The iPad 2 is a third thinner than its predecessor, which means it's even thinner than the iPhone 4. With its improvements, the iPad 2 will have a same battery life, storage and pricing as the older iPad, starting at $499.

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At a Glance
  • The iPad 2 remains a solid choice, thanks to its lower price and strong app choices. Read the full review

    Pros

    • Slimmer design with curved edges is easier to hold
    • Comparatively light at 1.3 pounds

    Cons

    • Tediously slow to charge
    • Relies on PC link to iTunes for updates, backups
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