Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Apple announces iPad 4th generation and 7.9-inch iPad mini

Apple event just happen this morning and as we expected we get to see iPad mini as well as new macbook. However we are quite surprise to see iPad 4th generation is ready to replaced the 6 months old New iPad. Lets take a look on the spec

iPad 4 Key Specification :

  • 9.7 inches Retina 1536 x 2048 pixel display
  • A6X silicon with quad-core graphics
  • 5MP Camera with 1080p HD Video Recording.
  • 9.4mm thickness.
  • 1.4lbs.
  • 10 hours of battery life still. 9 hours on 4G.
  • Lightning port
  • LTE

Basically the 4th generation iPad has similar spec and also physical design with New iPad except it running latest A6X processor that promised twice performance of the New iPad and also new lightning port that appear in iPhone 5.

Pricing stays the same as its predecessor, with a 16GB WiFi version for $499 and a 16GB model with cellular data on board costs $629.

iPad mini Key Specification :

  • 7.9-inch LED-backlit IPS screen with a resolution of 1024x768 pixels
  • Apple A5 chipset, 1GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor
  • PowerVR SGX543MP2 graphics
  • 512MB RAM
  • 5MP (iSight) rear camera (1080p)and 720p front-facing camera
  • 16/32/64GB
  • Lightning port

The iPad mini has exactly same spec with iPad 2 except the camera and latest lightning port.

The Apple iPad mini will go on pre-order next week with market availability scheduled to start on November 2. The base model costs $329, with the 32GB and 64GB version going for $429 and $529, respectively. The Wi-Fi+Cellular model pricing starts at $459 for the 16GB.

So are you excited with this new product? Share with us :)