Apple Announces New iPad with Retina Display and 4G by E.D.W. Lynch at 3:01 pm on March 7, 2012 Today Apple announced a new iPad with a high resolution “retina display,” optional 4G broadband wireless, and a 5 megapixel iSight camera. The new iPad will be released March 16. Apple also announced that the iTunes store will now carry 1080p HD content, which will be supported by a new version of AppleTV. To read about Apple’s other announcements at today’s media event, see The New York Times Bits blog coverage.