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Apple iPad (Gen 4) Tablet Review

The fourth iPad is here, and is extremely similar to the previous version.

November 02, 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 662 lbs.
Processor Dual-core A6x, Quad-core GPU
Music & Audio Playback Yes
Manufacturer Name Apple
Music & Audio Output 3.5mm
Display Width 5.875 in.
Display Height 7.5625 in.
Display Resolution Width 1536
Display Resolution Height 2048
Display DPI 264
Audio Input None
Built-in Speakers Yes
Built-in Microphone Yes
Video Playback Yes
Video Output Yes
Internal Memory 16
EBook Battery Life 5 Hours, 31 Minutes
Audio Battery Life Over 24 Hours
Video Battery Life 5 Hours, 38 minutes
HDMI Output Yes (cable not included)
Composite Output No
Component Output No
S-Video Output No
WiFi 802.11n
Audio Formats Supported
  • MP3
  • AAC
  • WAV
  • AIFF
  • Apple Lossless (ALAC)
Memory Card
  • None
Video Formats Supported
  • H.264
  • M-JPEG
  • .m4v
  • .mp4
  • .mov
  • .3gp
  • .mpg
Cellular Network
  • AT&T
  • Sprint
  • Verizon
Product Type Tablet
Original Price 499
USB Proprietary

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. Conclusion
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