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.
At a Glance
The iPad 2 remains a solid choice, thanks to its lower price and strong app choices.
- Slimmer design with curved edges is easier to hold
- Comparatively light at 1.3 pounds
- Tediously slow to charge
- Relies on PC link to iTunes for updates, backups