Apple iPad 2 Launched With A5 Chip, Camera and New Design


The Apple iPad 2 has launched with a complete new design, New chip called A5 and camera. It comes with the dual-core CPU, with the double speed of  iPad first generation. The iPad 2 has the front and rear facing cameras, which would be helping in video conferencing and also capturing pictures respectively. he new iPad 2 is one-third thinner than the first-generation model, just 8.8mm thick, even thinner than the iPhone 4. At just 1.3 pounds, it is lighter than the previous 1.5 pound iPad.

The new iPad 2 will be available in two colors, black and white. It also sports the same 10-hour battery life. A new accessory cable will also offer mirrored HDMI video out to HDTVs for 1080p high-definition output. The $39 cable allows users to charge their iPad while using the video out feature. Another accessory announced by Apple is a magnetic “smart cover,” which covers the front of the device. Covering the front of the device automatically locks the device, while taking it off will unlock it. Microfibers on the screen cover are said to clean the iPad 2 display, while magnets will automatically align the cover on the screen.

iPad 2 Features

– iOS 4.3

– All new A5 chip with dual-core processors

– 2x faster CPU

– 9x faster graphics

– Same power consumption rate as A4 chip

– Two cameras: rear and front-facing

– 33% thinner body at 8.8mm

– Weighs 1.3 pounds

– Built-in gyroscope

– Same 10-hour battery life

– New apps optimized for iPad: iMovie, GarageBand, FaceTime, Photo Booth


iPad 2 Pricing

The iPad 2 comes in three versions based on the storage

iPad 2 16GB WiFi version – $499

iPad 2 32GB WiFi version – $599

iPad 2 64GB WiFi version – $699

iPad 2 16GB WiFi +3G version – $629

iPad 2 32GB WiFi +3G version – $729

iPad 2 64GB WiFi +3G version – $829

iPad 2 is set to launch on March 11, with 26 countries receiving the tablet by March 25. Maybe 2011 really will turn out to be the “year of the iPad 2.”


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