The iPad is a pocket created by Apple, Incorporation. officially Announced on January 27, 2010, it is as common in its features and in function like iPod touch, running the same operating system (iPhone OS) and almost all of the same applications.

Two models have been announced: one with 802.11n Wi-Fi (available in March 2010 in the United States) and one with Wi-Fi; 3G, which can connect to HSDPA cellular networks; and Assisted GPS (available in April in the U.S. and several other countries). Prices will range from US$499 to US$829.

The iPad has a bigger 9.7-inch (25 cm) LED-back light Multi-Touch screen display with a pixel resolution of 1024x768, 16 to 64 gigabytes (GB) of flash memory, a 1-gigahertz (GHz) Apple A4 processor, Bluetooth 2.1, and a 30-pin dock connector to sync with iTunes and connect wired accessories.

Apple's first gadget to use its iBookstore service and companion iBooks ebook reading application, the iPad has been compared to Amazon's Kindle