Released March 2011 – The iPad 2 with WiFi comes in 3 sizes, 16gb, 32gb and 64gb and unlike the original iPad you have the choice of two colours, black or white.
The 2nd generation iPad is 33% thinner and up to 15% lighter than the original. It’s original release price from Apple was £399 for the 16gb, this was the cheapest iPad 2 price.
One major upgrade from the first iPad is the addition of 2 cameras, so that you can use Apple’s FaceTime as well dabble in a little HD video recording. The Apple dual-core A5 chip makes it perform better and once again you have a 10-hour battery life.
This is the Wi-Fi only version which means you can only connect to the Internet wherever you can access a Wi-Fi network.
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All the above cheapest iPad 2 with WI-FI prices are correct to the best of our knowledge but you should check with retailer yourself before buying.
The big addition to the iPad 2 is the two camera’s, one mounted on the front facing you and one on the back for taking pictures and shooting movies. They may be tiny, but they’re a big deal. They’re designed for Apple’s FaceTime video calling which had only worked on iPhones. The back camera is HD so you can also shoot some great movie footage.
Two powerful cores in one A5 chip mean iPad can do twice the work at once. You should notice the difference when you’re using the Internet, watching films and going from app to app to app. Multitasking is smoother, apps load faster and everything just works better.
Another innovative addition is the iPad Smart Cover, this is a brand new custom designed cover for the iPad 2. It’s made to work side-by-side with the iPad 2. When you open the Smart Cover your iPad wakes up instantly, close it and your iPad goes to sleep automatically. It comes in 10 colours and also doubles as a good stand for watching movies on your iPad. It’s not free and will set you back £35 for the Polyurethane case and £59 for Leather case.
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