Apple will be launching iPad2 on 11th March price starting from $499. Steve Jobs made this announcement.
“With more than 15 million iPads sold, iPad has defined an entirely new category of mobile devices,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “While others have been scrambling to copy the first generation iPad, we’re launching iPad 2, which moves the bar far ahead of the competition and will likely cause them to go back to the drawing boards yet again.”
The features are as follows
- Its thinner and lighter
- 9x faster graphics
- Dual A5 chip (2x faster processing power)
- 10hrs long battery life
- Dual camera (front and rear) so it got FaceTime
- Available in two colors white and black bezel
Available Models: Wi-Fi only and Wi-Fi+3G
Dimension: Height 9.5 inches, Width 7.31 inches Depth 0.34 inches Weight 601gm (Wi-Fi model) , 613gm (Wi-Fi+3G model) 607gm (Wi-Fi+3G CDMA model)
Memory: 16GB, 32 GB, 64GB
Connectivity: Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n), Bluetooth2.1 +ERD Technology, UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz),CDMA EV-DO Rev. A (800, 1900 MHz)
Operators on which its available: at&t , verizon.
Display: 9.7inch LEDbacklit glossy widescreen Multi-touch display along with IPS Technology. Resoloution of 1024×768 (132 pixels/inch), Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating,
Processor: 1GHz dual-core Apple A5 custom-designed, high-performance, low-power system-on-a-chip
Camera: Back camera- Video recording at HD(720p) with 30fps Still pictures at 5x digital zoom, Front Camera- VGA video at 30fps at VGA still photos
Battery: Built-in 25-watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery, up to 10hrs battery life.
I/O: 30-pin dock connector port,3.5-mm stereo headphone minijack,Built-in speaker,Microphone,Micro-SIM card slot on Wi-Fi+3G models.
Audio: Frequency response: 20Hz to 20,000Hz,Audio formats supported: HE-AAC (V1 and V2), AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, and 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV
User-configurable maximum volume limit,Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound pass-through with Apple Digital AV Adapter (sold separately)
Video: Video mirroring and video out support: Up to 1080p with Apple Digital AV Adapter or Apple VGA Adapter (cables sold separately),Video out support at 576p and 480p with Apple Component AV Cable; 576i and 480i with Apple Composite AV Cable,Video formats supported: H.264 video up to 720p, 30 frames per second, Main Profile level 3.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; MPEG-4 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format
In the pack: iPad,Dock Connector to USB Cable,10W USB Power Adapter,Documentation.
Whats Missing in iPad2
These are the things that i expected to be in iPad2
- NO Retina Display.
- NO 128GB Model
- NO 3D
- No USB
- NO SD Card slot.
May be we will be 3rd time lucky with iPad3 🙂