Such a day as today, seven years ago, Steve Jobs introduced the iPad . The Apple CEO announced the first generation of Apple tablets when the iPhone had been on the market for 3 years.
During the conference, Scott Forstall pointed out that the iPad could "virtually" run any application present in the App Store for the iPhone. You remember, right? Through a small button users could scale the resolution to adapt the app to the screen of the new tablet of the company of Cupertino.
Read on to know more curiosities about the original iPad and its launch just 7 years ago. Happy Birthday iPad!
All the features of the first Apple iPad
The original iPad was released with a size of 9.7 inches and a resolution of 1024 x 768 . On the other hand, the tablet included an A4 chip as a processor and came with three models of different storage capacities: 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB .
Of course, the iPad also came with different versions of connectivity, as Apple still does. The Wi-Fi version of the iPad was marketed on April 3, 2010 and the Wi-Fi + 3G version on April 30 of that same year.
Steve Jobs introduced the original iPad with these words:
"THE IPAD IS OUR MOST ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY IN A MAGICAL AND REVOLUTIONARY DEVICE AT AN INCREDIBLE PRICE."
He also added that the iPad creates and defines a new category of devices that would connect users with their applications and content in a much more intuitive, intimate, and fun way .
After the presentation conference of the first iPad the initial reactions were highly positive. The press, blogs, analysts and experts highlighted the innovation of iPad technology, especially its touch screen, which today seems to us something of the normal thing. How the times change! True?
Via | MacRumors