Apple have just announced the new iPad. It will go on sale March 16th and pre-orders are available now.

Features:

  • Retina Display, 2048 x 1536
  • Quad-core A5X processor for improved graphics. Claims to have 4x the graphics performance as NVIDIA’s Tegra 3 processor that’s found in many Android tablets
  • iSight camera, same optics system found in the iPhone 4S. It’s 5 MP
  • Records full 1080p HD video
  • Voice dictation: new key on the keyboard. Tap it, and it dictates everything you say
  • 4G LTE, HSPA+ for wireless carriers. Available on AT&T and Verizon
  • Personal hotspot feature
  • 3G world ready for connecting to international wireless carriers
  • 10 hours of battery life, 9 hours on 4G
  • Starts at $499 for Wi-Fi, 16 GB model. Same pricing structure as the iPad 2.