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

NameApple iPadApple iPad 2 Apple iPad
ManufacturerAppleAppleApple
Release DateApril 3, 2010March 11, 2011March 7, 2012
Price16 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
ColorsBlackBlack, WhiteBlack, White

Operating System:

iPad

iPad 2

New Apple iPad

PlatformiOS 4.2.1 (upgradeable to iOS 4.3.4)iOS 4.3 (upgradeable to iOS 5.0.1)New iOS 5.x+
UIAppleAppleApple
BrowserApple SafariApple SafariApple Safari
JavaNoNitro JavaScript engineNitro JavaScript engine
Adobe FlashNoNoNever

Dimensions:

 

iPad

iPad 2

New Apple iPad

Height9.55 in (242.8 mm)9.49 in (241.2 mm)9.50 inches (241.2 mm)
Width7.46 in (189.7 mm)7.31 in (185.7 mm)7.31 inches (185.7 mm)
Thickness0.52755 in (13.4 mm)0.34645 in (8.8 mm)0.37 inch (9.4 mm)
Weight1.6 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)

Screen:

iPad

iPad 2

New Apple iPad

Screen Resolution1024×768 pixels1024×768 pixelsHigh-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 Size9.7 in9.7 in9.7 in
Touch ScreenYesYesYes

Display:

 

iPad

iPad 2

New Apple iPad

DisplayLED-backlit IPS ColorLED-backlit IPS ColorHigh-resolution Retina display
GlossyYesYesYes
E-ink Electronic Paper Display (read in sunlight)NoNoNo
Rotating DisplayAutomaticAutomaticAutomatic
Full Image ZoomYesYesYes
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Camera:

iPad

iPad 2

New Apple iPad

Rear CameraNo3-5MPiSight camera: 5-megapixelf/2.4 aperture
Front CameraNo0.3MPFaceTime camera with VGA-quality photos and video at up to 30 frames per second
FlashNoNoNo
Focus, ZoomNoAuto Focus, 4x Digital ZoomAuto Focus
Geo TaggingNoYesYes
Video RecordingNoRear – 720p HD at 30fpsvideo recording, HD (1080p) up to 30 frames per second with audio; video stabilization
Video CallNoFaceTimeFaceTime

Connectivity:

 

iPad

iPad 2

New Apple iPad

3GYesYesYes
4GNoNoYes 21 Mbps HSPA+, 42Mbps DC-HSDPA and 73Mbps LTE. blazing fast data connectivity.
Wi-Fi802.11b/g/n802.11b/g/nWi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n)
Wi-Fi HotspotNoNoNo
Bluetooth2.1 +EDR2.1 +EDRBluetooth 4.0 technology
HDMINoYes (Connect to TV via Apple Digital AV Adapter, 1080p HD compatible) Yes
Home SharingNoYes Yes

Technical Details:

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iPad 2

New Apple iPad

Processor1GHz Apple A41GHz dual-core Apple A5 (2x clock speed, 9x GPU speed)Apple A5xquad-core graphicsfour times the performance
RAM256 MB512 MBDetails Unavailable
Network CompatibilityUMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA; GSME/EDGE or CDMA EV-DO Rev. AUMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA; GSME/EDGE or CDMA EV-DO Rev. AWi-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 Formatmicro-SIMmicro-SIMmicro-SIM
Built-In Memory16 GB / 32 GB / 64 GB16 GB / 32 GB / 64 GB16 GB / 32 GB / 64 GB
ExpansionNoNoNo
External MemoryNoNoNo
SpeakersYesYesYes
Headphone JackYesYesYes
MicrophoneYesYesYes
Audio Format SupportAAC (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 WAVAAC (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 WAVFrequency 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 SupportEPUB; Audible; Kindle (through app); iTunesEPUB; Audible; Kindle (through app); iTunesEPUB; Audible; Kindle (through app); iTunes
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Sensors:

iPad

iPad 2

Apple iPad

Accelerometer3-axis3-axis3-axis
Ambient Light SensorYesYesYes
GyroscopeNo3 Axis Gyro, Illumination Sensor3 Axis Gyro, Illumination Sensor
GPSGoogle MapsGoogle MapsGoogle Maps

Battery:

iPad

iPad 2

Apple iPad

Type CapacityBuilt-In Li-PolymerBuilt-In Li-PolymerBuilt-In Li-Polymer
TalktimeSurfing 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
Standbyn/aMore than 1 monthDetails Unavailable
Charge via USBYesYesYes
Replaceable BatteryNoNoNo

Additional:

 

iPad

iPad 2

Apple iPad

App StoreYesYesYes
iTunes StoreYesYesYes
BookstoreiBookstore, Kindle StoreiBookstore, Kindle StoreiBookstore, Kindle Store
GamingYesGameCenterGameCenter
FM RadioNoNoNo
TetheringNoYesYes
KeyboardVirtual (wireless available)Virtual (wireless available)Virtual (wireless available)
Built-In PDF ReaderYesYesYes
Adjustable Text SizeYesYesYes
Bookmarks and AnnotationsYesYesYes
SecurityMobileMe, Password Protected ScreenMobileMe, Password Protected ScreenMobileMe, Password Protected Screen
Included AccessoriesPower CordPower CordDock Connector to USB Cable10W USB Power Adapter
Additional FeaturesAirPlay, AirPrint, CISCO Mobile 8.1 App for Corporate useAirPlay, AirPrint, CISCO Mobile 8.1 App for Corporate use, 65,000+ iPad specific and iPad 2 exclusive applicationsiPhoto : photo program to the iPadFingerprint-resistant oleophobic coatingSupport for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously