Your browser is not Javascript enable or you have turn it off. We recommend you to activate for better security reason<div class="billede"><img src="pictures/mini-appleipad.jpg" alt="Apple iPad with multi-touch IPS panel"></div>Apple unveils iPad - with multi-touch IPS panel - FlatpanelsHD

<div class="billede"><img src="pictures/mini-appleipad.jpg" alt="Apple iPad with multi-touch IPS panel"></div>Apple unveils iPad - with multi-touch IPS panel

27 Jan 2010 | Rasmus Larsen |

Apple has just unveiled their new iPad as we speak. The iPad is expected to revolutionize the market for electronic newspapers, e-books and also revolutionize how we interact with our screens using touch-sensitive technology. Even more interesting for us display-folks; iPad uses an IPS panel with LED backlight.<br /><br /><p align=center><a id="thumb" href="pictures/appleipad-4l.jpg" class="highslide" rel="highslide"><img class="imgresponsive" src="pictures/appleipad-4.jpg" alt="Apple with multi-touch IPS panel" title="Click to enlarge"/></a><br><i>Apple iPad with multi-touch IPS panel</i></p><br /><b>Update:</b >Also check out the official <a href=http://www.apple.com/ipad/#video target=_blank><b>Apple presentation video</b></a> of the iPad.<br /><h3>Apple iPad with IPS panel</h3>Rumors about the Apple iPad has been around for a very long time but today Apple has officially presented their new touch-screen iPad. The product has a 9.7-inch IPS screen with LED backlight. <br /><br />The IPS (LCD variant) panel is considered one of the best LCD panel as it has nice colour reproduction, wide viewing angles but only medium black reproduction.<br /><br /><p align=center><a id="thumb" href="pictures/appleipad-1l.jpg" class="highslide" rel="highslide"><img class="imgresponsive" src="pictures/appleipad-1.jpg" alt="Apple iPad with IPS screen" title="Click to enlarge"/></a><br><i>Apple iPad with IPS screen</i></p><br />The main screen can be changed as you prefer. The iPad is very thin at 1.27 cm, weighs 0.7 kilograms and is very mobile. <br /><br />It’s based on a 1Ghz processor, comes with 16GB, 32GB or 64GB as well as bluetooth 2.1. Steve Jobs also mentions that it has a battery-life of 10 hours in use and one month in stand-by. The iPad will also have built-in Wi-Fi and 3G (in the 3G version).<br /><br />The iPad will utilize a new version of Apple's iPhoneOS specifically developed to also support the many new features that iPad has to offer - and the same Apps.<br /><br /><p align=center><a id="thumb" href="pictures/applecreation-1l.jpg" class="highslide" rel="highslide"><img class="imgresponsive" src="pictures/applecreation-1.jpg" alt="Crowd in front of Apple event building" title="Click to enlarge"/></a><br><i>Crowd in front of Apple event building</i></p><br />Apple iPad can also be connected to a projector or a separate screen.<br /><br />The iPad can also be connected to a separate docking station with a keyboard.<br /><p align=center><a id="thumb" href="pictures/appleipad-7l.jpg" class="highslide" rel="highslide"><img class="imgresponsive" src="pictures/appleipad-7.jpg" alt="Apple iPad in dock with keyboard" title="Click to enlarge"/></a><br><i>Apple iPad in dock with keyboard</i></p><br /><h3>iPad will revolutionize the touchscreen</h3>Apple has already revolutionized the market for touch screens with their iPhone, and most recently the Multi-touch technology also found its way into PC monitors. <br /><br /><p align=center><a id="thumb" href="pictures/appleipad-5l.jpg" class="highslide" rel="highslide"><img class="imgresponsive" src="pictures/appleipad-5.jpg" alt="Apple iPad with IPS screen" title="Click to enlarge"/></a><br><i>Apple iPad with IPS screen</i></p><br />Analytics expect that there will be a wide range of new touch screens on the marked in 2010 and Dell has recently introduced their <a href=http://clkuk.tradedoubler.com/click?p=702&a=1582163&g=871344&url=http://adfarm.mediaplex.com/ad/ck/2397-52163-11728-1?!mpro=http://lt.dell.com/lt/lt.aspx?CID=5212&LID=122756&DGC=AF&DGSeg=DHS&ACD=&AID=&DURL=http%253A//accessories.euro.dell.com/sna/productdetail.aspx%253Fc%253Duk%2526l%253Den%2526cs%253Dukdhs1%2526sku%253D329785 target=_blank><b>22-inch SX2210T</b></a>, and the rumors say that Apple also has a 22-inch touch iMac coming.<br /><br /><p align=center><a id="thumb" href="pictures/appleipad-2l.jpg" class="highslide" rel="highslide"><img class="imgresponsive" src="pictures/appleipad-2.jpg" alt="Apple iPad with multi-touch technology" title="Click to enlarge"/></a><br><i>Apple iPad with multi touch technology</i></p><br />Many believe that the multi-touch technology is a very interesting development and also one of the markets to experience explosive growth within the next few years. <br /><br />Apple promises that their new iPad will revolutionize how we interact with the screen with multi-touch features, where you can use multiple fingers at once. <br /><br /><p align=center><a id="thumb" href="pictures/appleipad-3l.jpg" class="highslide" rel="highslide"><img class="imgresponsive" src="pictures/appleipad-3.jpg" alt="Apple iPad with multi-touch IPS screen" title="Click to enlarge"/></a><br><i>Apple iPad with multi-touch IPS screen</i></p><br />Apple's iPhone is based on the so-called capacitive multi-touch technology which is considered the best touch technology on the market today - and the same technology will be transferred to the Apple iPad. <br /><br />It allows the user to zoom, navigate and scroll using your fingers, and use more advanced commands. <br /><br /><p align=center><a id="thumb" href="pictures/applecreation-2l.jpg" class="highslide" rel="highslide"><img class="imgresponsive" src="pictures/applecreation-2.jpg" alt="Something between a phone and a laptop" title="Click to enlarge"/></a><br><i>Something between a phone and a laptop</i></p><br />The screen on the Apple iPad is also used as a full keyboard. There is no integrated keyboard on the iPad device itself.<br /><br /><h3>Apple iPad price</h3>Prices on iPad versions below. The non-3G iPads will be available in 60 days. The 3G versions in 90 days:<br /><p align=center><a id="thumb" href="pictures/appleipad-6l.jpg" class="highslide" rel="highslide"><img class="imgresponsive" src="pictures/appleipad-6.jpg" alt="Apple with multi-touch IPS panel" title="Click to enlarge"/></a><br><i>Apple iPad with multi-touch IPS panel</i></p><br /><br />FlatpanelsHD is looking forward to playing with the new touch-sensitive technology and see what the IPS screen has to offer.<br /><br />Learn more about the <a href=http://www.apple.com/ipad/ target=_blank><b>iPad at Apple.com here</b></a>



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