Apple iPad 2 vs Apple iPad 3

Display

Size

9.7 inches
9.7 inches

Resolution

768 x 1024 pixels,
132 PPI
1536 x 2048 pixels,
264 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

65.03 %
65.03 %

Features

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

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

0.5GB
1GB

Internal storage

64GB
64GB

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)

Battery

Capacity

6944 mAh
11560 mAh

Type

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

0.7 MP
5 MP

Features

 
Autofocus, BSI sensor

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling
EIS

Front

0.3 MP VGA
0.3 MP 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 15 oz (427 g)
23.00 oz (652 g)
the average is 15 oz (427 g)

Colors

Black, White
Black, White

Cellular

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data Speed

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

SIM type

Micro SIM
Micro SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

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

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

Features

Charging
Charging

HDMI

Yes
Yes

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

Computer sync, OTA sync
Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications

Silent mode, Speakerphone
Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

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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