Top 3 Controversies Dogging New iPad 3 (PHOTOS)

By on
Apple's New iPad "3"
The new iPad supports 4G LTE connectivity, which is blazing fast, but its data have been capped by carriers and the limits have been found to be so restrictive that some users are hitting their monthly data limit in only a few hours, according to the Wall Street Journal, which characterized the issue as a "speed trap." For instance, one user streamed only two hours of March Madness college basketball, but found suddenly that his entire 2GB monthly data allotment has run out. The two large wireless carriers - AT&T and Verizon support the high speed network in the U.S. After you pay for your plans, which range from $20 to $50, you can get your monthly data allotment with limitation (the data plan maxes out at 5GB). You can definitely download more data if you want, but you should pay an extra $10 for every gigabyte downloaded, if you exceed your monthly limit. No wonder Apple fans are complaining about the huge obstacle posed by the 4G carriers. Reuters

The new iPad has debuted with striking features - Retina Display, A5X dual core chip with quad core graphics, 4G LTE and 5- megapixel rear-facing (iSight) camera. However, the good times don't last long - a serial of controversies and criticism are now surfacing.

Start the slideshow to check out the top 3 controversies dogging the new Apple tablet.

MUST READ -  New iPad 3: Top Problems to Consider Before You Buy the New Apple Tablet

MUST READ -  iPhone 5 Rumors Roundup: From Release Date to Features (What to Expect)

Join the Discussion