Want to know just how much we lucky Brits save on the new iPad 2 when it goes on sale on Friday? We've compared the new pricing to the previous pricing that took effect with the VAT rise in January (and before the recent iPad 1 price drop).

The best bit is that the US prices remained the same. 

Want to know just how much we lucky Brits save on the new iPad 2 when it goes on sale on Friday. 

16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi 

Now £399 

Was £439 – save £40! 

32GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi 

Now £479 

Was £510 – save £31! 

64GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi 

Now £559

Was £612 – save £53! 

16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi + 3G

Now £499 

Was £541– save £42! 

32GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi + 3G

Now £579 

Was £612 – save £33! 

64GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi + 3G

Now £659

Was £714 – save £55! 

It's nice to have some good news in these austere times.