Apple iPad 2 vs Apple iPad 3

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Display

Display size

9.7 inches
9.7 inches

Resolution

1024 x 768 pixels
2048 x 1536 pixels

Pixel density

132 ppi
264 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

65.03 %
65.03 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Oleophobic coating
Ambient light sensor, Oleophobic coating

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

0.7 megapixels
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 35.00 mm

Video recording

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Video calling
Digital image stabilization

Front

0.3 megapixels VGA
0.3 megapixels VGA

Design

Dimensions

9.50 x 7.31 x 0.34 inches (241.2 x 185.7 x 8.8 mm)
9.50 x 7.31 x 0.37 inches (241.2 x 185.7 x 9.4 mm)

Weight

21.62 oz (613 g)
the average is 19.9 oz (568 g)
23.00 oz (652 g)
the average is 19.9 oz (568 g)

Colors

Black, White
Black, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

 
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Digital

Screen mirroring

TV-out
TV-out

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A5
Apple A5X

Processor

Dual-core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Dual-core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9

GPU

PowerVR SGX543MP2
PowerVR SGX543MP4

RAM

0.5 GB
1 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB

OS

iOS (9.x, 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6, 5.1, 5, 4.x)
iOS (9.x, 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6, 5.1)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

2.1, EDR
4.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Proprietary
Proprietary

HDMI

Yes
Yes

Location

A-GPS
GPS, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

Computer sync, OTA sync
Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data

HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, UMTS
 

SIM type

Micro SIM
Micro SIM

Battery

Capacity

6944 mAh
11560 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Phone features

Notifications

Silent mode, Speakerphone
Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Mar 02, 2011
 

FCC ID value: BCGA1396 link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Body

1.19 W/kg
 

Measured in

1900 MHz
 

Shopping information

In The Box

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