Apple has announced its new iPad this morning and details of the device are being unveiled at a presentation in San Francisco.
The new iPad will feature a quad-core A5X processor chip, high-definition "retina" display, and will work on faster 4G cellular networks as well as the 3G networks that operate in New Zealand.
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Execs say the device will rival TV sets with 1080p high-definition resolution; more pixels than any HDTV on the market.
It also will have a new iSight 5MP camera on the back, as well as the ability to record 1080p high-definition video.
The new iPad will feature a 10 battery hour life - or nine hours on 4G - before it needs to be charged, Apple says.
The new device will go on sale in the US on March 16th with prices starting at around $499 ($605NZ).