The iPad 2 arrives in the UK on 25 March. Apple has dropped the price of the original iPad in the meantime, so it now starts at £329 for a 16GB Wi-Fi model without 3G. Previously, the tablet started at £429.
The price drop is the sort of thing we'd want shop assistants to warn us about, but they're Apple's returns policy.. Fortunately, Apple is extending the new low, low price to anyone who's bought an original iPad in the past two weeks. If that's you, contact Apple to find out how to claim your £100 refund, and don't forget your receipt. Click here for
You can also choose to return ye olde iPad if you bought it in the last fortnight. Perhaps you want to swap it for the new version; we tested the dual-core iPad 2 and found it was 4x faster than the original, although an update to iOS 4.3 will speed up older iPads considerably.
Is dual-core speed and a low-resolution camera enough to tempt you to buy the new iPad, or does the lack of overwhelming new features make the older, cheaper model look like a bargain? Tell us your thoughts in the comments -- and if you have bought an original iPad and are after a refund, let us know how you get on.
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