iPad 2 Datasheet

iPad 2
Source: apple.com – iPad 2

The Apple iPad 2 (2nd Generation) is a tablet designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2011 to 2014 as part of the iPad series. The tablet was introduced on March 2, 2011, and its price started at $499.

The second-generation iPad features a 1 GHz Apple A5 processor, 512 MB of RAM, 9.7″ multi-touch widescreen LCD Display, Wi-Fi, 16 GB / 32 GB or 64 GB of flash memory, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, Dual camera system; front FaceTime camera (VGA), and rear 0.7 Mpix camera with video recording capability, accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, digital compass, Dock connector, 3.5-mm headphone jack, and an optional version with GPS, 3G data capability.

This iPad has been discontinued on March 18, 2014, and has been replaced by the iPad 3rd Generation. Today iPad 2 is 13 years old!

iPad 2 Details

IntroducedMarch 2, 2011 – 13 years ago
ReleasedMarch 11, 2011 (USA) – 13 years ago
March 25, 2011 (25 other countries) – 13 years ago
DiscontinuedMarch 7, 2012 (32 GB and 64 GB) – 12 years ago
March 18, 2014 (16 GB) – 10 years ago
Last Software UpdateJuly 22, 2019 – 4 years ago
Time on the Market36 months (3 years)
Time of Support99 months (8 years)
Model IdentifieriPad2,1
Model NumberA1395
Order NumberMC769LL/A (16 GB Wi-Fi Black)
MC954LL/A (16 GB Wi-Fi Black)
MC979LL/A (16 GB Wi-Fi White)
MC989LL/A (16 GB Wi-Fi White)
MC770LL/A (32 GB Wi-Fi Black)
MC980LL/A (32 GB Wi-Fi White)
MC916LL/A (64 GB Wi-Fi Black)
MC981LL/A (64 GB Wi-Fi White)
MC773LL/A (16 GB Wi-Fi + 3G Black)
MC957LL/A (16 GB Wi-Fi + 3G Black)
MC982LL/A (16 GB Wi-Fi + 3G White)
MC992LL/A (16 GB Wi-Fi + 3G White)
MC774LL/A (32 GB Wi-Fi + 3G Black)
MC983LL/A (32 GB Wi-Fi + 3G White)
MC775LL/A (64 GB Wi-Fi + 3G Black)
MC984LL/A (64 GB Wi-Fi + 3G White)
MC755LL/A (16 GB Wi-Fi + 3G CDMA Black)
MC755LL/A (16 GB Wi-Fi + 3G CDMA Black)
MC985LL/A (16 GB Wi-Fi + 3G CDMA White)
MC985LL/A (16 GB Wi-Fi + 3G CDMA White)
MC763LL/A (32 GB Wi-Fi + 3G CDMA Black)
MC986LL/A (32 GB Wi-Fi + 3G CDMA White)
MC764LL/A (64 GB Wi-Fi + 3G CDMA Black)
MC987LL/A (64 GB Wi-Fi + 3G CDMA White)
Original Price$499 (16 GB Wi-Fi)
$599 (32 GB Wi-Fi)
$699 (64 GB Wi-Fi)
$629 (16 GB Wi-Fi + 3G)
$729 (32 GB Wi-Fi + 3G)
$829 (64 GB Wi-Fi + 3G)
Weight1.33 – 1.35 Ibs. – 603 – 612 Grams
Dimensions9.5” H x 7.31” W x 0.34″ D
24.13 cm H x 18.56 cm W x 0.86 cm D

iPad 2 Tech Specs


ProcessorApple A5
Processor Speed1 GHz (dynamically clocked)
Number of Cores1
Cache32 KB L1
1 MB L2


Storage16 GB
32 GB
64 GB


Memory512 MB LPDDR2


Graphics CardPowerVR SGX543MP2
Number of Cores2


Display9.7″ widescreen LCD Display
Resolution1024 x 768
Pixel Density132 ppi


ButtonsVolume + / –
Sleep / Wake up
Silence / Rotation


SensorsAmbient light
Three-axis gyroscope


NetworksUMTS/HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz)*
GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)*
CDMA EV-DO Rev. A (800, 1900 MHz)**
BluetoothBluetooth 2.1 + EDR
SIM slotmicro-SIM*
Ports1 – 30-pin dock connector
1 – 3.5-mm headphone jack
CameraVideo recording, VGA up to 30 frames per second with audio; VGA-quality still camera (front) Video recording, HD (720p) up to 30 frames per second with audio; still camera with 5x digital zoom (back)
LocationAssisted GPS*/**
Digital compass
Audio InMicrophone
Audio OutMono Speaker
*Wi-Fi + 3G version only
**Wi-Fi + 3G CDMA version only


Audio FormatsHE-AAC (V1 and V2)
AAC (8 to 320 Kbps)
Protected AAC (from iTunes Store)
MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps)
Audible (formats 2, 3, and 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+)
Apple Lossless
Video FormatsH.264 video up to 720p, 30 frames per second, Main Profile level 3.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats
MPEG-4 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats


Original OSiOS 4.3
Maximum OSiOS 9.3.5 (Wi-Fi version)
iOS 9.3.6 (Wi-Fi + 3G version)
iTunesiTunes 10.2 or later
System RequirementsMac OS X 10.5.8 or later
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP Home or Professional with Service Pack 3 or later


Battery25 W Rechargeable Lithium-Polymer
Battery Capacity6579 mAh
Battery LifeInternet Use: Up to 10 hours
Internet Use on 3G: Up to 9 hours
Video playback: Up to 10 hours
Audio playback: Up to 10 hours
Power AdapterApple 10W USB Power Adapter

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