Apple CEO Tim Cook has revealed the new updated version of World’s best selling tablet computer, iPad 3 to the whole world in San Francisco this morning. Powered by iOS 5.1, the latest iteration of one of the world’s most advanced OS, the third generation of iPad offers lots of new features to users at the same price of its predecessor.
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Some of the Features of iPad 3 includes the new Retina display that produces razor sharp text and unbelievable detail in photos and videos. It has 3.1 million pixels that is four times the number of pixels of iPad 2 and more than one million more pixels than an HD TV. New A5X chip with quad-core graphics from Apple, 5 megapixel iSight camera with advanced optics, Wi-Fi + 4G with built-in next generation 4G LTE and 10 hours battery life that all with the same sleekness are some other stunning features in iPad 3. This third generation of iPad 3 also offers a new feature, voice dictation. Voice dictation in iPad 3 lets you do things on it by just using your voice. New iPad 3 listens when you say and it convert it into text.
iPad 3 will be available in limited countries on 16th March 2012. The name of the countries, where iPad 3 will be available on this date, are Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Switzerland, UK and the US Virgin Islands other than the U.S. In the U.S. iPad 3 will be available through the Apple Store, Apple’s retail stores, and selected Apple Authorized Re-sellers.
iPad 3 Wi-Fi models Price (U.S)
- 16GB model - $499 (US)
- 32GB model - $599 (US)
- 64GB model - $699 (US)
iPad 3 Wi-Fi + 4G for either AT&T or Verizon Price (U.S)
- 16GB model - $629 (US)
- 32GB model - $729 (US)
- 64GB model - $829 (US)
Apple has also slashed the price of iPad2. iPad 2 is now available in a reduced price tag starting at just $399. For more details read Apple PR Here.