Big, Beautiful Photos Of The iPad 2

iPad 2

Apple CEO Steve Jobs just announced the iPad 2.

Here’s what we know:

  • Dual-core A5 processors to improve speed — graphics will run up to 9x faster while using the same battery life.
  • Front and rear-facing cameras.
  • Gyroscope for position-based apps.
  • 33% thinner than the first iPad at  8.4mm
  • Lighter, at 1.3 pounds versus 1.6 pounds for the current iPad.
  • Starts at the same price: $499. So it won’t be dramatically cheaper as some had proposed.
  • It ships on March 11  in the U.S. — that’s less than two weeks away. March 25 in the rest of the world.

It comes in black…

…and white.

It's frame is made from one piece of metal

White iPad 2s are already available – no iPhone 4-like delays!

It's super thin.

Thinner than iPad 1 and iPhone 4

The case is amazing.

It's held on by magnets. Lift it up, and the iPad wakes up.

You can fold it and use it in all kinds of ways.

It comes in many pretty colours

You can play video and audio from apps and the Web on your TV through Apple TV

There's a front-facing camera.

That means fun with Photobooth

There's an HD camera on the back, too.

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