The New iPad vs. iPad 2 (specifications)

Specs The New iPad iPad 2
Display 9.7-inch 9.7-inch
Resolution 2048-by-1536-pixel resolution at 264 pixels per inch (ppi) Retina display 1024-by-768-pixel resolution at 132 pixels per inch (ppi)
CPU Chip Dual-core Apple A5X
Quad-core graphics
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Dual-core Apple A5
Single-core GPU
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Wireless Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n) Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n)
Cellular 4G, LTE 3G
Hotspot Yes No
Dictation Yes No
Carriers AT&T Verizon AT&T Verizon
Cameras 5-megapixel iSight camera
Video recording, HD (1080p) 30 FPS
Back camera: Video recording, HD (720p) 30 FPS
Front camera: Video recording, VGA up to 30 FPS
Battery 42.5-watt-hour
10 hours WiFi
9 hours 4G
25-watt-hour
10 hours WiFi
9 hours 3G
Height 9.50 inches
(241.2 mm)
9.50 inches
(241.2 m)
Width 7.31 inches
(185.7 mm)
7.31 inches
(185.7 mm)
Depth 0.37 inch
(9.4 mm)
0.34 inch
(8.8 mm)
Weight 1.44 pounds
(652 g)
1.33 pounds
(601 g)
Storage 16GB
32GB
64GB
16GB
32GB
64GB
Input Output 30-pin dock connector port
3.5-mm stereo headphone minijack
Built-in speaker
Microphone
Micro-SIM card tray (4G)
30-pin dock connector port
3.5-mm stereo headphone minijack
Built-in speaker
Microphone
Micro-SIM card tray (3G)
Sensors Accelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Gyroscope
Location Wi-Fi
Digital compass
Assisted GPS (4G)
Cellular (4G)
Wi-Fi
Digital compass
Assisted GPS (3G)
Cellular (3G)
Audio 20Hz to 20,000Hz
HE-AAC
AAC
MP3
Audible
AAX
Apple Lossless
AIFF
WAV
20Hz to 20,000Hz
HE-AAC
AAC
MP3
Audible
AAX
Apple Lossless
AIFF
WAV
Video & TV AirPlay Mirroring to Apple TV (2nd and 3rd gen)
AirPlay video streaming to Apple TV (3rd generation) at up to 1080p
AirPlay video streaming to Apple TV (2nd generation) at up to 720p
Video mirroring and video out support: Up to 1080p with Apple Digital AV Adapter or Apple VGA Adapter
Video Out at 576i and 480i with Composite AV Cable
H.264 video up to 1080p, 30 FPS
.m4v, .mp4, and .mov M-JPEG
AirPlay Mirroring to Apple TV (2nd gen)
Video mirroring and video out support: Up to 1080p with Apple Digital AV Adapter or Apple VGA Adapter
Video Out at 576i and 480i with Composite AV Cable
H.264 video up to 1080p, 30 FPS
.m4v, .mp4, and .mov M-JPEG
Accessibility VoiceOver screen reader
closed-captioned support
AssistiveTouch
zoom magnification and large fonts
White on black
VoiceOver screen reader
closed-captioned support
AssistiveTouch
zoom magnification and large fonts
White on black

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