The new tablet includes Cupertino firm's celebrated Retinal Display technology for displays, A5X processor quad-core GPU, iSight camera and connectivity of 4G LTE 5Mpx. Apple will be available in stores from March 16.
Finally, after months of rumors, was presented the next generation iPhone. And to the surprise of many, it was version 3, neither HD or 2S. The brand's signature tablet Cupertino was announced as "The New iPad", period.
Similar in appearance than its predecessor, the iPad 2 (which will continue to sell), Apple's new device takes a step forward in performance and, especially, in resolution: the new screen, based on the Retinal Display technology was one of the stars of the day, with its 2048 x 1536p and more than 3.1 million pixels that deliver unprecedented picture quality in the world of tablets.
The processor that will equip the new iPhone will be an evolution of the current A5: the A5X. As revealed by the company, the new CPU processing speed quadruples in the Nvidia Tegra 3 and achieves an enviable gaming performance thanks to quad-core GPU.
Other improvements made was the iSight camera 5Mpx, which uses the same technology presented at the 4S and the iPhone camera allows video shot in 1080. This improvement was one of the most requested by iPhone users around the world and represents a real quantum leap with the rest of the tablets available in the market, equipped with cameras are usually very poor.
Regarding connectivity, the rumors were confirmed. The new iPhone also incorporates WiFi version, three LTE 4G connectivity. The U.S. confirmed carriers are AT & T, Verizon, Rogers, Telus and Bell. He adds the ability to function as hot spots.
The battery life is up to 10 hours, similar to the iPad 2, and 9 hours using 4G networks. Does the size? 9.4mm thick and weighing 635 grams.
Prices of the new tablet will be of U $ S499, U $ S599 and $ S699 for the WiFi versions 16, 32 and 64GB and $ S629, S729 and U $ U $ S 829 for LTE 4G versions of the same capacity .
As usual in the presentations of Apple, the presale began soon after the presentation. On March 16, will begin marketing in the stores that the company owns in the U.S., Canada, UK, France, Germany, Switzerland, Japan and March 23 will join 100 other countries, including Mexico. Still no word on when the device will arrive with the rest of Latin America.