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Apple launches 128GB iPad 4 ahead of February 5 release

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Following a flurry of 128GB iPad 4 release rumours, Apple has officially launched the increased storage tablet with the a 128GB iPad 4 release date set for February 5.

Formerly unveiled after days of speculation and repeated leaks, Apple has confirmed that a 128GB iPad 4 release date will be held on February 5 with the Wi-Fi only model, which will offer twice the storage over past iPad iterations, set to cost wannabe owners a hefty £639.

“With more than 120 million iPads sold, it’s clear that customers around the world love their iPads, and everyday they are finding more great reasons to work, learn and play on their iPads rather than their old PCs,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. “With twice the storage capacity and an unparalleled selection of over 300,000 native iPad apps, enterprises, educators and artists have even more reasons to use iPad for all their business and personal needs.”

128GB iPad 4 Specs
Featuring the same specs as existing iPad 4 models, the newly confirmed 128GB iPad 4 with Retina display will differ only in its increased, 128GB storage capacity, with the upcoming tablet set to come pre-installed with the newly released iOS 6.1 operating system update.

With the tablet’s 9.7-inch Retina display providing stunning visuals thanks to a 2048 x 1536p resolution and 264 pixels-per-inch image density, the high-end 128GB iPad 4 specs sheet is to be further bolstered by a speedy A6X dual-core processor with quad-core graphics.

Previously available in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB storage options, the new 128GB iPad 4 with Retina display will play host to the tablet’s widely acclaimed 10 hour battery life whilst providing double the storage space of past models.

With a 5-megapixel rear-mounted camera offering 1080p Full HD video recording capabilities, the new 128GB iPad 4 camera collection will be complimented by a second, 1.2-megapixel FaceTime snapper around front, perfect for FaceTime and Skype video calls.

128GB iPad 4 Release Date and Price

With a 128GB iPad 4 release date confirmed for February 5 in the UK, those eager for increased storage on the market leading tablet need only wait a week to get their mitts on the oversized storage option.

Pairing the added storage space with additional figures on the price point, the Wi-Fi only and Wi-Fi plus cellular 128GB iPad 4 models will set wannabe owners back a not inconsiderable £639 and £739 respectively. Both models will be available through Apple’s online and physical retail outlets from next week.

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