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[ENG] iPad 2 Confirmed: Ships March 11th!

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Release date confirmed: March 11th.
Models will be priced exactly the same way the first generation iPads were.



So far:
  • New processor: Apple A5 Dual Core.
  • Added front and rear-facing cameras.
  • Added Gyroscope.
  • 33% thinner! (Thinner than the iPhone 4!)
  • Both black and white colors shipping from day 1!
  • CDMA (Verizon) compatibility as well.
  • Full 1080p HDMI out cable available ($39). <-- This is awesome.



Source: http://www.engadget.com/2011/03/02/l...est&refresh=60


Will be continually adding to this original post as the updates come.
Edited by Plex - 3/2/11 at 11:10am
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Everything except the addition of the dual core cpu seems useless.

Also, Add [ENG] into the title
Edited by Yumyums - 3/2/11 at 10:29am
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Added everything.
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Everything except the addition of the dual core cpu seems useless.

Also, Add ENG into the prefix of the title
I beg to differ. I would recommend the Ipad on those specs. Not that I like it to begin with but it certainly doesn't strike me as foul now. Remember, all iOS devices are nearing maturity.

What else do you want it to do for you?
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Is there going to be a news thread for EVERY iPad announcement? Just follow Engadget, or at least this thread: http://www.overclock.net/hardware-ne...noucement.html
    
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now the question is, can it be flashed with new firmware to enable dual booting of, lets say Android?
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$499? I bought an iPad for that price 3 weeks ago....

Sad...
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now the question is, can it be flashed with new firmware to enable dual booting of, lets say Android?
Likely.

I have to say, iPad thinner than an iPhone is pretty sick.
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Is there going to be a news thread for EVERY iPad announcement? Just follow Engadget, or at least this thread: http://www.overclock.net/hardware-ne...noucement.html
Every iPad announcement? What? This thread of for the announcement of, you know, the iPad 2. Not an announcement about the liveblogs that are following the event. Sorry if that offends you. You don't have to click on it if you don't want to.
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