Yes, Your New iPad Actually Runs 10 Degrees Hotter Than Your Old One

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Photo: Tweakers.net

Our editor Steve Kovach was the first in the office to point out that the new iPad seems to run hotter than its predecessors, and now Tweakers.net confirms it┬áby pointing an infrared camera at the device.In the heat-sensitive image to the right, two iPads are sitting next to each other — the iPad 2 is on the right, measuring 82.94 degrees F at its hottest point.

The new one is on the left, checking in at 92.48 degrees F at its hottest point.

The temperature might be weird to the user but it won’t damage the device — an iPad will actually turn itself off before it gets too hot.

Tweakers.net speculates the temperature increase is due to the new iPad’s slightly improved graphics processor.

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