What Effects iPad 2 Prices

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iPad 2 PricesThe iPad 2, featuring the dual-core A5 processor, is still very popular even with the releases of the iPad 3 and the iPad 4.

The lightweight design of only 1.33 lbs (601 g), increasing to 1.35 lbs (613 g) when 3G capability is added, is perfect for on the go users because of the 10 hours of battery life.

The iPad comes in two different colors, black or white, and features a 9.7-inch LED-backlit display with a built-in camera and 1024-by-768 resolution at 132 pixels per inch.

The iPad 2 price varies according to the three different storage capacities of 16, 32, or 64GB which make the iPad 2 perfect for a variety of jobs.

The average iPad 2 price of a 16GB iPad with built-in WiFi is $399 compared to the 32GB iPad with built-in WiFi at $549 and the 64GB iPad with built-in WiFi at $599 making the iPad 2 price very affordable regardless of which storage options best meet your needs.

3G for Cellular Service

The basic model of iPad 2 does have WiFi for connecting to wireless access points but not the 3G capabilities needed to connect to the internet via a wireless cellular service. Apple does produce an iPad 2 with 3G capabilities which are compatible with AT&T and Verizon Wireless services.

A monthly data plan (which may require a contract) is required in order to connect to the internet. The average cost of a 16GB iPad 2 with 3G capabilities is $529, the 32GB iPad with 3G capabilities is $699 and the 64GB iPad with 3G capabilities is $689.

The battery life is reduced to 9 hours when using the 3G to surf the internet. The 3G options are great for users working outside of the home or office and very reasonably priced.

Refurbished Options

The iPad 2 pricing for a refurbished model is also very affordable and available from the Manufacturers website as well as various aftermarket websites.

The refurbished iPad 2 with 16GB of memory and built-in WiFi averages approximately $319, the 32GB iPad 2 with WiFi averages $479, and the 64GB iPad averages $499. The refurbished iPad 2 is available with 3G capabilities on a limited basis priced at $399 for the 16GB and $479 for the 32GB.

The refurbished models undergo a vigourous refurbishing process and still carry the one-year limited warranty of a new iPad 2 making them an excellent cost saving options.

The iPad 2 has a lightweight design and long battery life of 10 hours of normal use and 9 hours surfing on a 3G network which makes it an excellent value. The iPad 2 features a 9.7-inch LED-backlit display with a built-in camera and 1024-by-768 resolution at 132 pixels per inch.

The 16GB version averages $399 with WiFi, $529 with 3G capabilities, and $319 refurbished. The 32GB version averages $549 with WiFi, $699 with 3G capabilities, and $479 refurbished. The 64 GB version averages $599 with WiFi, $689 with 3G capabilities, and $499 refurbished. The iPad 2 with 3G capability is available refurbished on a limited basis.

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