new iPad

Old ipad 2 vs new ipad The complete specs comparison.

new iPad

  • Four times more pixels than iPad 2. Razor-sharp text. Richer colors. The Retina display transforms the entire iPad experience. So everything looks and feels incredibly lifelike and perfectly detailed.

  • The A5X chip with quad-core graphics drives four times the pixels of iPad 2 .
  •  Apple’s 5-megapixel iSight camera. Designed with advanced optics, it lets you shoot gorgeous photos and 1080p HD video.
  • an ƒ/2.4 aperture and a five-element lens, it captures light efficiently to produce a sharper overall image.
  • New iPad lets you connect to fast data networks around the world — up to 4G LTE i.e upto 72Mbps

iPad

iPad 2

New Apple iPad

Name Apple iPad Apple iPad 2  Apple iPad
Manufacturer Apple Apple Apple
Release Date April 3, 2010 March 11, 2011 March 7, 2012
Price 16 GB Wi-Fi – $399
16 GB Wi-Fi + 3G – $52932 GB Wi-Fi – $499
32 GB Wi-Fi + 3G – $62964 GB Wi-Fi – $599
64 GB Wi-Fi + 3G – $729
16 GB Wi-Fi – $499
16 GB Wi-Fi + 3G – $62932 GB Wi-Fi – $599
32 GB Wi-Fi + 3G – $72964 GB Wi-Fi – $699
64 GB Wi-Fi + 3G – $829
Starting at $499.00 Wi-Fi$499.00 16GB$599.00 32GB$699.00 64GBWi-Fi + 4G$629.00 16GB$729.00 32GB$829.00 64GB
Colors Black Black, White Black, White

Operating System:

iPad

iPad 2

New Apple iPad

Platform iOS 4.2.1 (upgradeable to iOS 4.3.4) iOS 4.3 (upgradeable to iOS 5.0.1) New iOS 5.x+
UI Apple Apple Apple
Browser Apple Safari Apple Safari Apple Safari
Java No Nitro JavaScript engine Nitro JavaScript engine
Adobe Flash No No Never

Dimensions:

 

iPad

iPad 2

New Apple iPad

Height 9.55 in (242.8 mm) 9.49 in (241.2 mm) 9.50 inches (241.2 mm)
Width 7.46 in (189.7 mm) 7.31 in (185.7 mm) 7.31 inches (185.7 mm)
Thickness 0.52755 in (13.4 mm) 0.34645 in (8.8 mm) 0.37 inch (9.4 mm)
Weight 1.6 lbs (Wi-Fi only)
1.66 lbs (Wi-Fi + 3G)
1.33 lbs (Wi-Fi only)
1.34-1.35 lbs (Wi-Fi + 3G)
1.46 pounds (662 g)
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Screen:

iPad

iPad 2

New Apple iPad

Screen Resolution 1024×768 pixels 1024×768 pixels High-resolution Retina display2048-by-1536-pixel resolution at 264 pixels per inch Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coatingSupport for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously
Screen Size 9.7 in 9.7 in 9.7 in
Touch Screen Yes Yes Yes

Display:

 

iPad

iPad 2

New Apple iPad

Display LED-backlit IPS Color LED-backlit IPS Color High-resolution Retina display
Glossy Yes Yes Yes
E-ink Electronic Paper Display (read in sunlight) No No No
Rotating Display Automatic Automatic Automatic
Full Image Zoom Yes Yes Yes

Camera:

iPad

iPad 2

New Apple iPad

Rear Camera No 3-5MP iSight camera: 5-megapixelf/2.4 aperture
Front Camera No 0.3MP FaceTime camera with VGA-quality photos and video at up to 30 frames per second
Flash No No No
Focus, Zoom No Auto Focus, 4x Digital Zoom Auto Focus
Geo Tagging No Yes Yes
Video Recording No Rear – 720p HD at 30fps video recording, HD (1080p) up to 30 frames per second with audio; video stabilization
Video Call No FaceTime FaceTime

Connectivity:

 

iPad

iPad 2

New Apple iPad

3G Yes Yes Yes
4G No No Yes 21 Mbps HSPA+, 42Mbps DC-HSDPA and 73Mbps LTE. blazing fast data connectivity.
Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n)
Wi-Fi Hotspot No No No
Bluetooth 2.1 +EDR 2.1 +EDR Bluetooth 4.0 technology
HDMI No Yes (Connect to TV via Apple Digital AV Adapter, 1080p HD compatible)  Yes
Home Sharing No Yes  Yes

Technical Details:

iPad

iPad 2

New Apple iPad

Processor 1GHz Apple A4 1GHz dual-core Apple A5 (2x clock speed, 9x GPU speed) Apple A5xquad-core graphicsfour times the performance
RAM 256 MB 512 MB Details Unavailable
Network Compatibility UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA; GSME/EDGE or CDMA EV-DO Rev. A UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA; GSME/EDGE or CDMA EV-DO Rev. A Wi-Fi + 4G for AT&TLTE (700, 2100 MHz)2; UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)Data only3Wi-Fi + 4G for VerizonLTE (700 MHz)2; CDMA EV-DO Rev. A (800, 1900 MHz); UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)Data only3
SIM Card Format micro-SIM micro-SIM micro-SIM
Built-In Memory 16 GB / 32 GB / 64 GB 16 GB / 32 GB / 64 GB 16 GB / 32 GB / 64 GB
Expansion No No No
External Memory No No No
Speakers Yes Yes Yes
Headphone Jack Yes Yes Yes
Microphone Yes Yes Yes
Audio Format Support AAC (16 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), MP3 (16 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, and 4), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV AAC (16 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), MP3 (16 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, and 4), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV Frequency response: 20Hz to 20,000HzAudio formats supported: HE-AAC (V1 and V2), AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, and 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAVUser-configurable maximum volume limitDolby Digital 5.1 surround sound pass-through with Apple Digital AV Adapter (sold separately)
Personal Document Support .jpg, .tiff, .gif (images); .doc, .docx (Microsoft Word); .htm, .html (web pages); .key (Keynote); .numbers (Numbers); .pages (Pages); .pdf (Preview Adobe Acrobat); .ppt, .pptx (Microsoft PowerPoint); .txt (text); .rtf (rich text format); .vcf (contact information); .xls, .xlsx (Microsoft Excel) .jpg, .tiff, .gif (images); .doc, .docx (Microsoft Word); .htm, .html (web pages); .key (Keynote); .numbers (Numbers); .pages (Pages); .pdf (Preview Adobe Acrobat); .ppt, .pptx (Microsoft PowerPoint); .txt (text); .rtf (rich text format); .vcf (contact information); .xls, .xlsx (Microsoft Excel) .xls, .xlsx (Microsoft Excel) .jpg, .tiff, .gif (images); .doc and .docx (Microsoft Word); .htm and .html (web pages); .key (Keynote); .numbers (Numbers); .pages (Pages); .pdf (Preview and Adobe Acrobat); .ppt and .pptx (Microsoft PowerPoint); .txt (text); .rtf (rich text format); .vcf (contact information); .xls and .xlsx (Microsoft Excel)
eBook Format Support EPUB; Audible; Kindle (through app); iTunes EPUB; Audible; Kindle (through app); iTunes EPUB; Audible; Kindle (through app); iTunes
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Sensors:

iPad

iPad 2

Apple iPad

Accelerometer 3-axis 3-axis 3-axis
Ambient Light Sensor Yes Yes Yes
Gyroscope No 3 Axis Gyro, Illumination Sensor 3 Axis Gyro, Illumination Sensor
GPS Google Maps Google Maps Google Maps

Battery:

iPad

iPad 2

Apple iPad

Type Capacity Built-In Li-Polymer Built-In Li-Polymer Built-In Li-Polymer
Talktime Surfing up to 10 hrs (2G), 9 hrs (3G) Surfing up to 10 hrs (2G), 9 hrs (3G) Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video, or listening to music.Up to 9 hours of surfing the web using cellular data network
Standby n/a More than 1 month Details Unavailable
Charge via USB Yes Yes Yes
Replaceable Battery No No No

Additional:

 

iPad

iPad 2

Apple iPad

App Store Yes Yes Yes
iTunes Store Yes Yes Yes
Bookstore iBookstore, Kindle Store iBookstore, Kindle Store iBookstore, Kindle Store
Gaming Yes GameCenter GameCenter
FM Radio No No No
Tethering No Yes Yes
Keyboard Virtual (wireless available) Virtual (wireless available) Virtual (wireless available)
Built-In PDF Reader Yes Yes Yes
Adjustable Text Size Yes Yes Yes
Bookmarks and Annotations Yes Yes Yes
Security MobileMe, Password Protected Screen MobileMe, Password Protected Screen MobileMe, Password Protected Screen
Included Accessories Power Cord Power Cord Dock Connector to USB Cable10W USB Power Adapter
Additional Features AirPlay, AirPrint, CISCO Mobile 8.1 App for Corporate use AirPlay, AirPrint, CISCO Mobile 8.1 App for Corporate use, 65,000+ iPad specific and iPad 2 exclusive applications iPhoto : photo program to the iPadFingerprint-resistant oleophobic coatingSupport for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously