletTablet
Dimension9.5 x 7.31 x 0.37 in9.5 x 7.31 x 0.37 in
BatteryUp to 10 hoursUp to 10 hours
Software & HardwareMobile OSiOSiOS
ProcessorDual Core A5XDual Core A5X
Graphics UnitYes (Quad Core Graphics)Yes (Quad Core Graphics)
DisplayTypeRetina DisplayRetina Display
Size9.7 Inch9.7 Inch
Resolution2048 x 15362048 x 1536
Networks & Connectivity2G BandsGSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
3G BandsUMTS/HSPA/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz)
BluetoothBluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
4G Internet700 MHz, 2100Mhz
EVDOCDMA EV-DO Rev. A (800, 1900 MHz)
CameraFrontFaceTime CameraFaceTime Camera
Rear5-megapixel iSight camera5-megapixel iSight camera
Other FeaturesAutofocus, Tap to focus, Face detection in still images, Video recording, HD (1080p) up to 30 frames per second with audio, Video stabilization
Memory and StorageInternal16GB/32GB/64GB16GB/32GB/64GB
Other Features30-pin dock connector port, 3.5-mm stereo headphone minijack, Built-in speaker, Sensor – Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Gyroscope, aGPS (Only Wi-Fi & 4G Model)

Announced today, this new iteration of the iPad will rollout across 10 countries (Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Switzerland, UK and the US Virgin Islands) on 16th March. Also beginning today, iPad 2 will be offered at an even more affordable price starting at just $399.

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