| November 6, 2013 | No comment yet
For two years, rumors have swirled that Apple would be tapping Sharp for its IGZO (indium gallium zinc oxide) LCD display panels. We thought it would make it into the third-generation iPad, and then hoped for it in the fourth-generation model. However, the energy consumption and battery life led us to believe that Apple was still using IPS panels.
The new iPad Air is thinner, lighter, has a significantly faster processor and actually has a smaller battery than its predecessor, yet still maintains the same charge. Why is that? Display screen testers and tech analysts think they know the answer. Numerous reports have shown that the only possible way Apple could maintain the same battery life with a more powerful processor and a 25 percent smaller battery is through IGZO technology.
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