Apple launches iPad

Posted on 27 January 2010, Last updated on 27 January 2010 by

It looks pretty much like everyone expected. 10 inch, thin, iPhone OS (based.)

Update: Specs now in database.

ipad

Image from gdgt.com

Spec-guessing based on the sizing. Update: Some confirmed. Update 2: All specs now in the database along with image and article links.

  • 9.7″ ‘IPS’ technology screen, multitouch. (confirmed)
  • 1024×600 1024×768
  • 12mm thick (confirmed 0.5 inch, 13mm)
  • 10wh battery 25wh battery.
  • 3hrs online battery life (‘up to 10 hours’ confirmed)
  • 400gm (corrected: 1.5lb 670gm)

Full specs, gallery and links in the database.

Check out the 8 minute presentation video.

Mentioned in the event:

  • 1Ghz Apple A4 CPU (Could be PA-Semi or ARM-based or both)
  • 16, 32, 64GB storage.
  • Bluetooth
  • 802.11n
  • Accelerometer
  • Docking port
  • HD YouTube (720p we guess)
  • New OS designed around similar feature set to iPod Touch. (Photo’s, YouTube, iTunes
  • App store.
  • Apps run pixel for pixel center screen or pixel-doubled (from iPhone app store.)
  • iBooks store.

Info from others.

  • No multitasking
  • No flash.

Pricing.

  • 16GB, Wifi : $499
  • 32GB Wifi:  $599
  • 64GB wifi:  $699
  • Add 3G (unlocked) for $130

Availability: 2 Months.

Docking station:

ipad-dock

Via Engadget

Not mentioned: Dimensions, cam details. Update: Dimensions now in the database. No cam!

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