Apple iPad 2 – Is it Worth the Cost?
With the Apple iPad 2, we have another example of how effectively Apple markets its products. Even before all the excitement from the first iPad diminished, the iPad2 was released, making people wonder what changes have been made. Whether you are considering an upgrade from the original iPad or were holding out for the iPad 2, this review will cover some of the main features of this product.
Apple is well known all over the world for creating and manufacturing products that are both attractively designed and incredibly lightweight. Still, one of the most popular complaints people made about the original iPad was that it was super bulky for carrying around. So the iPad 2 is thinner and more compact, which is a significant improvement. After all, iPads are made to be portable and people are supposed to like carrying them on planes, to the library, to the beach, etc. There is about a fifteen percent weight drop in the iPad 2 from the first iPad which might seem minor but is major when you have to carry something around all day long. This means that, with the iPad 2, Apple has successfully created a lighter and more compact portable tablet device.
One of the best features offered in the iPad is its backlit LED display. You may be able to perform a variety of tasks and access the web with your smart phone, however the 9.7 inch high resolution display on the iPad offers images that are bright and vivid. Even in limited lighting,with the backlighting you will have no trouble seeing the display. With its automatic adjusting, the display can be viewed from any angle, regardless of how it is being held. browsing the web, the display will enhance your experience, and this is one reason for the iPad’s popularity.
If you read the list of features on the Apple iPad 2, you might think it has everything, but this isn’t quite the case. The Apple iPad 2 still doesn’t have Flash support and that disappoints many users. This may not be viewed as a major detraction, but it does limit the viewing of those websites that are based on Flash. There isn’t a SD slot on the iPad, so it is harder to import pictures from a digital camera. Although it would be easier to do with an SD card, it can still be done, but you will need an adapter. Because you can’t add extra storage, you will have to make sure that you buy an iPad that will meet your storage needs in the long term. The Apple iPad 2 is an innovative device, and while not radically different from the first iPad, there are some improvements.
There are lots of great reasons to buy an Apple iPad 2–even though it is far from perfect. As long as you’re not dependent upon flash capability and don’t expect miracles from the cameras you can still have a fabulous time on the web or watching movies or even using FaceTime to video chat with your friends. You shouldn’t rely on the Apple iPad 2 as your primary electronic device, but you can do lots of interesting and enjoyable things on it all the same.