NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -Ending weeks of speculation, Apple ( AAPL - Get Report) has released the latest version of the iPad, named rather simply, "The New iPad." Not the iPad Hd or iPad 3 that had been speculated, just "The New iPad." Even still, there are several new features which are sure to get tech pundits and consumers excited about the new tablet, available now for pre-order. It will officially go on sale March 16.
From a faster processor, to Retina Display, to a better camera, to a quicker network connection, there are several new features in the works for the newest tablet from Apple. In addition, Apple refreshed its set-top box, Apple TV, which now supports 1080p video and supports iTunes Match. Here is a list of the new iPad's five most important new features: