iPad 3 launching March 7th 2012 with A5x Processor

Apple has started sending invitations for its March 7th event which is going to take place in San Francisco . The event will showcase the 3rd generation iPad in the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on Wednesday 06:00 pm Central Time . Foxconn and Pegatron have reportedly been assembling iPad 3 in China over the last couple of months for its release next week . Update : The new iPad may be named iPad HD instead of iPad 3 for the large retina display .

Update : Read the official iPad 3 Review .

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iPad 3 Expected Features :

  1. Retina Display
  2. 2048 x 1536 screen
  3. 5.0 to 8.0 megapixel rear camera
  4. A5x processor
  5. Slightly thicker bodya5x processor ipad 3

According to the rumors and leaked photographs of what we believe to be of the iPad 3 , Apple will use A5x processor (image below) instead of A6 processor . A date code of “1146” on the A5X indicates that it was manufactured in the 46th week of 2011, which would have corresponded to November 14 – 20th .

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