The iPad2's faster A5 processor and the addition of video and music creation tools seem to be a big step forward.
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