I got my iPad 2 late last night. Thanks to John Chow and his connections for picking up a whole bunch (bypassing the line ups!), and my friends Greg and Linda for bringing mine back to Vancouver. That’s two years in a row I haven’t waited in line for an iPad (thanks Benson for last year!).
Initial thoughts: much lighter and thinner than the first iPad, and snappier. It’s easier to hold with one hand–there’s less strain. The Smart Cover is better than I thought it would be. Magnets latch on tight, and are even in the cover itself. More to come as I dive further into the iPad 2!
In the meantime, here is a quick unboxing trailer, made with iMovie:
Here’s John’s video of the line ups at the Bellevue Apple Store, and how he bypassed the line up:
Did you pick up an iPad 2? How do you like it so far?
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