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Published On: Wed, Feb 22nd, 2012

Sleek yet Muscular Apple iPad 2 Review

The Apple iPad 2 finally arrived in the international market. This fresh gadget has religiously followed an exercise regime and strict diet that has helped it to lose some weight and get a muscular built. Compared to its predecessors, iPad 2 is faster, lighter and thinner.

Design :

One of the most elite points of Apple iPad 2 is its design. Undoubtedly, the device looks amazing. You will have a wonderful feeling when you hold it in you bare hands. This tablet pc is available in two color options white and black. Various smart tablet covers are available in the market that will help you to enhance its look as well as customize it further. Talking about all its competitors, Apple iPad 2 has the best build quality. There is hardly any other tablet PC in the market that can stand on par with iPad 2 design-wise. We all have to accept that Apple iPad 2 is way ahead from the other tablet pc’s in terms of desirability and overall quality.

Apple iPad2 Review

Performance :

It is powered by 1 GHz Dual-Core A5 processor. It has a dual core processor that has offered it a higher position in the market. The multitasking is smooth, touch screen responds instantly, and apps load quickly. Successfully competing with various other high-end tablets, Apple iPad 2 allows you to surf the internet or load apps quicker than its predecessors. The App Store gives more than 140,000 apps to the users. The device runs on Apple iOS system, which is considered as best interface of tablet pc’s. iPad 2 has a sleek look, reliability and user-friendly system. There are very few occasions when the iPad crashes. The tablet won’t be your piece of cake if you were Windows PCs and/or Android users and wish to have continuity. Also, if you can use various operating systems, then this is the best device for you. The high-speed processor allows you to multi-task; hence you can stream music on YouTube and at the same time surf internet as well. All we can say is that iOS 5 is the most advanced mobile operating system in the world. Also, the iCloud double’s up your experience with iPad 2.

Apple iPad 2 Features :

The gadget operates on iOS 4 (upgradeable to iOS 5). The dimensions of the iPad are 9.5 inches x 7.31 inches x 0.34 inches and weighs around 1.33 lb. It has a 9.7 inches wide screen and a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels. Apple iPad 2 has a primary camera at the rear of 1 mega pixel, while the secondary camera at front is of 0.3 mega pixel. The Wi-Fi and 3G enabled iPad 2 gets LED-backlit display on which viewing and game playing becomes amazing.

Apple iPad 2 Features

Memory Storage :

The device is available with three storage options such as 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB.

Connectivity and support :

The device supports advanced Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 3G connectivity.

Apple iPad 2 Apps :

It is a known fact that Apple App store is one of the largest markets. It is much bigger than popular Android Market, which is busy pulling up its socks in the android war. Apple app store provides thousands of apps both paid and free, thus giving the tablet a massive advantage.

Apple iPad2 Apps

Accessories :

Considering the popularity of Apple iPad 2, there is a huge range of iPad accessories for the device provided by Apple as well as third parties. You can buy car chargers, speakers, docks, headphones, mouses, bluetooth keyboard, cases, stylus pens, and various other accessories.

Battery Backup :

Apple iPad 2 battery has an excellent life. It can be used for almost 10 hours on full charge. Although, it has excellent battery life, there are various tablet PCs in the market that can provide a tough competition to iPad 2, few of them are Motorola Xoom and Samsung Galaxy Tab. One thing is sure, when you carry your iPad out you don’t have to carry the heavy chargers with you.

Apple iPad 2 Price :

Released in 2011, Apple iPad 2 comes with a price tag between $499 – $829. The 16GB iPad 2 is priced at $629, 32GB at $729 and 64GB at $829.

Apple iPad 2 Specifications

Pros :

Apple iPad 2 is very lighter and weighs almost 1.33lb. It has taken a big step by developing advanced graphics, thus you can use the gadget especially for gaming.

Cons :

iPad 2 lacks camera flash, moreover it doesn’t have a USB or a memory card port.

The Verdict :

The manufacturer is taking it easy with its upgrades – all models are carefully planned and assure smooth traffic of repeated and new customers. This gadget is definitely a fair deal for the new users. Apple iPad 2 is not starting any new revolution, but would attract more customers than the earlier models.

  • http://www.igcent.com/ Shootout

    The fact that it is very slim weights alot.

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