Five New Features In The 'New iPad'

New iPad Cores

With the addition of four graphics cores in its A5X system-on-chip, one might think that the new iPad would sacrifice a bit of its great battery life. Such is not the case according to Apple, which claims the same 10 hours of Wi-Fi Web surfing or media consumption and nine hours of cellular use on either device. Both the A5 and A5X circuits include ARM Cortex-based dual-core processors that are designed according to Apple's performance and power specifications.

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