Apple announced that the new iPad will be available in 10 countries on March 16 beginning at $499.
Apple will begin taking pre-orders on its website later today (Wednesday). Devices will arrive in stores in the U.S., UK, Japan, Canada, Switzerland, Germany, France, Hong Kong, Singapore and Austria on the 16th.
Pricing for the device is identical to the iPad 2. Wi-Fi-only tablets cost $499, $599, and $699 for the 16GB, 32GB and 64GB versions, respectively.
IPads with 4G connectivity are priced at $629, $729, and $829 for the 16GB, 32GB and 64GB editions, not including carrier costs.
Noteworthy is the fact that the pricing for the previous generations of Ipad has dropped by $100 leading to a $399 price for a 16GB WiFi model.
Some of the new features:
The iPad 3′s battery lasts 9 hours with 4G LTE turned on and 10 hours without.
You can see the Ipad 3 videos here…