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I have yet to find much information on the front camera. Sure the back camera is getting a spec bump but what about the front?
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Also iTunes 10.6 came out today as well, assuming adding 1080p playback for iTunes Store movies and such.
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Still dual core though?
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Originally Posted by Kieran View Post

I have yet to find much information on the front camera. Sure the back camera is getting a spec bump but what about the front?

Front camera is still VGA I'm assuming. Didn't find much about that one either.

I'm just confused on why they brought back iSight for the rear camera. iSight was the name given to the camera in all of the pre-2011 machines.
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Still dual core though?

From what i've seen yeah, it's still dualcore and uses the same graphics chip as the vita.
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Still dual core though?

Unfortunately..... yes.
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I will cry a little if it's only a dual-core Cortex A9. Come on Apple, it's got to be at least a quad-core A9 or dual-core A15.


So Steelbom, did you cry a little when it wasn't the quad core you were telling everyone you expected this iPad3 to have in other threads? So now that it comes with a not-so-revolutionary dual core...you're going against yourself and just have to keep with your Apple pride and act satisfied with this "upgrade" when all it is is another iPad2 with better res. The quad core GPU might be good for those expecting to do AutoCAD or Photoshop on it but otherwise seems like they should've gone and flip-flopped those two chips or gone quad core CPU/GPU...I don't see why Windows can't keep up with this crap now.
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Cool, I already have a more powerful handheld device ( vita ). I was surprised to see it not being a quad core like the vita. Is this confirmed ?
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post #109 of 388
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So Steelbom, did you cry a little when it wasn't the quad core you were telling everyone you expected this iPad3 to have in other threads? So now that it comes with a not-so-revolutionary dual core...you're going against yourself and just have to keep with your Apple pride and act satisfied with this "upgrade" when all it is is another iPad2 with better res. The quad core GPU might be good for those expecting to do AutoCAD or Photoshop on it but otherwise seems like they should've gone and flip-flopped those two chips or gone quad core CPU/GPU...I don't see why Windows can't keep up with this crap now.

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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post

Still dual core though?
Yep.
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Front camera is still VGA I'm assuming. Didn't find much about that one either.
I'm just confused on why they brought back iSight for the rear camera. iSight was the name given to the camera in all of the pre-2011 machines.
Indeed, I expected FaceTime HD camera.
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From what i've seen yeah, it's still dualcore and uses the same graphics chip as the vita.
Yes, dual-core. Is quad-core graphics, but may not be the same as the Vita.
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So Steelbom, did you cry a little when it wasn't the quad core you were telling everyone you expected this iPad3 to have in other threads? So now that it comes with a not-so-revolutionary dual core...you're going against yourself and just have to keep with your Apple pride and act satisfied with this "upgrade" when all it is is another iPad2 with better res. The quad core GPU might be good for those expecting to do AutoCAD or Photoshop on it but otherwise seems like they should've gone and flip-flopped those two chips or gone quad core CPU/GPU...I don't see why Windows can't keep up with this crap now.
Of course not, I wasn't meaning literally. And I said it was possible and that I was leaning towards it (a quad-core), but I also said a dual-core was equally plausible.

How is the dual-core CPU a deal breaker? It's not. The benefits of a quad-core are only really in games, and a few select apps. What we'll be seeing in iPad 4 is a quad-core Cortex A15 though which will be great.

I'm absolutely thrilled at the release, retina display, better camera, quad-core graphics, same price point. So, go away now trolololo.
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