Slated for launch on Friday, the iPad 2 features a mix of aesthetic and technical upgrades, most notably its dual cameras. Powering this beast is a dual-core A5 processor and 512MB of RAM, all crammed into a 0.34-inch thick package. Click here for more pictures. Continue reading for the video review. Here is the bottom line:

It might frustrate the competition to hear this, but it needs to be said: the iPad 2 isn’t just the best tablet on the market, it feels like the only tablet on the market. As much as we’d like to say that something like the Xoom has threatened Apple’s presence in this space, it’s difficult (if not impossible) to do that.

[via Engadget]