Apple’s New iPad Head Output ‘Only’ Slightly Higher Than Android Tablets

Posted on Mar 27 2012 - 6:18am by Editorial Staff

With the lots of news rounding up our concerns regarding Apple’s new iPad overheating issue, PCWorld has run a couple of tests on the new tablet and had found that it “could not replicate the disturbingly high temperatures”. The publication compared the new iPad with the iPad 2 as well as with the Asus Transformer Prime and Galaxy 10.1 LTE Android tablets – over on which the new iPad topped out at 100 degrees at its hottest point when charging and after playing a game for an hour.

Earlier also reports from users are coming up saying that Apple’s new iPad is running warmer than iPad’s last version, the iPad 2. The report was confirmed by Consumer Reports, who ran a battery of tests on the new tablet with thermometers and thermal imagining. Engineers at organization recorded temperatures as high as 116 degrees Fahrenheit on the front and rear of the new iPad while playing the game, Infinity Blade II.

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