iPad3 release date and what to expect


The Apple iPad 2 has been out for nearly a year now, so it’s time to say hello to the highly anticipated and most talked about tablet device, the Apple iPad 3. The web is teeming with rumors about specs and the release date. The official launch date for the iPad 3 in South Africa is yet to be announced. However, it will be released in April to other parts of the word including:

    • USA


    • France


    • Germany


    • Japan


    • Italy


    • Switzerland


    • Australia


    • Canada


    • UK

So what can we expect from the iPad 3?

The iPad 3 is obviously expected to be a better tablet in one or more ways than its predecessor. However, the specs that are currently available on the internet are merely estimations thus far.

Here are the new specs. Keep in mind these are estimated specs as the “official” specs are not released and may change at any time.

    • 1.2GHz dual-core A57CPU


    • 512 MB RAM


    • 16GB, 32GB, 64GB storage options


    • Front, Rear, and Side Cameras, front is 1080p, rear is 1080p, side is VGA


    • 9.7″ LED display with 1024×768 screen resolution at 132ppi


    • GPU said to be 21x faster


    • Video output supports up to 1080p


    • Runs iOS 6


    • 12 hour battery life

In a nutshell, the Apple iPad3 will feature a new, thinner and sleeker design, down nearly 20% in size compared to the iPad 2. It will also support full touchscreen HD display with a screen resolution of 2048 x 1536. Apart from that, the iPad 3 will have a lighter battery, reducing the weight of the tablet and will also have a longer life.

It is also expected that the iPad 3 will have a wireless charging technology, also supporting wireless data transfer.

You can follow Apple South Africa on Twitter for updates regarding the I Pad 3

Ceri is the Sales and Marketing Director at Talooma. Over about 15 years, Ceri has developed his passion for meeting people and selling, during which time he has mastered the art of networking and consulting. Ceri has enjoyed watching the Internet industry grow over the past 10 years in South Africa and has been very fortunate to have been a part of it.
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