Is the iPad 3 really worth it? Being released just over a month ago the iPad 3 took the world by storm, by offering a huge upgrade over previous versions. Changing up the screen to a new high definition retina display, adding 4G capability, new chipset, and updating the cameras from the previous iPad devices really separated the iPad 3 from other tablets. So let’s go into depth on each feature.
The most popular feature for the iPad 3 was the retina display option that Apple implemented. Users will be surprised to notice that the new iPad offers a 1536×2048 resolution. This equals out to be about 264 pixels per inch and offering consumers no pixilation on graphics, or when reading any digital content on their iPad 3. This is especially nice on low light situations where users want to browse the Internet, or enjoy one of their favourite E-books.
Gamers also will enjoy the enhanced retina display. With the improved chipset the framing rate for any high graphic intense games like infinity Blade two, or GTA will run crisper with no lagging issues.
With the new increase of the retina display, and chipset users may be intimidated by the amount of battery life that could be available. Don’t let this dissuade you about Apples new tablet. The chipsets and graphics are supported by a lithium polymer battery on the iPad 3. In fact, the new batteries are equivalent to the old iPads with over 10 hours of continuous use. And this is not to say that the user has to put the iPad 3 on its lowest settings to reach this level. Owners can enjoy the full functionality of the iPad, and not have to worry about poor battery life, or sacrificing performance.
If mobility is one of the features that your seeking in a tablet, the iPad 3 exceeds expectations by supporting the new LTE/4G networks. This will allow users to have access to high-speed on their tablet in most city centers. Speeds can range up words of 21MB bits per second offering some of the fastest wireless speeds available. If you area doesn’t support for 4G yet don’t worry. The iPad 3 also supports 3G connectivity and Wi-Fi.
Digital Enthusiasts can look forward to the new upgraded five megapixel camera with autofocus and face detection. Compared to the older versions, Apple made a drastic improvement over the 2 megapixel camera, and basic vga front facing camera. The front facing camera has been improved to 2 megapixels and offering 30 frames per second. Users can now enjoy crisp and smooth video streaming when Skyping other video conferencing software.
Overall, the iPad 3 has definitely exceeded expectations. While it may not seem a lot of new features have changed, you can rest assured that Apple has made big improvements to key areas of the iPad 3 where it counts the most.
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