The New iPad

The new iPadThe new iPad has launched, with an Australian release date of March 16 announced today (March 7).

What’s New?

  • The new iPad will have a new 2048-by-1536 pixel Retina display. That alone is a big step up from the current model.
  • A new A5X dual core processor. This will help drive the new display smoothly and provide more grunt for graphics-intensive apps, as well as smoother scrolling and faster web experiences.
  • Better cameras with a 5-megapixel rear camera and a Facetime front camera.
  • 4G LTE capability – but unfortunately this will not work with Telstra’s 4G network due to differences in frequencies used in our network vs US networks
  • It will be slightly thicker (by 6mm) and heavier (by 50g)

What will the new iPad cost?

Wi-Fi:

A$539 16GB

A$649 32GB

A$759 64GB

Wi-Fi + 4G

A$679 16GB

A$789 32GB

A$899 64GB

iPad 2 – new pricing

Apple are continuing the base 16GB iPad 2 at new price points:

Wi-Fi

A$429 16GB

Wi-Fi + 3G

A$569 16GB

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