Apple launched its latest version of the iPad on Wednesday 7 March, armed with a Full HD display with 3.1 million pixels and a supercharged new processor. The device will be available on March 16 and priced from $499-$829the same range as the iPad 2, which the technology giant launched a year ago. Features include a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels, 5 megapixel camera and 4G LTE capability.
Have a look at our comparison below which shows the specifications of the iPad 2, (which is now Apple’s budget tablet that retails for $399, as opposed to the $499 price tag on the iPad 3.
iPad 3 vs iPad 2, Specifications Compared
As you can see from the table the iPad 2 is now only available with 16GB of storage in both WiFi and WiFi and 3G models, where as the iPad 3 is available in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB in the WiFi only model and the WiFi and 4G model.
A tale of two iPads: The new Apple iPad 3 (left) is shown next to its predecessor, the iPad 2 (right) at a launch party at Kings Place, London.