We've put together a specs comparison shootout between the iPad 2 and the New iPad. There are definitely some telling differences in there, as well as a few similarities.
Particularly notable features of the New iPad include a 2048 x 1536 retina display, a powerful quad-core graphics processing unit and 4G LTE support. The 4G battery life is also impressive, considering that most LTE devices suffer greatly from power loss.
|iPad 2||New iPad|
|Resolution||1024 x 768 (132ppi)||2048 x 1536 (264ppi)|
|Display||9.7 inch LED backlit||9.7 inch LED backlit|
|CPU||Dual-core Apple A5||Dual-core Apple A5X|
|Graphics||PowerCR SGX 543MP2||
Specifics TBA: Quad-core,
possibly PowerVR SGXMP4+
|Front Camera||VGA – 640 x 480||VGA – 640 x 480|
|WiFi||802.11 a/b/g/n||802.11 a/b/g/n|
|Best Data Networks||3G HSDPA||4G LTE (US Only), 3G HSDPA|
|Weight: 3G/LTE Models||613g||662g|
|Weight: WiFi-only Models||601g||652g|
|Battery Life||10 hours on 3G||
10 hours on 3G,
9 hours on 4G LTE
iPad 2 vs New iPad: Specs Shootout
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