iPad with Retina display, Wi-Fi (fourth generation)

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iPad mini with Wi-Fi

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iPad with Wi-Fi 16GB

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Apple iPad with Retina display Wi-Fi + Cellular for Sprint 32GB - Black

Apple, Inc ME196LL/A
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Pros
  • Incredibly fast performance
  • Lightning connector improves over dock-connector
  • Better camera performance overall
  • Most of the full-size-iPad experience in a smaller, lighter package
  • All existing iPad apps run natively
  • Wireless capabilities and cameras on par with fourth-generation iPad
  • Very good performance
  • Incredibly solid construction and beautiful design
  • Solid and speedy hardware
  • Big, bright touchscreen
  • Large collection of apps
Cons
  • Slightly decreased battery life
  • Lightning accessories still in short supply
  • No Retina display
  • Some apps and websites feel a little cramped on the smaller screen
  • Landscape keyboard is too small for easy touch-typing
  • Music and video apps could be better
  • Heavier and harder to hold than a dedicated e-book reader
  • External keyboard needed for long-form typing chores
At A Glance

Don't confuse the "mini" in "iPad mini" with "lite"--with the exception of a Retina display, this slimmed down iPad gives you the full iPad experience, including access to over 275,000 iPad-optimized apps, in a device that's about half the overall size and weight of the standard iPad. Retina-display purists will (justifiably) balk at the 1024-by-768-pixel screen, but I suspect that most people will be wowed enough by the iPad mini's other features, performance, design, and build quality to accept the screen for what it is--very good, but not Retina.

Specs

Pricing

Part Number ME196LL/A MD543LL/A MB292LL/A ME196LL/A

Requirements

Operating System Compatibility Macintosh OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard)|Macintosh OS X 10.7 (Lion)|Macintosh OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion)      

Display

Display size 9.7  inches   9.7  inches  
Display type     IPS  
Pixels per Inch     133.0  
Pen Input     0.0  
Resolution     1024 x 768  pixels  

Storage

Drive size 64.0  GB 32.0  GB    
Drive type Solid-State Drive Solid-State Drive    
Optical Drive Type       No
Flash Memory Capacity       32 GB

Battery

Battery Type Lithium Polymer      
Charging Interface Proprietary Connector   USB using PC or Power Adapter  
Vendor Rated Battery Life Video     10.0  
Vendor Rated Internet Usage Time     10.0  hours  

Ports and Connections

Wireless connection Bluetooth|Wi-Fi Wi-Fi    

Dimensions

Width 7.31  inches   7.47  inches  
Depth 0.37  inches   0.528  inches  
Height 9.5  inches   9.56  inches  
Weight 1.44  pounds   1.5  pounds  

Processor

Processor type     Apple A4  
Processor speed     1024.0  MHz  

General Information

UPC Code     885909194322 43211509
Manufacturer       Apple, Inc
Manufacturer Part Number       ME196LL/A
Brand Name       Apple
Product Name       iPad with Retina display Wi-Fi + Cellular for Sprint 32GB - Black
Marketing Information       We focused on the big picture, but never lost sight of the details.

The most important feature on any iPad is the screen. So for the iPad with Retina display, we wanted to build not just the best iPad display, but the best display on any mobile device. To create a display with over 3 million pixels was an engineering feat in its own right. But we went even further. We designed a camera that could take images as brilliant as the display itself. And we enclosed iPad in a unibody so thin and light, you can take all those pixels with you wherever you go. And they travel beautifully.

Product Model       ME196LL/A
Product Type       Tablet
Manufacturer Website Address       http://www.apple.com
Product Line       iPad

Battery Information

Battery Chemistry       Lithium Polymer (Li-Polymer)
Battery Energy       42.50 Wh
Maximum Web Surfing Battery Time       9 Hour

Interfaces/Ports

Audio Line Out       Yes

Display & Graphics

Screen Size       9.70  "
Touchscreen       Yes
Display Screen Type       Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio       4:3
Screen Mode       QXGA
Screen Resolution       2048 x 1536
Backlight Technology       LED
Multi-touch Screen       Yes
Graphics Controller Manufacturer       Apple
Graphics Memory Accessibility       Shared
Display Screen Technology       Retina Display, In-plane Switching (IPS) Technology
Pixel Density       264 ppi

Lens

Focus Modes       Auto-focus

Miscellaneous

Package Contents      
  • iPad with Retina display Wi-Fi + Cellular for Sprint 32GB - Black
  • Lightning to USB Cable
  • USB Power Adapter
Features       GLONASS

Network & Communication

Wireless LAN       Yes
Wireless LAN Standard       IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n
Cellular Network Supported       GSM
Cellular Data Connectivity Technology       EDGE, UMTS, HSPA+, DC-HSDPA, LTE
Bluetooth       Yes
Bluetooth Standard       Bluetooth 4.0
Service Provider       Sprint Nextel

Physical Characteristics

Height       9.5"
Width       7.3"
Depth       0.4"
Weight (Approximate)       23.36  oz
Color       Black
Form Factor       Slate

Built-in Devices

Microphone       Yes
Speakers       Yes
Sensor Type       Gyro Sensor, Accelerometer, Digital Compass, Ambient Light Sensor
Front Camera Webcam       Yes
Front Camera Webcam Resolution       1.2 Megapixel
Rear Camera       Yes
Rear Camera Resolution       5 Megapixel
Rear Camera Video Resolution       1920 x 1080

Processor & Chipset

Processor Manufacturer       Apple
Processor Type       A6X
Processor Core       Dual-core (2 Core)

Software

Operating System       iOS 6
Operating System       iOS

Input Devices

Keyboard Type       Touchscreen Keyboard
Keyboard       Yes

I/O Expansions

Expansion Slot Type       SIM Card