Apple has announced its long anticipated iPad 2 Tablet which is the successor of the original iPad. When compared to the first iPad, the iPad 2 is thinner, lighter and more powerful. It measures a mere 8.8mm thick and weight in at approximately 1.3 pounds with the original iPad weighing 1.5 pounds. It packs the power of a dual-core Apple A5 processor that according to Apple is two times (2X) faster than the processor found in the original iPad, it offers 900 percent faster graphics plus they have also added a gyroscope which can be found in the new versions of the iPhone and iPod touch plus other competitions such as the Motorola Xoom and Web Cameras as well.
The Apple iPad 2 is expected to be launched in the United States, next Friday March 11 and should be available in 26 other countries starting March 25th, 2011. Apple will be releasing three different versions of the iPad 2, the 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB models that are priced at $499, $599, and $699 for the Wi-Fi models, respectively plus there will be the Wi-Fi + 3G models which are priced at $629, $729, and $829, respectively.