Do you like new gadgets and technology? If you do, then you’ll be pleased to hear that the new Apple iPad 2 will be available to order in South Africa in April/May 2011. The Apple iPad 2 is 33 percent thinner and up to 15 percent lighter than the original iPad. The tablet device sports a dual-core A5 chip and improved graphics, with the iPad 2 giving you up to nine times the graphics performance of the first iPad.

[UPDATE: Due to the worldwide shortages of the Apple iPad 2, it’s taking a little more time to order in South Africa. If you can’t wait, you could always take a look at the reduced pricing on the Apple iPad 1 – click here to check it out. Otherwise follow the iPad 2 links below to see if the iPad 2 is in stock.]
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The new Apple iPad 2 - On the way soon

Key features of the Apple iPad 2 include:

  • 9.7-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit glossy widescreen
  • Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
  • 1024 x 768 pixel resolution at 132 pixels per inch (ppi)
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
  • Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously
  • 1 GHz dual-core Apple A5 custom-designed, high-performance, low-power system-on-a-chip
  • Back Camera: Video recording, HD (720p) up to 30 frames per second with audio; still camera with 5x digital zoom
  • Front camera: Video recording, VGA up to 30 frames per second with audio; VGA-quality still camera
  • Colours: Black or white finishe

The Apple iPad 2 is available in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB models, with 3G and WiFi connectivity options. The prices range from R6,999 to R8,999 on import.

If you’re keen on buying the new Apple iPad 2, then click on the options below for more info and pricing:

I’m sure it’s going to be popular in South Africa and it’s definitely going to be the new gadget to have. Enjoy!