Apple iPad now official
Apple brings its new touchscreen device, named as iPad after upgrading Boot Camp software for Windows 7. It has a 9.7-inch widescreen Multi-Touch display with IPS for watching movies, surfing Internet, reading ebooks and much more. This magical device is 0.5 inches thick and weight is about 1.5 pounds. It is thinner and lighter than any other laptop or notebook. Measurement of iPad is 9.56″ H x 7.47″ W and storage capacity ranging from 16GB to 64GB.
Apple iPad supports 12 next-generation Multi-Touch applications. Its Multi-Touch interface makes Internet surfing more enjoyable and interactive than computer. It has full-size “soft” keyboard for user convenience. iPad runs almost 140,000 apps on App Store. With its iTunes Store, user can access online music, TV and movies. It has a 1GHz Apple A4 custom designed processor, which gives high-performance. The new iBooks app includes Apple’s new iBookstore, so that user can buy and read books on a mobile device.
Apple introduced a new version of iWork for iPad. User can create stunning presentations with animations, beautifully formatted documents and spreadsheets with charts. iPad battery can run up to 10 hours, it means user can browse web on Wi-Fi, watch video and listen music for very long period of time. It uses Apple’s Adaptive Charging technology to deliver up to 1,000 charge cycles without a significant decrease in battery capacity. iPad will be available in two versions, one with Wi-Fi and other one with both Wi-Fi and 3G. It supports latest 802.11n Wi-Fi and 3G gives speeds up to 7.2 Mbps on HSDPA networks.
Apple’s latest Software Development Kit (SDK) is used for creating amazing new applications. SDK includes a simulator, with which a developer can test and debug his iPad apps on a Mac. iPad will be available in late March and starting price for 16GB model, 32GB model and 64GB model is $499, $599 and $699 respectively. It’s second version(Wi-Fi + 3G) will be available in April with retail price of $629(16GB), $729(32GB) and $829(64GB).