Apple Replaces iPad 2 with iPad 4 in Its Product Lineup

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The iPad 2 has finally been dropped from Apple‘s product offerings. In its place, the company has begun selling the iPad 4 again at the same price.

Apple iPad 4As it had debuted back in 2011, Apple’s second-generation tablet was clearly obsolete, but was still priced at $400.

It is being replaced by the iPad 4, which had been dropped last fall when the iPad Air was introduced.

More About the iPad 4

As its 9.7-inch display has a resolution of 2048 x 1536, the iPad 4 has twice the pixel density of the model its replacing, and a much faster processor — the earlier model has a dual-core 1 GHz Apple A5 chip and 512MB of RAM, while the newer one sports a dual-core 1.4 GHz Apple A6X chip and 1GB of RAM.

To learn more about this tablet, read our Apple iPad 4 Review

The iPad 2 had been the last product in Apple’s lineup with the 30-pin connector. Now, all of its offerings have the Lightning connector. 

Apple is now offering a version of the iPad 4 with 16GB of internal storage for $400. Adding support for 4G LTE to this increases the cost to $530.

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