Thermal imaging shows the new iPad runs 10F warmer than iPad 2

Shawn Knight

TechSpot Staff
Staff member
Thermal imaging has confirmed what many have been reporting since the launch of the new iPad on March 16 – Apple’s third generation tablet produces a good deal more heat…

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G

Guest

oh no, the world is ending! /s

the "iCry" crowd will sure love that its a bit warmer so they can stupidly trash it. In the end, who cares? So what?
 
G

Guest

I would not touch that sh!t storm of a device. I prefer to not get third degree burns from my tech. Epic fail again from rotten fruit.
 

Ranger12

TS Evangelist
@mario
The article does not say it overheats. Only that it operates at a warmer temperature. As the article correctly points out there were CLAIMS of overheating but these were in direct sunlight in which case any device would overheat. It all seems very correct to me.
 

mario

Ex-TS Developer
@Ranger12, it does finish suggesting it might: "Have you experienced any overheating issues with your new iPad?"
 

Relic

TechSpot Chancellor
@mario I'm with Ranger, I see no need for a correction, maybe just an update with the quote "The new iPad delivers...well within our thermal specifications".

And this really shouldn't come as a surprise to most of us techies as heat is the biggest downer on all our toys. Looks like Apple fans have just been fortunate up to this point and likely never knew Apple products had such a limit. Assuming these thermal specifications between 0º and 35º C are the same for the new Ipad it does seem like it will create some annoyance for those in warmer climates who do use their iPads outdoors, and I hope it has a higher threshold.
 
G

Guest

wow. somebody sounds really jealous. Cant afford one?
Have to settle for an android?
get a job and quit whining
 

Technochicken

TechSpot Paladin
This isn't very surprising. The specs show approximately twice the battery capacity, but the same battery life as the iPad 2, meaning it draws about twice the power, hence more heat.
 
G

Guest

I have a pretty decent job, pays well..I still would never buy iShit.

Apple is fail - Always will be.
 

peperonikiller

TS Member
Guest said:
wow. somebody sounds really jealous. Cant afford one?
Have to settle for an android?
get a job and quit whining
How to spot an Apple fanboy:

Assumes if someone is dissing on Apple that they are "Jealous" and can't "Afford" one.

Now come to the truth and realization that if you actually want to do something useful you can get a cheap $100 android tablet that does 'almost' everything an iPad will do..
 

bexwhitt

TS Evangelist
How to spot an Apple fanboy:

Assumes if someone is dissing on Apple that they are "Jealous" and can't "Afford" one.

Now come to the truth and realization that if you actually want to do something useful you can get a cheap $100 android tablet that does 'almost' everything an iPad will do..
Apple hardware is exceptional and the price is on the high side of high.

You are paying a somewhat rip off price for quality item but you can pay much less for a similar experience true and especially on the iphone people are being gouged
 
G

Guest

I have plenty of cash, but I would not get this Apple garbage even if you paid me.

I had plenty of Apple products when I was young and easily swayed by ******. They were all **** compared to most tech I now own.
 
G

Guest

Jealous? It just works. Even when my digital piano is not recognized, it just works. Even when my extremely high end external DAC is not recognized in OSX, it just works.

How do I fix these things? It just works.

Does it work? No.

How do I fix it? It just works.

I think I hate Apple, and I have owned this sh!t. Shame on me.
 
R

RH00D

So much fanboy rage in this thread. ._. Really, most people know Apple isn't the bee's knees but not everything they make is "garbage". Compared to all the other tablets, the iPad is among the best and is the highest selling. When it comes to desktops, is Apple the best? No. When it comes to servers is Apple the best? No. When it comes to laptops, they are pretty good. When it comes to MP3 players, I'd say the are very good. Their software? Some of it's amazing, some of it's pretty awful.

No company is perfect so just buy what suits you best and try not to be a fanboy in the process.
 
G

Guest

5 degrees Celsius? up to a total of 33 degrees Celsius! What will I do now!? My hand's on fire!
 
G

Guest

I think many people actually hate Mac because it is so low value and a lot of people regret their purchases when they realize the severe limitations of the hardware and OS. They might not be fanboys in the sense that they adore something else; they simply hate Mac.
 

Steve

TechSpot Editor
Staff member
B

BMfan

RH00D said: When it comes to MP3 players, I'd say the are very good
Considering they don't make mp3 players. I would love to know how they are very good.
 

killeriii

TS Enthusiast
Apple is fail - Always will be.
Have you been off planet for the last 15 years?
That would be the only excuse for not seeing that Apple is succeeding.
...or maybe it's just ignorance.