iPad 2 Announcement?

Apple is holding an event in San Francisco on March 2nd, which is next Wednesday. No specific reason has been given for the event, but many feel that it is going to be the announcement and demo of the iPad2.

Many rumors have been floating around about the next generation of the popular tablet, especially given the upcoming release of an Android based tablet.

There has been a lot of speculation about the new features of the iPad 2, Mashable writers believe these are the most plausible:

  • front and rear facing cameras
  • slimmer and lighter
  • supports Retina Display
  • a dual core CPU and/or GPU
  • a non-smudge screen and gyroscope

What do you think? Will Apple announce the next generation of iPad next week? Any other features you think might be in the works?