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March 8, 2012

Apple announces new iPad with 3.1M-pixel Retina Display, 4G LTE, voice dictation


Apple announces new iPad with 3.1M-pixel Retina Display, 4G LTE, voice dictation: "Apple on Wednesday officially took the wraps off of its next iPad, featuring a 2,048-by-1,536-pixel resolution Retina Display that packs 3.1 million pixels into its 9.7-inch display, along with voice dictation and LTE 4G, coming on March 16 to 10 countries.


The new iPad has more pixels than a 1080p television. Packing in 264 pixels per inch, the pixels cannot be distinguished by human eye at a distance of 15 inches. The new iPad also has a much improved, 5 megapixel camera.

The new device, named "new iPad", has what Apple calls a "Retina" display, which displays 3.1 million pixels - a higher screen resolution than an HDTV.It also has a 5-megapixel rear camera, which features the same lens technology as Apple's iPhone 4S, and is capable of recording full 1080p HD video.
Key Features
  • High-definition Retina Display
  • New A5X chip with quad-core graphics
  • 5-megapixel iSight camera with advanced optics, shoots 1080p video
  • 4G LTE models allow for connections to faster wireless networks
  • The third-generation iPad has voice dictation, allowing users to input text by speaking rather than typing
  • Retina screen will have s 3.1 million pixels - a higher screen resolution than an HDTV.
  • Still offers the same 10-hour battery life.
Apple's ability to increase the screen resolution, graphics capabilities, and integrate 4G LTE without compromising battery life on the new iPad will be a key differentiator versus the competition and a tough act to follow


Also launched during the event was Apple's new Apple TV set-top box, which offers full HD films, television and web channels such as YouTube.The new iPad and Apple TV devices will be available on store shelves on March 16.