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Like rumored earlier this week Apple has now announced 128GB iPad with Retina display. It’s available in both Wifi only or Wifi+cellular version. New 128GB iPad with Retina display will be available starting Tuesday February 5th, in black or white, for price of $799 for the iPad with WiFi only model, and $929 fro WiFi+cellular model. Apple will sell 128GB versions through their Apple Online store, Apple retail stores and select Apple Authorized Resellers.
There’s been lot of rumors about that iPad 5 would look similar to iPad Mini, and now 9to5mac posted first images of alleged iPad 5. iPad 5′s design is similar to iPad Mini’s, and i features black&slate or white&silver design, thinner casing, chamfered edges, and a smaller overall footprint. 9to5mac received these photos from China based iPad accessories maker.
There’s no confirmation about the legitimate of these photos, but according to the site, “it does provide a solid representation of what Apple’s next iPad will likely look like.” It’s also now believed that Apple is going to release next generation iPad later this year, and not on March as they usually do. Check out more photos after the break.
Apple iPads has been long time limited to maximum storage capacity of 64GB, but now recent rumor tells that Apple is finally readying 128GB fourth generation iPad. 9to5mac got the information from source at US retailer that telling that Apple is getting ready to launch 128GB fourth generation iPad. The model is said to be identical to current iPad model excpet that it has more storage capacity. It also will be launched in black and in white. Pricing for 128GB Wi-Fi only model will be $799, while the cellular version would cost $929.
9to5 mac also offered SKU information, 16GB,32GB and 64GB, respectively known as “GOOD”,”BETTER” and “BEST”. Now there’s new information in SKU called “ULTIMATE”, which refers to new 128GB model. It’s believed that Apple is launching redesigned iPad’s due this fall.
Apple has just announced it’s Q1 2013 results. This quarter includes most recent holiday sales. This quarter Apple also launched iPhone 5, new iPods, new Macs, and new iPads. Apple has reported a record quarter for Q1 2013. Company posted a record $13.1 billion profit on a record $54.5 billion revenue. That’s compared to last years $13.06 billion profit on $46.33 billion in revenue in same quarter. iPhone sales were a record 47.8 million compared to 37.04 million iPhones a year ago and 26.9 million iPhones last quarter. iPad sales set a record too at 22.9 million iPads sold, compared to 15.43 million last year and 14 million last quarter. Overall, Apple sold 75 million iOS devices last quarter.
You can see the charts after the break.
Sony is believed to announce thin and waterproof Xperia Tablet next week in Japan. It’s believed that NTT DoCoMo will be first carrier to add this tablet to their device lineup. Xperia Tablet Z has 10.1-inch 1,920-by-1,200 display, quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage and 8MP camera on the back. Device is very thin, only 6.9mm and the body is also waterproof. Xperia Tablet Z don’t have as much pixels as iPad 4 or Nexus 10 has, but it sure is good competitor with it’s thin and waterproof body. There’s no pricing info released yet. Check out the full specs list after the break.
Apple is launching 5th generation iPad and 2nd generation iPad Mini in March, according to analyst Brian White of Topeka Capital. This would be very aggressive update schedule as the company released 4th gen iPad and iPad Mini just few months ago. Analyst Brian White also claims that 5th gen iPad would be much thinner and lighter than the current version. addition to this iPad 5 could also pick some of the new design features from iPad Mini, such as diamond-cut edge and a black/slate or white/silver two-toned aesthetic.
iPad Mini would have Retina display and other new features would concentrate to internals. It’s rumored that iPad Mini 2 could have faster processor. Check out the Brian White’s note after the break.
Apple has just announced that App Store has just hit 40 billion total downloads, and that half of those were made in 2012. It’s remarkable that Apple hits 40 billion total downloads so fast, They’ve announced in March 2012 that they’ve crossed 25 billion total downloads mark. This sure tells us that App Store is more vibrant than ever, and that people are using and downloading more apps than ever. Read the full press release after the break.
Nvidia announced today Tegra 4 processor at CES 2013 in Las Vegas. Nvidia’s next generation Tegra 4 processor features 72 GPU cores, 4 A15 CPU cores, and a 4G LTE processor. This basically means that it takes 27 seconds to load 25 unique web pages with Tegra 4 processor, previously Nexus 10 it took 50 seconds. Nvidia even claims that the Tegra 4 processor is faster than iPad 4, Droid DNA and Kindle Fire HD. In photography Tegra 4 processor handles HDR photos better than iPhone 5, which usually takes 2 seconds to process, Tegra 4 it takes only 0.2 seconds! You can read the full press release after the break.