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Revised iPad 2 with 32-nm A5 Offers 15-30% Greater Battery Life

Friday May 4, 2012 6:38 am PDT by
Last month, it was discovered that Apple quietly tweaked the 16 GB Wi-Fi iPad 2, equipping the device with a smaller 32-nm die shrink of the A5 system-on-a-chip previously used in the line. The tweaked iPad 2 carries an internal identifier of "iPad2,4", which was first spotted in an iOS 5.1 beta back in November, but at the time it was unclear what the model represented. A similar die shrink...