Apple Event – iPad2 officially announced – details and images here

• 02/03/2011

Here’s a run down of the Apple Event from today so far, this will be the trimmed down, most important stuff from today’s event, not all of the ‘liveblogging’ stuff in between.

  • Scores upon scores of Beatles music being played in the theater.
  • Steve Jobs enters the room.
  • Details the 3 post PC-blockbuster products Apple has released, the iPod, iPhone and iPad
  • Shows how the iPad has affected our daily lives, people start to cry.
  • Disses ‘copycat’ manufacturers
  • Shows how iPad has made its way to 90% market penetration
  • iPad2 is announced officially
  • Comes with Dual-core A5 processor, 2x faster CPU, 9x faster graphics, low power
  • iPad2 is thinner than the previous iPad and the iPhone4 at 8.8 mm
  • iPad2 is also lighter (of course) 1.3 pounds
  • iPad2 has 10x more battery life
  • Will go to AT&T and Verizon
  • Comes in White and Black color options
  • Will cost $499, $599, or $699 for Wi-Fi models 16GB, 32GB, 64GB respectively
  • And $629, $729, or $829 for Wi-Fi + 3G models for the same sizes above
  • Launch date is March 11th, next Thursday in the US!
  • Launching in 26 other countries by March 26th 2011!
  • Comes with HDMI Out and a charge/HDMI dual cable attachment for $39
  • New Case for the iPad2 as well, in a variety of colors
  • The case has magnets that help keep the iPad2 and its case/stand in position.
  • iPad2 will have iOS 4.3 as well, which has several improvements which we’ll mention later.

Check out the Gallery of images from the event below from Engadget!

[Source – Engadget]

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