Pros

  • Slimmer design with curved edges is easier to hold
  • Comparatively light at 1.3 pounds

Cons

  • 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.

Manufacturer’s Description

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.