Breaking: New iPad, Apple TV Announced


Apple has unveiled both a new iPad and Apple TV. Bellow are the quick notes I jotted down during the press event.

iPad
	Retina Display 2048x1536 (264ppi)
		40% better color saturation
		A5X processor (Quad core graphics)
			2x faster than tegra 3
	5MP backside illuminated sensor (5 element lens, IR filter) iPhone 4s set-up
		auto-exposure, auto-focus
		1080p recording
		software stabilization built in
	Voice Dictation (use voice to enter data in text fields)
		Most Siri like you are gonna get at this time
	4G LTE
		73mbps LTE (21Mbps HSPA+)
		VZW, AT&T, Rogers, Rell, and Telus are LTE partners
		Different LTE bands, different devices for each carrier -- 3G roaming worldwide
		Personal hotspot if carrier supported
	10 hours battery life, 9 hours on 4G LTE
	9.4mm thin, weighs 1.4 lbs
	$499, 599, 699 for 16, 32, 64 (add $130 for 4G models)
	March 16th launch in US, canada, uk, france, germany, japan
	Pre-order today
	First party apps updated -- stocks, iWork suite, garage band, iMovie (new editing controls as well)
	iPhoto for iPad
		multitouch editing, gestures, image effects
		easy sharing through flickr, Twitter, and others
		$4.99, available today
	$100 price drop on iPad 2 -- $399 and $529 for 16GB model
Apple TV
		Streamlined user interface
		1080p video
                iTunes in the cloud now supports 1080p movies now and iTunes playlists
		Recommends movies based on one's you have seen
		$99, ships next week, order later today

I will have more detailed information on the new iPad in the near future.

One Comment

Graphics of new iPad is 4x than Tegra 3 and 2x than iPhone 4S i.e. A5.