Thursday, January 28, 2010

Apple has Releasing iPad


LiveGadget,. Steve Jobs, Apple finally as the owner of the official release of a new tablet computer, Apple iPad, in a press conference in San Francisco on January 27, 2010 AM local time.

Here is the part of Apple's press release related iPad

Apple Launches iPad

A Magical & Revolutionary Device at an Unbelievable Price

SAN FRANCISCO, January 27 / PRNewswire-FirstCall / - Apple ® today introduced iPad, a revolutionary device for browsing the web, reading and sending email, enjoying photos, watching videos, listening to music, playing games, reading e-books and much more. iPad's responsive high-resolution Multi-Touch ™ display lets users physically interact with applications and content. iPad is just 0.5 inches thick and weighs just 1.5 pounds-thinner and lighter than any laptop or netbook. iPad includes 12 new innovative apps are designed especially for the iPad, and will run almost all of the over 140.000 apps in the App Store. iPad will be available in late March starting at the breakthrough price of just $ 499.

(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100127/SF44883)

"Is our iPad most advanced technology in a magical and revolutionary device at an unbelievable price," said Steve Jobs, Apple's CEO. "IPad creates and defines an entirely new category of devices that will connect users with their apps and content in a much more intimate, intuitive and fun way than ever before."

iPad features 12 next-generation Multi-Touch applications. Every app works in both portrait and landscape, Animating automatically between views as the user rotates iPad in any direction. The precise Multi-Touch interface makes surfing the web on iPad an entirely new experience, dramatically more interactive and intimate than on a computer. Reading and sending emails is fun and easy on iPad's large screen and almost full-size "soft" keyboard. Import photos from a Mac ®, PC or digital camera, see them organized as albums, and enjoy and share them using iPad's elegant slideshows. Watch movies, TV shows and YouTube, All in HD or flip through pages of an e-book you downloaded from Apple's new iBookstore while listening to your music collection.

iPad runs almost all of the over 140.000 apps on the App Store, including apps already purchased for your iPhone ® or iPod ® touch. The iTunes ® Store gives you access to the world's most popular online music, TV and movie store with a catalog of over 11 million songs, over 50.000 TV episodes and films including over 8.000 over 2.000 in stunning high definition video. Apple also announced the iBooks app for new iPad, which includes Apple's new iBookstore, the best way to browse, buy and read books on a mobile device. The iBookstore will feature books from major and independent publishers.

Apple also introduced a new version of iWork ® for iPad, the first-class desktop productivity suite designed specifically for Multi-Touch. With Pages ®, Keynote ® and Numbers ® you can create beautifully formatted documents, stunning presentations with animations and transitions, and spreadsheets with charts, functions and formulas. The three apps will be available separately through the App Store for $ 9.99 each.

iPad syncs with iTunes just like the iPhone and iPod touch, using the standard Apple 30-pin to USB cable, so you can sync all of your contacts, photos, music, movies, TV shows, applications and more from your Mac or PC. All the apps and content you download on iPad from the App Store, iBookstore iTunes Store and will be automatically synced to your iTunes library the next time you connect with your computer.

iPad's brilliant 9.7-inch, LED-backlit display features IPS technology to deliver crisp, clear images and consistent color with an ultra-wide 178 degree viewing angle. The highly precise, capacitive Multi-Touch display is amazingly accurate and responsive whether scrolling web pages or playing games. The intelligent soft keyboard pioneered on the iPhone takes advantage of iPad's larger display to offer an almost full-size soft keyboard. iPad also connects to the new iPad a Keyboard Dock with traditional full-size keyboard.

iPad is powered by A4, Apple's next-generation system-on-a-chip. Designed by Apple, the new A4-chip processor provides exceptional performance and graphics along with long battery life of up to 10 hours .* Apple's advanced chemistry and Adaptive Charging technology deliver up to 1.000 charge cycles without a significant decrease in battery capacity over a typical five year lifespan .**

iPad comes in two versions-one with Wi-Fi and the other with both Wi-Fi and 3G. iPad includes the latest 802.11n Wi-Fi, and the 3G versions support speeds up to 7.2 Mbps on HSDPA networks. Apple and the AT & T announced breakthrough pre-paid 3G data plans for iPad with easy, on-device activation and management.

Continuing Apple's Dedication to designing and creating environmentally responsible products, iPad each enclosure is made of highly recyclable aluminum and comes standard with energy-efficient LED-backlit displays that are mercury-free and made with arsenic-free glass. iPad contains no brominated flame retardants and is completely PVC-free.

Apple today released a new Software Development Kit (SDK) for iPad, so developers can create amazing new applications designed to take advantage of iPad's capabilities. The SDK includes a simulator that lets developers test and debug their iPad apps on a Mac and also lets developers create Universal Applications that run on iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.

Pricing & Availability

iPad will be available worldwide in late March for a suggested retail price of $ 499 (U.S.) for the 16GB model, $ 599 (U.S.) for the 32GB model, $ 699 (U.S.) for the 64GB model. The Wi-Fi + 3G models of iPad will be available in April in the U.S. and selected countries for a suggested retail price of $ 629 (U.S.) for the 16GB model, $ 729 (U.S.) for the 32GB model and $ 829 (U.S.) for the 64GB model. iPad will be sold in the U.S. through the Apple Store ® (www.apple.com), Apple's retail stores and select Apple Authorized Resellers. International pricing and worldwide availability will be announced at a later date. iBookstore will be available in the U.S. at launch.

* Apple wireless tested battery life by browsing web pages and receiving mail over an AirPort ® network, never letting the system go to sleep during the test, and keeping the display at half brightness. This is a typical scenario of use on the go, resulting in a battery performance number that is very relevant to mobile users.

** IPad A properly maintained battery is designed to retain 80 percent or more of its original capacity during a lifespan of up to 1.000 recharge cycles. Battery life and charge cycles vary by use and settings.

Apple iPad has the thickness of 0.5 inches and weighs 0.6 pounds with a touch screen and powered microchip named A4. Gadget that dibanderol price from U.S. $ 499 to U.S. $ 829, also equipped with Wi-Fi features and 3G data access from AT & T.

For the price Apple iPad without 3G
• $ 499: 16GB
• $ 599: 32GB
• $ 699: 64GB

For the price 3G Apple iPad
• 629 U.S. dollars: 16GB
• $ 729: 32GB
• $ 829: 64GB

Here are the specifications of the Apple iPad: (apple.com)

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 (.68 kg) Wi-Fi model; 1.6 pounds (.73 kg) Wi-Fi + 3G model

Display
-9.7-inches (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

Wireless and Cellular

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

Wi-Fi + 3G model
UMTS / HSDPA (850, 1900, 2100 MHz)
A GSM / EDGE (850, 900,1800, 1900 MHz)
Data only2
Wi-Fi (802.11 a / b / g / N)
Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR technology

Location
Wi-Fi
Digital compass
Assisted GPS (Wi-Fi + 3G models)
Cellular (Wi-Fi + 3G model)

In the Box
-iPad
-Dock connector to USB cable
10W Power Adapter
-Documentation

Capacity
-16GB, 32GB, or 64GB flash drive

Processor
A4-1GHz Apple custom-designed, high-performance, low-power system-on-a-chip

Sensors
-Accelerometer
-Ambient light sensor

Audio Playback
-Frequency response: 20Hz to 20,000 Hz
-Audio formats supported: AAC (16 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from the iTunes Store), MP3 (16th 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 x 768 with Dock Connector to VGA adapter; 576p and 480p with Apple's Component A / V Cable, 576i and 480i with the Apple Composite Cable
-H.264 video up to 720p, 30 frames per second, the 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

Mail attachment support
Viewable document types:. Jpg,. Tiff,. Gif (images);. Doc and. Docx (Microsoft Word);. Htm and. Html (web pages);. Key (Keynote);. Numbers (Numbers);. Pages (Pages); a. pdf (Preview and Adobe Acrobat);. ppt and. pptx (Microsoft PowerPoint);. txt (text);. rtf (rich text format);. VCF (contact information);. xls and. xlsx ( Microsoft Excel)

Languages
-Language support for Bahasa Indonesia, French, Germany, Japanese, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Russian
-Keyboard support for Home (U.S.) Home (UK), French (France, Canada), Germany, Japanese (QWERTY), Dutch, Flemish, Spanish, Italian, Simplified Chinese (Handwriting and Pinyin), Russian
-Dictionary support for Home (U.S.), Indonesia (UK), French, French (Canadian), French (Switzerland), Germany, Japanese, Dutch, Flemish, Spanish, Italian, Simplified Chinese (Handwriting, Pinyin), Russian

Accessibility
-Support for playback of closed-captioned content
-Voiceover screen reader
-Full-screen zoom magnification
-White on black
-Mono audio

Battery and Power4
-25Whr Built-in rechargeable lithium-polymer battery
-Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on a Wi-Fi, video watching, or listening to music
-Charging via power adapter or USB to computer system

Input and Output
-Dock connector
-3.5-mm stereo headphone jack
, Built-in speakers
-Microphone
-SIM card tray (Wi-Fi + 3G models only)

Mac system requirements
-Mac computer with USB 2.0 port
-Mac OS X v10.5.8 or later
-iTunes 9.0 or later (free download from www.itunes.com / download)
-iTunes Store account
-Internet access

Windows system requirements
-PC with USB 2.0 port
-Windows 7, Windows Vista; Windows XP Home or Professional with Service Pack 3 or later
-iTunes 9.0 or later (free download from www.itunes.com / download)
-iTunes Store account
-Internet access

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)


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