Price: $499 Wi-Fi, $629 3G
Size: 9.5 by 7.5 inches with a 9.7-inch (diagonal) screen
Battery life: 10 hours
Weight: 1.5 pounds
Processor speed: 1 GHz
Disk capacity: 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB
Operating system: iOS
Number of apps: 250,000-plus
Internet connection: Wi-Fi-only and 3G models
Touch-screen rating: 4 out of 5. Sensitive, bright. Resolution could be better.
Overall: Thumbs up
Impression: The iPad is still the Cadillac of tablet computers, with its large screen, fast processor and elegant design. The device has attracted thousands of software developers, who are creating a huge stream of new applications — but the so-called killer app for the iPad has yet to arrive, and until it does, it's still not a must-have.