Benefits of iPad 2 For Travelers

Apple being an innovative technology company set the bar high for mobile technology when they released iPhone and iPad. Millions of people across the globe has come to love Apple products including their line of mobile products. It is about time for Apple iPad 2 to come along with upgrades and of course benefits for travelers like us. With mobile devices such as iPhone and iPad, us travelers can whip it out while on transit or on the plane, and play with it until we feel tired for for a good nap! The Apple iPad 2 is becoming crazy popular. It is faster, thinner and lighter compared to first generation iPad.

Benefits of iPad 2 For Travelers

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Benefits of iPad 2 For Travelers

Ten-Hour Battery Life

The iPad 2 has not lost the battery life though it has so many improvements. Ten hours is perfect for getting through long flights when you are sitting and watching seasons of your favorite TV series.

Front And Back Facing Cameras

Imagine sipping a glass of wine in Paris while enjoying a good read on the iPad 2, when you suddenly see a great view that you just need to capture. With iPad 2, you don’t need to stop reading. You have a front facing camera on the iPad 2 to capture the moment and share it with your friends. And who said you need to ask someone else to take a picture of you? There is a camera on the back so you can take a snapshot of yourself without any help from someone else.

Video Mirroring

Video mirroring is a new feature that is ideal for business travelers and lecturers who love the idea of presentation from the comfort and ease of using their own iPad. What’s more you can use it to view your pictures way larger with the help of Apple digital AV adapter or Apple VGA adapter. Just plug it into your TV and you can see the images bigger.

Smart Cover

The new and simple “smart cover” for the iPad 2 provides both protection and functionality. There is no added bulkiness and you don’t need to put an extra cover like for iPhones. With iPad2, you no longer need a stand either, as the iPad2 morphs into one when you need it.

Face Time

These cameras are ideal for more than just snapshots; they are there to enable Face Time chat with people who also have iPad 2 or iPhone 4. Let’s say you are back in that Wi-Fi equipped coffeehouse, and you’d like to brag about it to your best friend. Face Time easily switch between the cameras to include them in that moment with you, even from thousands of miles away.

Accelerometer, Three-Axis Gyroscope and Compass

These apps are already present in the iPhone 4. Now they are all in the iPad 2 as well, working better than ever before. These apps will tell you which direction the iPad 2 is heading and how it is moving.

AT&T or Verizon

iPad 2 can connect to At&T and Verizon networks. Perfect for road trips and those with generous international data plans.

iPad 2 Prices on March 8, 2011

  • 16 GB WiFi – $499
  • 32 GB WiFi – $599
  • 64 GB WiFi – $699
  • 16 GB WiFi + 3G – $629
  • 32 GB WiFi + 3G – $729
  • 64 GB WiFi + 3G – $829

If you’re planning to get your hands on an Apple iPad 2, find the best prices on Amazon.

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