- 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
At A Glance
The iPad 2 remains the tablet to beat, even though its improvements represent just a satisfying aesthetic and spec evolution over its predecessor.
There's more to it. And even less of it. Two cameras for FaceTime and HD video recording. The dual-core A5 chip. The same 10-hour battery life. All in a thinner, lighter design. Now iPad is even more amazing. And even less like anything else.