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The iPad 2 improves on the original in many ways, including a significantly faster dual-core CPU, improved graphics and a thinner footprint. The iPad 2 also manages to shave off 0.2 pounds for a total weight of 1.33 pounds on the Wi-Fi only model. Apple has included two cameras on the iPad 2 – a VGA-quality front facing lens for FaceTime and a rear-facing camera capable of recording 720p video.
Superior App Support.
Enhanced feature set including two new cameras.
Blazing fast processor.
Thousands of tablet specific apps.
Superb IPS Based Display.
Very Easy To Use OS.
Incredibly sleek look and feel, video calling, tons of apps optimised for iPad, particularly magazines and new media.
Support for FaceTime.
Browsing improvements in new iOS.
Same battery life as previous Ipad but better performance.
Dual core processor.
Bright 9.7inch IPS LCD screen.
Front and rear cameras.
Thinner design and new internal hardware compared to the original iPad makes an already good experience better.
Much faster in some areas.
Camera Takes Poor Photos.
Limited Video Format Support.
No Telephony Features.
Still no Flash video support.
Charging still slow, still can't be performed via connection to computer.
Higher resolution display would be nice.
Limited Multitasking Capabilities.
Difficult to transfer media without iTunes.
Still lacking USB port.
HDMI, SD-card adapters cost extra.
Won't run on 4G network.
Cameras are subpar by Apple standards, Android sometimes more powerful and open..
Smart Cover doesn't guard the back.
Still the same 1024x768 display.
"Real" GPS only comes with the 3G models.
Glass is thinner than before; be cautious of easier breakage
Highly reflective screen.
No expandable memory.
Poor visibility outdoors.
By TechSpot on March 25, 2011
Apple has brought a lot to the table with the iPad 2, though they have left themselves a bit vulnerable by excluding some features many expected would arrive with this revision. After all we expect several, if not dozens of potential competitors to...
By V3.co.uk on March 26, 2012
While the display and processor improvements on the new iPad are immediately noticeable, we'd still advise iPad 2 owners to hold off on an upgrade until a killer feature is added to the next tablet...
By laptops.co.uk on February 20, 2012
The iPad 2 is nearing the 12 month mark and also more than likely replacement. However, it's still the top tablet around thanks to the longevity of the A5 processor, its great looks and lovely, smooth, intuitive operating...
By The Inquirer on February 17, 2012
Design and portability Apple has long been able to differentiate itself from competitors by offering sleek products, but other tablet makers such as Asus have caught up in this area. Both devices look stunning - the Ipad 2 is available with a pure...
By V3.co.uk on February 14, 2012
Asus has been grabbing the headlines with the release of the Transformer Prime, an Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core powered tablet that runs Google's Android operating system. Yet, even though the iPad 2 is coming up to its first birthday, the Apple device...
By CIOL on February 03, 2012
The iPad 2 from Apple is one of the best tablet devices available in the market, but at the same time it keeps itself in the list of the most expensive gadgets providing more or less the same functionality as the other devices. We have the 9.7 inch...
By Phone Arena on February 02, 2012
Arguably the best two tablets on the market right now, it’s ultimately pricing that showcases the kind of value that can be found with these memorable beauties. For their starting prices of $500, their designs are remarkably justified as they radiate...
By Sound and Vision Magazine on December 05, 2011
Tablets are hot — and everywhere. But choosing one is easier than you’d think Everyone can offer features, but who gives you the best access to streaming and downloadable content? Enlarge PORTABLE ENTERTAINMENT. It started with the Walkman and was...
By DigitalVersus on October 27, 2011
On iOS 5 the Apple iPad 2 gains speed, as well as a selection of new services that change the way users interact the product and consume content on a large-screen portable device. Compared with the original iPad, the tablet's design and handling has...
By Channel Pro on October 19, 2011
and pricingRight now, as an all-round proposition, there’s nothing to touch the iPad 2. That might change in time: the Motorola Xoom, Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, LG Optimus Pad, RIM BlackBerry PlayBook and HP TouchPad are all gearing up to challenge...
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