The iPad 2 is available for purchase on Apple.com as of today. The first buyers of the iPad 2 from Apple.com is expected to receive them in 2-3 weeks. It doesn’t matter if they are Verizon or AT&T iPad 2 devices, the timeline is still the same.
If you don’t want to wait 2-3 weeks to get your hands on the iPad 2, you can mosey on over to an Apple retail store and pick it up at 5PM. Purchases are limited at two per customer. The 16GB WiFi version of the iPad 2 costs $499, the 32GB costs $599, and the 64GB costs $699. The 16GB WiFi+3G version of the iPad 2 costs $629, $729 for the 32GB model, and $829 for the 64GB model.
The iPad 2 is one-third thinner than the first generation iPad at 8mm thick. It only weighs 1.3 pounds too. The iPad 2 has rear and front-facing cameras too. The iPad 2 has an A5 dual-core processor, which makes it 9 times faster than the original iPad.