Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Sunday March 25, 2012

iPad's Color Quality Causes 30% Increase in Power Usage

The increased color reproduction of the new iPad 3 has come with a price of sorts: a 30% increase in power usage. It’s a bet that Apple took these numbers into consideration before making the splashy debut last week, but first impressions are lasting impressions. Ooh, pretty colors. big grin

The new technology resulted in a spike in power consumption, however, because the improved filters let less light through than inefficient versions.