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“If you have an iPad on Verizon’s LTE network and use it as a personal hotspot (not currently possible on the AT&T version), it will last you roughly 25.3 hours on a single charge,” Anand Lal Shimpi reports for AnandTech. “Obviously that’s with the display turned off, but with a 42.5Wh battery driving Qualcomm’s MDM9600 you get tons of life out of the new iPad as a personal hotspot.”
Read more in the full article, including a chart of web browser battery life tests between iPad 2, iPad (2012), and some Asus piece of crap, here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers "Brawndo Drinker" and "Brad G." for the heads up.]
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