After Steve Jobs left the stage at the Apple iPad event this morning, attendees were invited to step into another room for a chance to actually touch the iPad. The lines were long to get in and the crowds around the handful of iPads available were pretty heavy.
Still, I managed to get a few minutes of play time with the iPad. I've already said that it appears to be an big-screen iPod Touch/iPhone - and after a minute or so with it, I still feel the same way.
But what I really wanted to see for myself was how truly thin it was and how heavy it felt. Steve Jobs said it weighs 1.5 pounds, which makes you think it will be light as a feather.
It's not. It's got some weight to it - but I still haven't decided whether that's a good thing or a bad thing. With that said, there isn't much chatter in this video. With it, I simply wanted to showcase how thin the iPad is and what the screen looks like. So, here's my 60 Seconds with the iPad: