Apple announced today a new 9.7-inch iPad model that will replace the current 3rd generation iPad. This iPad has the same Retina Display but features a much faster A6X processor, FaceTime HD camera, and LTE.
This iPad also has support for faster dual-band 802.11n Wi-Fi, 10 hours of battery and Lightning connector.
The 4th generation iPad will be available on November 2, with pre-orders starting this Friday. The Wi-Fi model will be available for $499 for the 16GB model, $599 for the 32GB model and $699 for the 64GB model.
The Wi-Fi + LTE version will be offered in the US through AT&T, Sprint and Verizon starting at $629 for the 16GB model, $729 for the 32GB model and $829 for the 64GB model.
The Wi-Fi only model will be available at Apple Stores and authorized resellers on November 2 in:
- Czech Republic
- Hong Kong
- New Zealand
- Puerto Rico
The Wi-Fi + LTE versions will be available weeks after.
The iPad 2 will stay at $399 for the 16GB Wi-Fi model and $529 for the 16GB Wi-Fi + 3G model.