The 1st generation model of the Apple iPad 64GB is the device that started the iPad revolution. Its internal storage capacity of 64GB is ample enough for almost any task. The Apple iPad delivers fast data processing speeds with a 1 GHz Apple A4 custom-designed, high-performance, low-power chip system with 256 MB of RAM. It has a 9.7-inch LED-backlit multi-touch display with IPS technology and a pixel resolution of 1024 by 768 at 132 pixels per inch. The iPad 1st generation connects exclusively with Wi-Fi and AT&T 3G. The same Apple operating system known from the iPhone runs on the iPad. Users familiar with the iOS system can intuitively and seamlessly transition from one device to another. The Apple iPad comes with many apps pre-installed such as a web browser, music and photo applications, and e-mail capabilities. Additional apps can be downloaded and installed using the App Store. The iPad can also be connected to iTunes on a computer, and pre-owned apps can be easily transferred. Applications are placed into categories to make them easy to store and find.The screen of the iPad is made of oleophobic-coated glass, which allows for easy cleaning and reduced smudges. The onscreen keyboard is standard QWERTY, adding to the familiarity factor. The accelerometer detects whether you are holding the device vertically or horizontally and adjusts the display accordingly. The back and sides of the 64GB 1st generation iPad are designed with matte aluminum for a unique feel. Available ports allow for connection to computers or headphones. The dock connector is on the bottom, allowing for easy file transfers. Volume control is on the right-hand side for ease of use. The Apple 1st Gen device is compatible with many of Apple's cases for additional protection. With dimensions of 7.47 inches by 0.5 inch by 9.56 inches, the unit is approximately the same size as a traditional magazine. The weight of approximately 1.5 pounds gives the device a sturdy feel that is not overwhelming. The device is an excellent size for placing in a bag to transport around campus or to a meeting. No larger than a book, the Apple device will not weigh you down or be difficult to carry.The 9.7-inch screen is ideal for those that want to use the iPad and Wi-Fi for web browsing and e-mail. Avid readers will enjoy the comfort provided with a large reading display. Video streaming on the device will allow you to feel like you can immerse yourself in the experience. Apple users will feel right at home with the quality work put into this device. The sharp looks of the iPad will stand out both at home and on the road. No other accessories are required to use the Apple unit, so it can be charged and be ready to use. A single battery charge can last up to 10 hours, and it will recharge in less than 3 hours. This electronic black iPad tablet from Apple is an excellent wireless device.