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Apple16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi + 3G (Verizon, White)
 
4.8

(based on 21 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (19)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • App availablity (8)
  • Screen (8)
  • Battery life (7)
  • Web browsing (7)
  • Wifi (7)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Web browsing (10)
  • Out-of-office productivity (8)
  • Email (6)
  • Entertainment (5)
  • Gaming (5)
    • Tablet Size:
    • Just right (10)
    • Tablet Construction:
    • Feels sturdy (9)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)
    • Usability:
    • Simple controls (7), Simple enough (4)
    • Media:
    • Easy to download media (6), Easy to use media player (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Parent (7), Business professional (6), Tech savvy (4), Practical (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Awesome, and 16GB is plenty

I was told to buy this iPad2 for myself as a Father's Day gift. I took it on vacation and used it heavily to look up places to go, restaurant reviews, keep on...Read complete review

I was told to buy this iPad2 for myself as a Father's Day gift. I took it on vacation and used it heavily to look up places to go, restaurant reviews, keep on top of email, etc. I also loaded it up with some games and cartoon episodes for my six year-old. He loved it. It made 3 hour train rides and 4 hour flights bearable.

I'm pleased that I paid a little more and got the one with the 3G cellular capability. I use it more than I thought I might. Sometimes, for some reason, I find that I cannot get a wi-fi connection - even in places where I can with a MacBook Pro.

For most people (e.g., my Mom) the iPad is all the computer one needs. But I like have a full fledged computer as well. Unfortunately, I do have to use a handful of sites that are made with Adobe flash. Hopefully, all of these issues will be ironed out soon.

Battery life is fantastic.

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

High on price Low on Function

Look I am not a computer wizard or else I just an average consumer who happens to be like an option of connecting through usb because this type of connection is widely available, established...Read complete review

Look I am not a computer wizard or else I just an average consumer who happens to be like an option of connecting through usb because this type of connection is widely available, established and support by huge number of devises I am a person who likes to have the option of expanding the memory through SD card and transfer favorite pictures and all kind of files from SD card to my device because it is very simple and convenient. People who blindly support Apple can say whatever they what to defend and explain why no usb why no sd why no flash, no hdmi in my strong opinion it is just example of super duper marketing strategy from Apple where they (Apple) trying to sell you a very thin and no question, manufactured with high quality standards device that are lacking in functionality so basically it is easier(cheaper) to produce for Apple thinner, good wrapped device(toy), then pay fee for usb, sd, hdmi connectivity. However at the end of the day when you will need productivity from your device and not just a good looking toy look, I would prefer something more substantial that can be used today with today technology, connectivity and standards. Not just excuses from Apple's experts with dumb explanation why not ...... and in the future it will be.... and something like O you don't need it because we will connect everything through thunderbolt connector..... our connector so we don't pay anybody else... or like flash is not good enough because ..... Basically Apple for 90% is a huge marketing machine which I can give them quite successful.

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5.0

i love this ipad.. faster and lighter!

By kathleen

from Southern California

About Me Business Professional

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • App Availablity
  • Battery Life
  • Easy To Customize
  • Operating System
  • Screen
  • Web Browsing
  • WiFi

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Camera
    • Email
    • Entertainment
    • Games
    • Out-of-office Productivity
    • Web Browsing

    Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi + 3G (Verizon, White):

    i love this ipad. Its lighter and faster than my orginal one.. i take it everywhere.

    • Tablet Size:
    • Just Right
    • Tablet Construction:
    • Feels Sturdy
    • Usability:
    • Intuitive
    • Media:
    • Easy To Download Media, Games

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    5.0

    Love shopping at B and H

    By photographer and mom

    from West Des Moines, IA

    About Me Parent

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • App Availablity
    • Battery Life
    • Easy To Customize
    • Operating System
    • Screen
    • Web Browsing
    • WiFi

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Out-of-office Productivity
      • Web Browsing

      Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi + 3G (Verizon, Black):

      We are giving this to my son for Christmas and he is going to go bananas. He uses my husband's all the time. My husband has all his flight info on it and uses it when he flies his plane. So much easier than always having to print out all the maps and information on paper. It is perfect for all ages for all uses. Everyone in the family is on it at one time or another. B and H makes the shopping so easy and it arrived so quickly too. Another happy customer

      • Tablet Size:
      • Just Right
      • Tablet Construction:
      • Feels Sturdy
      • Usability:
      • Intuitive

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      5.0

      Everything I expected

      By BLS

      from Danbury, CT

      About Me Business Professional, Tech Savvy

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • App Availablity
      • Battery Life
      • Easy To Customize
      • Operating System
      • Screen
      • Web Browsing
      • WiFi

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Email
        • Out-of-office Productivity
        • Web Browsing

        Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi + 3G (Verizon, Black):

        I bought this to replace a Smart Phone because I just didn't find the phone screen and controls convenient for web searching and my calendar and contacts. I bought a basic phone and am spending the same for service on it and the 3g on the iPad.
        So far I couldn't be happier.
        I bought this just before a recent getaway and was able to stop and look up restaurants and places on the road.
        Also able to look up maps and get email when away from home or hotel. Also used it to play music from a portable set of speakers i the hotel and the sound was quite good.

        • Tablet Size:
        • Just Right
        • Tablet Construction:
        • Feels Sturdy
        • Usability:
        • Intuitive, Simple Enough
        • Media:
        • Built in speaker is handy, Easy To Download Media, Easy To Use Media Player

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        5.0

        Quite Pleased

        By RRWms

        from Kentucky

        About Me Grandparent, Mostly retired, Parent, Student

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • App Availablity
        • Screen
        • Web Browsing
        • WiFi

        Cons

        • Difficult To Customize

        Best Uses

        • Out-of-office Productivity
        • Social Networking
        • Web Browsing

        Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi + 3G (Verizon, Black):

        We bought the iPad for travel, but have been using it every day (even though we have plenty of other options). B&H service was flawless ... as usual.

        • Tablet Size:
        • Just Right
        • Tablet Construction:
        • Feels Sturdy
        • Usability:
        • Needs more documentation
        • Media:
        • Easy To Download Media

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        5.0

        Ipad 2 with Wifi+3G

        By Justin Nguyen

        from Garden Grove

        About Me Parent

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Entertainment

            Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi + 3G (Verizon, White):

            Brand new seal+[...] could not ask for more. [...]unbeatable price from BHphotovideo. Always is the only one source for my future purchases.

            • Tablet Size:
            • Just Right
            • Tablet Construction:
            • Feels Sturdy
            • Usability:
            • Intuitive
            • Media:
            • Easy To Download Media

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            4.0

            Ipad 2 for Insurance business

            By StephenJ

            from Park Rapids, MN

            About Me Business Professional, Technically Challenged

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Games
                • Out-of-office Productivity
                • Web Browsing

                Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi + 3G (Verizon, Black):

                First I purchased a Zoom for my wife in her insurance business, then learned only an Ipad would work, so returned the zoom and bought an Ipad. This gave my wife the unique opportunity to compare both units. The learning curve was much steeper for the Zoom. The learning curve for the Ipad was almost nonexistant.

                I also purchased an Ipad cover....that is why only four stars. It was not satisfactory.

                When in the position to hold the Ipad near vertical, like a picture frame, it let loose and dropped her new Ipad to the floor from the table top. While the Ipad works fine it has a damaged/cracked corner. It broke her heart.

                • Usability:
                • Intuitive

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                5.0

                Love My iPad2!!

                By SusieMcQ

                from Lakeville, Ct.

                About Me Semi-retired senior

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • App Availablity
                • Battery Life
                • Easy To Customize
                • Screen
                • WiFi

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Email
                  • Entertainment
                  • Games
                  • Social Networking
                  • Web Browsing

                  Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi + 3G (Verizon, Black):

                  My iPad2 is so much lighter than my Macbook Pro. I used to hate packing up the MAC to go out. Now I just take the iPad2. The longer lasting battery makes it easier too. I thought because I live in a rural area I wouldn't get much 3G service, but I do! And my pictures look so much better on the iPad2. Haven't read a book yet, which is what all my friends do with theirs, but I will. What I don't like? I don't like that the cover only covers the front. I get that it needs to breath, I just don't want it to get scratched.

                  • Tablet Size:
                  • Just Right
                  • Tablet Construction:
                  • Feels Sturdy
                  • Usability:
                  • Simple Enough
                  • Media:
                  • Good Speaker Sound

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                  5.0

                  Awesome, and 16GB is plenty

                  By Luna, the insomniac web-surfer

                  from Chattanooga, TN

                  About Me Business Professional, Parent, Social Networker, Tech Savvy

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • App Availablity
                  • Battery Life
                  • Screen
                  • Web Browsing

                  Cons

                  • Not a laptop
                  • Not inexpensive
                  • Not the best camera

                  Best Uses

                  • Email
                  • Entertainment
                  • Games
                  • Out-of-office Productivity
                  • Social Networking
                  • Web Browsing

                  Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi + 3G (Verizon, Black):

                  I was told to buy this iPad2 for myself as a Father's Day gift. I took it on vacation and used it heavily to look up places to go, restaurant reviews, keep on top of email, etc. I also loaded it up with some games and cartoon episodes for my six year-old. He loved it. It made 3 hour train rides and 4 hour flights bearable.

                  I'm pleased that I paid a little more and got the one with the 3G cellular capability. I use it more than I thought I might. Sometimes, for some reason, I find that I cannot get a wi-fi connection - even in places where I can with a MacBook Pro.

                  For most people (e.g., my Mom) the iPad is all the computer one needs. But I like have a full fledged computer as well. Unfortunately, I do have to use a handful of sites that are made with Adobe flash. Hopefully, all of these issues will be ironed out soon.

                  Battery life is fantastic.

                  • Tablet Size:
                  • Just Right
                  • Tablet Construction:
                  • Feels Sturdy, Sleek
                  • Usability:
                  • Intuitive

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                  5.0

                  I would suggest to a friend

                  By Golf Nut

                  from Augusta, GA

                  About Me Business Professional, Grandparent, Parent, Student, Tech Savvy

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • 3G speed
                  • App Availablity
                  • Battery Life
                  • Easy To Customize
                  • Operating System
                  • Screen
                  • Web Browsing
                  • WiFi

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Email
                    • Out-of-office Productivity
                    • Web Browsing

                    Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi + 3G (Verizon, Black):

                    Great for web browsing, email, music, and photos
                    I also use on the road with 3G for my job

                    • Tablet Size:
                    • Just Right
                    • Tablet Construction:
                    • Feels Sturdy
                    • Usability:
                    • Simple Enough
                    • Media:
                    • Easy To Download Media, Easy To Use Media Player, Fast Streaming Media, Games, Good Speaker Sound

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                    5.0

                    New iPad Rocks

                    By ASA

                    from Phoenix

                    About Me Business Professional, Parent, Tech Savvy

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • App Availablity
                    • Battery Life
                    • Easy To Customize
                    • Operating System
                    • Screen
                    • Web Browsing
                    • WiFi

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Camera
                      • Email
                      • Out-of-office Productivity
                      • Web Browsing

                      Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi + 3G (Verizon, Black):

                      Picture Perfect. Great tool for photographers. Specialized Apps for various cameras, studio equipment and software. CLients love it.

                      • Tablet Size:
                      • Just Right
                      • Tablet Construction:
                      • Feels Sturdy
                      • Usability:
                      • Intuitive
                      • Media:
                      • Easy To Download Media, Easy To Use Media Player, Fast Streaming Media

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                      5.0

                      I wil buy one more

                      By Mike

                      from Clarksville, TN

                      About Me Parent

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • A lot of fun staff

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Entertainment
                        • Games
                        • Web Browsing

                        Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi + 3G (Verizon, Black):

                        I bought for my son as his birthday's present. He has loved it since.

                        • Tablet Size:
                        • Just Right
                        • Tablet Construction:
                        • Perfect
                        • Usability:
                        • Simple Enough
                        • Media:
                        • Easy To Use Media Player

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                        5.0

                        Just Love It!!

                        By Rudy

                        from Cathedral City, CA

                        About Me Practical

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Easy Controls
                        • Good Sound Quality
                        • Lightweight
                        • Long Battery Life
                        • Powerful

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Daily Use

                          Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi + 3G (Verizon, White):

                          It is so much more convenient to read emails, websites and podcasts. Love the lightness to it and the easy "carry" ability.
                          I don't spend alot of time sitting in the sun to read, so I love the screen for ibooks and spend many a day in coffee shops sipping and reading my books.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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                          2.0

                          High on price Low on Function

                          By Nikolas

                          from Cliffside PArk NJ

                          Verified Reviewer

                          Pros

                          • Long Battery Life

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi + 3G (Verizon, Black):

                              Look I am not a computer wizard or else I just an average consumer who happens to be like an option of connecting through usb because this type of connection is widely available, established and support by huge number of devises I am a person who likes to have the option of expanding the memory through SD card and transfer favorite pictures and all kind of files from SD card to my device because it is very simple and convenient. People who blindly support Apple can say whatever they what to defend and explain why no usb why no sd why no flash, no hdmi in my strong opinion it is just example of super duper marketing strategy from Apple where they (Apple) trying to sell you a very thin and no question, manufactured with high quality standards device that are lacking in functionality so basically it is easier(cheaper) to produce for Apple thinner, good wrapped device(toy), then pay fee for usb, sd, hdmi connectivity. However at the end of the day when you will need productivity from your device and not just a good looking toy look, I would prefer something more substantial that can be used today with today technology, connectivity and standards. Not just excuses from Apple's experts with dumb explanation why not ...... and in the future it will be.... and something like O you don't need it because we will connect everything through thunderbolt connector..... our connector so we don't pay anybody else... or like flash is not good enough because ..... Basically Apple for 90% is a huge marketing machine which I can give them quite successful.

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Love at first type

                              By Jill

                              from SF, CA

                              About Me Gearhead, Practical

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Easy Controls
                              • Lightweight
                              • Powerful

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Daily Use
                                • Home Use
                                • Travel

                                Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi + 3G (Verizon, White):

                                Ipad2 is awesome for surfing, email, apps/games, and so much more. I love the quality of graphics and convenience. It's not a complete laptop replacement, but pretty close. I first thought the purchase might be a bit frivolous, but now I don't know how I'd live without it.

                                • Was this a gift?:
                                • No

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                                5.0

                                16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi + 3G (Verizon, Bl

                                By david alami

                                from woodbridge va

                                About Me Frequent Traveler, Practical

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Durable
                                • Easy Controls
                                • Good Sound Quality
                                • Lightweight
                                • Long Battery Life
                                • Powerful

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Commuting
                                  • Daily Use
                                  • Home Use
                                  • Running
                                  • Travel

                                  Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi + 3G (Verizon, Black):

                                  use my ipad for business and pleasure, love it eazy to take around

                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • Yes

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                                  5.0

                                  I would recommend this to everyone!

                                  By Prisca

                                  from Washington

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi + 3G (Verizon, Black):

                                  I love my new iPad 2! It's light and portable, I even carry it in my purse.
                                  The only thing I would say is that they need to improve on the photo quality.

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                                  5.0

                                  [...]

                                  By Bazaarcowgirl

                                  from cottonwood Falls,Ks

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi + 3G (Verizon, White):

                                  [...]Works well.

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                                  5.0

                                  I would buy this product again and again

                                  By KEN

                                  from EAST LANSING

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi + 3G (Verizon, White):

                                  This ipad 2 is awesome!!. I would recommand this website(B&H) to my friends.

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                                  5.0

                                  Awesome alternate to a Netbook Computer

                                  By Ravster

                                  from New York City

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi + 3G (Verizon, Black):

                                  I sold a netbook computer for the iPad 2 and very happy with the purchase. I use the iPad 2 constantly as it is lighter and easier to carry and starts up instantly - biggest advantage over a PC netbook. I use it next to my bed, on the train to work, and even when I am on the can. I added the keyboard accessory because it makes typing so much easier.

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                                  5.0

                                  [...]

                                  By Jag

                                  from mocksville nc

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Fast wake up

                                  Cons

                                  • No usb port

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Email web ebook bible

                                  Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi + 3G (Verizon, Black):

                                  I use it everyday to check email and surf the web and have now turn into my ebible and an ebook reader

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