Based on news from media, iPad 2 developed by Apple Inc will be released on Wednesday, American local time. Apple iPad 2 gives a heavy blow to its competitors either on price or on tablet configuration. According to the exclusive news from Wall Street Journal, iPad 2 release is scheduled on March 2. In the rest few hours, Apple fans all over the world go crazy about iPad 2 release.
Statement from CNN said that Goldman analyst predicted this new iPad 2 will launch with a 10% reduction.
However, the American Blog Businessinsider explained that iPad 2 is only a transitional product for iPad 3 release will be listed in autumn this year. And it is still a mist whether Jobs will be on the news conference or not, at the same time, there is grapevine said that Apple marketing vice president Phil Schiller will present on this news conference.
Highlights of the iPad 2 release news conference:
1. Marketing vice president will show up instead of Jobs
Jobs is impossible to attend the new product release for he has asked for a sick release. Instead, Apple marketing vice president will be at presence because during the last sick leave it was him served as the Apple representative to release iPhone 3GS.
2. The sub camera added and the rear camera is exclusive to a large extent.
iPad 2 sub camera can support FaceTime video chat. Because rear camera has little significance on tablet computer so it is not sure whether iPad 2 has a rear camera.
3. The back side of iPad 2 with microphone added.
It is said that the back side of iPad 2 will be equipped with a new function, a larger microphone maybe.
4. iPad 2 with a thinner body.
Although iPad 2 has already with a lightweight body, since the debut of Amazon Kindle electronic reader people have got the real concept of thinness. Apple will try its outmost to make the second generation thinner than the first generation though it is impossible to make it as thin as a feather.
5. iPad 2 embraces with more powerful A5 chip.
iPad and A4 chip make a public release simultaneously in last year. So it is with great possibility that along with the iPad release, A5 chip will be put into the market as well. It is a multi-core chip with faster speed.
6. iPad 2 with 10% price off.
According to one of the Goldman analyst’s prediction, the retail price of iPad 2 will cut 10% which will bring the Apple competitors a devastating blow. Apple high executives air their opinions that they want to dominate the tablet computer market so cutting the price of this new iPad 2 will be the first and the important step.
7. Retina HD display is not inclusive.
It is a controversial matter if Retina display will be on iPad 2 ever, but now it has been figured out that iPad 2 resolutions will be the same with iPad first generation. The next iPad generation iPad 3 will support Retina Display to a certain extent.
8. iPad 2 prevents reflection and suitable for beach reading.
Apple is dedicated in developing the screen prevents light reflection and now it is with 60% possibility.
9. iPad 2 becomes digital wallet for supporting NFC.
It is said that iPad 2 will support NFC technology so users can achieve online payment without using credit card on those stores support NFC system through iPad 2. The digital wallet idea has existed in the past few years and it walks to a new milestone until it wins the support from Apple.
10. Built-in compatible Verizon network chip, supports 3G wireless networks without wifi.
In the past, if you want to use iPad within Verizon wireless network users have to employ wifi. iPad 2 is with built-in compatible Verizon network chip, therefore, without using wifi users can use Verizon 3G wireless network.
11. iPad 2 is only a transitional product, iPad 3 debuts in autumn.
Compare to iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS only with few upgraded features so it is rather possible that iPad 2 is only a transitional product and iPad 3 will be on the leading role. The reason for Apple to release iPad 2 is to crack down its competitors especially Android tablet.
12. iPad 2 will be on market shortly after the release.
As to the specific issue time, it is predicted that Apple is going to put iPad 2 into the market 2 weeks after the official release for Apple must put pressure on its rivals.
A few hours later, new product release new conference will be on and all the riddles will be announced one after another. If you want to get the latest information of iPad 2, focusing on here, guys!
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