Thursday, 3 March 2011

Introducing the all new i-Pad 2

Apple debuted the new iPad 2 Wednesday March 2nd. Apple chief executive Steve Jobs, who is taking a leave of absence from the company, returned to unveil the product. He helmed the product roll-out wagon of Apple execs to show off the revamped tablet and take a few jabs at the competition.

Here come the details of the new iPad 2:

  • Dual-core A5 processor
  • Dimensions: 9.5 by 7.31 by 0.34 inches
  • 1,024x768 Resolution
  • 8.8mm thickness—33% thinner than original and thinner than an iPhone 4
  • Weight: 1.3 pounds (Wi-Fi-only), 1.33 pounds (Wi-Fi + 3G)
  • iOS 4.3 + Facetime & Photobooth
  • HDMI video-out
  • Rear and front facing cameras
  • Gyroscope technology
  • 10 hours of battery life
  • Available in black and white (white shipping from day 1)
  • Pricing is same as original: $499 for the 16GB version, $599 for the 32GB model, and $699 for the 64GB model. 3G-enabled models come at a $130 premium.
  • “Smart cover” that uses magnets available for $39 (plastic) or $69 (leather).
  • Release Date: March 11

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