Apple debuts fourth-gen iPad

Posted by Trent Nouveau

Apple debuted its fourth-generation iPad at an event today in San Jose, California. 



The latest iteration of the wildly popular tablet was unveiled alongside the long-awaited iPad Mini, a revamped iMac and a 13-inch MacBook Pro with retina display. 



"We're not taking our foot off the gas," said Apple CEO Tim Cook.



Indeed, the fourth-gen iPad is powered by a supercharged A6X chip that delivers up to twice the CPU performance and up to twice the graphics performance of the A5X processor.

Additional specs include a 9.7-inch Retina display, FaceTime HD camera, ultrafast wireless, Lightning connector, iOS 6, 10 hours of battery life and LTE support.  



The fourth generation iPad with Wi-Fi models will be available on Friday, November 2, in black or white for a suggested retail price of $499 (US) for the 16GB model, $599 (US) for the 32GB model and $699 (US) for the 64GB model.


Fourth generation iPad with Wi-Fi + Cellular will start shipping a couple of weeks after the Wi-Fi models, beginning in the US on AT&T, Sprint and Verizon.

Fourth generation iPad with Wi-Fi + Cellular for AT&T, Sprint and Verizon will be offered for a suggested retail price of $629 (US) for the 16GB model, $729 (US) for the 32GB model and $829 (US) for the 64GB model.

Customers can begin pre-ordering models of the fourth generation iPad on Friday, October 26 via Apple’s Online Store.