Apple iPad 3

Announced:
Mar 7, 2012
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Mar 16, 2012

PhoneArena Rating:

9.0
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Display

Display size:

9.7 inches

Resolution:

2048 x 1536 pixels

Pixel density:

264 ppi

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

65.03 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Oleophobic coating

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Apple A5X

Processor:

Dual-core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9

GPU:

PowerVR SGX543MP4

RAM:

1 GB

Internal storage:

64 GB

OS:

iOS (9.x, 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6, 5.1)

Battery

Capacity:

11560 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

5 megapixels

Features:

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Digital image stabilization

Front:

0.3 megapixels VGA

Design

Dimensions:

9.50 x 7.31 x 0.37 inches (241.2 x 185.7 x 9.4 mm)

Weight:

23.00 oz (652 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (587 g)

Colors:

Black, White

Cellular

SIM type:

Micro SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Digital

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot

USB:

Proprietary

Features:

Charging

HDMI:

Yes

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications:

Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

In The Box:

Dock Connector to USB Cable, 10W USB Power Adapter, Documentation

This device is also known as Apple iPad 2 Plus, Apple iPad HD, Apple The new iPad

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Apple iPad 3 32GB

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

32 GB

Apple iPad 3 16GB

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

16 GB

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • 64 GB basic storage
  • Thick body (0.37 inches)
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Proprietary USB connector

Description

The Apple iPad 3, or simply iPad, as it is officially called, is Apple's latest foray in the contemporary tablet market - a market the company single-handedly started about two years ago. Although the third-generation iPad remains the same on the outside (not a bad thing), it does bring a lot of improvements on the inside. First of all, it has a new screen resolution of 2048x1536 pixels, delivering an amazing for a tablet pixel density of 264 ppi. Another major improvement has to do with the processor of the device, which is now the so-called A5X - still a dual-core processor, but with a new quad-core GPU for outstanding graphics performance. The camera has also been given a boost and is now much more capable in terms of both photo- and video-taking.

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