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Take a peek inside the box of the new iPad as we lift the lid on the device.

Thanks to the vagaries of the international dateline, here at CNET Australia we were able to get our hands on the new iPad in the early hours of Friday, 16 March. A handful of lucky buyers in Vietnam got their pre-ordered units early this week as well, but this is the first round of officially sanctioned retail sales.

The new iPad feels obviously heavier than the previous version, and there's the standard Apple bits and pieces in the box. If you just can't wait for your own iPad pre-order delivery, or you need something to whet your appetite for lining up at your local Apple store, please enjoy this tantalising preview, sure to be repeated by new iPad owners everywhere over the next few days.

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