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Apple iPad (2nd Gen) A5 1GHz 16GB 9.7" Tablet

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A5 1GHz iOS 16GB May 2013
Processor Model Processor Clock Speed Operating System Internal Storage Capacity Release Date
Thin. Light. Fully Loaded.Two cameras for FaceTime and HD video recording. The dual-core A5 chip. 10-hour battery life.1 Over 200 new software features in iOS 5. And iCloud. All in a remarkably... More
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11 Reasons For

Average Expert Reviews

Based on seven expert reviews from sites including Mac World, bigpicturebigsound.com, ilounge.com and Lydogbilde.no this tablet has an average expert rating of 71%.

Two Industry Awards

Two expert review sites thought that this tablet was good. This Apple tablet computer received a Bytheway.gr "Editor's Choice" award and it received a Teknokulis.com "Gold" award.

Apple Tablet Computers Have Excellent Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Apple tablets and specifically for Apple A5 processor tablets and found that in both cases Apple had excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers.

Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 7 owner reviews this tablet computer has an overall owner rating of 83 out of 100.


Good Size

A few people who bought the product considered that it was thin. Bigpicturebigsound.com wrote in their review of the Apple iPad (2nd gen) five years ago “Thinner, faster than original iPad”. Cellphonequick.com wrote “The iPad 2 is thinner, faster”. Cellphonequick.com also wrote “Thinner and lighter than ever”.

One Apple iPad (2nd gen) reviewer who purchased it thought it was tight. Macworld.com wrote on expert website Mac World “It fits—technically—but the fit is tight” in their review of this tablets.

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Easy to Use

Two Apple iPad (2nd gen) owners said in their reviews that the Apple iPad (2nd gen) had a good experience. Cellphonequick.com wrote five years ago “New internal hardware compared to the original iPad makes an already good experience better” in their review. Cellphonequick.com also wrote “If you enjoyed the core iPad experience and dont plan on using the cameras a lot, then by all means pick one up”.

A number of customers agreed that this tablets was easy to use. Cellphonequick.com said in their review of the Apple iPad (2nd gen) “The iPad 2 right now is cheaper than any other tablet, easier to use than any other tablet.”. Cellphonequick.com also said “Easy to use”.

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Good Battery Life

A number of Apple iPad (2nd gen) reviewers who reviewed it wrote that it had a good battery life. Five years ago Bigpicturebigsound.com and wrote “Excellent battery life”. Four years ago Hardwarezone.com.ph said in their review “3G connectivity, slim, sturdy, battery”.

Nice Design

A number of Apple iPad (2nd gen) reviewers who reviewed the product agreed that it was a good design. Expert website Chipchick.com said in their Apple iPad (2nd gen) review four years ago “Of course a nice design is important too”. Five years ago Cellphonequick.com wrote in their review “Extremely fast, sleek design, amazing apps”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that this tablets was good looking. Hardwarezone.com.ph mentioned “Beautiful Design” in their review.

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Good Technical Features

One Apple iPad (2nd gen) owner thought it had good features. Bigpicturebigsound.com and said “Enhanced feature set including two () new cameras”.

Good Connectivity

One Apple iPad (2nd gen) reviewer thought this tablets was good in terms of connectivity. Hardwarezone.com.ph wrote in their review of this tablets “3G connectivity, slim, sturdy, battery”.


One customer mentioned in their reviews that this tablets was strong and durable. Four years ago Hardwarezone.com.ph mentioned “3G connectivity, slim, sturdy, battery”.

7 Reasons Against

Poor Product Quality

One Apple iPad (2nd gen) reviewer wrote in their reviews that the Apple iPad (2nd gen) was not good quality. Cellphonequick.com said “Screen is looking dated, camera quality not that great”.

Not 3G Compatible

Most A5 processor tablets that have been available for around the same time as the iPad (2nd gen) are not 3G compatible. The iPad (2nd gen) is no exception to this as it too is not 3G compatible.

If you want a tablet computer that is 3G compatible then you might want to look at the Apple iPad Mini (£245.00).

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Not 4G Compatible

The Apple iPad (2nd gen) is not 4G compatible. Most of the other tablet computers of this spec and age are also not 4G compatible.

Tablets which are 4G compatible that might be worth looking at include the Apple iPad Mini (£245.00).

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

The smallest internal storage capacity of tablet computers of a similar age and type to the iPad (2nd gen) is 4GB, the largest is 64GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 35GB. With an internal storage capacity of only 16 gigabytes, the Apple iPad (2nd gen) has one of the smaller internal storage capacity amongst A5 processor tablets of this age.

There are a number of other 16GB internal storage capacity tablet computers currently available that you might want to look at including the Apple iPad Mini (£245.00) which is cheaper.

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Only 960 X 720 Pixels Main Camera Resolution

The biggest main camera resolution of the Apple iPad (2nd gen) is 960 x 720 pixels. That's 25% less main camera resolution than the most frequently found main camera resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

A 960 x 720 pixels main camera resolution is actually the worst main camera resolution across all similar spec tablet computers that came out around the same time as the iPad (2nd gen).

A 3264 x 2448 pixels main camera resolution is the best main camera resolution across similar types of tablet computer.

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Only DDR2-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The iPad (2nd gen) has a better internal memory type than most tablet computers that are a comparable age to it. This Apple tablet computer has a DDR2-SDRAM internal memory type, whereas most tablets that have been around for a similar time to it have a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type. Across all tablets of this type and age the internal memory type ranges from DDR-SDRAM (worst) to LPDDR3-SDRAM (best).

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Only 2.1 Bluetooth Version

The Apple iPad (2nd gen) supports a 2.1 Bluetooth version which is newer than the 4 Bluetooth version supported by most tablets of a similar age and spec to it.

This tablet's Bluetooth version (2.1) is actually the worst supported Bluetooth version amongst all tablet computers of this type and age.

A 4.0 EDR Bluetooth version is the best supported Bluetooth version across comparable types of tablet.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Apple iPad (2nd gen)

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this tablet computer was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1 gigahertz, the iPad (2nd gen) has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other A5 processor tablets that came out more than two years ago.

We compared all the other 1GHz processor clock speed tablet computers to this tablet and we think the Apple iPad Mini (£245.00) which is cheaper; or the Apple iPad Mini (£239.99) which has a better Rating are also worth considering.

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Average Screen Size

The Apple iPad (2nd gen) has a pretty average screen size (9.7 inches) compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable age and spec to the iPad (2nd gen).

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Two Processor Cores

The number of processor cores on the iPad (2nd gen) is two which is average compared to the other 13 A5 processor tablets that were launched more than two years ago that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 2 processor core tablet computers currently available including a cheaper tablet such as the Apple iPad Mini (£245.00) or you might consider a higher scoring tablet such as the Apple iPad Mini (£239.99).

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Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
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Video Recording
Auto Focus
Digital Zoom
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Built-In Speaker
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Built-In Speaker
3G Compatible
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WiFi Standard
Wi-Fi Standard
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DC-In Jack
Headphone Jack Size
Microphone Input
Headphone Output
USB 2.0 Port
Document Format
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Orientation Sensor
Electronic Compass
Ambient Light Sensor
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Kids Tablet
Fingerprint Reader
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Packaging Content
Cable Included
Keyboard Included
Quick Start Guide
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Docking Connector
Operating System
SIM Card
DVI Port

2 Awards

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Expert Reviews

11 2013

Overall, the Dash Folio is a solid?if not flashy?protective case. The many viewing and typing angles make it functional, too. However, I think it's better suited for an iPad 2 than for subsequent...

16 2012

The flood of sleeves, cases and accessories for the new iPad continues unabated, and we recently received two new products from X-Doria. The Dash Folio Leather (US$49.99) and Sleeve Stand ($29.99)... Read more…

While everyone's needs are different, our ideal iPad case is as follows: thin, light, protective, and usable. That's the killer combination, and of course a nice design is important too. This... Read more…

The folio-style cases all have the same unique X-shaped rubber iPad/iPad 2-accommodating frame inside, consequently leaving the top, right side, and bottom of your tablet largely exposed. They... Read more…

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Beautiful Design
Great Operating System in IO 5
5 Processor is still fast
App Store is larger than any other for tablets
Dated Screen
Cameras are poor and let the tablet down
New Model Released
Micro SIM
Adobe Flash

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In some ways, this new edition of the iPad is a subtle refinement, in other ways a drastic expansion of its functionality and its very intent, allowing us to create and communicate with technology...

Sleeker than ever
Enhanced feature set including two () new cameras
Blazingfast processor
Thinner, faster than original iPad
Dual cameras
Still no Flash video support
Charging still slow, still can't be performed via connection to computer
Camera quality
No Flash support
Higherresolution display would be nice


28 2011

The iPad 2 right now is cheaper than any other tablet, easier to use than any other tablet, but not necessarily better endowed than other tablets ? but that doesn?t matter. The lines at the box...

Dual core processor
10hourplus battery life
Bright 9.7inch IPS LCD screen
A third thinner than the original
Front and rear cameras
Screen is looking dated, camera quality not that great
No higher resolution screen and two bottom of the line cameras make upgrading a thinker
Outside screen glare is still a problem
If you enjoyed the core iPad experience and dont plan on using the cameras a lot, then by all means pick one up

Les jeux sur terminaux Apple ont toujours été les meilleurs. Mais la technologie avance et cette domination touche à sa fin.Afin de nous comparer l'iPad 2 et la puissance du l' Asus Transformer... Read more…

Design Finish Handling iCloud
Highquality screen
Responsive and highly contrasted
Battery life Fast web browsing Notification Centre
General responsiveness Userfriendly interface
Poorquality camera
No builtin SD card reader (optional adapter only) No USB port Single proprietary connection
No Flash compatibility for web browsing
Can't play DivX files without a special app or file conversion, iCloud can be intrusive in its interaction with other iDevices
Though the new cameras are a welcome addition, they're certainly lacking when it comes to image quality, especially for stills

Suite à la conférence de presse d'Apple du 2 mars dernier, Steve Jobs, le célèbre patron d'Apple qu'on ne présente plus, a dévoilé au monde entier sa nouvelle génération de tablette iPad.... Read more…

Fast performance
Super-thin design
Support for FaceTime
Superb media-sharing, browsing improvements in new iOS
Great battery life
Poor camera quality
Still lacking Flash support
USB port
SD-card adapters cost extra

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