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At a Glance: The new iPad vs. older model
AP
March 23, 2012
First Published: 15:11 IST(23/3/2012)
Last Updated: 15:53 IST(23/3/2012)
The new iPad is seen at the Apple flagship retail store in San Francisco, California. The third-generation iPad has faster chips, fourth-generation wireless, a sharper display and a better camera. Reuters/Robert Galbraith
Here's a look at the key differences between the new iPad, the iPad 2 and the original iPad.

New iPad tech specs:

1. Prices: 16-gigabyte Wi-Fi-only model for $499, 32 gigabytes for $599 and 64 gigabytes for $699. 4G models cost $130 more.
2. Screen size: 9.7 inches diagonally
3. Thickness: 0.37 inch
4. Weight: 1.44 pounds (1.46 pounds for 4G model)
5. Screen resolution: "Retina display," 2048 by 1536 pixels
6. Cameras: 5-megapixel camera on back and a low-resolution camera on front, for videoconferencing
7. Video recording: high-definition (1080p — comparable to the resolution of a 40-inch flat-panel TV), up to 30 frames per second with audio
8. Battery life: 10 hours.
9. Dual-core A5X processor (quad-core graphics subsystem)
10. U.S. wireless carriers: AT&T, Verizon Wireless
11. U.S. release date: March 16, 2012

iPad 2 tech specs:

1. Prices: 16-gigabyte model with Wi-Fi for $399, 3G-capable version for $529 (Originally same as new iPad pricing)
2. Screen size: same as new iPad
3. Thickness: 0.34 inch
4. Weight: 1.33 pounds (1.35-1.36 pounds for 3G models)
5. Screen resolution: 1024 by 768 pixels
6. Cameras: High-definition (720p) camera on back and a low-resolution camera on front, for videoconferencing
7. Video recording: high-definition (720p — comparable to the resolution of a 40-inch flat-panel TV), up to 30 frames per second with audio
8. Battery life: 10 hours.
9. Dual-core A5 processor
10. U.S. wireless carriers: AT&T, Verizon Wireless
11. U.S. release date: March 11, 2011

Original iPad tech specs:

1. Prices: No longer on sale. Originally same as new iPad
2. Screen size: same as new iPad
3. Thickness: 0.50 inch
4. Weight: 1.5 pounds
5. Screen resolution: same as iPad 2
6. Cameras: none
7. Video recording: none
8. Battery life: 10 hours.
9. Single-core A4 processor
10. U.S. wireless carriers: AT&T
11. U.S. release date: April 3, 2010

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