Thursday, March 3, 2011



iPad News: List of New Features in iPad 2 What You Need To Know

Posted: 02 Mar 2011 12:13 PM PST

iPad 2 ships also in White

Apple's new tablet is called "iPad 2" and CEO Steve Jobs himself has unveiled this new device on stage an hour ago. He is calling it "a completely new design". Most important thing we want to know is: What is new and what is improved? Here is a list of the new features and improvements in iPad 2 compared with the original iPad.
  1. iPad 2 has a new A5 CPU. It runs twice as fast than the original iPad
  2. Graphics runs 9x as fast
  3. iPad 2 is 33% thinner, 8.8 mm vs 13.4 mm. That is thinner than the iPhone 4 !
  4. iPad 2 is lighter, 1.3lb vs 1.5 lb
  5. iPad 2 has both front and rear facing camera's. the rear camera shoots 720P HD and the front VGA quality for videoconferencing
  6. 30 pin doc connector to HDMI cable ($39) allows you to mirror the iPad 2 screen content on TV
  7. iPad 2 is available in a Black and in a White version
  8. Smartcover (textile of leather) to protect your screen and to use it as a iPad stand. The smartcover will wake the iPad if you peel it back, and goto sleep if you put it back. Cool! Two models in many colors, Polyurethane $39 and in leather $69.
  9. User can decide if the button on the side locks rotation or to mute
  10. FaceTime, because you have cameras now!
  11. iMovie, create the best home brew movies easy and fun.
 wake the iPad if you peel it back, and goto sleep if you put it back. Cool! 

Smartcover is also a iPad stand

Mirro your iPad 2 screen content on TV with the 30pin-HDMI cable

US prices:
iPad2 Wifi only 16GB $499 32GB $599 64GB $699
iPad2 Wifi  3G  16GB $629 32GB $729 64GB $829

Shipping dates:
March 11 in USA, March 25 in other countries.

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