$399 iPad 2 Boasts Better Battery Life


News Reporter
Mar 19, 2008
Navi Mumbai
$399 iPad 2 Boasts Better Battery Life

The lower priced variant of the iPad 2 has better battery life compared to previous iPad 2 models . The new version of iPad 2 was tested by Anandtech and showed significantly better bettery performance .

After launching the 3rd generation iPad , apple dropped the price of iPad 2 to $399 , Some of the new iPad 2 units desgnated "iPad 2,4" use 32 nanometer SoC , compared to 45nm SoC used in older versions of iPad 2 .

This 32nm built A5 processor has better battery performance , than the 45nm part .

"The iPad 2,4's gains in battery life...are significant. We measured a 15% increase in our web browsing battery life, a nearly 30% increase in gaming battery life and an 18% increase in video playback battery life" compared to the iPad 2 with the older A5 chip, according to Anandtech.

( Credit - Anandtech )

( Credit - Anandtech )

Though , the iPad 2,4 variant is hard to find . "If you're in the market for an iPad 2, the 2,4 is clearly the one to get - if you can find one that is," wrote Anandtech .