iPad 3rd Gen 4G
iPad 2nd and 3rd Gen Home Button Assembly
This part includes the plastic home button, mounting bracket, control board switch and the button spring.
iPad 2/3/4 Home Button with Spring
This is the external button face with attached spring.
iPad 2/3/4 Volume Button
This is the external volume button switch. It does not include the internal switch.
iPad 2/3 Home Button Control Board
This internal part contains the actual home button switch.
iPad 2/3/4 Power Button
This is the external power button switch. It does not include the internal switch.
iPad 3 Home Button
This part is the exterior plastic button cover. It does not include the internal button switch.
iPad 2/3/4 Lock/Silent Switch Cover
This part is the external switch face only, it does not include the cable or internal switch.
Apple released the iPad 3rd Gen 4G on March 16, 2012. Changes include the new A5X processor, an upgraded 5 megapixel rear-facing camera, and a higher resolution 'retina' display. The iPad 3rd Gen 4G includes 802.11n wireless and 3G and 4G capabilities (service is subject to carrier and local availability). This iPad model was offered in 16, 32, or 64 GB capacities with color options of white or black.
After only seven months of official availability, the third-generation iPad was discontinued on October 23, 2012, following the announcement of the fourth generation iPad. The third-generation iPad had the shortest lifespan of any iOS product. It is also the last iPad to support the 30-pin dock connector, as the fourth generation iPad and later use the Lightning connector.