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The iPad 2 is the second generation iPad, a tablet computer designed, developed and marketed by Apple Inc. It serves primarily as a platform for audio-visual media including books, periodicals, movies, music, games, presentations and web content. It's has a lithium-ion polymer battery that lasts up to 10 hours, a dual core Apple A5 processor and VGA front-facing and 720p rear-facing cameras designed for Face-time video calling.


The device is available initially with three storage sizes, 16, 32 and 64 GB and two varying connectivity options, Wi-Fi only or Wi-Fi and cellular. Each variation of the device is available with either a black or white front glass panel. However upon the release of the 3rd generation iPad, only the 16 GB variation with two connectivity options and two front glass panel options is available.   The device received mixed reception from various blogs and publications, it was praised for its hardware improvement however the software restriction on the iPad 2 and iOS in general drew criticism from various technology commentators. The device however sold well in its first month of sales with 2.4–2.6 million units sold and 11.12 million units were sold in the third quarter of 2011.
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Features of Apple iPad 2 :

  • Magnificent 9.7” capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels; oleophobic coating
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n connectivity
  • Optional 3G connectivity (data only) with A-GPS
  • 1 GHz Apple A4 CPU ensures great performance
  • iPhone OS 3.2
  • 16/32/64 GB of onboard storage
  • GPS receiver
  • Weight of 680 grams (730 grams for the 3G version)
  • Very slim 13.4mm waistline
  • Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
  • 10 hours battery life and 1 month of stand-by
  • Accelerometer and compass
  • Compatible with every iPhone app without any modifications
  • The cheapest version costs less than an unlocked iPhone
  • iBook application
  • The keyboard dock (purchased separately) easily converts the iPad into a nettop
  • Handles a variety of formats – Microsoft Office files, Apple iWork files, PDF, RAW image files
  • 720p video playback

Specification of Apple iPad 2 :

General
  • 2G Network : GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 3G Network : HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
  • Announced: 2010, January
  • Status : Available. Released 2010, March
Body
  • Dimensions: 242.8 x 189.7 x 13.4 mm
  • Weight: 730 g
Display
  • Type : LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size : 768 x 1024 pixels, 9.7 inches (~132 ppi pixel density)
  • Multitouch: Yes
  • Protection: Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating
Sound
  • Alert types: N/A
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm jack: Yes
Memory
  • Card slot: No
  • Internal: 16/32/64 GB storage, 256 MB RAM
Data
  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • Speed: HSDPA, HSUPA
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR
  • USB: Yes, v2.0
Camera No
Configuration
  • OS: iOS 4, upgradable to iOS 5.1
  • Chip-set: Apple A4
  • CPU: 1 GHz Cortex-A8
  • GPU: PowerVR SGX535
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, compass
  • Messaging: iMessage, Email, Push Email, IM
  • Browser: HTML (Safari)
  • Radio: No
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS support
  • Java: No
  • Colors: Silver
- MicroSIM card support only - iCloud cloud service - Twitter integration - MP4/MP3/WAV/AAC player - Photo viewer/editor - Audio&video player/editor - iBooks PDF reader - Google Maps - TV-out
Battery
  • Type: Standard battery, Li-Po
  • Stand-by:
  • Talk-time:
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