Today I briefly tried "new iPad"... It is "classy", "perfect" and a bit heavy ("solid feel").
If you can't buy a Mercedes yet, with iPad you can get feel of what a good product feels like.
Here is what Jeff Atwood, (co)creator of Stack Overflow, writes about "new iPad"
Coding Horror: Welcome to the Post PC Era
...That's why I didn't just buy the iPad 3 (sorry, The New iPad).
I bought two of them. And I reserve the right to buy more!
Don't take my word for it. Consider what screen reading pioneer, and inventor of ClearType, Bill Hills has to say about it:
"The 3rd Generation iPad has a display resolution of 264ppi. And still retains a ten-hour battery life (9 hours with wireless on). Make no mistake. That much resolution is stunning. To see it on a mainstream device like the iPad - rather than a $13,000 exotic monitor - is truly amazing, and something I've been waiting more than a decade to see."