Yes, the new iPad is here, it’s not the iPad 3 nor is it the iPad HD – it’s just the new iPad, and here is all you need to know about it:

New iPad iPad 3 or iPad HD

  • iPad announced with Retina Display – 2048 x 1536
  • A5X processor is confirmed, quad-core graphics!
  • iSight camera
  • 5-megapixel backside illuminated sensor as the main shooter
  • 5-element lens, IR filter, and ISP built into ​the A5X chip.
  • Voice dictation which supports US English, British, Australian, French, German and Japanese.
  • Available on ATT and Verizon both on LTE.
  • 21Mbps HSPA+ and DC-HSDPA at 42Mbps, with LTE at 73Mbps.
  • Confirmed on ATT and Verizon, Rogers, Bells, Telus.
  • 9.4mm thin, weighing 1.4lbs.
  • $499 for 16GB 32GB is $599 and 64GB for $699
  • 16th March in US, and 22 March – Tier 2 Countries
  • There IS a home button.
  • New apps from Autodesk and Epic games being shown off.
  • iMovie gets a major update
  • iWork updated
  • iPhoto has new features
  • iLife also on iPad now
  • iPad 2 to continue price drops by $100, $399 for a 16GB WiFi model.


A comparison between leading tablets and the new iPad: