The first upgrade to Apple's mainstream tablet device, the Apple iPad 2 was announced on March 2nd 2011. Featuring an improved dual A5 processor for double speed and 9x the graphical performance the iPad maintains the original's spectacular 10 hour battery life while being 33% slimmer and 13% lighter.
Bringing the iPad closer to the iPhone 4 spec, the device now includes dual front and rear facing cameras for video capture and use with Apple's FaceTime video chat service, as well as a gyroscope for full motion game controls.
The one major new feature of the iPad 2 is the new magnetic cover system. Magnets built into the device now allow for covers to attach and protect the device without needing to be manually fiddled with. The magnet system also allows for the device to know when it is being covered or opened - making it automatically sleep and wake up without any other user interaction. The device will launch with plastic and leather covers available directly from Apple.
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