Latest leak of Apple iPad 3 shows 8MP camera and less tapered edges

Latest leak of Apple iPad 3 shows 8MP camera and less tapered edges
Taiwan based Apple Daily has the latest rumors regarding the Apple iPad 3. The site was able to obtain a picture of what it claims is the rear cover of the third-gen Apple tablet. The picture reveals less tapered edges and the camera, which is expected to be an 8MP shooter. That is a big bump up from the .7MP camera on the Apple iPad 2 and matches the camera on the Apple iPhone 4S.

Other specs leaked to Apple Daily include the screen's 2048 x 1536 resolution which is being described as a "Retina Panel". Under the hood is a faster A6 processor. According to the site, the Apple iPad 3 will have LTE connectivity as was surmised in a story last week, and a bigger battery which is necessary for devices supporting LTE.

The site also says that the product has not yet been named and could be either the Apple iPad 3 or Apple iPad 2S. Apple is expected to answer everyone's question with a press event rumored to be held on March 7th. While you are waiting, you can catch up with all of the speculation about the tablet.

source: AppleDaily (translated) via SlashGear

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iPad 3
  • Display 9.7 inches
    1536 x 2048 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP (Single camera)
    0.3 MP VGA front
  • Hardware Apple A5X, 1GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB,
  • Battery 11560 mAh
  • OS iOS 9.x

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70 Comments

55. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

You can't take good pictures with a tablet

49. cellphonator

Posts: 298; Member since: Oct 29, 2011

So bash Google for not doing the same on TV! Every Company tends to do the same with their own product, "I'm the best" then the market speaks. Come on, if Apple takes over the markets, you're exaggerating, Android and Apple took over everybody else because they offer 'similar' OS and people like it, RIM, Nokia were the best sellers, but you cans still buy one and you always will IMO, and the reason is because there's freedom. ...and things will change again in the future, even though not immediate future.

33. dreammixer

Posts: 81; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Can't wait for the iPad 3 to come out so we can see what Samsung's new tablets will look like.

60. SleepingOz unregistered

definitely better than your big ipod touch! =D

31. CRICKETownz

Posts: 980; Member since: Oct 24, 2009

i'm an Android user and reading that list...man, i gotta be honest i must fit the category of simplified people b/c i'm thinking to myself "who cares about all of that"...i just use the phone how i use the phone. the annoying thing about most Android users are that they overly/unnecessarily anal about phones...jesus christ. it gets even more annoying than the iPhone fanboyisms. i make calls (very few), i text, i browse web heavily, listen to mp3, i have multiple email accounts i manage and i use various apps...that's it. so its highly customizable, i get it, but so what. the customization...flash support..."freedom of choice" argument gets so redundant. out of your list of functions the masses are probably interested in 5 (at best). nobody cares about overclocking, except for people that dwell on these types of websites. iPhone is successful not only b/c it is intuitive but it focuses on what the average joe's actually care to use. i said all that to say that even though it probably won't go away the Android vs. iPhone battle gets a little tiring. if you dissect both platforms i'm sure we can find flaws w/both. with that long laundry list of benefits...i'm kinda confused on why you have an iPhone...

39. ilia1986 unregistered

Dude, everyone got their needs. You obviously got yours. But you can't speak on behalf of the masses. You seriously underestimate the Common Joe in 2012 if you think that he doesn't care about personalization. People always loved personalization. That's kinda why we all wear different clothes. You got your needs, that's fine. From reading them, I can conclude that you could have done with a good Nokia phone. Nokia C7 perhaps. Or Windows phone. Or, - yeah - iPhone. But for people who want more - and believe me - there are a hell of a lot of those - who are - as you say - "anal about their phones" - there's Android. So don't say that "Nobody cares", until you bring me some statistics.

41. dreammixer

Posts: 81; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

The statistics are record iPhone sales numbers and highest customer satisfaction ratings in the industry.

44. ilia1986 unregistered

Which only means that the Apple marketing team is doing it's job. Nothing more. Had these people bought an Android phone beforehand - most wouldn't even consider the iPhone. The fact that Android has double the market share of iPhone kinda says that.

50. cellphonator

Posts: 298; Member since: Oct 29, 2011

Marketing is the job done before you buy to entice you, customer satisfaction is YOUR rating of the product. You bought an iPhone right? They did a good job convincing you, but you didn't like the product because you're a particular skilled electronic user. So, in your case, you're not satisfied while in most cases people is. End of the story.

51. ilia1986 unregistered

True. But that can possibly be said about all the other people who bought the iPhone as well Maybe they too didn't like the iPhone after they bought it. And of they did - maybe they liked it because they didn't know what Android is capable of.

52. cellphonator

Posts: 298; Member since: Oct 29, 2011

Again, sales speaks. I was in a Best Buy, the other day and talking to a senior employee in computer and cellphones dept, I asked him his opinion about Apple, and he said: "I personally use PC and have nothing Apple yet, but I haven't seen any product, between everything we sell in here, to have this level of loyalty to the brand and higher rate of returning customer. Usually who buys Apple never looks back unless they need to use a particular software for work, think AutoCad for architects". Coming from a non Apple guy with yrs of sales that meant something for me.

53. ilia1986 unregistered

Yes, but I claim that this all is due to successful marketing which borders brainwashing.

54. dreammixer

Posts: 81; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

No moron once a person has the product in their hand marketing is over. The product has to stand on its own at that point.

57. ilia1986 unregistered

As I said - moron - when a person gets a product - and he\she has been brainwashed by marketing - he\she will NEVER look ay anything else not associated with that brand. Watch the Samsung commercials which pretty much show this perfectly. The women in line for the iPhone 4S says "Samsung" in such a disgust as if Samsung products are worse than Fiats compared to the Apple Ferraris. It's called brand loyalty, and in case of Apple - it's blinding loyalty. People are simply oblivious to other alternatives.

61. cellphonator

Posts: 298; Member since: Oct 29, 2011

You know what, I love the fact that you own an iPhone and like Android instead, man I'm loving it lol. You have a sickness called i-fandroidism and there is no cure! Where did you buy your iPhone?

64. ilia1986 unregistered

So, a person who buys an iPhone but after awhile decides he would much rather have had an Android phone instead, is an "i-fandroid"? Interesting.. It must be hard for you to understand how that's even possible. I bought the iPhone 4 from a carrier. I bought it at the time because: a) It was a good deal. b) I believed Apple will make the iPhone much more user customizable - about the same level as Android (unrooted). Needless to say how wrong I was.

65. cellphonator

Posts: 298; Member since: Oct 29, 2011

Wait a second, a very demanding cellphone user like you that don't understand that the phone in his hands is not as expected in a matter of few days is strange at least. You should have understood in hours of use and brought back. Every carrier has a return policy of at least 2 weeks, maybe paying some restocking fees but better that get locked for 2 years with something you don't like! You're disappointing me ilia! :) Just by going in a Verizon store and playing around with both devices you should able to get what's the philosophy of the 2 OS, the major pros and cons BEFORE buying.

66. ilia1986 unregistered

1. I realized that the iPhone is not going to be more customizable after WWDC 2011 when Steve announced iOS 4.3.6 aka iOS 5. I bought the iPhone 4 in September 2010. That's more than half a year after purchase. 2. I did my research for quite a long time before buying. Everyone saw the Android craze. I was CERTAIN that a company like Apple will continue making the iPhone 4 more customizable in the next iOS update - continuing the right steps done in iOS 4 (folders and ability to change home screen wallpaper) - in order to compete with Android. Needless to say that I was gravely mistaken. 3. I live in Israel. Our carriers do not have a return policy, and you do not have the opportunity to play with the phone before you buy it. It's a take-it-or-leave-it deal.

68. cellphonator

Posts: 298; Member since: Oct 29, 2011

Ah ok, you were the only one CERTAIN of what Apple was going to do, you should go to work for Google. Blame yourself for the mistake and not a company for their business strategy. Good luck with everything.

69. ilia1986 unregistered

Dude - every news site, gadgets site, blog, article and speculator were certain that iOS 5 will contain Widgets. Certain. I can bring you countless proof if you want. So don't try to paint me as some naive guy or something. And yes I blame Apple. I have the right to do that, because I am their paying customer - and that's one right that they didn't take from me yet - the right to blame them - because in my eyes - this company totally failed my expectations as to the quality of support given to the iPhone. I may have made a mistake - but Apple will have lost a customer when my next phone will not start with "i".

70. Dr_Gonzo

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

"The fact that Android has double the market share of iPhone kinda says that" no it doesnt - far from it. IOS is only used on Apple devices, whereas Android is used across various manufacturers. Now if you were to compare the sales of iphone v a particluar phone (not platform as that is what you are trying to compare) you will see a different story. oh and why is it that anyone who buys or uses an Apple product is a fanboy? Yet all those people that use a different platform make all the noises about how Android blows IOS out of the water, that everyone should ditch IOS and reel off statistics etc etc - you know like those annoying little yappy dogs - yet these are not fanboys. I chose an iphone as it looked and felt the far superior product. it makes calls, sends texts, allows me to browse the internet and a whole host of other things - that'll do me fine.

16. darkkjedii

Posts: 31805; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I meant get choppy

9. ilia1986 unregistered

Roses are red Facebook is blue According to Apple There is no control for you! Thumbs up are green Thumbs down are red No widgets or live wallpapers That's what makes me mad Sniggly is good gallitoking is bad If you don't have control over the products you buy Your freedom of choice is dead

12. SleepingOz unregistered

hahaha love it!

15. darkkjedii

Posts: 31805; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

You don't have any more freedom on android than u do on iOS. U have to jailbreak ios,and root android to really have freedom. U can customize both phones... More so on android with widgets,but to truly make it yours people root their androids. I had to root mine to really make it like I wanted it,and had to jailbreak my 4S. The 4S however works better than my skyrocket. It runs smoother,has much better battery life,doesn't crash,freeze,lag,or get choosy like my skyrocket. The 4S has a pretty,but boring interface... I'll admit that,but apples products simply work better than googles. I love both,and own both,but if I had to sell one I'd sell my skyrocket. And no tablet I've worked with out performs the iPad. It's about looks,and performance... Not just freedom of the ui's look.

18. corrifa

Posts: 34; Member since: Sep 28, 2011

Actually you can do just about as much stuff on android without root then you can on IOS with jailbreak... (themes vs winterboard) And on a rooted android phone you can install an entirely different version of the OS. You cant even over clock on a jailbroken iPhone. If almost any android phone only used static wallpapers, no widgets, and limited multitasking theyd be pretty close to IOS performance.

24. christianqwerty

Posts: 467; Member since: May 05, 2011

There are only a few android phones that can actually use the live wallpaper you all praise, without lagging so bad. I was playing with the infuse at the store, and it was so laggy, then i realized there was a live wallpaper.

20. ilia1986 unregistered

With Android you can: 1. Use widgets. 2. Decide how many home screen pages you want. 3. Replace your launcher. 4. Replace your theme 5. Replace your keyboard 6. Get apps from the market which change your phone's core behavior (like setting a profile which disables ringing when I'm home for example) 7. Control exactly which processes are running on your phone, thus allowing you to: 8. Control your phone's performance. 9. Have a panorama wallpaper (on by default, can be turned off) 10. Have live wallpapers. 11. Access the phone's filesystem, which allows you to: 12. Store downloaded files from the web on your phone. Which allows you to: 13. Play\use\activate all kinds of files on your phone. Including MP3 ones. 14. Use your phone as a flash drive from the get go 15. Download apps from all over the web. 16. Have access to advanced camera settings without needing an external app. 17. Change the amount of icons on your application drawer. 18. Transfer files over bluetooth. I could go on and on and on, but here's the important part: All of these can be highly customized, and afaik, all of these can be done without rooting your phone. Not to mention the fact that rooting your phone allows you to completely change your OS via a custom rom, have a custom kernel to improve phone performance, overclock your phone, etc etc. How I know all this? I got an iPhone 4. But I also got access to YouTube. I look at YouTube and see all these things, and more. I look at my iPhone - and realize just how pathetic iOS is compared to Android.

22. taz89

Posts: 2014; Member since: May 03, 2011

lol who thumbed you down for actually saying the truth

26. SleepingOz unregistered

jealous ifanboys who can't argue! xD

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