9 new features of the iPad 2

Apple unveiled the second-generation of its groundbreaking tablet—maybe you heard about it. Here are all the things you can’t get on the old iPad.

In case you’re in the market, here are nine new features of the next generation iPad that you can’t get on the old version, according to Apple.

1. It has a front facing camera. For all those video chats you never knew you needed—until now.

2. It has a rear facing camera.
Need to take a picture or capture video and your phone, Flip camera, or actual camera won’t do? Pull out the iPad 2 and put its VGA camera to work.

3. It’s lighter and thinner—33 percent thinner than the first iPad. It’s also shed some pounds. The new iPad—the WiFi only version—is 1.3 pounds compared to the first generation, which is 1.6 pounds. If you’re looking for definition in those arms, you’ll have to hit the gym.

4. It’s faster! Twice as fast, to be exact. And that’s thanks to the dual-core A5 processor. As long as my videos load faster, I don’t care if it’s powered by a dual-core processor or 5-hour Energy.

5. It comes in two colors: black or white—unlike the black and white cookie.

6. It’s supports two networks. Move over AT&T, Verizon is also available on the iPad 2. We hear that now.

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