This post aims to collate all relevant information on Apple iPad 2 in the Philippines, including its release date and pricing details.
UPDATE as of April 28, 2011:
It's OFFICIAL. Apple iPad 2's release date in the Philippines is tomorrow, April 29, 2011. Kindly stay tuned for OFFICIAL pricing details.
UPDATE as of April 29, 2011:
Here's the official price schedule of iPad2 in the Philippines --
Apple iPad 2 Wifi-only 16GB, 32GB and 64GB sell for Php 23,990, Php 28,990 and Php 33,990 respectively. Apple iPad 2 Wifi + 3G 16GB, 32GB and 64GB sell for Php 30,990, Php 35,990 and Php 40,990 respectively.
As of this moment, Apple hasn't released any information on iPad 2's availability in the Philippines. Likewise, the company's official retailers in the country have yet to disclose the exact date that they will have iPad 2 in their shelves.
We promise to update this post as soon as we get more information on the slate's release details in the Philippines. (Off hand, expect iPad 2's pricing in the Philippines to be very similar to that of the first generation iPad when it was released here in December 2010.)
In the meantime, if you will, check out the complete technical specifications of Apple iPad 2:
|Name||Apple iPad 2|
|Price Category||High-End (Flagship Release)|
|Dimensions||241.2 x 185.7 x 8.8 mm (to be confirmed)|
|Available Colors||Metal Finish - Anodized Aluminum at the back. Front - White, Black bezel options|
|Operating System||iOS 4.3|
|Display||9.7-inch 768 x 1024 pixels TFT Capacitive Touchscreen|
|Processor||1 GHz Apple A5|
|Camera||2 cameras, one in front, another at the back camera|
|Video Capture||Back camera: Video recording, HD (720p) up to 30 frames per second with audio; still camera with 5x digital zoom |
Front camera: Video recording, VGA up to 30 frames per second with audio; VGA-quality still camera
|Audio and Video Playback||MP4/MP3/WAV/AAC player, full HD 1080p video playback via HDMI dongle|
|Ports||3.5 mm audio jack, 30-pin dock connector port, microSIM card tray for the 3G version|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth wireless technology 2.1 + EDR|
|Memory||option of either 16 GB, 32 GB or 64 GB of internal storage|
|Sensors||Digital Compass, Accelerometer, Gyroscope|
|Uptime||10 hours uptime|
|Value-Added Features||App Store, Fingerprint and scratch resistant oleophobic surface, iBooks, Google Maps, FaceTime, HDMI video out via dongle|
|Announcement||March 3, 2011 - Manila|
|Availability||March 11, 2011 in US, March 25, 2011 in 25 countries, TBA for others|
|Price||$499, $599 and $699 for 16GB, 32GB and 64GB the Wifi-only version, respectively. And $629, $729 and $829 for the 16GB, 32GB and 64GB the Wifi-3G version, respectively.|