First new iPad unboxing, straight from Vietnam

The new iPad is officially launching this Friday, March 16. However, as is becoming increasingly common these days, sources in Asia have managed to get their hands on Apple's 3rd generation tablet a few days early and put it through the perfunctory unboxing. in Vietnam scored the photo above and the video below. Their initial impressions, translated by Google:

IPad feeling holding the 3rd generation is great, still very solid machine like the iPad 2 but is somewhat heavier and thicker than a bit. Really do not know if it's difficult for you to feel very small changes. Biggest difference is the design on the back of your camera slightly larger than the iPad 2 due to large sensor and lens structure also changed. In general, third-generation iPad would make those who want a radical change in design is unsatisfactory but it is still very beautiful at this time.

They also mention the Retina display screen, of course.

Customers in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Switzerland, UK and the US Virgin Islands will get their turn on Friday. If anything, this early unboxing helps set expectations -- like with the iPhone 4S, there's no huge external design change. Rather, there are several important internal changes that w

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