Sunday, 4 March 2012

Apple iPad 3 price to remain the same as the iPad 2


With Apple to unveil the iPad 3 release on March 7th, new reports have suggested the third-generation tablet will land priced the same as the iPad 2

Ahead of the third-generation tablet's official unveiling later this week new reports have claimed to out the Apple iPad price information prior to the device's launch.

Despite a number of rumours suggesting the expected inclusion of a 9.7-inch Retina display would see the market leading tablet follow-on land as much as $70 or $80 more than its predecessor, new leaks have claimed the iPad 3 price will follow directly in the footsteps of the iPad 2 with the same 16, 32 and 64GB Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi plus 3G options to remain.

Kicking off at $499 for the 16GB Wi-Fi model, the Apple iPad 3, which is set to be officially unveiled this Wednesday, March 7th, will continue to offer a competitive price in the increasingly competitive tablet market.

Apple iPad 3 Rumours

Tipped for inclusion on the second-generation Apple tablet, the iPad 3 is expected to play host to a higher resolution screen, similar to the Retina display offering found on the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S.

"The new display is capable of greater resolution than the current iPad, with more pixels on its screen than some high- definition televisions," an unnamed insider source announced recently. "The pixels are small enough to make the images look like printed material. Videos begin playing almost instantly because of the additional graphics processing."

Elsewhere recent iPad 3 rumours have suggested the iPad 2 replacement will feature a form factor 1mm thicker than its predecessor with the increased internal space to be filled with the new display, an A6 quad-core CPU and improved optics for the rear-mounted camera.
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