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Apple iPad (3rd gen)
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Apple iPad (3rd Gen) A5X 1GHz 32GB 9.7" 4G 3G Tablet

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A5X 1GHz iOS 32GB Jul 2012
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It's Brilliant, In Every Sense Of The Word.Pick up the new iPad and suddenly, it's clear. You re actually touching your photos, reading a book, playing the piano. Nothing comes between you and... More
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Apple Tablet Computers Have Excellent Reviews

Apple A5 processor tablets have excellent reviews on average and across all tablet computers Apple is one of the top rated brands.

4G Compatible

The iPad (3rd gen) is 4G compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other tablets of this age and spec are not 4G compatible.

If you would prefer a tablet that is 4G compatible then you might also want to consider the iPad Mini[pl_1718157_price], or the iPad Mini[pl_1718153_price] both from Apple.

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3G Compatible

The Apple iPad (3rd gen) is 3G compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other tablet computers of a comparable age and type to the iPad (3rd gen) are not 3G compatible.

If you want a tablet that is 3G compatible then you might also want to consider the Apple iPad Mini[plb_1718157_price].

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2048 X 1536 Pixels Display Resolution

The biggest display resolution of the Apple iPad (3rd gen) is 2048 x 1536 pixels. That's over four times the display resolution of the most frequently found display resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels.

This tablet computer's display resolution (2048 x 1536 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all tablet computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the iPad (3rd gen).

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst similar types of tablet computer.

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Very Heavy

With a weight of 662 grams, the iPad (3rd gen) is very heavy compared to most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that are a similar age to the iPad (3rd gen). The weights of tablets of a similar age and spec to the iPad (3rd gen) range from 290g to 670g.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Apple iPad (3rd gen)

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Apple released the iPad (3rd gen).

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1 gigahertz, the iPad (3rd gen) has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other tablet computers that are a similar age to the iPad (3rd gen).

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

The iPad (3rd gen) has a fairly standard internal storage capacity (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other A5 processor tablets that are a similar age to the iPad (3rd gen).

If this Apple tablet computer internal storage capacity is not large enough for you then you might also want to consider the Apple iPad (3rd gen)[plb_1755521_price] (64GB) which is also higher rated.

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Average Screen Size

The iPad (3rd gen) has a pretty average screen size (9.7 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the iPad (3rd gen).

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Two Processor Cores

The number of processor cores on the iPad (3rd gen) is two. That's average compared to the other 15 tablet computers of a similar type and age to the iPad (3rd gen) that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

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Specification

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Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
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Camera
Second Camera
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Video Recording
Auto Focus
Main Camera Resolution
Built-In Camera
Audio
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Built-In Speaker
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
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4G Compatible
3G Compatible
2G Compatible
2G Standard
3G Standard
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
WiFi Standard
Bluetooth
SIM Card Type
Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Jack Size
Microphone Input
Headphone Output
Performance
Document Format
Video Compression Format
Image Format
Audio Format
Mac Operating System
Electronic Compass
Gyroscope
Ambient Light Sensor
Accelerometer
Assisted GPS (A-GPS)
GPS
GPS
Design
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Colour
Battery
Browsing Time
Continuous Audio Playback Time
Continuous Video Playback Time
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Battery
Power
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Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Thickness
Width
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Relative Operating Humidity Range
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Operating Temperature Range
Packaging Content
Cable Included
AC Adapter
Other Features
Docking Connector
Kids Tablet
Networking Feature
WiFi
SIM Card
Battery Charging Indicator
Video Playback
Connectivity Technology
Supported Processor

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Expert Reviews

(8)
20 March 2015

The iOS 8.2 update is still waiting for many iPad 3 users to install as they weigh the pros and cons of installing yet another iOS 8 update on the aging iPad. Despite the age of this tablet, the... Read more…

Excellent Screen Resolution
Quad Core Graphics Processor for better reproduction
Virtually unlimited collection of apps on the large app store
5 MP rear camera with 1080p recording
Superb screen
Requirement of additional adapters for HDMI
USB and SD
Heavier than previous models
Space consumption is more for optimized content
Can overheat

Apple didn't actually need to release an iPad to stay on top of the tablet game. The company dominates the tablet market; its top competitor, Google, has been doing a notoriously poor job of... Read more…

Amazing, stunning screen
Powerful graphics
Good battery life
Excellent build quality
Good value
Poor connectivity
Annoying artificial limitations
Need iTunes to get content on it
No expandable memory
Thicker and heavier than most premium tablets
20 March 2012

La référence absolue, le nouvel iPad ne déroge pas à la règle de ses prédécesseurs. L'écran Rétina offre un confort visuel indéniable, mais on notera toujours l'absence de port microSD...

The screen resolution 2048 1536) is indeed sharper, and similar to that found on the iPhone 4S
Outstanding display
Slick user experience and software
Dual-channel HSPA speeds
Breathtaking, stunning display the best in all of mobile computing
Not 4G-capable in Australia
Thicker heavier than predecessor
Gets warm during regular use
Aside from the Retina display, the latest iPad lacks mindblowing new features that advance the state of the tablet art
Bottom left side gets warm
8 March 2012

Oubliez iPad 3 ou encore iPad HD, Apple décide de miser sur la simplicité avec The New iPad ! Un nouvel iPad avec un écran haute définition, un meilleur capteur et une configuration musclée...

Apple's new iPad includes a stunning new screen, matched by a quad-core graphic processor and the world's largest app and media store to feed it content
There's a proper 5-megapixel rear camera now, with 1080p recording quality
Optional 4G data from
The new iPad is slightly heavier than last year's model
Apps and movies optimized for the screen might take up more space
And ports for HDMI
USB, and SD require adapters
8 May 2012

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Excellent screen
Snappy performance
Unmatched gaming experience
Simple UI
Great sound quality
Overheating issues
No mass storage mode
Lacks standard USB port
Can't share files over Bluetooth
Can't be charged when in use
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User Reviews

(199)
Reviewed 7 August 2016 by Jon & Michelle
(Verified Purchase)

Although second hand you would have thought it had just came straight from the factory, as good as new from this company means not a mark on it, well my iPad does not have a single mark on it, I... Read more…

Reviewed 29 June 2016 by Deb
(Verified Purchase)

Bought for our son, and he is thrilled with it. Does everything you'd expect, and great quality, just like new. Amazingly quick delivery - I ordered Friday morning and it was here by Saturday... Read more…

Reviewed 28 April 2016 by Tricia
(Verified Purchase)

Arrived promptly. Had to purchase plug for this iPad - but was told this. Better than expected as told had a few scratches on the screen. I could not tell. Once in its cover and with screen... Read more…

Reviewed 26 November 2015 by Mr g ingrey
(Verified Purchase)

Amazing for such a cheap price. they said there were some minor marks ? i only sound 1 on the corner. nothing major. it works fine. arrived early. well wrapped & protected. would recommend 100% in... Read more…

Reviewed 24 November 2015 by 22lkll
22lkll would recommend the Apple iPad 3

I love my new Ipad I never had one before. I bought it for myself for Christmas loving it...

Capability and battery life
It looks nice
Portability and intuitive operation
The camera is awesome sipped is wonderful battery life nice
Works as intended
Nothing
DOA
Charge doesn't seem to last as long between recharging as iPad 2
If you don't have a screen protector scratches are the worst
Feels a bit sparse, but I guess I'm a bit used to a compact micro atx
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