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Apple iPad 2nd Gen (9.7-inch, 2011)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16503 reviews of Apple iPad 2nd Gen (9.7-inch, 2011). The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the design and screen. The portability and performance are also mentioned favorably, whereas some have doubts about the connectivity and storage. Reviews about the reliability and price are different.

usability, performance, portability, screen, design

camera, storage, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Apple iPad 2nd Gen (9.7-inch, 2011) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Apple iPad 2nd Gen (9.7-inch, 2011)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1821 user reviews of Apple iPad 2nd Gen (9.7-inch, 2011) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the portability and design are overall positive. The performance and price also get good opinions. There are some mixed views about the storage and reliability, while some have doubts about the connectivity.

usability, price, performance, design, portability

connectivity

93% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

May, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Apple iPad 2nd Gen (9.7-inch, 2011)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5014 user reviews of Apple iPad 2nd Gen (9.7-inch, 2011) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the design and portability. The performance and price are also appreciated. Many are less positive about the connectivity and reliability.

usability, price, performance, portability, design

reliability, connectivity

89% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

May, 2020

Expert review by : Hugo Jobling (trustedreviews.com)

iPad 2

 

Slimmer and faster than the original, and sporting a camera, the iPad 2 is the best tablet on the market.

Fast dual-core CPU ; Lighter and Slimmer than previous iPad ; iOS best tablet operating system available

Somewhat low screen resolution ; 3G model is expensive ; Doesn't serve any specific function

The problem for these iPad-rivals is that Apple wasn't sitting idle during the year-long head start it had over the competition. And so while the likes of the Xoom and PlayBook have been designed to best the iPad (and looked set to easily do so had...

Apr, 2012

Recommended!

Expert review by : Hugo Jobling (trustedreviews.com)

Apple iPad 2

 

It may be an extravagant toy, but the iPad 2 is the best tablet on the market.

Fast dual-core CPU ; Lighter and Slimmer than previous iPad ; iOS best tablet operating system available

Somewhat low screen resolution ; 3G model is expensive ; Doesn't serve any specific function

Apr, 2011

Expert review by : T3 Online (t3.com)

Apple iPad 2 review

 

The Apple iPad 2, arguably the best tablet computer on the planet, has just received a stylish makeover. The brainchild of former Apple CEO Steve Jobs, it sports the latest high-tech specs and features

Admittedly, the iPad 2 is more of an evolutionary step for Apple, akin to the jump from iPhone 3 to 3GS. If you already own an iPad then you’re not missing out too much by waiting for the next iteration before you upgrade. If you held off from buying...

Nov, 2011

Expert review by : Hannah Bouckley (t3.com)

Apple iPad 2 Vs Amazon Kindle 3 review

 

Ding, ding, ding! What's better, the Apple iPad 2 or the Amazon Kindle 3? T3 pits the two devices together to find out

Sep, 2011

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Apple iPad 2 review

 

Second iteration of the Apple iPad looks similar, but it's faster, lighter and slimmer

Unrivalled usability ; tons of apps and content ; AirPlay ; svelte design

Closed shop for content ; no Flash ; more features elsewhere

Best tablet, Awards 2011. The marriage of content, functionality and performance remains unsurpassed

Jun, 2011

Expert review by (t3.com)

Apple iPad 2 Vs Motorola Xoom

 

Comparison: It's tablet war as Apple takes on Android

Expert review by (whathifi.com)

Apple iPad 2 (16GB, wi-fi)

 

Best tablet, Awards 2011. The marriage of content, functionality and performance remains unsurpassed

Unrivalled usability; tons of apps and content; AirPlay; svelte design

Closed shop for content; no Flash; more features elsewhere

Expert review by : Paul Lamkin (pocket-lint.com)

Apple iPad 2

 

The Apple iPad 2 is finally here. It's a device that has been a year in the making. We've pretty much been picturing what the iPad 2 would and would not include ever since Steve Jobs donned his famous turtleneck to announce the prequel back on 27...

An awesome tablet which improves on an already successful platform

No display resolution bump, trouble with backlight bleeding

Those grumbles shouldn't take away from the fact that the iPad 2 is a great device. A superb tablet that builds on the strengths of the original and packs a heftier punch with a much slimmer waistline. The iPad 2 is the Manny Pacquiao of the tablet...

Mar, 2011

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Apple iPad 2 review

 

Flatter, faster and photographier, can Apple's 2nd-gen iPad keep the wolf in Android clothing from the door?

Lighter ; Faster ; Better

Terrible camera ; Kindle's screen is better for ebooks

Still the smoothest tablet experience, even if Apple is no longer the only game in town

Mar, 2011

Expert review by : Luke Johnson (techradar.com)

iPad 2 review

 

Apple's new tablet is the best of its kind, but is it really good enough?

Fantastic design ; Better ergonomics ; Good battery life ; iOS 4.3 brings improvements ; Facetime chats ; Smudge-resistant screen

Where's the innovation ; No retina screen ; Still no Flash ; Negligable performance boost

Update: Check out our new iPad 3 review

Jul, 2011

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