Apple iPad 2
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 PC Advisor on October 23, 2013
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By PC Advisor on July 01, 2013
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By PC Advisor on January 11, 2013
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By uk.hardware.info on December 12, 2012
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By AnandTech on May 04, 2012
If you're in the market for an iPad 2, the 2,4 is clearly the one to get - if you can find one that is. Unfortunately there's no sure fire way to tell that you're getting a 2,4 without opening the box and turning on the tablet, and I suspect...-
By V3.co.uk on March 26, 2012
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By IT PRO on March 26, 2012
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By tech.uk.msn.com on March 08, 2012
After months of feverish speculation, Apple revealed all about its new tablet last night. Would it be the iPad HD? Or just the iPad 3? In fact, the name is the 'new iPad', perhaps a sign that there won't be different names each year, just as...-
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...80