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iPad2 unveiled, no NFC included

Thursday 10 March 2011

The new iPad 2 will retail at the same base price, US$ 499 (EUR 356.6) as the old iPad, and will retain the 10-hour battery life.

Market research firm, In-stat believes along with the iPad introduction, market drivers for tablet shipments include an increase in the availability of new media, like magazines, newspaper and books, as well as in the number of applications available for mobile computing, such as web browsing, email, social networks, and video consumption. Applications like complex games that are more immersive, compared to those designed for smartphones or other mobile devices, will be developed at a rapid pace this year, helping to drive content and therefore demand for tablets to where unit shipments will surpass 58 million in 2014.