US: New Apple iPad is unveiled - with promise gadget has taken technology to a new level

US: Technology giant Apple unveiled a new iPad today that it said will take tablet computers to “a whole new level”.

The computer will have higher resolution than ever before, a video recorder and a camera with auto focus and auto exposure.

Speaking via a video link from California, the company’s CEO Tim Cook said: “It is amazing, we’re taking it to a whole new level.”

The new iPad will also have “voice dictation” which allows people to dictate straight to their computer rather than type.

Another feature is a high speed 4G wireless network which will allow users to download pictures and films quicker than before.

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The tablet, which weighs 1.4lbs, will go on sale in the UK on March 1 for between 499 US dollars to 829 US dollars.

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