For last few months, there were lot of speculations about the Apple’s upcoming tablet device. Lots of controversies in the meanwhile developed with respect to its features and more so to its naming. Many websites dropped several hints on web regarding its features whereas lot was discussed to find out what concepts Steve had at the back of his mind while going for this new device category.

Apple iPad

This morning, Steve Jobs finally brought an end to all this fiasco by unveiling iPad at Yara Buena Center in San Francisco. Here is what you all need to know about Apple iPad.

  • Will run all of your existing iPhone Apps and Games
  • iBooks – Book Store like Amazon
  • iWorks Suite of Apps
  • .5 inches thin and weighs 1.5 lbs
  • 9.7 inch IPS Capacitive multitouch display
  • 1GHz proc Apple A4 chip (PA Semi!)
  • Comes in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB
  • 802.11n WiFi, BT 2.1 and Compass
  • 10 hrs working battery life, 1 month standby

No word on the notifications, multitasking and phone calls.

iPad comes in two models, with and without 3G. Price details are as follows. WiFi model will be available at retail in 60 days time while the one with WiFi+3G will be available in 90 days from today.

Apple iPad

More details as they come. Stay tuned! You can find our complete coverage on iPad by navigating to this link here. [images via Engadget]

UPDATE 1: Official video and pictures of Apple iPad can be found here.

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