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Apple iPad (Gen 3) Tablet Review

The new iPad is here, with an incredible screen.

March 16, 2012
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Operating System
  • iOS
Display Type LCD
Length (short end) 241 in.
Width (long end) 185 in.
Thickness 9 in.
Weight 652 lbs.
Processor A5X dual-core CPU, quad-core GPU
Audio Input None
Brand Name (Apple)
Display Resolution Width 1536
Display Resolution Height 2046
Display DPI 264
USB Proprietary
Built-in Speakers Yes
WiFi 802.11n
Video Playback Yes
Video Output Yes
Internal Memory 16
EBook Battery Life 5 hours, 37 minutes
Audio Battery Life Over 24 hours
Video Battery Life 5 hours, 55 minutes
HDMI Output No
Composite Output No
Component Output No
S-Video Output No
Original Price 499
Product Type Tablet
Cellular Network
  • AT&T
  • Verizon
Memory Card
  • None
Audio Formats Supported
  • MP3
  • AAC
  • WAV
  • Apple Lossless (ALAC)
Video Formats Supported
  • H.264
  • H.263
  • MPEG-4
  • M-JPEG
  • .m4v
  • .mp4
  • .mov
  • .avi
  • .mpg
Built-in Microphone Yes
Music & Audio Output 3.5mm
Music & Audio Playback Yes
Manufacturer Name Apple

Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Product Tour
  3. Screen
  4. Battery & Controls
  5. eReader
  6. Music & Audio
  7. Movies & Video
  8. Email & Web Browsing
  9. Internet Apps
  10. Apple iPad 2 Wi-fi & 3G / AT&T / 16 GB Comparison
  11. Motorola Xyboard Comparison
  12. Amazon Kindle Fire Comparison
  13. Conclusion
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