Apple unveils ‘The New iPad’ and Apple TV – makes it even harder for competitors to keep up!
Apple has somewhat made a cult following of its tablet, the iPad and today Apple has made some very exciting announcement on devices that have been best sellers and trend setters in their own areas. The new iPad and Apple TV bring some amazing features that make them must haves for Apple lovers.
Here’s a look at what the New iPad can boast about:
The ‘New iPad’ has a A5 quad core processor, 4G LTE, and a Retina Display. Retina Displays are famous for their high resolution. The new resolution on the retina display translates to 2048-by-1536-pixel resolution at 264 pixels per inch (ppi) and also features a fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating. The New iPad will also have a battery life of 10 hours on 3G, 9 hours on 4G. The New iPad is also capable of acting as WiFi hotspot for upto 5 devices !Among other announcements were a new 5MP camera called iSight and uses sensors from the iPhone4s boasting of 1080p recording. There seems to be no change in the form factor and is still thin, and still costs $499. For the 16GB WiFi version. It will be available in 3 different storage sizes 16, 32, 64 gb and will be available starting March 16th in U.S., UK, Japan, Canada, Switzerland, Germany, France, Hong Kong, Singapore and Austria.
Apple also demoed a cool new app called iPhoto that allows for great image editing capabilities, it allows editing images that are upto 19MP and features that make adobe photoshop look quite boring. But this will cost you $4.99 more. The new Apple TV features support for 1080p video. Additionally, movies and TV shows from iTunes are now available in 1080p. The new Apple TV also features a streamlined interface and costs $99. This product might not make its way to India for a while but it is still interesting. The Apple TV also supports iCloud’s photo stream. This means that photos taken from an iPhone or iPad appear on the Apple TV automatically.
This new iPad means that Android and Windows8 tablets have their work cut out for them. Already falling behind on the tablet race these competitors will really have to up their game if they want to be anywhere close to as successful as the iPad is.
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