Apple has released the new version of iPad by name ‘New iPad’. Obviously, it is the better version in the lineage and offers improved features than its predecessors.
16 GB Wi-Fi – only model of iPad 2 is priced at $399. 16 GB Wi-Fi – only model of ‘New iPad’ is priced at $499.
16 GB 3G+Wi-Fi model of iPad 2 is priced at $529. 16 GB 4G+Wi-Fi model of ‘New iPad’ is priced at $629.
That means, customers are getting improved features of New iPad for a extra price of $100. In other words, we need to pay $100 for getting the improved features of latest version iPad. But, here comes a question. What are the extra features that we get by paying $100 for latest iPad?
- New iPad features dual core A5X Processor while the iPad 2 features A5 processor. That means, the performance of the processor is doubled in the latest version of iPad. Improvement of processor also helped to receive 4G.
- Screen resolution in iPad2 is 1024 x 768 pixels, and in the latest iPad screen resolution is 2048 x 1536 pixels. This translates into doubling the display quality. As the resolution is doubled, New iPad sports excellent display features. Also, High-Resolution Retina Display is the new feature seen in the display section of latest version iPad.
- Another important improvement in New iPad is the improvement of camera megapixels. iPad2 has been provided with just VGA quality still camera while the ‘New iPad’ has got 5 Megapixels iSight Camera. Video recording on latest iPad can be done at 1080p while the earlier version iPad allows not more than 720p video recording.
Other note worthy changes in New iPad when compared to iPad2 are slight increase of thickness i.e. by 0.03 inches and slight increase of weight by 0.11 pounds.