iPad 2 versus the New iPad

Published Date
08 - Mar - 2012
| Last Updated
08 - Mar - 2012
 
iPad 2 versus the New iPad

Apple recently launched its 3rd generation tablet, which is simply being called the new ipadWhere to buy 2618.

Apple says that with the launch of the new iPad, the Ipad 2 will still be available in the market.

The differences between the two devices are quite stark, however, the price difference may sway users that prefer value for money, over top-range features.

So, if you have not yet been bitten by the iPad bug and are contemplating picking up an iPad, here is a quick comparison between the new ipadWhere to buy 2618 and the iPad 2 for you:

 

 

 

Model
new ipadWhere to buy 2618
ipad 2Where to buy 1526 2076 2249
Chip
A5X (Dual-core Apple A5X custom-designed, high-performance, low-power system-on-a-chip with quad-core graphics)
A5 (Dual-core Apple A5 custom-designed, high-performance, low-power system-on-a-chip)
Display
High-resolution Retina display.
2048-by-1536-pixel resolution at 264 pixels per inch (ppi).
1024-by-768-pixel resolution at 132 pixels per inch (ppi).
Camera
Back camera:iSight camera: 5-megapixel with autofocus; tap to focus; face detection in still images; video recording, HD (1080p) up to 30 frames per second with audio; video stabilization.
 
Front camera:FaceTime camera with VGA-quality photos and video at up to 30 frames per second.
Back camera: Video recording, HD (720p) up to 30 frames per second with audio; still camera with 5x digital zoom.
 
Front camera: Video recording, VGA up to 30 frames per second with audio; VGA-quality still camera.
Weight and Dimensions
Wi-Fi
◦     Height: 9.50 inches (241.2 mm)
◦     Width: 7.31 inches (185.7 mm)
◦     Depth: 0.37 inch (9.4 mm)
◦     Weight: 1.44 pounds (652 g)
Wi-Fi 4G
◦     Height: 9.50 inches (241.2 mm)
◦     Width: 7.31 inches (185.7 mm)
◦     Depth: 0.37 inch (9.4 mm)
◦     Weight: 1.46 pounds (662 g)
 
Wi-Fi
◦     Height: 9.50 inches (241.2 mm)
◦     Width: 7.31 inches (185.7 mm)
◦     Depth: 0.34 inch (8.8 mm)
◦     Weight: 1.33 pounds (601 g)
Wi-Fi 3G
◦     Height: 9.50 inches (241.2 mm)
◦     Width: 7.31 inches (185.7 mm)
◦     Depth: 0.34 inch (8.8 mm)
◦     Weight: 1.35 pounds (613 g)
Wireless
Wi-Fi
◦     Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n)
◦     Bluetooth 4.0 technology
 
Wi-Fi
◦     Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n)
◦     Bluetooth 2.1 EDR technology
 
3G/4G
Yes
Only 3G
Battery Life
Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video, or listening to music
 
Up to 9 hours of surfing the web using cellular data network
Charging via power adapter or USB to computer system
Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video, or listening to music
 
Up to 9 hours of surfing the web using cellular data network
Charging via power adapter or USB to computer system
Price
Wi-Fi
  • 16GB WiFi only- $499 (Rs. 25,000 Approx.)
  • 32GB WiFi only- $599 (Rs. 30,100 Approx.)
  • 64GB WiFi only- $699 (Rs. 35,150 Approx.)
Wi-Fi 4G
  • 16GB WiFi 4G- $629 (Rs. 31,600 Approx.)
  • 32GB WiFi 4G- $729 (Rs. 37,000 Approx.)
  • 64GB WiFi 4G- $829 (Rs. 42,000 Approx.)
 
 
Wi-Fi
◦     $399.00 16GB
Wi-Fi 3G
◦     $529.00 16GB
 
(Price in India: Starting at Rs. 24,500 for 16GB Wi-Fi model and Rs. 32,900 for 16GB Wi-Fi 3G model)

 

Sameer MithaSameer Mitha

Sameer Mitha lives for gaming and technology is his muse. When he isn’t busy playing with gadgets or video games he delves into the world of fantasy novels.