The iPad 3 Screen
Apple’s press invite to the March 7th event in Apple’s usual stomping ground of the Yerba Buena Arts Center in San Francisco (matching its predicted date) carried a simple image of a finger probing an iPad screen, and the simple text “We have something you really have to see. And touch.”
A classic Apple teaser. But as almost everyone noted immediately, the fragment of screen in the image is shown in pretty good close-up detail…and the pixels in the icons are suspiciously small, with the font being curiously smooth compared to the iPad 2. Is this confirmation that all those rumors of a super-high-res iPad with 1,536 by 2,048 pixels are real?
Of course it is! It’s a brilliant move by Apple to maintain the iPad as king of the tablets with a display that surpasses pretty much every rival in terms of sheer graphical brilliance. Heck, it’ll even likely beat the laptop screen you’re reading this on.
We knew it, you knew it, Apple’s doing nothing to hiding it. [read]