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Verge score: 9.3

Adding some minor updates to the tablet that started it all, the 4th generation iPad drops the classic 30-pin dock connector for a Lightning port and upgrades to an A6X processor that offers double the graphics performance of the A5X. The tablet remains the same beyond that, with the same form factor and display as the 3rd generation model.

Description

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Nov. 2, 2012
  • Price at launch: $499.00

Availability

  • Height: 9.5 inches
  • Width: 7.31 inches
  • Thickness: 0.37 inches
  • Weight: 1.44 pounds
  • Color: Silver / Black, Silver / White
  • Speakers: Mono

Hardware

  • Screen size (diagonal): 9.7 inches
  • Technology: IPS LCD
  • Resolution (X): 2048 px
  • Resolution (Y): 1536 px
  • PPI: 264
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive
  • Multitouch: Yes

Display

  • Operating system: iOS
  • Launch OS version: 6
  • Media streaming: AirPlay

Software

  • CPU brand: Apple
  • CPU model: A6X
  • Clock speed: 1.4 GHz
  • Cores: 2

Processor

  • RAM size: 1 GB

Memory

  • Internal size: 64 GB, 128 GB, 32 GB, 16 GB

Storage

  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
  • 802.11n frequencies: 5GHz, 2.4GHz
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: 4.0

Connectivity

  • Effective pixels: 1.2 megapixels
  • Video resolution: 720p
  • Video framerate: 30

Front Camera

  • Effective pixels: 5 megapixels
  • Focus type: Autofocus
  • Video resolution: 1080p
  • Video framerate: 30

Rear Camera

  • Video out: Yes
  • Headphone: 3.5mm
  • Data connections: Lightning

Ports

Ambient Light, Gyroscope, Accelerometer

Sensors

  • Capacity: 42.5 Wh
  • Removable: No
  • Quoted use time: 10 hr

Battery

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