Apple iPad3 Advantages and Disadvantages

Apple is a name that has changed the lifestyle of millions of people all around the world. The world is able to witness a digital revolution which has been brought by Apple in the form of new, exclusive Smartphones, ultra-thin notebooks, tablets and a lot more. They have been the pioneers!

Apple iPad 3

Afew months back, Apple launched a new device called as the iPad 3 which is also called as the New iPad. It is called as the latest generation gadget from the iPad tablet family. The device has created a lot of sensation and impression among Apple product enthusiasts. The tablet offers them with several advantages, however there are some disadvantages as well, which make users think if they should really buy the new iPad or not.


Primary Advantages and Features of Apple’s iPad 3

  • It has a 9.7 inches LED touchscreen with 2048×1536 pixels resolutions. The screen has oleophobic coating and is scratch-resistant
  • Supports Wi-Fi connectivity, and carrier-dependent hotspot
  • LTE connectivity is optional for data only
  • GPS along with A-GPS support is optional for only 3G models
  • 1 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex A9 processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • The GPU is PowerVR SGX543MP4 quad-core
  • The iOS 5.1 is integrated with the iCloud support as well as activation
  • Different inbuilt storage capacities such as 16, 32, 64GB
  • A strong battery life
  • Weighs only 652 grams
  • 1080p TV-output
  • Compatible with iPhone and iPad apps without prior modifications
  • Compass,  Accelerometer and three-axis gyro-sensor
  • 5-megapixels auto camera with recording features at 30fps
  • Supports an inbuilt VGA camera for Video calls
  • Touch interface

Primary Disadvantage of iPad 3

  • iTune app is required when it comes to uploading the content every time
  • The reflective screen resists outdoors
  • The CPU is the same as of the iPad 2
  • The iPad 3 is thicker and heavier than its predecessor iPad 2
  • Web browsers do not support the feature of flash
  • No USB port
  • The battery is non replaceable
  • Does not support stereo loudspeakers
  • The Wi-Fi version does not support the GPS receiver feature
  • No memory card slot
  • The device gets hot a lot
  • No Siri
  • The device cannot be charged when in use
  • It lacks several fundamental iOS apps such as voice memos, calculator, clock, stocks, weather, and others.


The aforementioned are the primary advantages and disadvantages related to iPad 3. You must go through them to determine if you should buy the new iPad or not.

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