The Apple iPad 2 will be available to South African users tomorrow (29 April).
Distributor the Core Group says the iPad 2 is thinner, lighter and faster than the original device, while boasting the same 10-hour battery life.
With two cameras, users can use the iPad 2 to make FaceTime video calls and capture HD video.
In addition, the iPad Smart Cove3 attaches magnetically and aligns to the iPad 2.
The iPAd 2 runs on a Dual-core A5 chip and features a 9.7-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology.
Connectivity includes 802.11a/b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1 and EDR technology, as well as a 3G data service on both the WiFi and 3G models.
The iPad 2 with WiFi is available in both black and white and starts at R4 399.00 for the 16Gb model, R5 399.99 for the 32Gb device and R6 399.00 for the 64Gb model.
The iPad 2 with WiFi and #g, also available in black or white, starts at R5 599.00 for the 16Gb model, moving to R6 599.00 for the 32Gb model and R7 599.00 for the 64 Gb device.
Meanwhile, Apple has announced that the white iPhone 4 will be available beginning tomorrow.
“The white iPhone 4 has finally arrived and it’s beautiful,” says Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice-president of worldwide product marketing. “We appreciate everyone who has waited patiently while we’ve worked to get every detail right.”
The white iPhone is not yet available in South Africa.