What Is New On The iPad 3?
iPad 3, the newest tablet Apple has launched in the market showcases more hardware power rather than on design innovation. Described by Apple itself, iPad 3 is not a revolutionary development but rather « revolutionary » – a word still boggling the public’s minds.
This latest tablet installment from Apple is not thinner and lighter than its predecessor, the iPad 2. IPad 3 is 50g heavier and 0.6mm thicker than iPad2. However, it has one glaring edge. A very visible superiority among the other tablets there is to date – its SCREEN. Its 9.7-inch display is highly capable of showing 3.1 million pixels at 264ppi and what’s more? The resolution! Ipad 3 Retina Display offers 2048×1536, leaving out its competitors which just have a 1280×800 resolution. Unlike the other tablets, you can’t spot a pixilated image. You can compare for yourself if you find it unbelievable. And an add-on to its high definition power, HD video is powered to show 1080p, making this new iPad’s iTunes full HD movie catalogue.
Due to Apple Retina on iPad 3 which is mainly responsible for its top-notch display, this tablet requires a much powerful processor and being addressed with a much capable dual core processor, the A5X with a quad core GPU. With this processing power, swiping through the tablet’s menu and apps had become smoother than ever. And if you are a gamer, it surely does give you a much better gaming experience.
And for this tablet’s camera feature, iPad 3 only boast an aperture of f/2.4. Its resolution capability is not extraordinary at all, only having 5mp rather than the usual 8. However, iPad 3 video capturing is promising with its 30 frame per second ability.
Ipad 3 connectivity gives another surprise to everyone. It has a 4G network and the HSPA+. The latter which is almost close to 4G promises a max download speed of 21Mbps -readying the device for the connectivity innovation expected anytime soon now like the HSPA upgrade in some countries that will feature a 42Mbps connectivity.
Even with a much powerful capability, iPad 3 shares almost the same battery edge with its predecessor, same having a 10-hours WiFi surfing, nine hours on mobile network, and ten hours music or video playing.
And for the last part of this review, due to the high-res feature of iPad3, it is expected that its 64GB models might have more sales than its 16GB for high-res features also comes in with heavy files. No one wants to ran-out of memory space that easily.