What is iPad?
The iPad is a tablet computer which is expected to be a breakthrough product developed by Apple. It features multi-touch interaction with print, video, photo, and audio multimedia, internet browsing, e-mail messaging, eBook reading, and runs most iPhone OS apps.
What does iPad look like (really) ?
There you go – pictures from actual product photography all over this page. Also, see right below to watch Apple’s iPad advertorial video in Flash video format. If you are viewing this on an iPhone, you may want to go to Apple’s iPad web page to see the video in QuickTime format.
iPad’s Technical Specs Overview
The device has an LED-backlit 9.7-inch (25 cm) color LCD display and uses a virtual keyboard for text input. Its operating system is expected to be called iOS in the near future while currently it is strictly based on the iPhone OS therefore capable of running most iPhone apps.
iPad prices for models in the United States range from $499 to $829 depending on the amount of storage and inclusion of 3G access.
|iPad US pricing||16GB||32GB||64GB|
|Wi-Fi + 3G||$629||$729||$829|
- Prices in U.S. dollars. International pricing will be announced at a later date.
- 3G data plan sold separately.
When will iPad be shipping?
Wi-Fi models shipping in late March.
3G models shipping in April.