This morning in San Francisco Apple’s Steve Jobs introduced the new iPad 2. Featuring front and rear cameras (with 720p video), a dual-core CPU, faster graphics, iOS 4.3, gyroscopes, thinner (now 8.8mm was 13.4mm) and optional 1080p video output. Prices remain the same as the previous model.
Since the iPad 2 has added cameras FaceTime, Photo Booth and iMovie are being launched for the iPad too. In addition Garage Band is also being launched for the iPad – it naturally features touch screen instruments – but users can also plug in in a guitar.
The iPad 2 ships starting 11 March in the US with and available in 26 more countries on 25 March:
- Czech Republic
- New Zealand
It will be available in both black and white colour variations.
Official details now online at Apple’s iPad site.
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