Apple iPad 2 teaser

In early 2011, Apple released their newest version of the iPad in the iPad 2. It’s slimmer than the original but otherwise looks the same. They added a front-facing camera for face chat or Skype like programs. The rear camera is capable of 720p images. A gyroscope was added, meaning that the screen flips to whatever direction that you’ve turned the tablet. The processor got a little faster with a new dual-core 1 GHz A5 chip. The cell radio was also update to an EDGE plus quadband UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz) and GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz) for the AT&T versions and CDMA EV-DO Rev. A (800, 1900 MHz) for the Verizon model. An HDMI output dongle and new magnet screen case were also introduced, both are optional upon purchase.

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