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The Time Is Now! iPad 2 Is Online

The iPad 2 has officially launched in the Apple Store for United States shoppers, and if you don’t know why or what you’re getting into, quickly get the rundown from our iPad 2 roundup. It’s available in eighteen different models between white & black, storage capacities, and carrier compatibility, and they’re all up for grabs. Don’t forget about the iPad 2’s must have accessories, including those delicious Smart Covers (which I think are genius), the Apple iPad 2 Dock, the Apple Wireless Keyboard and the AV Digital Connector for HDMI out. Lastly, don’t forget about AppleCare!

Shipping Updates:

  • iPad 2s are shipping within 3-5 business days (limit two per order).
  • Smart Covers are shipping within 1-2 business days.
  • The iPad 2 Dock is shipping within 1-3 weeks.
  • Digital AV Adapters are shipping within 1-2 business days.

Apple will recommend a lot of these goodies at checkout. Once you add your iPad to the cart, the most common accessories (recommended for you) should help you checkout with a full basket faster.

If you’re considering some optional upgrades, the Apogee JAM is available as a companion for GarageBand, and will ship within 3-4 weeks.

Update: iPad 2 shipping times in the US are already up to 5-7 business days from 3-5 business days last night.

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