Apple's new iPad hits stores on March 16, but early reviews have hit the web already.
But the big question on everyone's mind: Does the new iPad outshine its predecessor?
Flip through our slideshow below to read the most favorable words from TechCrunch, The New York Times, The Verge, and others. Do you think the new iPad is worth the $499 base price? Share your thoughts in the comments.
Then, check out the 11 biggest things you need to know about the new device, and find out our own Captain Gadget's thoughts on whether the new iPad is a worthy upgrade for current iPad owners.