iPad (3rd generation)

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iPad (third generation)
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The third generation iPad
DeveloperApple Inc.
ManufacturerFoxconn
Product familyiPad
TypeTablet computer
DiscontinuedOctober 23, 2012 (2012-10-23)
Units soldThree million in first three days
Operating systemOriginal: iOS 5.1
Current: iOS 8.1.1, released November 17, 2014 (2014-11-17)
System-on-chip usedApple A5X
CPU1 GHz[1] dual-core ARM Cortex-A9
Memory1024 MB LP DDR2[2]
Storage16 GB, 32 GB, or 64 GB
Display9.7 inches (250 mm) 2,048 × 1,536 px color IPS LCD display at (264 ppi) with a 4:3 aspect ratio
GraphicsPowerVR SGX543MP4
SoundFrequency response: 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz
Audio Formats: HE-AAC (V1 and V2), AAC (8 to 320 kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), MP3 (8 to 320 kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3 & 4, AEA, AAX, and AAX+), ALAC, AIFF, and WAV
InputMulti-touch touch screen, headset controls, proximity and ambient light sensors, 3-axis gyroscope, microphone, magnetometer, accelerometer, Assisted GPS + cellular Micro-SIM card tray (Cellular model only)
CameraFront: FaceTime 0.3 MP camera with VGA-quality photos and video
Back: 5 MP iSight camera with 1080p video capture at 30 frame/s
ConnectivityAll models: Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0, Apple 30-pin dock connector
Wi-Fi + Cellular model: also includes GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz), UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz), LTE (700, 2100 MHz)
Wi-Fi + Cellular model on Verizon also includes CDMA EvDO Rev. A (800, 1900 MHz) GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz), UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz), and LTE (700 MHz)
PowerInternal rechargeable non-removable 42.5 W⋅h (153 kJ) 11,560 mAh (3,7 V) lithium-ion polymer battery
Online servicesiTunes Store, App Store, MobileMe, iBookstore, Game Center, iCloud
Dimensions9.50 in (241 mm) (height)
7.31 in (186 mm) (width)
0.37 in (9.4 mm) (depth)
WeightWi-Fi model: 1.44 lb (650 g)
Wi-Fi + Cellular model: 1.46 lb (660 g)
PredecessoriPad 2
SuccessoriPad (4th generation)
Websitehttp://www.apple.com/ipad/

The third generation iPad (sold as The new iPad, sometimes called the iPad 3)[3] is a tablet computer that is made and sold by Apple Inc. It added new features, such as a Retina display, a new Apple A5X processor, a 5 megapixel camera, 1080p video recording, and support for LTE networks in North America.

References[change | change source]

  1. "iFixit iPad 3 teardown – Page 2". iFixit. Retrieved March 16, 2012.
  2. "iPad 3 teardown – iFixit – Page 3". iFixit. Retrieved March 16, 2012.
  3. White, Joe (March 6, 2012). "Let's talk iPad Names – iPad 3, iPad 2S, or iPad HD?". AppAdvice. Retrieved March 12, 2012.