Apple iPad 3 vs Apple iPad 4

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Display

Size:

9.7 inches
9.7 inches

Resolution:

1536 x 2048 pixels, 264 PPI
1536 x 2048 pixels, 264 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

65.03 %
65.03 %

Colors:

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A5X
Apple A6X

Processor:

Dual-core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Dual-core, 1400 MHz

GPU:

PowerVR SGX543MP4
PowerVR SGX554

RAM:

1GB LPDDR2
1GB

Internal storage:

64GB
128GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet

OS:

iOS (9.x, 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6.x, 5.1)
iOS (10.x, 9.x, 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6.x)

Battery

Capacity:

11560 mAh

Type:

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

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

5 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)
5 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

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

Video recording:

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

Features:

EIS
EIS

Front:

0.3 MP VGA
1.2 MP

Video capture:

640x480 (VGA)
1280x720 (HD)

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 0.37 inches (241.2 x 185.7 x 9.4 mm)

Weight:

23.00 oz (652.0 g)
23.35 oz (662.0 g)

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Other
Right: Volume control, Other

Colors:

Black, White
Black, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 4(AWS-1), 17(700 b)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Micro SIM
Micro SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Loudspeaker

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

TV-out
TV-out

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

Proprietary
Lightning

Features:

Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

HDMI:

Yes
Yes

Location:

GPS, Wi-Fi positioning
A-GPS, Glonass, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

Computer sync, OTA sync
Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop

Phone features

Notifications:

Silent mode, Speakerphone
Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

Measured SAR:

Body:

1.19 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 799

In The Box:

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

Availability

Officially announced:

Mar 07, 2012
Oct 23, 2012
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