It was a swift and humane passing. It was the best thing. The iPad 2 was a loyal and trusted companion to the iPad line-up, but now it’s no more.
Since Steve Jobs introduced the iPad in 2010, the screen size has stayed exactly the same. No change, what so ever. Apple introduced the smaller iPad mini in 2012, following a build of pressure for Cupertino to accommodate for those who wanted a more portable and cheaper iPad. Despite Steve Jobs famous rant on ‘we won’t ever make a 7 inch tablet – we don’t think they’re good products’. They’ve changed their tune.