Apple iPad 3 vs Apple iPad 2 Wi-Fi

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Display

Display size

9.7 inches
9.7 inches

Resolution

2048 x 1536 pixels
1024 x 768 pixels

Pixel density

264 ppi
132 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

65.03 %
65.03 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Oleophobic coating
Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 megapixels
0.7 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
 

Specifications

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

Video recording

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

Features

Digital image stabilization
Video calling

Front

0.3 megapixels VGA
0.3 megapixels VGA

Design

Dimensions

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

Weight

23.00 oz (652 g)
the average is 20.4 oz (582 g)
21.20 oz (601 g)
the average is 20.4 oz (582 g)

Colors

Black, White
Black, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A5X
Apple A5 S5L8940X

Processor

Dual-core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Dual-core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9, 45 nm

GPU

PowerVR SGX543MP4
PowerVR SGX543MP2

RAM

1 GB
0.5 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

11560 mAh
6944 mAh

Cellular

SIM type

Micro SIM
 

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0
2.1, EDR

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Yes
Yes

Connector

Proprietary
Proprietary

HDMI

Yes
Yes

Location

GPS, Wi-Fi positioning
 

Other

Computer sync, OTA sync
Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Notifications

Silent mode, Speakerphone
Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

TV-out
TV-out

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
 

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Mar 02, 2011

 
FCC ID value: BCGA1395 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Body

 
0.99 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

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