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Apple iPad Review

Apple created the market and dominates it with its mature first tablet.

February 26, 2011
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Operating System
  • iOS
Display Type LCD
Length (short end) 242 in.
Width (long end) 189 in.
Thickness 13 in.
Weight 680 lbs.
Processor 1GHz Apple A4
Display Width 5.82 in.
Display Height 7.76 in.
Display Resolution Width 768
Display Resolution Height 1024
Display DPI 132.0
USB Proprietary
Music & Audio Playback Yes
Music & Audio Output 3.5mm
Audio Input Shared with output
Built-in Speakers Yes
Built-in Microphone Yes
Video Playback Yes
Video Output Yes
Internal Memory 16.0
EBook Battery Life 5 Hours 37 Minutes
Audio Battery Life Over 24 Hours
Video Battery Life 6 hours 42 Mins
HDMI Output Yes (cable not included)
Composite Output Yes (cable not included)
Component Output Yes (cable not included)
S-Video Output No
Original Price 399.0
Product Type Tablet
WiFi 802.11n
Audio Formats Supported
  • MP3
  • AAC
  • WAV
  • AIFF
  • .aa (Audible DRM)
  • Apple Lossless (ALAC)
  • m4p (Apple iTunes DRM)
  • m4a
Memory Card
  • None
Video Formats Supported
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • M-JPEG
  • .m4v
  • .mp4
  • .mov
  • .avi
  • .mpg
Cellular Network
  • None
Brand Name (Apple)
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. Amazon Kindle Keyboard Wi-Fi Comparison
  11. Barnes & Noble Nook Color Comparison
  12. Sony Reader Daily Edition Comparison
  13. Conclusion
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