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Instagram 2.0 Arrives for iPhone and iPad



Instagram has released the biggest update in the app’s nearly year old history and it figures to delight those that are using iDevice’s that are running a version of iOS that is above iOS 4.2.1. Dubbed Instagram 2.0, this major update overhauls the photo-filter app that currently boasts over 9 million users on iPhones, iPod touches and iPads and over 250 million photos.

There are tons of new features here including the ability to take high resolution photos as Instagram has increased photo size on the iPhone 4 from 612×612 to 1936×1936 and to 1536×1536 on the iPhone3GS. This has been one of the most requested features from app users and it’s extremely exiting to see that Instragram has listened to the pleas.

Instagram 2.0

In addition, you can now turn off borders on filters and use one click to rotate a photo within the camera. The update also brings four new filters including Amaro, Rise, Hudson, and Valencia and Instagram 2.0 also brings along live filters which means that you can now preview a photo, with a filter of your choosing, before you snap the shot.

The app is also apparently 200 times faster than the previous version.


All told, this is a huge overhaul for a very popular and might I add, very awesome application. Currently, Instagram only supports:

  • iPhone 4
  • iPhone 3GS
  • iPod Touch (3rd & 4th generations)
  • iPad 2
  • iPad

Sorry, Android users, no app yet.

For those with iOS devices, you can find Instagram on the iTunes App Store right here.

Via: VentureBeat



  1. Tara

    09/30/2011 at 1:02 pm

    Help – how do I get my photos taken with Instagram into my regular photo album on my iphone? I want to be able to access the photos to print them….???

    • Ross8ball

      10/11/2011 at 9:09 am

      There should be the option in the instagram settings via the settings iPhone settings tab, the option to save original and filtered copies of the photo.

      • Boo062791

        04/02/2012 at 1:49 am

        U cannot download instagram to my ipad2!! Please send me help, please!! [email protected]

        • Boo062791

          04/02/2012 at 1:50 am

          I cannot download instagram to my ipad2.. Urgghhh!!

  2. Ashok Arora

    04/06/2012 at 6:02 am

    Pl send me help/download iped2… [email protected]

  3. sarahlhnrt

    04/16/2012 at 11:46 pm

    my store told me that there’s a new verison of instagram and i downloaded it, but it’s still the “old” version on my iPhone 3G!! what’s wrong? i even deleted instagram and downloaded it again-didn’t work, still the old version!?!

    • Lilly

      07/11/2012 at 6:37 am

      same here! did you manage to fix it?

  4. Anthony

    07/09/2012 at 12:18 pm

    Um, this is not true! Bogus!

  5. q8_bin_78an

    12/05/2012 at 5:08 am

    I can’t download intagram on my ipad 2 😅

  6. NnekaNene

    03/27/2013 at 1:58 am

    I cannot download instagram on my iPad1…… Help please

  7. Paul

    06/04/2013 at 11:26 pm

    Is der an instagram that supports iPhone2 please if there is e-mail it to me – [email protected]

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