The iPad 2 is now priced at just $399, which is quite a steal if you don’t need the latest and greatest technology. The new iPad looks great, but the iPad 2 will suit many users just fine.
Apple will also sell a 16GB 3G model for $529. Both prices put it in a better position to compete with Amazon’s Kindle Fire which is priced at $199.
While we generally encourage readers to buy the latest models of phones and other gadgets, the iPad 2 price break allows consumers to get into the tablet game without breaking the bank. The best value with the new iPad 2 pricing is the 16GB WiFi only version.
16GB is the only storage size that the iPad 2 will come in.
The iPad 2 models are now priced at $100 off their original prices. The iPad 2 was announced a year ago with the same prices as the new iPad. The WiFi-only iPad 2 was originally priced at $499 (16 GB). Apple priced the iPad 2 WiFi + 3G at $629.
New iPad 2 Prices
- $399 iPad 2 16 GB WiFi
- $529 iPad 2 16 GB WiFi + 3G
Why You Should Buy the iPad 2
The iPad 2 is arguably better than any other consumer media tablet besides the new iPad. You’ll still be able to get your money’s worth, especially if you plan to use your iPad 2 regularly.
With the starting price now at just $399 you’ll get a lot of bang for your buck.
Why You Shouldn’t Buy the iPad 2
The $100 discount might sound tempting, but if you have enough cash to spare you should really buy the newer model, especially if you’re planning on using AT&T’s or Verizon’s mobile data services.
That’s because the new iPad offers 4G LTE data capabilities for both AT&T and Verizon which will offer data speeds that can reach up to 10 times faster than those found on a normal 3G network.
The iPad also, of course, features aging specifications.
Apple’s new iPad boasts a Retina Display that offers quadruple the resolution of the iPad 2, a dual-core A5X processor that features quad-core graphics, and an upgraded iSight 5MP camera.
The new iPad will be out in select countries on March 16th and pre-orders will begin today.
15 Best Galaxy S10 Cases
Samsung’s Galaxy S10 is a gorgeous phone with a curved screen and lots of fancy features. It’s also really expensive and covered...
Epic Casetify Tech Accessory Hands On
If you’re looking for awesome and affordable tech accessories, look no further than Casetify. This company makes a full lineup...