introduce a new iPad at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, USA on Wednesday (2/7) local time was experiencing some changes, although not as radical as what happens when Apple changed the iPad 1 to 2. Its size is 9.7 inches, but with the thickness (9.4 mm) and weight (662g) more than its predecessor. The overall size of the new iPad remains, which ranges from 241 x 186mm and are available 30 pin dock connector. No MicroSD card slot, Mini Display Port connector or Thunderbolt, as rumored.
Although no major changes in terms of shape, The new iPad still comes with a cool update. Retinal display technology that was originally only on the iPhone 4 and 4S are now entrenched in this iPad. Sharpness is just 264ppi, but he was able to display resolutions up to 2038 x 1536 pixels. Do not be surprised if a picture or video can be shown that this device would be brighter, brighter and sharper than the iPad tablet device 2 or the other on this earth. Speaking of the new iPad 2 video capable of playing full HD 1080p resolution. Even the video resolution is still much smaller than the screen resolution that can be supported.
Network super fast and great battery life.
If the iPad 1 and 2 are still buried 3G technology, it is not for the new version of the iPad. Apple makes a new item to include support for Long Term Evolution (4G), which had a maximum speed of 73Mbps. But to start, a new 4G version available on the iPad is sold in North America in cooperation with network operator ATT and Verizon.
Do not worry for countries that do not provide a 4G network, for the iPad still supports HSPA + (21Mbps) and CD-HSDPA (42Mbps). The new iPad could also be used as Android mobile hotspot you know, through the facilities Wifi, Bluetooth or USB.
Indeed, the existing LTE network in the iPad will easily drain the battery. Fortunately, Apple has been thinking about this well by designing batteries to supply power for 9 hours when used in LTE networks. Battery life is more durable bsia to about 10 hours if the user does not use the 4G network earlier.
Most agile tablet processor
If the iPad 2 using the ARM Cortex A9 Dual Core 1GHz, then the new Apple iPad A5X equipped with a processor that also have a 2 core and 4 core CPU processor (GPU). Apple claims the power of the processor which also uses the ARM architecture can be 2 to 3 times faster than Nvidia's Tegra 3.
iSight, Apple is the name given to a camera in his new iPad. This camera can record video with resolution up to 1080p thanks to a resolution of 5 megapixel camera and support of 5 element lens. Auto focus feature also exists in iSight following kinds of features face detection, image stabilizer and video recording time.
What was the point of advanced hardware without a great application. Well, in this version include a lot of cool apps Apple, you name it iPhoto for video editing, iMovie for video playback and a new version of Garage Band to make music.
There are also facilities in the new iPad Dictation supplied with the latest operating system IOS 5.1. With Dictation users can "type" by speaking without having to press the virtual keyboard iPad. Currently new Dictation can be used for four languages, namely: English, German, French and Japanese.
The new iPad will be officially available on March 16, 2012 to come to the United States, Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Switzerland and Japan with pre-orders that can be done since yesterday. While the price of the new official iPad is as follows:
• 16GB - $ 499
• 32GB - $ 599
• 64GB - $ 699
Version 4G Wifi
• 16GB - $ 629
• 32GB - $ 729
• 64GB - $ 829