IPad (1st generation)

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The first-generation iPad is a tablet computer designed and marketed by Apple Inc. as the first in the iPad lineup.wikipedia
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IPad

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The first-generation iPad is a tablet computer designed and marketed by Apple Inc. as the first in the iPad lineup.
The first iPad was released on April 3, 2010; the most recent iPad models are the seventh-generation iPad, released on September 25, 2019; the fifth-generation iPad mini, released on March 18, 2019; the third-generation iPad Air, released on March 18, 2019; and the 11 in and third-generation 12.9 in iPad Pro, released on November 7, 2018.

Tablet computer

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The first-generation iPad is a tablet computer designed and marketed by Apple Inc. as the first in the iPad lineup.
In 2010, Apple released the iPad, the first mass-market tablet to achieve widespread popularity.

Dock connector

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Apple offers several iPad accessories, most of which are adapters for the proprietary 30-pin dock connector, the iPad's only port besides the headphone jack.
Apple's proprietary 30-pin connector was common to most Apple mobile devices (iPhone (1st generation), iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, 1st through 4th generation iPod Touch, iPad, iPad 2, and iPad 3) from its introduction with the 3rd generation iPod classic in 2003 until the Lightning connector was released in late 2012.

IOS 5

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On October 12, 2011, iOS 5 was released to various iOS devices, including the first-generation iPad, and was downloadable through iTunes.
This was also the last version of iOS for the 1st generation iPad and 3rd generation iPod Touch.

IPad 2

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By the launch of the iPad 2, Apple sold more than 15 million iPads.

Apple A4

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The first-generation iPad features an Apple A4 SoC, which comprises a 1 GHz processor, 256 MB of RAM and a PowerVR SGX535 GPU.

IOS 6

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On June 11, 2012 it was announced that iOS 6 would not be released for the first-generation iPad, making iOS 5.1.1 the final operating system officially available for the device.
With this release, Apple dropped support for older devices, specifically the third-generation iPod Touch and the first-generation iPad.

IPhone OS 3

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List of iOS devices

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MessagePad

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Apple’s first tablet computer was the Newton MessagePad 100, introduced in 1993, which led to the creation of the ARM6 processor core with Acorn Computers.

Apple Inc.

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The first-generation iPad is a tablet computer designed and marketed by Apple Inc. as the first in the iPad lineup.

IOS

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The device features an Apple A4 processor, a 9.7" touchscreen display, and, on certain variants, the capability of accessing cellular networks. Using the iOS operating system, the iPad can play music, send and receive email and browse the web. Other functions, which include the ability to play games and access references, GPS navigation software and social network services can be enabled by downloading apps.

Portable media player

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The device features an Apple A4 processor, a 9.7" touchscreen display, and, on certain variants, the capability of accessing cellular networks. Using the iOS operating system, the iPad can play music, send and receive email and browse the web. Other functions, which include the ability to play games and access references, GPS navigation software and social network services can be enabled by downloading apps.

Web browser

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The device features an Apple A4 processor, a 9.7" touchscreen display, and, on certain variants, the capability of accessing cellular networks. Using the iOS operating system, the iPad can play music, send and receive email and browse the web. Other functions, which include the ability to play games and access references, GPS navigation software and social network services can be enabled by downloading apps.

Video game

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The device features an Apple A4 processor, a 9.7" touchscreen display, and, on certain variants, the capability of accessing cellular networks. Using the iOS operating system, the iPad can play music, send and receive email and browse the web. Other functions, which include the ability to play games and access references, GPS navigation software and social network services can be enabled by downloading apps.

Reference work

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The device features an Apple A4 processor, a 9.7" touchscreen display, and, on certain variants, the capability of accessing cellular networks. Using the iOS operating system, the iPad can play music, send and receive email and browse the web. Other functions, which include the ability to play games and access references, GPS navigation software and social network services can be enabled by downloading apps.

GPS navigation software

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The device features an Apple A4 processor, a 9.7" touchscreen display, and, on certain variants, the capability of accessing cellular networks. Using the iOS operating system, the iPad can play music, send and receive email and browse the web. Other functions, which include the ability to play games and access references, GPS navigation software and social network services can be enabled by downloading apps.

Social networking service

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The device features an Apple A4 processor, a 9.7" touchscreen display, and, on certain variants, the capability of accessing cellular networks. Using the iOS operating system, the iPad can play music, send and receive email and browse the web. Other functions, which include the ability to play games and access references, GPS navigation software and social network services can be enabled by downloading apps.

Application software

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The device features an Apple A4 processor, a 9.7" touchscreen display, and, on certain variants, the capability of accessing cellular networks. Using the iOS operating system, the iPad can play music, send and receive email and browse the web. Other functions, which include the ability to play games and access references, GPS navigation software and social network services can be enabled by downloading apps.

United States

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On April 3, 2010, the Wi-Fi variant of the device was released in the United States, followed by the release of the Wi-Fi + Cellular variant on April 30.

Netbook

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Reviewers praised the device for its wide range of capabilities and labelled it as a competitor to laptops and netbooks.

Apple Newton

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Apple’s first tablet computer was the Newton MessagePad 100, introduced in 1993, which led to the creation of the ARM6 processor core with Acorn Computers.

ARM architecture

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Apple’s first tablet computer was the Newton MessagePad 100, introduced in 1993, which led to the creation of the ARM6 processor core with Acorn Computers.