Apple officially called the 3rd generation iPad as the new iPad, let’s consider it as iPad 3. Here is the full iPad 3 specifications according to Apple’s website.
The new iPad 3 Size and Weight
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)
The new iPad 3 Wi-Fi + 4G Size and Weight is 1.46 pounds (662 g), a bit more than Wi-Fi version while the rest size and weight remain the same.
The new iPad 3 Display
- Retina display
- 9.7-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit glossy widescreen Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
- 2048×1536-pixel resolution at 264 pixels per inch (ppi)
- Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
- Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously
The new iPad 3 Chip Processor
Unfortunately, the new iPad 3 doesn’t feature A6 Quad-core processor, but Dual-core Apple A5X custom-designed, high-performance, low-power system-on-a-chip with quad-core graphics instead.
The new iPad 3 Wireless and Cellular
The new iPad 3 supports Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0 technology, Wi-Fi + 4G for AT&T model: LTE (700, 2100 MHz)3; UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz), Wi-Fi + 4G for Verizon model: LTE (700 MHz)3; CDMA EV-DO Rev. A (800, 1900 MHz); UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz), and data only
The new iPad 3 Carriers
The new iPad 3 supports both AT&T and Verizon Network.
The new iPad 3 Cameras, Photos, and Video Recording
- 5-megapixel iSight camera
- Tap to focus
- Face detection in still images
- Video recording, HD (1080p) up to 30 frames per second with audio
- Video stabilization
- FaceTime camera with VGA-quality photos and video at up to 30 frames per second
- Photo and video geotagging
The new iPad 3 Battery and Power
The new iPad 3 includes a built-in 42.5-watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery with ability up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video, or listening to music, and up to 9 hours of surfing the web using cellular data network (iPad 3 Wi-Fi + 4G).
What about Siri on iPad 3? Well, no official Siri for iPad yet, but there is a dictation on iPad 3 and supports English, French, German, and Japanese. But, I believe there will be Siri for iPad 3 sooner or later, you can see our guide how-to install Siri on non-iPhone 4S devices (Jailbreak required).
The rest iPad 3 specifications should be the same as iPad 2.