The new iPad 5: Rumors, Features and Related News

iPad 4 which came out in October 2012 was a pleasant surprise in the Apple fan space. The other big product release at the same time was the iPad Mini which sure did very well among users. Although many people felt that the iPad Mini was just a small iPad, if you look closer, it is not just that. The iPad Mini is meant to cater to the needs of a very different set of users and is a totally different product segment.

There are so many unanswered questions about the fifth generation iPad and when exactly it will be released to the world. Industry analysts believe that the iPad 5 will be released early 2013 along with the iPad Mini Retina Display version and also the new iPhone 6. This will mean that Apple will move away from its yearly product release cycle to a semi-annual cycle for new releases. The main reason why Apple is being prompted to do this is the mounting level of competition in all product segments. Be it smartphones or tablets, Apple is facing a lot of competition from players like Samsung, Google and Microsoft. To stay ahead of competition, it is vital that Apple comes up with great products with cutting edge technology and jaw dropping features to stay ahead of the competition.

Here are some rumors regarding the possible features that iPad 5 might bring with it:

New Design: The next version of the iPad is definitely going to be better designed plus will be lighter and thinner compared to the previous versions. Due to the launch of Microsoft Surface, Apple is under more pressure to release a device of size around 9.7” to be able to stay competitive in this segment.

Better Processor: The iPad 5 will have the A6X processor in all likelihood. This version of the processor will be two times faster than the previous processor present in iPad 4. There are also reports of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company working on manufacturing the said version of processors in bulk quantities. TSMC and Apple have reportedly signed a deal for supply of processors for its new devices and this will cause Samsung to be wary of competition from Apple.

Better LTE: It is also very likely that iPad 5 will have a lightning connector and will also have better LTE capabilities. Also, the rumor mill suggests that Apple might include the GF2 or GF DITO technology on its touch screens. The GF2 technology which is already present in the iPad Mini might also be present in the iPad will make the device thinner and lighter than its current size.

Increased Battery Life: Instead of the existing two LEDs on the iPad, the next generation iPad 5 might have only one LED which will cut down on the power consumed thereby increasing its battery life. It will be more energy efficient and the battery included in the device will be smaller in size.

Better Display: Corning is said to be working on a new glass Gorilla Glass 3, which will have better anti scratch and better strength of the display.

All these features have left the Apple lovers waiting for this amazing device eagerly.

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All New iPad 5: News, Rumors and Possible Features

iPad 4 which came out in October 2012 was a pleasant surprise in the Apple fan space. The other big product release at the same time was the iPad Mini which sure did very well among users. A lot of people felt that it was nothing but a smaller version of the iPad but if you look at the product closely, it is not just that. The iPad Mini is meant to cater to the needs of a very different set of users and is a totally different product segment.

Some of the burning questions surrounding iPad are when will the fifth generation machine come out. Industry analysts believe that the iPad 5 will be released early 2013 along with the iPad Mini Retina Display version and also the new iPhone 6. This implies that Apple will move away from its one year product release timelines to a six month period for releasing new products. The primary reason for Apple to do this is due to the rising levels of competition in all the product segments. Apple is facing a lot of competition from Samsung or Google in all arenas like smartphones or even tablets. In order to stay ahead of the competition, it is important for Apple to increase the quality of products and manufacture products with great technology and fabulous features.

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Here are some rumors regarding the possible features that iPad 5 might bring with it:

New Design: The new iPad 5 will definitely be thinner, lighter and will have a new design as compared to the previous versions of the device. Given the launch of Microsoft Surface, Apple is under increased pressure to release a 9.7” device in order to remain competitive in that segment.

Better Processor: The iPad 5 is rumored to have the A6X processor built in it. This version of the processor will be two times faster than the previous processor present in iPad 4. There are reports of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company being involved in manufacturing these processors in large quantities for Apple. TSMC and Apple have reportedly signed a deal for supply of processors for its new devices and this will cause Samsung to be wary of competition from Apple.

Better LTE: It might be possible that the iPad 5 will have a lightning connector having better LTE capabilities. Also, the rumor mill suggests that Apple might include the GF2 or GF DITO technology on its touch screens. The GF2 technology has already been added to the iPad Mini and it might be included in the iPad that will help make it lighter and way thinner than its existing dimensions.

Increased Battery Life: Instead of the existing two LEDs on the iPad, the next generation iPad 5 might have only one LED which will cut down on the power consumed thereby increasing its battery life. It will save battery power and will also end up being more energy efficient.

Better Display: Corning is said to be working on a new glass Gorilla Glass 3, which will have better anti scratch and better strength of the display.

All these features make the iPad 5 look quite promising and surely many Apple lovers are waiting for it eagerly.

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adamhoughton‘s insight:

The Samsung Galaxy S4 makes Samsung even bigger! With its android operating system and huge store app, this brand is stiff competition to the likes of Apple, Nokia and other smart phone makers. But none has taken the market by storm like Samsung! It is expected to be announced in the second quarter of 2013.

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