While essentially the same form factor, Apple's new iPad is slightly heavier than the iPad 2 (an additional 0.67 pounds at 1.4 pounds) and is .37-inches thick, slightly thicker than the 0.34-inches the iPad 2 is.
It will be available in both black and white models, and the pricing strategy will be the same. It will cost $499 for the 16GB model, $599 for the 32GB model, and $699 for 64GB model. The 4G models will cost an additional $130, respectively.Apple also cut the price of the iPad 2, lowering the 16 GB Wi-Fi model to $399, and the Wi-Fi + 3G model to $529. The iPads are available for pre-order today and go on sale on March 16. Interested in more on Apple? See TheStreet Ratings' report card for this stock. Check out our new tech blog, Tech Trends. Follow TheStreet Tech on your wireless devices. -- Written by Chris Ciaccia in New York >To follow the writer on Twitter, go to http://twitter.com/commodity_bull. >To submit a news tip, send an email to: email@example.com