Tuesday, October 23, 2012

iPad 4 VS iPad 3: How Does iPad 4 Replace Its Brother iPad 3?

Apple' s iPad 4


iPad Mini is really arrive, but as a little surprise, Apple also launched the fourth-generation iPad called "iPad with Retina display". Breaking their traditional annual product cycles and with the new ipad 3 hitting the market just in March of this year, the unveiling of the iPad 4 makes users of its old brother peeved. However, will the iPad 4 completely replace the new ipad 3 from now on and won't iPad 3 be worth your money? Here we are going to find the answer by comparing the key spec of both ipad. 

iPad 4 VS iPad 3

Display

The iPad 4 comes with the familiar 2048-by-1536 pixel resolution and 9.7-inch Apple Retina display. Unlike the iPhone 5's 326ppi, Both the new iPad 3 and the iPad 4 feature with the same 264ppi Retina display,which is strong enough to lead the tablet market.in addition, the new device comes in black and white and has no readily noticeable design changes.


CPU

This update of processor will be the main difference between both iPad and the main selling point of the iPad 4.The new iPad 4 ships with the A6X processor, doubling the current CPU and graphics power of the A5X available in the new iPad 3. 

Apple A6X Chip 
OS

Undoubtedly, the iPad 4 is powered by the Apple's latest operating system, iOS 6. Even though the iPad 3 launched with iOS 5.1 but now is also upgradeable to iOS 6.


Price

The fourth-generation tablet starts at $499 with 16GB of storage which is same to iPad 3. As before, $100 will be added to that price for every 16GB in additional storage. The top-of-the-line 64GB iPad with LTE will retail for $829.


Others: Battery life, LTE, Connector

Both iPad have 10 hours of battery life and expanded LTE support, but the iPad 4 has a Wi-Fi plus Cellular version. That means the iPad 4 could be used in the U.K and other places around the world while the iPad 3 couldn't. in addition,the iPad 4 features the new 8-pin Lightning connector which was first announced on the iPhone 5 and is 80 percent smaller and more durable than iPad 3's original 30-pin one.

Based on the above specs, we can find out the the iPad 4 is just one little updated version of iPad 3 and most specs and price of both iPad are same. So the owners of iPad 3 don't need to complain to the Apple and their iPad 3 are still latest and greatest!

Apple's fourth-generation iPad will be available for pre-order on Friday. The Wi-Fi-only model will be available on November 2. The version equipped with LTE will come into market a couple more weeks later.

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