New iPad Has Tendency To Build 10 Degrees More Heat Than Last iPad

Posted Mar 20, 2012

According to a study by, the new iPad has a tendency to build 10 degrees more heat than the iPad 2. After running GLBenchmark for five minutes, used an infrared cam to confirm that the iPad gets very hot. The temperatures for the new iPad was 33.6 degrees centigrade (92.5 Fahrenheit) compared to 28.3 centigrade (82.9 Fahrenheit) with the iPad 2. Have you noticed the difference between the new iPad and iPad 2? Let us know in the comments. [Engadget]