Today Brings in a Nice assortment of news from Apple. First up is the new Apple iPad with:
A5X chip with quad core graphics
A rear 5 Mega Pixel iSight camera with Auto-exposure, auto-focus, auto-face detection
HD video recording in 1080p
Built in image stabilization
9.4mm thick and 1.4 pounds (like the 1st Gen iPad)
1GB of RAM
The pricing on these new units will also be the same as before so we dont have to worry about dishing out an extra $400 for a new iPad this year. Apple says the new 4G LTE connectivity will give you 21Mbps on HSPA+ networks, 42Mbps on DC-HSDPA and 73Mbps on LTE. Of course, these speeds are theoretical. It will run on both AT&T and Verizon networks. According to Phil Schiller, the new model “has the most wireless bands that has ever shipped.
You will be able to get it on March 16, but the preorder starts today. It will be available in the US, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Switzerland, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia on the same day.