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iPad 3: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

Is it worth the trade-up?
iPad 3

The headline improvement of this edition is its “retina” display, which offers 2048-by-1536 pixel resolution. The display does look great; but then, the iPad 2 display looks great. You would have to see side-by-side comparisons to show you the improvement.

The camera has also been upgraded, to a 5MP size. Not even a day out of the box, we tried the camera in a well-lit room and were disappointed in the quality. You’ll be better off using the camera on your Android phone.

Key Statistics

Price
Starting at $499

Screen Dimensions
9.7 inches (diagonal)

Top Improvement
Retina display

Top Drawback
Camera

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