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iPad, iPad 2, iPad 3 Features & Hardware Comparison

This article makes a detailed comparison among the features and hardware of iPad, iPad 2, and latest iPad 3. Through the form below, you can get a clear understanding of the distinction between the different versions of the iPad so that you may buy a suitable iPad.

  iPad iPad2 iPad3
  ipad ipad2 ipad3
Operating system iOS 4.2 iOS 5.1 iOS 5.1
Number of cores 1 2 2
Processor Apple A4 1GHz Apple A5 1GHz Apple A5X 1GHz
Memory 256MB 512MB 1GB
Capacity 16GB/32GB/64GB 16GB/32GB/64GB 16GB/32GB/64GB
Screen Size(inches) 9.7 9.7 9.7
Screen resolution 1024×768 1024×768 2048×1536
Connectivity Wi-Fi, HSPA 3G, Bluetooth Wi-Fi, Dual-Band 3G (HSPA, CDMA),
 Bluetooth
Wi-Fi, Dual-Band 4G LTE,
Dual-Band 3G (HSPA, CDMA), Bluetooth
Camera N/A 2; back: 720p HD video;
 front: VGA video and stills
2; back: 1080p HD video, 5 megapixel still;
 front: VGA video and stills
Records Video No Yes, 720p HD Yes, 1080p HD
Video resolution 720p(1280×720) 1080p(1920×1080) 1080p(1920×1080)
GPS N/A N/A Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth 2.1+EDR Bluetooth 2.1+EDR Bluetooth 4.0LE+EDR
Gravity sensor Yes Yes Yes
Calling features - Facetime Facetime
Weight 680.0g 601.0g 652.0g
Length 242.8mm 241.2mm 241.2mm
Width 189.7mm 185.7mm 185.7mm
Thickness 13.4mm 8.8mm 9.4mm
Battery capacity 6000mAh 6000mAh 11666mAh
Battery Life 10 hours 10 hours 10 hours

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