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iPad Specs

Discussion in 'iPad FAQ' started by iDan, Feb 1, 2010.

  1. iDan

    iDan Administrator Staff Member

    Jan 17, 2010
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    What are the Apple iPad Specs?



    Size and Weight:

    • Height: 9.56 inches (242.8 mm)
    • Width: 7.47 inches (189.7 mm)
    • Depth: 0.5 inch (13.4 mm)
    • Weight: 1.5 pounds (0.68 kg) Wi-Fi model;
    • Weight: 1.6 pounds (0.73 kg) Wi-Fi + 3G mode


    • 9.7-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit glossy widescreen Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
    • 1024-by-768-pixel resolution at 132 pixels per inch (ppi)
    • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
    • Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously


    • 16GB Flash Drive
    • 32GB Flash Drive
    • 64GB Flash Drive

    Processor, Battery and Power
    • 1GHz Apple A4 custom-designed, high-performance, low-power system-on-a-chip
    • Built-in 25 Whr rechargeable lithium-polymer battery
    • Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video, or listening to music
    • Charging via power adapter or USB to computer system


    • Accelerometer
    • Ambient light sensor

    Wireless and Cellular

    Wi-Fi model

    Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n)
    Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR technology

    Wi-Fi + 3G model

    • UMTS/HSDPA (850, 1900, 2100 MHz)
    • GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
    • Data only2
    • Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n)
    • Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR technology

    Audio Playback

    • Frequency response: 20Hz to 20,000Hz
    • Audio formats supported: AAC (16 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), MP3 (16 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, and 4), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV
    • User-configurable maximum volume limit

    TV and Video

    • Support for 1024 by 768 pixels with Dock Connector to VGA Adapter; 576p and 480p with Apple Component AV Cable; 576i and 480i with Apple Composite Cable
    • H.264 video up to 720p, 30 frames per second, Main Profile level 3.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; MPEG-4 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats

    Input and output

    • Dock connector
    • 3.5-mm stereo headphone jack
    • Built-in speaker
    • Microphone
    • SIM card tray (Wi-Fi + 3G model only)


    • Language support for English, French, German, Japanese, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Russian
    • Keyboard support for English (U.S.) English (UK), French (France, Canada), German, Japanese (QWERTY), Dutch, Flemish, Spanish, Italian, Simplified Chinese (Handwriting and Pinyin), Russian
    • Dictionary support for English (U.S.), English (UK), French, French (Canadian), French (Swiss), German, Japanese, Dutch, Flemish, Spanish, Italian, Simplified Chinese (Handwriting and Pinyin), Russian


    • Support for playback of closed-captioned content
    • VoiceOver screen reader
    • Full-screen zoom magnification
    • White on black display
    • Mono audio

    Environmental requirements

    • Operating temperature: 32° to 95° F (0° to 35° C)
    • Nonoperating temperature: -4° to 113° F (-20° to 45° C)
    • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
    • Maximum operating altitude: 10,000 feet (3000 m)

    Environmentally Friendly:

    • Arsenic-free display glass
    • BFR-free
    • Mercury-free LCD display
    • PVC-free
    • Recyclable aluminum and glass enclosure

    External Buttons and Controls: (See Picture)

  2. DG~X

    DG~X iPad Junkie

    Jan 23, 2010
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    1.5 POUNDs!O_O. I can lift it with a pinkie! Good to hear its not going to get that hot if you use it for an hour. 64 Gigs isnt bad..too bad i cant store all the songs i listen to..
  3. Default

    Default iPF Noob

    Feb 7, 2010
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    any word on how much RAM it will have? I'm guessing 512MB. My 3Gs has 256, so I think it will have at least 512. Here's to hoping!

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