iPad 3G: Examining the differences

CNET's Donald Bell takes a closer look at some of the small details and differences that make the iPad 3G unique.

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So what's the big difference between the iPad and the iPad 3G? Aside from a $130 price bump, GPS capabilities, and an internal 3G cellular modem, there's not much to say.

But if you really want the nitty-gritty details over the cosmetic differences, the micro-SIM tray, the extra options in the Settings menu, signing up for a 3G account, and the glorified paper clip that comes in the box, I've put together a photo gallery that runs through everything.

If all that pointing and clicking feels like too much trouble, here's a First Look video that covers all the details in full-screen HD glory.

About the author

Donald Bell has spent more than five years as a CNET senior editor, reviewing everything from MP3 players to the first three generations of the Apple iPad. He currently devotes his time to producing How To content for CNET, as well as weekly episodes of CNET's Top 5 video series.

 

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