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Apple16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi (White)
 
4.8

(based on 258 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (210)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (42)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Screen (145)
  • App availablity (139)
  • Wifi (136)
  • Battery life (128)
  • Web browsing (126)

Cons

  • Speaker quality (19)
  • Difficult to customize (15)
  • Battery life (14)
  • Charging time (12)
  • Screen (5)

Best Uses

  • Web browsing (134)
  • Entertainment (120)
  • Email (116)
  • Social networking (88)
  • Gaming (85)
    • Tablet Size:
    • Just right (155), Compact (11), Large (5)
    • Tablet Construction:
    • Feels sturdy (141), Feels fragile (17)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (13), Yes (4)
    • Usability:
    • Simple enough (109), Simple controls (88)
    • Media:
    • Easy to download media (108), Easy to use media player (77), Gaming (74), Fast streaming media (68), Good speaker sound (58)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Business professional (90), Parent (64), Tech savvy (58), Grandparent (28), Social networker (21)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

"I would buy this product again"

The product was great. It was actually a gift for my 11 and 8 year old daughters and they are loving their IPAD 2.

The product was great. It was actually a gift for my 11 and 8 year old daughters and they are loving their IPAD 2.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Nice... but far from perfect

I purchased an iPad and have been using it for about a month now. Apps are nice and checking e-mail and surfing the web work well... but... with out Flash support...Read complete review

I purchased an iPad and have been using it for about a month now. Apps are nice and checking e-mail and surfing the web work well... but... with out Flash support many of the websites and software I would like to run I can't. I't would be perfect if it allowed Flash!

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5.0

Great product

By dzierke

from Modesto, CA

About Me Business Professional, Grandparent, Parent, Tech Savvy

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

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

    Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi (Black):

    I am a big fan of apple product. This ipad lives up to the quality I've come to expect...

    • Tablet Size:
    • Large
    • Tablet Construction:
    • Feels Sturdy
    • Usability:
    • Intuitive, Simple Enough
    • Media:
    • Easy To Download Media, Easy To Use Media Player, Fast Streaming Media

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    4.0

    Great First Tablet

    By Donna

    from Springfield, MA

    About Me Technically Challenged

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Email
      • Social Networking
      • Web Browsing

      Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi (Black):

      The iPad 2 with Wi-Fi by Apple is a great first or second tablet, or when your needs are basic and relatively unsophisticated. I gave it to my 14-year-old niece for a birthday present, and she was thrilled. It has limited touch-screen capability compared to its newer versions, but is still very stylish and light, easy to carry with you, capable of being used at any Wi-Fi facility, and completely capable to connecting to any of your desirable websites in a timely manner. Great battery life.

      • Tablet Size:
      • Just Right
      • Tablet Construction:
      • Feels Sturdy
      • Usability:
      • Simple Enough

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      5.0

      Best Price and Out of the Box!

      By Harvestman

      from Visalia CA

      About Me Business Professional, Tech Savvy

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • App Availablity
      • Battery Life
      • Operating System
      • Screen
      • WiFi

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Camera
        • Entertainment
        • Web Browsing

        Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi (Black):

        Used in a church to operate a Mackie DL 1608 digital mixer. When it arrived it even had 72% battery charged. Pretty good. Needed update but did it quickly and it is working fine in our sound system.

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

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        5.0

        no words

        By rafa

        from San Diego, CA

        About Me Multimedia Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Best In The Market

        Cons

        • Price

        Best Uses

        • Business Use

        Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi (Black):

        Apple is apple

        • Primary use:
        • Business
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        very good

        By eugene

        from new york

        About Me Multimedia Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Adequate Storage
        • Compact Design
        • Easy To Use
        • Fast
        • Good Compatibility
        • Long Battery Life

        Cons

        • Bulky Design

        Best Uses

        • Mobile Communication
        • Multimedia
        • Organization

        Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi (White):

        good personal note book, camera, computer

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        It's iPad II

        By LATWTV

        from Cerritos, Los Angeles, CA.

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi (White):

        This is my fourth iPad 2. I got lost of the three, so I get this one.

        • Tablet Size:
        • Compact

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        2.0

        Mix-bag

        By DiyEyal

        from Israel

        About Me Geek, Student, Tech Savvy

        Pros

        • Accurate Touch
        • App Availablity

        Cons

        • Bad Glass
        • Battery Life
        • Charging time
        • Difficult To Customize
        • Screen
        • Slow
        • Speaker Quality
        • Web Browsing
        • Wifi
        • Wifi Performance

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi (Black):

        It was fast enough.. today it's super slow! I have to use RAM cleaning app every 30 to keep using this device without it get stuck. web browsing is a challenge lately! the processor has degraded very heavly, so as the SSD inside... and 0.5 GB or RAM isn't enough anymore!
        also, the speaker has degraded to the point i have to touch my ear to the side of the speaker so sound will pass through the solid, not the air, otherwise it's not loud enough... so I have to have headphones on me all the time.
        also, the microphone is very weak, so in skype I have to use headphone with built in microphone

        also it's kinda heavy for me.. and hard to hold with one hand in some positions...

        also the display isn't a good display, and if your'e going to buy an iPad, you should get retina display iPad..

        battery life used to be nice, but has degraded as well to the point I charge it twice a day in a normal day and in some days 3 times..

        WiFi performance are not as good as I'd expect from a premium product. probably because of the aluminum body...

        also after a while the edges of the glass stated to scratch my fingertips and leave glass residues on my fingertips skin

        good thing is that there are a lot of app in the app store...

        I'm probably going to buy an android tablet... probably the new nexus 7...

        I'm maybe too generous giving it 2/5 and not 1/5

        • Tablet Size:
        • Large
        • Tablet Construction:
        • Nexus 7 Fhd 2013
        • Usability:
        • Intuitive

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        5.0

        like it.

        By Jim

        from San Jose

        About Me Parent

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • App Availablity
        • Battery Life
        • Screen
        • Web Browsing
        • WiFi

        Cons

        • Difficult To Customize

        Best Uses

        • Camera
        • Email
        • Entertainment
        • Games
        • Web Browsing

        Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi (White):

        it's a nice tool to have when you want to browse the web and check your emails. also playing games on it is nice due the the larger screen size than the mini.

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

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        5.0

        Excellent Product!

        By RS

        from NJ

        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
          • Entertainment
          • Games
          • Social Networking
          • Web Browsing

          Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi (Black):

          I love my iPad 2! Getting it from B&H was easy and fast. Highly recommended!!

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

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          5.0

          Excellent

          By Ashley

          from NY, USA

          About Me Student

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Battery Life
          • Operating System
          • Screen
          • Web Browsing
          • WiFi

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi (Black):

              It is great for reading, taking notes and everything to do on the internet.

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

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              4.0

              I would buy this product again

              By Rew

              from Brasil

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Customize
              • Operating System
              • Screen
              • WiFi

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi (Black):

                  I bought for my son

                  • Tablet Size:
                  • Just Right

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                  5.0

                  BETTER THAN EXPECTED

                  By Insouciant

                  from San Jacinto, Ca

                  About Me Jack Of Trades

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Entertainment
                    • Games
                    • Web Browsing

                    Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi (Black):

                    First, B+H was courteous, fast and shipped for free. I am on the opposite coast and was pleasantly surprised how quickly my order arrived.The iPad 2 was new in original package and exactly as I ordered. It was a gift for my mother and she loves it. Already loaded are dictionary and thesaurus apps as well as PDF documents applicable to her field of work. I also loaded several hundred family photos -- so I don't have to print them for her anymore;) Good price, good product. Thank you.

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

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                    5.0

                    I love it

                    By Katherine

                    from Tempe, AZ

                    Verified Buyer

                    Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi (Black):

                    I'm a graduate student in literature and there are tons of readings and discussions in class. I bought this ipad2 because of this and it was very convenient! I really liked it!

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                    5.0

                    great product!

                    By happy camper

                    from california

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi (Black):

                        simple, easy and wonderful...

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

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                        5.0

                        I now own three of these.

                        By Vince

                        from Madison, AL

                        About Me Business Professional, Parent, Tech Savvy

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • App Availablity
                        • Battery Life
                        • Operating System
                        • Screen
                        • Web Browsing
                        • WiFi

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

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

                          Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi (White):

                          We use the Ipad to play games and get on internet.

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

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                          5.0

                          Great value

                          By Security guy

                          from Baton rouge, la

                          About Me Business Professional, Tech Savvy

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • App Availablity
                          • Easy To Customize
                          • Web Browsing
                          • WiFi

                          Cons

                          • Battery Life

                          Best Uses

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

                          Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi (Black):

                          The ipad 2 is just as good as the 3 for most people.

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

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                          5.0

                          How can you get wrong?!

                          By Glad

                          from NJ

                          About Me Business Professional

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

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

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Camera
                            • Entertainment
                            • Games
                            • Social Networking
                            • Web Browsing

                            Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi (Black):

                            Everyday I use my Ipad and I love it. If it's MAC, how can you get wrong?!

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

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                            5.0

                            Great Product!

                            By glguitarman

                            from Shawnee, KS

                            Verified Buyer

                            Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi (Black):

                            Best tablet on the market.

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                            5.0

                            Great for travel

                            By Al

                            from Seattle, Wa

                            About Me Tech Savvy

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Battery Life
                            • Screen
                            • Web Browsing
                            • WiFi

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Email
                              • Web Browsing

                              Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi (Black):

                              In the past I traveled with a laptop to keep abreast of my business and personal affairs. The laptop was heavy, took up a lot of space, and was slow to boot up. I finally broke down and got the iPad 2 after watching other people quickly do what use to take me a long time.

                              For checking email and web browsing while on the go, it is perfect! It is small enough that I can easily carry it in my bags without needing another bag as I use to have to do with my laptop. Yet the screen is large enough that web browsing is not frustrating.

                              The only draw back so far is using it to view web sites with Flash enable .

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

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                              5.0

                              Great Product

                              By Jason

                              from Newbern Tennessee

                              About Me Tech Savvy

                              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
                                • Social Networking
                                • Web Browsing

                                Comments about 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi (Black):

                                Apple makes great, but expensive products!!

                                • Tablet Size:
                                • Just Right
                                • Tablet Construction:
                                • Feels Sturdy, You Need Shock Proof Case
                                • Usability:
                                • Intuitive, Simple Enough
                                • Media:
                                • Easy To Download Media, Easy To Use Media Player

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