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How to Distinguish iPad with Retina Display, the new iPad 3 and iPad 2

Among all iPad models, it is very easy to tell which one in iPad mini, but to tell which is iPad 2, the new iPad (iPad 3) or iPad with Retina display (iPad 4) is somewhat difficult for the appearance of them is identical, so how to identify them? This article will show you how to identify which iPad model you have so as to facilitate you to use iOrgsoft Data Recovery Mac (Data Recovery ) to recover lost data from your iPad.

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How to tell iPad with retina display

There is some exclusive characteristic of iPad 4 and The New iPad (iPad 3)

1. Siri cannot be found on iPad 2

This is the easiest way to distinguish iPad 2 among the iPad models. Check whether Siri is on your iPad, if it does not exists, it should be an iPad 2 rather than iPad 3 or 4.
iPad 3 only with iOS 6.0 get Siri, or it gets Voice Dicatation, so, this method above is not enough to distinguish iPad 2 and iPad 3, but plus the below ways, you can easily find which is which.

Camera size
The camera size is different between the two iPads. A huge improvement was made to the camera on the third generation of iPad. You can easily find that the cameras on the iPad 3 and iPad 2 are diffident in size, the one with a larger camera(6.9mm) is iPad 3, the other with a smaller camera(5.5mm) is iPad 2

Voice dictation
Voice Dictation is an application to translate what you say into words. It is regarded Siri's little sister and used mainly on iPad 3 with iOS 5. If there is a dictation key on the iPad's keyboard, it is the New iPad (iPad 3) instead of iPad 2.

2. The new connector for iPad with Retina display

If your iPad is using a Lightning connector, your iPad is the iPad with Retina display, rather than the New iPad or iPad 2, because since iPad mini and iPad with Retina display, Apple introduces a smaller connector, iPad 4 is using the smaller connector.

3. Use Model Number to distinguish iPads

On Apple's page http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5452, you can find all iPad model number, you can find your iPad model number there, which is also an easy way to confirm which iPad you have.

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