Does anyone else think there ipads battery isn't living up to expectations ?

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  1. ShizerMonkey

    ShizerMonkey Banned

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    Ok simple question does anyone else think their ipads battery isn't living up to expectations ?.. My battery only about holds a days charge .. I charge overnight too and around 9pm the batteries near dead ..
    Also I use it for very basic processes for example surfing the Internet, reading emails and playing around with apps.
    I would do this about half the day, did anyone charge their iPad as soon as they got it out of the box ? Thanks
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    bahamutspirit New Member

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    Half the day is roughly 12 hours. The device is supposed to last only around 10 hours continuously. If that is "disappointing" to you, then trust me, nothing on the market currently will satisfy you.

    Do you seriously use the device all day without doing anything... else?
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    ShizerMonkey Banned

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    Ok you've got a point there though I don't use it constantly half the day around 20 minute periods .. Really I think my iPad has a battery problem , my iPhone 3GS had a battery problem and It acted the exact same way !
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    It costs $99 to replace the battery. Go figure.
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    Apple replaces the product if it's still under warranty they did this with my iPhone !..
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    I find the iPad battery to be excellent. I can browse the internet for 3-4 hours and then still play a game or watch a movie. I don't need a bring a charger because I know it'll last.
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    Basic use(emails, a little web surfing, checking news, looking at pictures, listening to some music, and doc editing) with wifi on all the time gives me 2 days with about 30% left. Now with game play and movie watching, it's a different story....but still excellent.
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    I really do think mine is faulty ! ..
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    Jarlath Retired Moderator

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    Then return it. But heavy app use will NOT get you the 'up to ten hours' life Apple advertises, just as an iPhone or iPod Touch under heavy 3D gaming couldn't get more than two or three. I'd also look at what apps you're playing with and how long you're doing them for.
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    I'll give it a couple of days before I bring it back !

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