Apple’s latest iPad has hit the shelves and is quickly selling like hotcakes. The 3 million units sold during its first week fays it all. People want the iPad.
However, as the days turn into weeks, consumers or owners of the latest device is finding out problems with the device.
The first problem to pop up was the smart covers that didn’t worked on the latest iPad. Then the heat that emanates from the bottom portion of the device. Though problems arose, analysts and individuals discarded them and considered them as minor inconveniences that they could live by.
But, another issue cropped up. People are saying that the battery meter of the latest iPad is inaccurate and provides a false interpretation of the batteries real amount.
This issue is different from other problems as this is a major issue. According to reports, the latest iPad gets an hour less run time if you unplug as soon as the battery meter hits full. The company hasn’t made any statement as to the matter.
Though gadget makers don’t advice people to overcharge their batteries, in this instance, it is much better if people do so. Overcharging the batteries of your device can result to shortened battery life.
According to Isidor Buchmann, CEO of Cadex Electronics, “It’s actually better not to charge the battery fully. If you never fully charged your iPad, the run time would be a little bit less, but you’ll keep the battery longer.”
Let’s just wait for Apple to release a statement. For now, choose the lesser evil. A longer time for using your iPad or a shorter battery life?