Is it worth upgrading from iPad1 to iPad2

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    Any ipad 2 users in the house? What are your experiences besides the cams and its weight?
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    This is weird.

    Did your previous thread get deleted? I answered, but some error showed up when hitting Send.

    Anyhow, search is your greatest friend.
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    My fault - I moved it from 'General Discussions' to 'iPad2 Forum' and we must have overlapped. Apologies......

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    PS yes, Search is your greatest friend!!
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    Really hard for me to use search.. Haha.. Anyways for an example. How do i search for this question of mine? I typed in keywords "from ipad to ipad2" and none that i was looking for appeared.
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    Thanks guys. My apologies as well.
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    The differences are subtle, but definitely there.
    Faster, crisper, snappier and easier to hold and carry.
    Also the screen seems better. Can't say why offhand but maybe it's the reduced glass thickness.

    Very happy with the upgrade and my daughters very happy with their iPads1 :)
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    Thanks! thats the review im looking for. I guess ill be sticking to my pad for awhile if that's the case:)
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    So far...not to pleased with camera resolution, both front and back.

    My iPod Touch 4th Gen could determine my location, where my iPad 2 WiFi (no 3g) cannot.

    I like the thinner case.
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    Im fine. Hehe:)
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    Overall, remember that the iPad 2 has a dual core CPU. I know that most apps around at the moment will run on both 1 and 2, but we will start to see iPad 2 only apps very soon. I still have my ipad1 but this is a far better device. Upgrade? Millions can't be wrong!
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    My main reasons for upgrading:
    -better multitasking. Skype stays online, even when it is in background and another memory intensive app is running.
    -there is less lag, which is especially noticeable with note taking apps.
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    If you have the fund please upgrade.

    Sent from my iPad using iPF
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    Aside from the camera and a little lighter I for one am not all that impressed. After waiting for a month I was a little let down. Still like it tho...
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    I didn't realise it had a little lighter.....in that case I may upgrade and throw away my zippo at the same time......

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    Upgraded from iPad1, I must say it is a big improvement in most respects and I am very happy that I did it. We put iPad 1 and 2 together and worked simultaneously on them. iPad2:

    1) lighter and thinner and more elegant looking
    2) faster and more powerful (sites in Safari open at least twice as fast than on iPad 1 - that alone would be enough for upgrade to me)
    3) Clearer, brighter and more detailed graphics
    4) Much better overall sound - more details and clarity and more balanced, more decent highs (not that cheap sharp as on iPad1), bigger bass and larger sound . Not a small difference at all
    5) two cameras - great for skyping and timefacing
    6) double RAM: Garageband etc. does not get stuck so much

    ...

    In my opinion , it is very much worth the upgrade
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    Haha
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    Splitting Sides

    A lighter? Must check the app store.....:D
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    Okay got the Ipad 2 yesterday, and the cameras are fine, if you use them in bad lighting then not so good, but most cameras are like that unless you pay a good price for them and the ipad is a computer. If you use them in good light and in the right way then there pritty good. The speed is dam good to. opened up in apps store on ipad and ipad 2. looked at an app by opening on ipad first then the ipad 2, the ipad 2 was open and done well before the ipad. The sound quality is better as well. Its worth getting if you can afford it. Me im not mister rich but i think it was well worth me getting it for what i wanted and im well impressed with it, Ipad one will be on my bedside for use now, odd read or movie or book. The new 2 is going to get worked to bits. Enjoy guys...

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