Apple iPad 3 event official for March 7th

Apple iPad 3 event official for March 7th
Before everyone starts zooming in on the pixels of Apple's teaser with which it invites the press to a March 7 event in San Francisco, we'll save you the suspense. It's more than likely the unveiling of Apple's third generation iPad, of which we've seen already all the externals and internals, and will be really surprised if the screen is not double the iPad 2 resolution.

The biggest mysteries remain pricing - recent reports said it is likely to sell for a premium above the current iPad 2 generation, while the common knowledge (and sense) before that was that the iPad 2 will slide into a lower price bracket when the 3rd gen hits shelves.

We'll see about price, but the most exciting thing might not be the product itself, although 2048x1536 pixels 9.7" screen would be impressive no matter how you look at it - it could very well be the software. 

Ever since the rumor about a third iPad edition with high-res display started, it was accompanied by wingman rumors that it will be destined for graphics designers, photographers, video editors and that whole pixel-pinching crowd, with new software to take advantage of that display. The iPhone 4S brought Siri, but what will iPad the 3rd bring we'll know as soon as next Wednesday. 

The show will start 10am PST/1pm ET, and the presentation will be as closely watched as the product itself, now that Tim Cook is in charge.

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68 Comments

1. abdane

Posts: 507; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

lmao if this will be ipad 2S ! HAHAHA ! :P

9. cepcamba

Posts: 717; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

That's not impossible lol :p

25. c.hack

Posts: 614; Member since: Dec 09, 2009

Who the f^&*(ck cares what the name is as long as they don't use droidboy names like LG Optimyass 4G 3D 2X 32GB 4.0

43. taz89

Posts: 2014; Member since: May 03, 2011

lol you just contradict yourself like many apple fans...how can you say you dont care what the name is but then say as long as its not this name.if you really dont care about what its called it shoudnt matter to you even if its ishi*

44. angellrosado

Posts: 9; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

That is so true. C.hack your a smart cookie. Lol

51. issa8

Posts: 54; Member since: Jul 26, 2011

bahahaha im an android fan but that sh** is funny (and true)! seriously though why the crazy names

60. W.P._Android_in_that_Order

Posts: 208; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

c.hack? Are you the Miz? Or Taco?

30. andro.

Posts: 1999; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

You mean ipad 2$

56. Lucas777

Posts: 2137; Member since: Jan 06, 2011

i was hoping it was butonless… but i looked up the image of the background this is a view of the cornerish area… oh well

59. gkquiambao

Posts: 62; Member since: Nov 23, 2011

*And Apple will label it as the "best iPad ever" lol. *It has a dual-core, right?. I think Apple already has a working prototype of a quadcore tablet. They just want to release small increment versions of the iPad to gain more profit unlike Android OEMs that release the most advance gadgets for the consumers *Apple is full of crap haha

68. PhoneLuver

Posts: 481; Member since: Jul 05, 2010

That bezel is HUGE!!

2. galaxyisking

Posts: 63; Member since: Nov 18, 2011

g a y! first

3. droidguy2323

Posts: 55; Member since: Sep 23, 2011

THIS IS EPIC . APPLE IS GONNA CHANGE THE GAME AGAIN.

31. andro.

Posts: 1999; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

The sarcasm is brilliant! It'll change nothing of course except ipad 2 owners bank account balances when they 'upgrade' yet again

4. galaxyisking

Posts: 63; Member since: Nov 18, 2011

dammit, not first.

5. MobileCaseReview

Posts: 242; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Very exciting. Looking forward to what's going to be presented.

15. JeffdaBeat unregistered

I am ridiculously excited for this announcement. Of course the resolution will be updated, but I want to see what extras Apple includes to convince folks that this is a better idea than a reduced cost iPad 2 (if they decide to go forward with that). The 4S did well against the iPhone 4, but I think folks will get tired of incremental upgrades, especially since I feel like the iPad 2 was just that... This is going to be pretty sick.

49. MobileCaseReview

Posts: 242; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

I find it hilarious how one could say they're looking forward to a release and get negative feed back. I should also add I loved all the new gizmos announced at MWC, none of which are Apple products. I'm with you Jeff, I thought the internals of the 4S were great. It really is a good phone but I'm finding that most people who love apple have been on 2 year contracts. Many of the 4S owners are new first time owners of the iPhone moniker. Granted there are some of those who opted to wait for the 5. Apple just has a simplified powerful user experience across all their platforms.They have done enough to retain their consumer base. Now before I get flamed and all the thumbs down for these statements, I'm going to REITERATE, I am the very PROUD OWNER of a Samsung Galaxy Note. I've owned many Android models and can absolutely say being an owner of both Android and Apple phones, it's easy to see based on preference why people love both products. It's preference and simply opinion. A lot of apple owners are not power users, and the same goes with Android users. Now what has really drawn my interest is the Window's platform. Very interesting stuff there too.

52. JeffdaBeat unregistered

Don't try and reason with that one. If you notice, it's the cool thing to hate Apple and love Google, but topics on Apple usually have the most comments while stories on Google or Android are pretty barren otherwise. This isn't the same PhoneArena from a few years ago when you could pick your side, but still have intelligent conversation. Biggest reason I don't post here as much as I did back in the day. Still, I'm extremely excited for the iPad 3. I think when the original iPad launched, not even Apple expected it to be as big or important as it was. Especially not in time for the iPad 2. Better display, yes. Better camera, yes. Faster processor, yes. But I'm interested to see what more they are going to add above the obvious.

53. MobileCaseReview

Posts: 242; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

No joke on the iPad. Had a huge impact and changed the tablet game permanently. Remember the old tablets which used to cost $2000 and usually ran a windows platform? A lot has definitely changed. I'm excited to see what the iPad 3 offers too. I hoping it has everything you listed and then some. March 7th, needs to get here quicker, lol.

58. JeffdaBeat unregistered

I just noticed this...but there is no home button on the press invitation...

6. flopjoke

Posts: 42; Member since: Jan 05, 2012

"We have revolutionized the iPad again. I mean, the tablet. Yeah, we've.. made a new tablet thingy. Oh, it has three cameras now, by the way. Also, the Apple logo glows."

7. darkkjedii

Posts: 31058; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Can't wait,already got a buyer for my iPad 2!

10. jove39

Posts: 2146; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Haha...I sold month ago in anticipation of price drop...which will surely happen after iPad3 launch.

8. ilia1986 unregistered

The iPad is AWESOME! As a toilet seat. After you drill a hole in it. Then you really got the privilege of s**tting on Apple. XD

11. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

just don't have the candle app open or will burn your @ss...

12. ilia1986 unregistered

LOL nice one.

13. SleepingOz unregistered

buahahahahhahahahahahahahhahahahahahahha!!! xDDD

32. andro.

Posts: 1999; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

Best thing is if you hit the seat while peeing you water damage the ipad and it will no longer works,thats of course assuming the drilling of the hole doesnt finish it off first lol. I think many ifans have a secret hole in their ipads for love making sessions

14. angellrosado

Posts: 9; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

Unless it comes with face reconition and a 2.0 megapixel front facing camera instead of a. 0.3 megapixel camera...............my bad, that already exist with the samsung series and it supports flash.

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