Following months of speculation surrounding Apple's next big product launch, the company announced on Wednesday that it will be releasing a new iPad featuring a 9.7-inch retina display.
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CEO Tim Cook made the big reveal on stage at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts -- home of Apple's first two iPad launches.
The new device will feature 2048 x 1536 pixels, and 264 pixels for each inch.
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Apple sent press invitations last week for today's event, teasing “We have something you really have to see. And touch.” Although some believed the "see" alluded to a new retina display for the next-generation iPad, others said it could be a reference to two product announcements, such as a new Apple TV device.
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