Apple CEO Steve Jobs finally officially introduce the iPad 2. What is the price and when the product is present?

As quoted from the Apple event media event held in San Francisco on Thursday (03/03/2011), the new products immediately sold on the Apple Online Store and Apple retailers upcoming March 11, 2011, in the United States. “We think 2011 will be the year for the iPad 2,” said Steve Jobs at the event.

Furthermore, starting March 25, 2011, iPad 2 will be visit 26 countries, including: UK, Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Japan, and so forth.

iPad 2 will on sale from USD 499 (16 GB Wifi), USD 599 (32 Gb Wifi), USD 699 (64 GB Wifi). As for the 3G version is added approximately USD 130: USD 629 (16 GB 3G + Wifi), USD 729 (32 GB 3G + Wifi), and USD 829 (64 GB 3G + Wifi).

Various significant changes pinned on the iPad 2, such as the A5 dual core processor and a design that is really new. The body is third more slender than the first version, with a thickness of only 8.8 mm. This size is even thinner than the iPhone 4.

Then, like the photos leaked that recently circulated, iPad 2 is available in two colors, black and white. Here are the full leaked of iPad 2 specification as quoted from Apple Insider.

1. Model:

  • Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi + 3G

2. Size:

  • Height: 9.50 inches (241.2 mm)
  • Width: 7.31 inch (185.7 mm)
  • Thickness: 0.34 inch (8.8 mm)
  • Weight: 1.33 pounds (601 g) Wi-Fi, 1.34 pounds (607 g) 3G

3. Storage

  • 16GB
  • 32GB
  • 64GB

4. Connectivity

  • Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n)
  • Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR technology
  • Wi-Fi + 3G model: UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz) GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
  • Wi-Fi + 3G Verizon model: CDMA EV-DO Rev. A (800, 1900 MHz)

5. Screen

  • 9.7 inch (diagonal) LED-backlit glossy widescreen Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
  • 1024-by-768-pixel resolution at 132 pixels per inch (ppi)
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
  • Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously

6. Chip
1GHz dual-core Apple A5 custom-designed, high-performance, low-power system-on-a-chip

7. Camera, Photo and Video Recording

  • Rear camera (resolution not specified): Video recording, HD (720p) up to 30 frames per second with audio, still camera with 5x digital zoom
  • Front camera: Video recording, VGA up to 30 frames per second with audio, VGA-quality still camera
  • Photo and video geotagging over Wi-Fi

8. Battery
+ Wi-Fi:

  • Built-in 25-watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery
  • Up to 10 hours of web access in Wi-Fi, see the video, or hear music
  • Charging via power adapter or USB to computer system

+3G:

  • Built-in 25-watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery
  • Up to 10 hours of web access in Wi-Fi, see the video, or hear music
  • Up to 9 hours of web access using 3G data network
  • Charging via power adapter or USB to computer system


9. Input/Output

  • 30-pin dock connector port
  • 3.5-mm stereo headphone minijack
  • Built-in speaker
  • Microphone
  • Micro-SIM card tray (Wi-Fi + 3G model)

10. Sensor

  • Three-axis gyro
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient light sensor

11. Location

  • Wi-Fi
  • Digital compass
  • Assisted GPS (3G only)
  • Cellular (3G only)

12. Audio Playback

  • Frequency response: 20Hz to 20,000Hz
  • Audio formats supported: HE-AAC (V1 and V2), AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, and 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV
  • User-configurable maximum volume limit
  • Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound pass-through with Apple Digital AV Adapter (sold separately)

13. TV & Video

  • Video mirroring and video out support: Up to 1080p with Apple Digital AV Adapter or Apple VGA Adapter (cables sold separately)
  • Video out support at 576p and 480p with Apple Component AV Cable; 576i and 480i with Apple Composite AV Cable
  • Video formats supported: H.264 video up to 720p, 30 frames per second, Main Profile level 3.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; MPEG-4 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format