Thread: iPad 3/HD Event
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Old 03-07-12, 01:13 PM   #27
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The most wireless bands of any device that’s ever shipped.”
Schiller announced that the new iPad will be available for 4G LTE networks, including Verizon and AT&T in the U.S. The LTE, which will can handle a capacity of 72Mbps, will also be able to act as a hotspot and roam onto 3G networks worldwide.

Four more new features:
Retina display — “Until you see it you can’t understand how amazing it is,” said Schiller. “It’s a huge step forward.” Working at 2047 x 1536 pixels, Schiller said the display was better than most home HDTVs. “It’s a graphics powerhouse.”

iSight camera — Schiller introduced the 5-megapixel camera that takes its technology from the iPhone 4S. It will feature auto-exposure, auto-focus, auto-face detection, great edge-to-edge detail, AF-lock. “It is just a blast to use,” he said.

HD video recording — In addition to 1080p resolution, it will feature image stabilization.

Voice dictation — Users can tap a new key on the bottom, speak into ther iPad, and it willl dictate. Now in English, French, German, and Japanese. (iPhone’s Siri just launched in Japan today, as well,)

Stats and pricing will remain the same
*10 hours of battery life (9 hours for 4G)
*9.4mm thickness
*1.5 pounds.
*Black and White starts at $499 (16GB), $599 (32GB), and $699 (64GB), $829 with 4G
Sounds pretty good.
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