All you need to know about the new tablet

Apple's iPad 2 is faster, slimmer and lighter than its predecessor and has a camera. Is that enough to make you part with your money? Having used it since its launch, Adrian Weckler explores what you need to know about its updated features and how it

2nd April, 2011

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Although it is the feature least mentioned, this is the iPad 2's biggest practical improvement. Apple's updated A5 processor is about twice as fast as the chip in the original model.

This does not mean that whole machine is twice as fast, and it certainly doesn't feel that way.

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