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Apple iPad (3rd Gen) A5X 1GHz 16GB 9.7" 4G Tablet

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A5X 1GHz iOS 16GB Dec 2012
Processor Model Processor Frequency Operating System Installed Internal Storage Capacity Release Date
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5 Reasons For

Apple Has Excellent Reviews for Its Tablets

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

£94.99 Price Drop

The iPad (3rd gen) has dropped in price by £94.99 in the last 60 days.

Fairly High Battery Capacity

Comparable spec tablet computers that were released more than two years ago have battery capacitys of between 2,500mAh and 25,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 5,300mAh. When compared to other tablet computers that were released more than two years ago that we have checked, the battery capacity of the iPad (3rd gen) of 11,560 milliamperes * hour is one of the highest.

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2048 X 1536 Pixels Display Resolution

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

This tablet's display resolution (2048 x 1536 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all tablets of a similar age and type to the iPad (3rd gen).

Across similar types of tablet the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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2592 X 1944 Pixels Rear Camera Resolution

The iPad (3rd gen) has a maximum rear camera resolution of 2592 x 1944 pixels. That's over two times the rear camera resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels tablet computer, which is the most common rear camera resolution. Across all tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the iPad (3rd gen) the rear camera resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels to 3288 x 2472 pixels.

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6 Reasons Against

Not 3G

Most comparable spec tablet computers that have been on the market for more than two years are not 3G. The iPad (3rd gen) is no exception to this as it too is not 3G.

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Very Low Second Camera Resolution

The second camera resolutions of tablet computers of a similar type and age to the iPad (3rd gen) range from 0.3MP to 1.2MP. At only 0.3 megapixels, the iPad (3rd gen) has a fairly low second camera resolution compared to most of the other A5 processor tablet computers that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Short Browsing Time

At only 9 hours, the Apple iPad (3rd gen) has a quite short browsing time compared to most of the other tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the iPad (3rd gen). The shortest browsing time of A5 processor tablet computers that are a similar age to the iPad (3rd gen) is 9h and the longest is 10h.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the comparable spec tablets that have been available for a similar time to the iPad (3rd gen) the total storage capacitys range from 16GB to 64GB, and the average total storage capacity is 34GB. The iPad (3rd gen) has a fairly small total storage capacity (only 16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other tablets of a similar type and age to the iPad (3rd gen).

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Heavy

A5 processor tablet computers that are a similar age to the iPad (3rd gen) have weights of between 290g and 670g. At 652 grams, the iPad (3rd gen) is fairly heavy compared to most of the other A5 processor tablet computers that were released around the same time as the iPad (3rd gen).

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Not Cheap

We checked A5 processor tablet computers that have been around for more than two years and they range in price from £245 to £566. We think that this Apple tablet looks expensive compared to other A5 processor tablet computers that have been around for more than two years.

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

Released Over Four Years Ago

This tablet computer was released over four years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 1 gigahertz, the iPad (3rd gen) has a fairly standard processor frequency compared to most of the other tablets of a similar age and spec to the iPad (3rd gen).

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Average Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

At 5 megapixels, the iPad (3rd gen) has a fairly average rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other tablets of this spec and age.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

At 16 gigabytes, the Apple iPad (3rd gen) has a pretty typical internal storage capacity compared to most of the other A5 processor tablet computers that are a similar age to the iPad (3rd gen).

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 9.7 inches, the Apple iPad (3rd gen) has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the iPad (3rd gen).

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Two Processor Coress

Compared to the other 15 tablet computers of this age and spec that we have assessed the number of processor coress of, the number of processor coress on the iPad (3rd gen) is two which is average.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Model
Processor Frequency
Processor Cores
Processor Brand
Processor Family
Memory
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Version
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Storage Medium
Card Reader Integrated
Storage Media
Display
Display Diagonal
Aspect Ratio
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)
Second Camera Resolution
Second Camera
Front Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Recording
Auto Focus
Rear Camera Resolution
Main Camera Resolution (numeric)
Built-In Camera
Rear Camera
Audio
Frequency Range
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
4G
3G
2G
2G Standards
3G Standards
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
Wi-Fi Standards
Bluetooth
4G WiMAX
SIM Card Type
Top Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Headphone Connectivity
Microphone in
SmartCard Slot
Headphone Out
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Messaging
Instant Messaging (IM)
E-Mail
Performance
Document Formats Supported
Video Compression Formats
Image Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Orientation Sensor
Electronic Compass
Gyroscope
Ambient Light Sensor
Accelerometer
Assisted GPS (A-GPS)
GPS (satellite)
Position Location
Design
Device Type
Form Factor
Fingerprint Reader
Colour of Product
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Battery
Browsing Time
Continuous Audio Playback Time
Continuous Video Playback Time
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Keyboard Supplied
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Other Features
Docking Connector
Networking Features
Wi-Fi
Compatible Operating Systems
Infrared Data Port
SIM Card Support
Total Storage Capacity
Battery Charging Indication
Rechargeable
Video Playback
Connectivity Technology
USB Required
Internet Connection Required
Number of Processors Supported

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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

(193)
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 9 July 2016 by Hugh aitken
(Verified Purchase)

Great buy...

Reviewed 13 May 2016 by Nigal goodship
(Verified Purchase)

Great replacement, better than the minis...

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 18 February 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

It's fantastic brilliant...

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