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iPad 2 Rumors: True or False?

Written on December 09, 2010 by R. Cruise

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From blogs to forums, people can't stop blabbing about the latest offerings of the new generation of iPad. Are you getting confuse already? Let Gadg guide you to what you really need to know.

People are going crazy over the rumors surrounding the release of 2. According to credible sources, there are a few weeks left before the unveiling of the latest generation of the . Tech news said that factories were already notified about initial shipment.

Nevertheless, what most people after at is the features that has to offer. To make it easy for you, Gadg brings you what’s hot about :

Cameras and Gyroscope

There are rumors that the new iPad will be equipped with twin cameras, or a front-facing camera to enable FaceTime. It will be also incorporated with three-axis gyroscope similar with iPhone 4. This feature was originally planned for the first iPad but it did not push through.

USB port

Amidst the idea that Apple is after wireless , many are speculating about USB port to allow users to share videos, and documents.

GSM and CDMA

In case Apple is serious in pursuing a “world iPad”, the iPad 2 should use both GSM and CDMA networks.

Thinner hardware similar to MacBook

iPad 2 is likely to be a thinner version of its predecessor since it will be made from a single piece of metal with no pins needed.

Retina Display

Incorporating retina display on iPad is an exciting and challenging task. The massive amount of pixels will post high demand on the battery life but it still unknown if Apple can make it happen.

Seven-inch screen

Though rivals are threading the path of 7-inch displays, there are doubts that Apple will do the same since Apple has already its own version of a mini-iPad, the iPod touch.

Faster processor

Rumors are spreading that iPad 2 will be running on a 2GHz processor. If that is the case, it is a tight competition between Blackberry Playbook with 1GHz dual-core processor.

Larger Memory

iPhone 4 has twice the memory of the iPad. With the release of iOS 4.2, iPad will probably go with multitasking as well.

Spring as the perfect season of unveiling

At first, iPad 2 was projected to be released in time for Christmas, but Apple decided to move it to early 2011. Just the same schedule the company followed with the first iPad.

Minimal change in price

There is a small possibility that iPad 2 price will be lower than before. Rivals are charging the same prices so there is no need to shift units.

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