When Apple announced its new products on October 16 all the tech lovers ecstatic. Here was an event that was supposed to unveil much-anticipated Apple gadgets like the iPad Air 2, the iPad Mini 3 or the Retina iMac. Also, at the event Apple revealed their new OS X Yosemite operating system which has received numerous positive reviews since its release.
The iPad Air 2 has garnered mixed opinions. Some say it doesn’t bring anything new and that it looks exactly like the previous iPad Air, while others praise it for being thinner, for having a better screen and for featuring the new Touch ID sensor.
But what about the battery? It appears that the new iPad Air 2 has a battery 15% smaller than its predecessors. If it’s a smaller battery, does it last less? Apple says it doesn’t. Apple said that the battery on the new iPad Air 2 lasts about ten hours, even though it sports a smaller battery. The secret is the A8XA chip and the improved software inside the iPad.
Apple announced that the battery on the new iPad Air 2 lasts the same as the last year’s iPad Air, even though this one’s smaller than the others. Apparently size doesn’t matter when it comes to batteries, and a smaller one can be as efficient and last as long as a bigger one. No pun intended.
This shouldn’t come as a surprise knowing that the new iPad Ar 2 is 18% thinner than its predecessor. Apple said that they’ve improved the software and the new battery uses a new chip called A8X.
One of the best things about the new iPad Air 2 is its battery life and many believe it to be the number 1 tablet on the market right now when speaking of longevity. Apple said that the best things about the new iPad Air 2 is that they’ve managed to compress it down and made it thinner, with a smaller but better battery life.
What do you think of the new iPad Air 2? Have you got a chance to try it out yet? Are you satisfied with its battery life?