iPad 4 Retina, an update to stay in the race?: Review & Specs

As the end of the year approaches, Apple wants the iPad still in the race and boosts the processor of the tablet screen HD, in this case we are talking about iPad 4 Retina.

iPad 4 Retina

Never in the history of “iDevices”, these devices are running iOS and form the spearhead of Apple’s mobile strategy, a device was replaced so quickly. Launched in March 2012, the New iPad 4 Retina has been dethroned and stored in the closet for another tablet Retina display. And in fact, this “new New iPad”, called Retina iPad or iPad 4 by Apple retains all of its predecessor, released earlier this year: 9.7-inch (24.6 cm), exceptional definition (2048 by 1536 dots), sleek design and light weight, autonomy announced 10 hours, etc..
Some changes and two times more power

iPad 4 Retina

The changes have in fact on the fingers of one hand. Let’s start with the most important, the new Apple chip A6X. The Cupertino company is doing it again realized between the iPhone 4S and iPad 3. Namely take the chip inserted into its new smartphone, here, the iPhone 5, the tweak to gain power and to ensure smooth performance on a larger screen and launch a new tablet. Thus Apple A6X is given for up to two times more efficient than the A5X – introduced with the New iPad and both the central processor for the graphics.

Networks doped

iPad 4 Retina

Then there are other improvements, such as support for 4G where the iPhone 5 frolics in LTE, particularly in England and Germany. Like its predecessor it replaces, the iPad 4 is compatible with standard 3G (DC-HSDPA), which in theory provide downstream speeds up to 42.2 Mbit / s. In the same order of use, support for 802.11n Wi-Fi on the 2.4 and 5 GHz frequencies should provide better flow.

Anecdotal improvements

The conventional connector (30-pin) is replaced by the new Lightning, more compact and present on the iPhone 5 and the new iPod touch and nano. Then the camera in front, FaceTime HD, better with a 1.3 Mpixel sensor. Aside from Lightning adapters to USB / SD / VGA and HDMI, news is scarce. Except to marvel at the new variations in color Smart Cover: pink, green, blue, light gray, dark gray and Product Red, to participate in the fight against AIDS.

Rising prices

These small changes and jump power imply an increase in the price of the iPad a few tens of euros. Thus, the Wi-Fi iPad 4 Retina models only cost 509 euros (489 euros previously), 609 and 714 euros, 16, 32 and 64 GB models, while Wi-Fi + 3G will be charged 639, 739 and 844 euros for the same capabilities. Note, however, that like the iPad mini, pre-orders are open from Friday, October 26, 2012, but the Wi-Fi iPad 4 will be delivered from November 2, while versions “3G” will be available a few weeks later. Finally, if the iPad 3, aka the “New iPad” is replaced by the iPad 4 or Retina, iPad 2, it is still for sale.
+Processor power
+The Retina display

-Little change
-Price revised upwards

This was all about the iPad 4 Retina which will be releases in near future, hope this pre review will guide you in choosing required device.

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