iPad 3 Is In Kenya To Stay
It is fascinating to follow how Kenyans quickly adopt new technology whenever it emerges nowadays. From desktop PCs to tablets, techies in Kenya have always been at pace with the rest of the world and this hasn’t changed with the new iPad 3. Before rushing in to join the brigade, I took time to analyze Apple’s new entrant with an open mind and a magnifying glass.
The latest iPad 3 is a device which when observed from its exterior looks excellently similar to iPad 2, but has many changes made to the interior. The underlying question many people keep asking concerning iPad 3 is what the basic differences are from iPad 2.
The answer here is pretty obvious. iPad 3 has a Retina Display which causes everything to appear crystal clear and includes an improved A5X processor that leads to quad-core graphics as well as a 5 mega pixels camera at the posterior that has a VGA sensory ability on the front side. In addition, the iPad 3 introduces iOS5.1 to the market (Beavis, Techradar.com).
The nature of design of iPad 3 is not any different when compared to the earliest versions from Apple; iPad 1and iPad 2. Essentially, iPad 3 and iPad 2 appear so similar to an extent one would be unable to distinguish them when they are switched off. Nevertheless, the obvious differences can be noticed when the two are handled relative to their weights. iPad 3 is at least 60g heavier than the previous models.
It is worth noting that in as much as this is not a deal breaker, it in fact increases the strain in handling especially when one uses it for a long time (Keeping in mind that portability is the idea here).
It is indeed worthy to discuss further the main feature that iPad 3 introduces; the Retina Display. What Apple has done with this device is packing a massive amount of pixels into the 9.7 –inch display. Apple developed this feature with a view that the device would be held at a distance of 15 inches away from the face. The Retina Display effect of iPad 3 is extremely impressive compared to other tablets that have ever existed, when we talk clarity.
The quality of color produced by the device also appeals to many people. It produces images that are near reality. Though this is not as sharp as HD screens witnessed on devices such as Samsung Galaxy, it only depends upon personal preference to adjudge whether or not that is a good thing.
While there are people who love the live colors in Samsung Screens, there is a sizeable number who do not like them at all. The improvement here is that elements such as internet browsing, viewing pictures and watching movies are very much enhanced in the iPad 3 as compared to iPad 2(Beavis, Techradar.com). This obviously provides the main reason why people would tend to go for iPad 3.
iPad 3 is marginally thicker and somewhat heavier (as mentioned earlier) compared to iPad 2 in terms of design. In fact, if one were to take it with no information about the other tablets, chances are that one might be very impressed. The entire design also has a premium price attached to it.
The price of iPad 3 in Kenya
In as much as one would be obliged to part with over KSh.85, 000 for the best model, value for money is a guarantee to satisfy the buyer who makes the investment. Its curved margins, its scratch less glass, and aluminum coating are elements that many other android devices have struggled to copy with no success. (Beavis,
In conclusion, iPad 3 comes across as the best version compared to the previous tablets by Apple. Its features greatly outshine those of the older varieties. Needless to point out, unless Apple comes up with another better device, iPad 3 is here to stay long-term and the craze of chasing technology is sure to go into hibernation.