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Apple introduces the iPad

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.

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

Pricing:

  • 16GB - $499 is the base (3G is $130 extra for all)
  • 32GB - $599
  • 64GB - $699

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