What to expect from Apple's iPad 3G version

What to expect from Apple's iPad 3G version

Summary: The two kinds of Apple iPad look relatively identical and both include Wi-Fi, but the 3G version of the device has a few other physical differences

TOPICS: Mobility, Hardware

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  • The cellular data menu option on the iPad 3G allows you to create and manage your 3G data plan. You also have options for blocking data roaming, and viewing APN and SIM information.

  • In the US, users can subscribe to a 3G data plan directly on the iPad 3G. Credit card and cardholder information is relayed directly to AT&T, cutting out Apple as a middleman. We're yet to see the UK's options.

  • Another unique feature of the iPad 3G not found on the standard model is an internal assisted-GPS chip, which allows for a more accurate gauge of your location.

Topics: Mobility, Hardware

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