Faster and lighter, the new Apple iPad 2 is already in production says the WSJ
posted by Alan F. / Feb 08, 2011, 10:31 PM
The paper is also reporting that AT&T and Verizon will be offering the Apple iPad 2, meaning that Sprint and T-Mobile will be shut out. The Journal's sources expect a launch of the iPad 2 some time in the next two months, priced within the $499-$829 range of the current model.
Since the initial release of the iPad, Apple has sold 14.8 million units. Brokerage firm Piper Jaffrey expects the Cupertino based firm to sell 27 million iPads in 2011 with some estimates reaching as high as 35 million.
source: WSJ via BGR, 9to5Mac
how stupid people can be?? they sold 14.8 millions of useless Ipad's? and they will make Ipad2 with the same screen, a little design change, put some low quality cameras for facetime and PRESTO. ===>> Ipad2 this time they plan to sell 27 mil and they will, sad :(
posted on Feb 09, 2011, 3:20 AM 1
Posts: 357; Member since: May 14, 2009
I'm typing this comment from my first real hands on with an iPad and I do see why everyone wants one. Way sick. going to take a lot for me to get xoom over ipad2
posted on Feb 09, 2011, 3:54 AM 1
Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010
any reasons for your choice? the xoom will have overall more power (compared with the rumor) that the iPad2 at probably the same price.... i recommend you test them both (hopefully they will allow that)...who knows maybe the playbook is ready by then or the "Meego Pad", I sure hope i get to play with some of those toys before i make my decision
posted on Feb 09, 2011, 7:10 AM 1
Why do i need a dual core in a tablet? Anyone? Its not like im installing crysis on the thing, im going to be reading books, and playing dinky games from the app store. I might do some web surfing. People are just getting ridiculous.
posted on Feb 09, 2011, 8:34 AM 0
Posts: 212; Member since: Jan 28, 2011
Then you have no reason for a tablet, just play on your phone...what a waste...
posted on Feb 09, 2011, 9:13 AM 2
Posts: 212; Member since: Jan 28, 2011
Why would you buy an $800+ device to "play dinky games" and read books? You could get an e-reader for $150 and play games on your phone. A tablet is basically being made to supplement a full laptop now adays and new versions offer phone support as well. The processors allow for multimedia capture and editing plus sharing an also allow for full web browsing AS LONG AS you DONT get an iPad so this way you have FLASH SUPPORT for REAL web browsing. The iPad is worthless so that might be why you arent using it for much.
posted on Feb 09, 2011, 2:15 PM 1
I actually don't have any tablets because of those facts. I spent a day with an Ipad setting it up for someone else, that was enough time to know that if i had one for myself it would have a nice layer of dust after the novelty wore off.
posted on Feb 10, 2011, 9:03 AM 0
Stop being brainwashed by the media!Smartphones are still no way close to what a real computer can really do! So stop bragging about a dual core processor, when most of you guys don't even know why you need it! Please use your brain a little bit. The ipad is just fine and it doesn't need a dual core, quad core what so ever! I admire the simplicity of apple products and this is the reason they sell like crazy, because most people operate this way. Not all of us are crazy geeks who have no life other than to brag about getting a phone with a dual processor that most of the others won't care about anyway. Make it simple, make it work, make it fast and functional and you've got a deal. And this is coming from a person who used to hate apple products! Enough said!
posted on Feb 09, 2011, 8:47 PM 0
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