Apple just announced that pre-orders for its brand new iPad begin today in the United States, Canada, the UK, France, Germany, Switzerland, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia. The device offers a brand new super fast A5X quad-core processor, a 5-megapixel camera capable of recording HD video and 4G LTE support on select carriers. It will be available in black and white for $499 for the 16GB version, $599 for the 32GB version and 699 for the 64GB version. If you want to toss in 4G LTE speeds you’ll pay $629, $729 and $829, respectively. Those who pre-order should have the new iPad in their hands by March 16th.