See Apple CEO Steve Jobs announce the iPad. The new half-inch mobile device weighs 1.5 pounds; has a 1GHz Apple A4 chip; comes with 802.11n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity; plays video and music; and acts as an e-reader.
Basic specs and iPad facts
- 0.5 inches thin, 1.5 pounds
- 9.7 inch IPS display
- 1GHz Apple A4 chip
- Multi-touch screen
- WiFi 802.11n
- Bluetooth 2.1+EDR
- Battery life: 10 hours and over a month of standby
- AT&T is the carrier: 250MB/mo - $14.99; unlimited - $29.99
- 16GB - $499 is the base (3G is $130 extra for all)
- 32GB - $599
- 64GB - $699
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