Apple iPad (March 2012, 16GB, Wi-Fi, black) (photos)
Close up and compared with the second generation...
Apple's released its new, third-generation iPad today. Highlight features include a new CPU, a 2,048x1,536-pixel display, and support for 4G LTE wireless on AT&T, Verizon, Rogers, and other cellular data networks. A Wi-Fi-only version is also available, and prices start at $499.
The new iPad is available in both black and white trim. Data-capacity options range from 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB. Starting price is $499 for the Wi-Fi-only, 16GB model, and scales up to $829 for a 64GB model with 4G cellular data support.
The new iPad includes a new 1GHz dual-core A5X CPU designed by Apple and based on a low-power ARM chip design. The A5X also includes four graphics-processing cores, which Apple has used to tout the new iPad's gaming prowess.