Yesterday Apple announced the new iPad at Apple iPad Media Event at Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco, CA. The name for new generation iPad was assumed to be iPad 3 which was not used throughout the event. They have not officially recited the word “iPad 3”, officially the used name was “new iPad“. Still we are not sure what they will call it iPad 3, iPad 2S or iPad HD but at least we are now able to know confirmed features and specifications for New iPad for which delivery will start from 16 March 2012. The pre-orders are opened and now you can order the new iPad.
Following are the specifications and features of new iPad or iPad 3 which are confirmed till now:
- A5X processor with quad core graphic chip
- Retina display, 2048 x 1536 resolution, 9.7 inch-screen
- 44% greater saturation
- iSight 5 megapixel camera, with 1080p video recording, 5 element lens, hybrid IR filter and backside illuminated sensor
- 3G 21 Mbps HSPA+, 4G LTE support
- WiFi Personal Hotspot
- Battery life of 10 hours
- 3G, 4G, LTE
New iPad Prices
- 16GB $499 WiFi
- 32GB $599 WiFi
- 64GB $699 WiFi
- 16GB$629 (WiFi + 4G)
- 32GB $729 (WiFi + 4G)
- 64GB $829 (WiFi + 4G)
Pre-orders for new iPad or iPad 3 has been started today in the US, Canada, France, Germany, UK, Switzerland, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia.
For other countries pre-orders will start from March 23 2012.
New iPad / iPad 3 Launch Photos
Pictures Courtesy The Verge