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Topic: iPad 2

Apple has enough iPad 2 components to maintain production for 2-3 weeks

03/18/2011, 12:03 pm

Apple, along with its Taiwanese manufacturing partner Foxconn, has stockpiled enough components to continue to assemble new iPad 2s for at least another 2 to 3 weeks before they'd face a stockout that would halt production should the situation in Japan not improve, according to a published report.

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Apple's WiFi iPad 2 said to record better sound than 3G models

03/17/2011, 10:03 am

Although Apple's new WiFi and 3G iPads are expected to perform identically outside their wireless internet capabilities, one evaluation has determined that the WiFi models achieve superior sonic qualities in their audio capture capabilities.

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First Look: Apple's iPad 2

03/16/2011, 04:03 pm

For its second generation iPad, Apple created a thinner, lighter device with faster processing and graphics, more wireless options, and both front and rear facing cameras.

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Apple rethinks inventory management for iPad 2

03/16/2011, 11:03 am

Apple has changed its inventory management policy for iPad 2 deliveries, having its retail stores hold on to new shipments until the next day in an effort to ease the sales process for both customers and employees, AppleInsider has learned.

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Display expert says iPad 2 LCD nearly as good as iPhone 4

03/16/2011, 09:03 am

An in-depth scientific analysis of the iPad 2 display reveals that Apple's latest tablet, despite having significantly lower pixel density, delivers "almost identical" performance to the iPhone 4.

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Sellout of latest iPad 2 shipment raises questions about Apple's international launch

03/15/2011, 03:03 pm

New shipments of the iPad 2 to some Apple stores around the country on Tuesday immediately sold out, raising questions for one analyst about how much inventory Apple will have available for next week's international launch.

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Apple delays launch of iPad 2 in Japan in wake of earthquake disaster

03/15/2011, 01:03 pm

Though Japan was originally scheduled to be one of a number of countries where the iPad 2 will launch next week, Apple announced on Wednesday that it has delayed the launch while the country works to recover from the recent earthquake and tsunami disaster.

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X-ray of Apple's A5 CPU in iPad 2 confirms manufacturing by Samsung

03/15/2011, 08:03 am

Though Apple is said to have just inked a deal with a rival chipmaker, the iPad 2 currently includes a custom-built A5 processor built by Samsung.

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Overwhelming iPad 2 demand continues, Apple's online orders now ship in 4-5 weeks

03/15/2011, 07:03 am

Apple on Tuesday was forced again to delay estimated shipping times for new iPad 2 orders, as those who buy must now wait four to five weeks for their order to be sent.

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First Look: Apple's new iPad 2 Smart Cover ships in smart packaging

03/14/2011, 07:03 pm

If you pick out an iPad 2 Smart Cover and decide you don't like the color, it's easy to exchange without destroying the packaging, thanks to a new "frustration free" retail box.

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Some Apple retail stores plan to open early Tuesday for iPad 2 sales

03/14/2011, 04:03 pm

As customers continue to contend with scarce available stock of the iPad 2, some Apple stores plan to open an hour early on Tuesday just for iPad 2 buyers.

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'Amazing' demand for iPad 2 seen as 'insurmountable lead' for Apple

03/14/2011, 01:03 pm

Apple on Monday commented that demand for the iPad 2 at launch was "amazing," though the company declined to reveal actual sales figures. But with the device sold out virtually everywhere, one Wall Street analyst declared that Apple now has an "insurmountable lead" in the tablet market.

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Teardown of Apple's iPad 2 Smart Cover uncovers 21 magnets

03/14/2011, 09:03 am

A total of 31 magnets are used to make the iPad 2 and its Apple-branded Smart Cover properly align, with 21 magnets found in the accessory and the remaining 10 in the iPad 2 itself.

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Supply issues estimated to drive cost of Apple's iPad 2 touchscreen up to $127

03/14/2011, 08:03 am

Components for the touch display on the new iPad 2 are estimated to cost Apple $127 for each device, an increase of more than $30 from the first-generation iPad.

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Apple attracts 70% new buyers with iPad 2 launch - survey

03/13/2011, 09:03 pm

A survey of customers buying the iPad 2 at launch has found that 70 percent of those customers are new to the platform and did not own Apple's original iPad.

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Inside Apple's iPad 2 A5: fast LPDDR2 RAM, costs 66% more than Tegra 2

03/13/2011, 03:03 pm

The new A5 processor used by iPad 2 incorporates Samsung's new 46nm Low Power DDR2 memory, uses a variable clock speed and costs about $25, a significant premium over NVIDIA's competing Tegra 2.

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Dual core SGX543 dramatically boosts iPad 2 graphics

03/12/2011, 11:03 pm

The multiple core SGX graphics built into the iPad 2 A5 System on a Chip processor deliver benchmarks from 3 to 7 times faster than the original iPad, and smoke competing mobile chips such as Nvidia's Tegra 2.

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Strong demand pushes new iPad 2 shipments from Apple back to 3-4 weeks

03/12/2011, 06:03 pm

Shipping times for new iPad orders continue to slip, with orders placed as of Saturday evening estimated to ship within 3 to 4 weeks.

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Apple begins shipping iPad 2 orders for March 17 delivery

03/12/2011, 03:03 pm

Multiple reports of shipments of the first wave of iPad 2 orders has begun, with delivery estimates noting an expected delivery date of March 17.

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AT&T reportedly shipping iPad 2 with delivery as early as Monday

03/12/2011, 03:03 am

An iPad 2 customer on AT&T notes his order shipped today with free two day delivery, with an estimated arrival date of Monday.

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