Wednesday, March 07, 2012

Apple's iPad Event 2012

Comparison from Cool Cat Teacher's Tweet: iPad2 and the New iPad: Engadget

The new iPad vs. iPad 2: what's changed?

iPad 2

New iPad
LED-backlit IPS LCD
LED-backlit IPS LCD
Resolution1024 x 7682048 x 1536 "Retina Display"
CPU1GHz dual-core Apple A5dual-core Apple A5X
GraphicsPowerVR SGX 543MP2TBA (but "Quad-Core," our first guess a PowerVR SGX MP4+)
Memory512MB RAMTBA
Storage16GB / 32GB / 64GB16GB / 32GB / 64GB
Front CameraVGA (640 x 480)VGA (640 x 480)
Rear Camera0.7-megapixel5-megapixel
CellularEDGE plus Quadband HSPA or CDMA EV-Do Rev.A (Verizon)"World-Ready" 3G, HSPA+, DC-HSPA, 4G LTE (AT&T, Verizon)
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetooth2.1 + EDR4.0
Thickness0.34-inch (8.8mm)0.37-inch (9.4mm)
Weight (WiFi)1.33 pounds (601 grams)1.44 pounds (652 grams)
Weight (3G / LTE)AT&T 1.35 pounds (613 grams)
Verizon 1.34 pounds (607 grams)
1.46 pounds (662 grams)
Battery Life25-watt-hour lithium polymer (rated 10 Hours)42.5-watt-hour lithium polymer
(rated 10 hours / 9 on 4G)
Ports30-pin dock, 3.5mm headphone30-pin dock, 3.5mm headphone
Location (WiFi)WiFi, Digital CompassWiFi, Digital Compass
Location (3G / LTE)aGPS, 3G, Digital Compass, WiFiaGPS, 3G, 4G, Digital Compass, WiFi

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