Thursday, January 28, 2010

Apple iPad – Smart Tablet With Rich Features...

A tablet should not be more expensive than a desktop pc, perhaps that’s somehow an idea that light-up the mind of Steve Jobs, Apple’s founder for an iPad. The new Apple iPad was released at the price below 500 bucks, a usual price for a desktop pc in the late nineties. The Wi-Fi models will be ready by late March, while the 3G models is going to ship by April this year. iPad supports various languages, including: English, French, German, Japanese, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Simplified Chinese and Russian. Apple’s iPad has rich-features contents that would allow you to do many things: browsing,emailing, digital photo album, watching video, play youtube, iPod, iTunes, get software update via AppStore, reading iBooks, maps, taking down notes, viewing a calendar, organize your contacts, SpotLight Search for your database, Home Screen. Well, what’s the technical specifications?
Apple iPad Specs:
  • 16GB, 32GB, or 64GB flash drive;
  • 1GHz Apple A4 custom-designed, high-performance, low-power system-on-a-chip;
  • Accelerometer;
  • Ambient light sensorBuilt-in 25Whr rechargeable lithium-polymer battery;
  • Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video, or listening to music;
  • Charging via power adapter or USB to computer system;
  • Support for 1024 x 768 with Dock Connector to VGA adapter; 576p and 480p with Apple Composite A/V Cable, 576i and 480i with Apple Composite A/V Cable;
  • H.264 video up to 720p, 30 frames per second, Main Profile level 3.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; MPEG-4 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats.
  • Height: 9.56 inches (242.8 mm);
  • Width: 7.47 inches (189.7 mm);
  • Depth: 0.5 inch (13.4 mm);
  • Weight: 1.5 pounds (.68 kg) Wi-Fi model; 1.6 pounds (.73 kg) Wi-Fi + 3G model;
  • 9.7-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit glossy widescreen Multi-Touch display with IPS technology;
  • 1024-by-768-pixel resolution at 132 pixels per inch (ppi);
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating;
  • Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously.
Wi-Fi model:
  • Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n);
  • Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR technology.
Wi-Fi + 3G model:
  • UMTS/HSDPA (850, 1900, 2100 MHz);
  • GSM/EDGE (850, 900,1800, 1900 MHz);
  • Data only2;
  • Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n);
  • Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR technology.
  • $499
iPad a Disappointment For Some:
  • No camera;
  • Multi-tasking capabilities;
  • Slide-out physical keyboard;
  • A huge bezel.

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