iPad 3rd Gen
As the third device in the iPad line, the iPad 3 includes an upgraded A5X processor, 5 megapixel rear-facing camera, a higher resolution ‘retina’ display, HD 1080p video recording, and voice dictation. The third generation iPad device has a 9.7” touchscreen display with 2,048x1,536 pixel color IPS LCD and 264 ppi. This iPad model was offered in 16, 32, or 64 GB capacities for program and data management, 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.
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