WSJ received confirmation that Apple's iPad 2 has entered production. According to the paper's sources, the new iPad model will be thinner and lighter than the first model. Additionally, the new tablet will also have a faster processor and a built-in camera. The launch is slated in the next couple of months and pricing is expected to be similar to the current iPad range.
The new iPad will be thinner and lighter than the first model, these people said. It will have at least one camera on the front of the device for features like video-conferencing, but the resolution of the display will be similar to the first iPad, these people said. It will also have more memory and a more powerful graphics processor, they said.
The new iPad will initially be available through Verizon Wireless and AT&T Inc., but not Sprint Nextel Corp. or T-Mobile USA in the U.S., according to some of the people familiar with the matter.