iPad 3 review (aka The New iPad or iPad HD)

Today, Apple has become a benchmark against which other manufacturers of mobile devices are measured. The first iPad appeared a few years ago, but then there were many experts who were skeptical about the future of the tablet. And already in 2012, the new iPad 3 is sold in millions of copies, so more than 3 million devices were sold in the first three days of release.


Apple apparently decided that the design of the iPad 2 is still stylish, so there are no grandiose design changes in the new model. The dimensions have changed a little, iPad review 3 shows that it has become a little thicker, due to which the weight of the device has also increased by 50 grams. The tablet now weighs 660 grams. All controls have retained their original location.

Performance and operating system

This device is based on Apple A5X dual-core processor running at 1 GHz. This processor in combination with the available 1 GB of RAM gives a very high performance. It also has a positive effect on the increase in performance and the presence of a 4-core graphics accelerator.

Built-in flash memory in the device can be 16, 32 and 64 GB depending on the modification. Expanding the amount of memory, as in previous versions of the tablet, will not work, since there is no support for third-party memory cards.

The device operates, of course, on the iOS platform.

Communications: iPad 3 supports LTE networks, but in our country this option will not work at the moment due to a frequency mismatch. There is support for 3G networks, Bluetooth 4.0 and Wi-Fi.

The manufacturer stated that the tablet will be able to work in the access point mode, but we have not yet been able to check this item in our conditions.


The iPad 3 has a 9.7-inch screen like the previous model, but with a higher resolution of 2048x1536 pixels. Most applications do not yet support the new resolution, so iPad 3 owners will not feel much benefit from its increase at first.

Also worth noting are the excellent viewing angles of this tablet.


in iPad 3 installed 5-megapixel iSight camera, which allows the device Make very decent photos.

Video This camera writes in Full HD format at a speed of 30 frames per second.

Frontal 0.3-megapixel camera for video link remained the same as in iPad 2.


The tablet has a Li-ion battery with a capacity of as many as 11560 mAh, which provides a very good time of the device without recharging: up to 10 hours with a constantly running screen, with the usual non-intensive use of charge enough. for 2-3 days.


The price on iPad 3 depends on the number of built-in flash memory and from supporting operation in 3G networks. The cost of various modifications of the tablet are shown in Table:

Memory Resume



Wi-Fi + 3G / 4G

16 GB

20 490 rub

26 990 rub

32 GB

24 490 rub

30 990 rub

64 GB

28 490 rubles

35 490 rub

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