Apple iPad 4 is now officially the tablet with most internal storage as 128 GB version goes on sale

The tablet with the largest amount of internal memory is now officially the iPad 4, as the previously announced 128 GB version went on sale today. 

Pricing is on par with the storage, and the Wi-Fi variant will net you $799, which is nearing Ultrabook territory, and still less than the $900 Surface Pro with the same storage, of which you have much less as user-available.

Shipping is listed as 1-3 days, so availability should not be a problem, and you will have quite a bit of movies with you to watch on your next overseas flight. Alternatively, you can grab a Wi-Fi portable hard drive like Seagate's 1TB unit for $199 and have even more storage, but you have to lug it with you as well.

source: Apple

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iPad 4
  • Display 9.7" 2048 x 1536 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A6X, Dual-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB

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32 Comments

1. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Plenty of storage space for the best tablet in the market.

11. hung2900

Posts: 966; Member since: Mar 02, 2012

Ok buy it as quick as you can and next month Apple will release the newer iPad and cut $100 of the older new iPad, and then iSheeps will get trolled.

13. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Indeed, plenty of space for emptiest brain in PA to fill.

17. jacko1977

Posts: 428; Member since: Feb 11, 2012

yea in 2010 maybe

2. p5yb0rg unregistered

same old os with the same old design.. how about something more than just bumped up storage, Apple?

22. cezarepc

Posts: 718; Member since: Nov 23, 2012

If your device has an SD card slot in the first place then there's no need for giant (expensive) storage. You'll just fill it with multimedia anyway and SD cards can do that.

3. imsickwithsmartphone

Posts: 153; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Hooray!! XD *I DONT CARE BECAUSE I CAN PLUG IN MY EXTERNAL HD TO MY ANDROID TABLET...

4. infinitemethod

Posts: 151; Member since: Sep 04, 2012

Haha what a waste of money. Apple, give the fanboi's something! Anything at this point that is different. Every single mobile device they make looks the exact same. Hahahah! Crying shame.

5. slaggyb

Posts: 218; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

How is pricing on par with storage? This is just ridiculous...

31. Nobuga

Posts: 9; Member since: Jan 31, 2013

Indeed, makes no sense. Only brainless people buys iGarbage.

6. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

I support this 100%, but it should be the Nexus 7 way where they simply double storage for the same price range. As a matter of fact, no fullHD device should kick off under 64gigs considering the insane bitrate videos at that resolution require, not to mention your stored music, multimedia files, 13MP photos, games and navigation stuff before we even get to having free space for occasional file transfers, movies or family videos. Why carry an extra storage device around? The first company that will start their product range with an about $25 costing 64GB NANDFLASH will make millions of new customers.

7. tashreef

Posts: 476; Member since: Nov 24, 2012

finally apple did something better then other manufacturer .....hah... this is a real difference ...

8. ilia1986 unregistered

So much storage. So little to do with it. So much to pay for it. It's like adding more fried potatoes to an overcooked smelly bony steak. It won't make up to the fact that the steak sucks big time.

9. GhettoSquid

Posts: 9; Member since: Dec 04, 2012

If you want to get into the technical details, the 128 GB iPad 4 is a non-x86 tablet with the biggest NAND internal storage. The Archos 5 is a 4.8" Android tablet made nearly 3 years ago and was available with 500 GB of storage, albeit it basically had a 2.5" laptop HDD in it. Many of the Windows 7/8 tablets made within the last year already offers 128 GB of internal storage as well.

10. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

archos 101 g9 has a 250gb hardrive so technically wouldnt that be the tablet with the most internal memory

12. VJo003

Posts: 365; Member since: Mar 11, 2012

Good to see 128 GB Now hopefully the next Nexus will double that Keep raising the bar apple

14. L3610n

Posts: 48; Member since: Jul 01, 2011

Not true. If this was the case then I must be imagining my Acer w700 windows 8 pro tablet with an i5 processor which also has 128 gb of internal storage, which I am using right now to type this.

15. L3610n

Posts: 48; Member since: Jul 01, 2011

16. jacko1977

Posts: 428; Member since: Feb 11, 2012

well what about android tablets with 64GB and 64GB microSD card so this largest amount of internal memory is now officially the iPad 4 is not true microSD is still internal it goes in the tablet

18. techguy22

Posts: 227; Member since: Aug 09, 2012

meh. get a freaking laptop.

19. tward291

Posts: 559; Member since: Feb 14, 2012

Phonearena why are you lieing, do some research before you post this crap. I count at lease 2 tablets that have 128Gb on it. Also be for you bash the surface pro it runs PC software its been explained you can easily off load the recovery partition to and external hard drive to get your space back. For the love of God get off apples nuts.

20. kshell1

Posts: 1143; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

$929 for a 4g 128? lol NO

25. yougotkilled1

Posts: 167; Member since: Apr 27, 2011

Right?? That's a surface pro price where you can run real 3rd party apps on it. What a waste....

21. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

Not for Long. Samsung will steal the limelight soon in this regard ... also.

23. bubbadoes

Posts: 1225; Member since: May 03, 2012

and still uses the same boring ios 6.1 as a $200 ipod touch, and is the most expensive tablet across any platform.

24. bubbadoes

Posts: 1225; Member since: May 03, 2012

wow. you could get a brand new refurbished mac pro for this price--by adding a couple of hundred dollars more...what is apple thinking

26. antmiu2

Posts: 551; Member since: Jun 19, 2011

i cant believe the cheapest ipad starts at 500 bucks

27. phljcnth

Posts: 560; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Doesn't make sense especially that you can't just put files easily to it. Congrats for having the most internal storage, but still the most expensive.

28. nikenturd unregistered

Lemme yawn first, 64 gigs of class 10 microSD costs just well under 35 bucks compared to Apple's asking premium., 64+64 = 128......just sayin

29. nikenturd unregistered

For $800 you can buy a fast i3 laptop (or a good enough gaming desktop) with plenty of storage space to boot and a mid priced smartphone like the Nexus 4 or the Nexus 7 for portability.... Wow...Apple, seriously???

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