An affordable on-the-go iPad
Display, OS and processor
The Apple iPad 2 features a 9.7-inch capacitive touch display, with a HD resolution and pixel density of 132ppi. An oleophobic coating makes it finger resistant too. The iPad 2 was introduced with iOS 4, but can now be upgraded to the iOS 7 operating system. Performance is handled by a 1GHz dual-core Apple A5 chipset, and 512MB of RAM. Graphics are taken care of by a PowerVR SGX543MP2 GPU.
Camera and storage
For imaging, the iPad 2 offers a low-resolution 0.7MP rear camera, and VGA front camera. Onboard storage is 32GB, which should suffice for most of your storage needs. Unfortunately, there is no microSD card slot to expand memory further.
Connectivity and battery
The tablet offers Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and USB for connectivity. Since this is a 3G variant, it also has a SIM card slot for cellular connectivity. Battery life is taken care of by a 6,930mAh battery.
The iPad 2 a good choice for those looking for a reliable, affordable iPad. Plus, it is upgradable to Apple's latest iOS 7 operating system. It is up against the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 and Google Nexus 10.