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Apple iPad 1 versus Apple iPad 2, which is better?

by Guest278  |  6 years, 6 month(s) ago

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I would like to know which Apple tablet is better iPad 1 or iPad 2 in UK. Should I go for iPad 2 because it’s new or get a better iPad 1 with better specs. Any idea?  Help would be much appreciated.

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  1. Robin

     The iPad 2 is not just another version of the original iPad 1, but is totally a completely new design. Apple CEO Steve Jobs said 2010 was "The Year of the iPad." The iPad 2 incorporated a number of evolutionary upgrades to the original iPad aesthetic and feature set. The same shape and price of the iPad 1has kept with iPad 2, but the decreased its thickness and weight has improved the processor speed, and added some new bells and whistles. The details of the comparison between tablets 1 and 2 are detailed as under:


    Height

    iPad 1: 9.56 inches (242.8 mm)

    iPad 2: 9.5 inches (241.2mm)


    Width

    iPad 1: 7.47 inches (189.7 mm)

    iPad 2: 7.31 inches (185.7mm)


    Thickness

    iPad 1: 0.5 inch (13.4 mm)

    iPad 2: 0.34 inch (8.8mm)


    Weight

    iPad 1: 1.5 pounds (wi-fi); 1.6 pounds (3G)

    iPad 2: 1.3 pounds (wi-fi), 1.35 pounds (AT&T), 1.34 pounds (VZW)


    Screen

    iPad 1: 9.7" (1024 x 768) multitouch backlit LED

    iPad 2: 9.7" (1024 x 768) multitouch backlit LED


    Storage

    iPad 1: 16GB, 32GB, 64GB

    16GB, 32GB, 64GB


    Processor

    iPad 1: 1 GHz Apple A4

    iPad 2: 1GHz Dual-core Apple A5


    Moreover in the iPad 2 there gyroscope where iPad 1 did not include one, the thickness of the entire unit has been reduced 33% from 13.4mm down to 8.8mm, and with iPad 2 you get not just one, but two new cameras.

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