8 March 2012

New iPad and Apple TV

Apple just announced new versions for the iPad and Apple TV. The “iPad 3” (unofficial name, officially it is called “the new iPad”) was highly anticipated for a while now, but the announcement of a new Apple TV came as a bit of a (welcome) surprise.

The most welcome update of the new iPad would certainly be the improved resolution of 2048x1536 pixels, great for showing off your photos to others! The support of full HD on the apple TV, will be welcomed by many too.

Specs for the new iPad:
  • Retina display, with a resolution of 2048×1536, 3.1 million pixels at 264ppi
  • A5X Processor, quad-core graphics
  • 5 megapixel iSight camera
  • Full HD (1080p) video recording
  • Voice dictation, similar to Siri
  • 3G & 4G LTE connectivity
  • 10 hour battery life, 9 hour battery life when on 4G
  • 9.4mm thick, weighs 1.4lbs/635g
  • Pre-orders start TODAY, available on March 16 (in the US)
  • iOS 5.1

Pricing:
16GB Wi-Fi – $499/€499
32GB Wi-Fi – $599/€599
64GB Wi-Fi – $699/€699
16GB 4G LTE – $629/€629
32GB 4G LTE – $729/€729
64GB 4G LTE – $829/€829

Specs for the new Apple TV
  • Full HD (1080p) support
  • New user interface
  • Further integration with iCloud; no need to store your (purchased) content locally any longer
  • Airplay streams video from iPod/iPad/iPhone to your TV

Pricing:
AppleTV – $99/€109

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