“Apple is making revisions to the New iPad’s backlight module by using a one LED structure as used in Apple’s second-generation iPad instead of a two LED one that the current version has, according to industry sources,” Max Wang and Alex Wolfgram report for DigiTimes.
“The extra LED is reportedly adding to [heat output] and that using one LED will help solve [heat output] issues since more backlights along with more power to heat those backlights is causing [heat output],” Wang and Wolfgram report. “As a result, the battery and backlighting revisions will cause the latest iPad to be similar in weight and thickness as Apple’s second-generation iPad, added sources.”
Wang and Wolfgram report, “The upgraded iPad is also said to feature indium gallium zinc oxide (IGZO) panel technology to allow the device to feature an even thinner design and longer battery life.”
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