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iPad 2 is finally here…!! [Features]

Finally, the experts predictions have proved correct. The Apple iPad 2 has been finally introduced by Steve Jobs. Almost all the features are exactly as we speculated here.

“We’ve gotten off to an exceptional first year. We’d like to build on that. What about 2011? Everyone’s got a tablet. Will 2011 be the year of the copycat? If we did nothing, maybe a little bit… probably not.” said Steve Jobs minutes back when he finally revealed the much anticipated iPad 2. “But we haven’t been resting on our laurels. Today we’re going to introduce iPad 2.”

iPad 2 launch finally

“What is iPad 2. What have we learned? It is an all new design. It’s a completely new design. And it’s dramatically faster. We have a new chip we call A5.” Listing down the feature of the mighty device, Steve quoted 2011 as the “Year of iPad 2”

2011 - Year of the iPad 2

Below are the main features as introduced by Steve Jobs at the Apple event:

  • Apple A5 chip; Dual core CPU
  • Rear and front facing
  • Built in gyroscope like iPhone and iPod touch
  • Dramatically thinner, 33% thinner
  • Thinner than iPhone 4
  • Comes in two colors; Shipping white from day one
  • Models work with both AT&T and Verizon
  • 10 hour battery life and one month of standby same as iPad 1
  • Same prices

This is a glimpse from the Apple Event at San Francisco, more to follow.

Update: Check out more articles on iPad 2 below:

iPad 2 Priced at $499, starts shipping in US from March 11

Image Credit – Engadget

Article written by Amandeep Singh

Chief curator of Technolism. A software engineer by profession, an engineer by education and a web enthusiast by passion.

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