Steve Jobs has finally announced the new Apple Tablet which is called iPad. The device seems to be a large iPod with a 10 inch touchscreen display. More after the break.
These are few of the confirmed features.
1) It’s running an intense OS, different from iPhone OS or Mac OS X.
2) The iPad has a large on-screen QWERTY keyboard.
3) No Flash Support! However Youtube and Youtube HD are supported.
4) It can run multiple applications at the same time.
5) Better Google Maps and Browsing experience. Safari Browser looks neat.
6) Has only one button and slides to unlock, just like an iPhone.
7) iTunes and App Store support. Designed for gaming and eBooks.
8:) Runs nearly the Desktop varient of iTunes.
9) Search photos by face
10) Pretty snappy performance, we expect quite updated hardware.
11) 9.7-inch screen, 0.5-inch thin, 1.5lbs weight.
12) Supports Wi-Fi 802.11n, Bluetooth 2.1
13) 16GB to 64GB storage
14) 1GHz Apple A14 Chip
15) Full Capacitive Multi-touch Display
16) Accelerometer and Compass
17) Speakers, Microphone, 30-pin connector
18) Over a month standby time! 10 Hours working battery life.
19) Can run iPhone Apps out of the box! That means more than 100,000 Application support already.
20) The iPad is 100% backward compatible with iPhone and iPod Touch.
21) New SDK Released that supports the new hardware and large screen.
22) The older applications can be re-written by Developers for this display.
23) First Third-person shooter game for iPad made and displayed, console like graphics.
24) Support from all major eBook companies
25) New Generation Newspaper reading with embedded video between text
26) Art Browser and painting app support, portable canvas?
27) iBooks app makes it an eReader, supports iBook store, online marketplace to buy books.
28) iPad supports iWorks to add productivity.
29) Support for Word Processor, Spread sheets.
30) Apple iPad can be connected to a projector directly via a small cable.
31) Easily syncs with your computer, just like iPhone and iPod.
32) Models support 3G connectivity as well.
33) $29.99 per month Unlimited Internet Data plan from AT&T
34) International availability in June/July.
35) Priced at just $499!!!
36) Base 16GB model at $499, 32GB for $599 and 64GB for $699. Add another $130 in each to get 3G.
37) No Phone calls! A new brother for iPod Touch?
38) Wi-Fi models available now. 3G+WiFi Models will come in 90 days.