Apple's new iPad up close

It has a better screen, a better camera, a better everything -- and we got to play with it.

Apple unveiled its long-awaited third generation iPad on March 6 in San Francisco, California. Dubbed simply the new iPad, the device offers a number of upgrades the company thinks will keep it far ahead of the competition.

Apple has sold some 15 million iPads and, judging by the reaction in the room, is likely to keep up the pace with this new model. Here, take a closer look at the new iPad.

By JP Mangalindan @FortuneMagazine - Last updated March 07 2012: 6:13 PM ET
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