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Refreshed third gen Apple iPad with lightning adapter part of next week's event?

0. phoneArena posted on 20 Oct 2012, 02:18

A list of SKUs and those with knowledge of Apple's plans say that the Cupertino based firm will be introducing a 'refreshed' version of the third generation iPad with the lightning adapter and possibly the faster A6 chip that is used on the Apple iPhone 5...

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posted on 20 Oct 2012, 10:36 1

32. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)

WTF LMFAO BAAA BAAA BAAA. O MAN thats so funny.®©

posted on 20 Oct 2012, 05:36 1

10. malik113 (Posts: 2; Member since: 22 May 2012)

so here is the strategy that i think apple is following... they are gona refresh the new ipad with the given stuff above. and people are gona buy it like hell. and after few months they are gona launch the new model of the ipad with probably quad core.. and again people are gona buy it like hell. apple know how to get money out of people...

posted on 20 Oct 2012, 05:36

11. BadAssAbe (Posts: 465; Member since: 22 Apr 2011)

Little known fact about the iPads, it takes 8 HOURS to fully charge. And no the "new" Lighting charger will not help it charge faster.

Motorola Xoom - 2 Hours top

posted on 20 Oct 2012, 06:48 3

12. nohomad (Posts: 4; Member since: 27 Apr 2012)

Lol no, I got one and it takes a while, but its not 8h wtf. Maybe 3-4 h max

posted on 20 Oct 2012, 10:32

30. loli5 (Posts: 76; Member since: 08 Oct 2012)

Well that's great for the Xoom and all, but will it make me an arrogant douchey hipster? Because if not, make mine apple!

posted on 20 Oct 2012, 07:02

13. protozeloz (Posts: 5396; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)

I have lots of doubts about that, we haven't seen any pictures of the prototype with the iPhone and iPad mini leaks there is no way to have missed something like that. This could be for the next iPad next year tho

posted on 20 Oct 2012, 07:48 1

16. fanboy1974 (Posts: 1345; Member since: 12 Nov 2011)

This should make those cheap iPad users open up their wallets sooner than later. Apple's investors need the stock prices above $1000 before years end so chop chop.

posted on 20 Oct 2012, 08:32 1

18. PAPINYC (banned) (Posts: 2315; Member since: 30 Jul 2011)

iDon't understand if it's the fourth iPad why would it be Third Generation???
Wouldn't it be Fourth Generation or iPad 3S.

Do we know if they are going to increase the screen size to 9.80"???
When will we see BodyTime™ on it; I love that new feature on iPhone 5.

posted on 20 Oct 2012, 10:02 1

24. Aeires (unregistered)

Had to. If someone is going to buy a tablet from Apple, the Mini is too close to the full sized. They have to distance them from each other so people are tempted to buy both.

Sucks for the people who bought the first three iPads, but then again, Apple hasn't changed their update strategy at all in the past five years. You buy an Apple product, you have to know what you're getting into, it's not been a secret the way they do business.

posted on 20 Oct 2012, 10:03

25. mxion (Posts: 33; Member since: 12 Sep 2012)

apple's products are the best :D

posted on 20 Oct 2012, 11:26

35. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)

why? what makes them the best?

is it the pretty apple picture.....is that why you buy it because your not used to words but the picture gets your attention.

posted on 20 Oct 2012, 10:20 1

26. techguy22 (Posts: 227; Member since: 09 Aug 2012)

there goes the IPad mini oh wait the N7 killer.

posted on 20 Oct 2012, 19:38

49. maier9900 (Posts: 272; Member since: 17 Dec 2011)

At least you got that right...

posted on 20 Oct 2012, 11:42 1

36. shirtlessrabbit4 (Posts: 40; Member since: 07 Oct 2012)

Not one under 500 dollars. That's sickening

posted on 20 Oct 2012, 13:20

38. loli5 (Posts: 76; Member since: 08 Oct 2012)

That's apple. They know foolish people without the slightest idea of what quality tech and value is will eat it up, and then buy the next ipad when it comes out in 4-6 months.

posted on 20 Oct 2012, 12:34

37. xtremesv (Posts: 298; Member since: 21 Oct 2011)

The "refresh" to include the lighting connector is plausible because that way they will sell more overpriced adaptors before Christmas. But an iPad 3 with A6, I don't think so. A6 uses a 3-core GPU to keep energy consumption tight for the iPhone 5. A5X has a 4-core GPU that gives the new iPad the crown for best graphic power on a tablet besides that was one of Apple's keynotes for their iTablet.

posted on 20 Oct 2012, 13:28

40. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)

RT or Google NEXUS. So APPLE is on DND (Do not disturb) for me. I played with a 16GB IPAD3 last week and didn't quite like it when i have to do so many switches everytime that i need to just clear browser cache /cookie and return back to site as that's needed for me to test on work in progress on responsive sites...

posted on 20 Oct 2012, 18:24

44. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)

maybe it will..and running iOS 6! and what else? same price...

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