Apple 128GB iPad Hits the Apple Store

7.9-inch Retina iPad now available in 128GB capacityApple's brand new 128GB 9.7-inch iPad showed up on the company's online store Tuesday morning, giving users a higher storage capacity option than was previously available. Apple announced the new model at the end of January with a promised February 5 availability date.

The 128GB model sports the same features as the lower capacity fourth generation iPad such as Retina Display, FaceTime HD camera, built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, built-in speaker and microphone, a Lightning connector, an A6X processor, and iOS 6.1

The Wi-Fi only model is priced at US$799 and the Wi-Fi plus cellular data model costs $929. Apple's online store is showing a 1-3 day ship time.