Apple will unveil a new tablet-style computer this morning which could revolutionize the publishing industry, but New Zealanders face a wait before it is available here.
Chief executive Steve Jobs is due to announce the new gadget – a one-piece computer with a large touch-screen – at a product launch in San Francisco.
The multimedia tablet will allow users to perform functions such as using the internet, watching movies, playing video games and reading books. It is expected to challenge Amazon and Sony in the growing e-reader market.
Specifications, in particular time is impressive :
Processor : Apple A4 1GHz
Memory : 16/32/64 GB
Display : 9,7 IPS 1024 × 768
WiFi 802.11 N
Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
10 hours of battery life, 1 month of standby time
Compass, speaker, microphone, accelerometer, Dock-port
Dimensions: 1.27 cm in thickness and weight of 680 grams.