Here’s what you should know about The New iPad, its Features, Specs and Pricing

Apple has finally unveiled one of the most awaited gadgets of 2012, the iPad 3, wait, its The New iPad not iPad 3. There were a lot of rumors about this superb tablet, some of them were true but some weren’t, cuz they were rumors, right? I live blogged the whole event and kept updating in every 5-10 seconds and we didn’t even crash 😉

While Live Blogging the event, i really missed Steve Jobs. The New iPad? What are they gonna call the next one? The Newer or the Next iPad? 🙂 Ignore that! Now i am combining all that info that we got from the event and putting it all here for you.

The New iPad  Specs

Display

9.7-inch
LED-backlit IPS LCD

Resolution

2048 x 1536 “Retina Display”

CPU

dual-core Apple A5X

Graphics

TBA (but “Quad-Core,” our first guess a PowerVR SGX MP4+)

Memory

TBA

Storage

16GB / 32GB / 64GB

Front Camera

VGA (640 x 480)

Rear Camera

5-megapixel

Cellular

“World-Ready” 3G, HSPA+, DC-HSPA, 4G LTE (AT&T, Verizon)

WiFi

802.11 a/b/g/n

Bluetooth

4.0

Accelerometer

3-axis

Gyroscope

3-axis

Thickness

0.37-inch (9.4mm)

Weight (WiFi)

1.4 pounds (635 grams)

Weight (3G / LTE)

1.46 pounds (662 grams)

Battery Life

42.5-watt-hour lithium polymer
(rated 10 hours / 9 on 4G)

Ports

30-pin dock, 3.5mm headphone

Location (WiFi)

WiFi, Digital Compass

Location (3G / LTE)

aGPS, 3G, 4G, Digital Compass, WiFi

Features and Impovements

  • Improved “retina” display.
  • A5X chip with quad-core graphics capacity.
  • 5 megapixel iSight camera
  • Supports 1080p video recording.
  • Voice dictation feature.
  • 4G LTE networks from AT&T and Verizon.
  • Battery life as the iPad 2: 9 hours for wireless use
  • Next-generation apps for the new iPad: Infinity Blade: Dungeons, SketchBook, SkyGamblers
  • Introduces iPhoto for iPad, updates Garage Band, iMovie and iWork
  • AppleCare+ for iPad: 3-year extended warranty, accidental damage coverage for $49
  • Can achieve download speeds of up to 72Mbps using AT&T’s or Verizon’s 4G LTE network and 21Mbps with HSPA+.
  • Can function as a personal hotspot if the carrier supports that feature.
  • Is 9.4mm wide and weighs 1.44 lbs (slightly heavier than iPad 2).
  • Comes in Black and White
Pricing
  • Pricing will stay the same as the iPad 2
  • $499 for 16GB
  • $599 for 32GB
  • $699 for 64 GB.
  • 4G models cost $629, $729 and $829 for 16GB, 32GB and 64GB respectively

and that’s all! If you want to read everything that happened at the event, please read the Live Blog (now over)

Specs Table: Engadget

The New iPad (Photo: Mashable)

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