Battery Life

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    iPad 2 battery life reduces faster than iPad first generation. After 1hr the battery life on iPad 2 is at 75%
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    I'm at 92% after one hour, from a full charge, so mine is well within the ten hours stated, just like my iPad 1.
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    Is your ipad entirely new? It might take a few charges before the battery is working 100%.
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    No! I've had the iPad 2 for two weeks. The battery life is now at 62%
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    Just wondering if you are using the latest iOS 4.3.1? I've read posts who have said it improved their battery life.
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    I've heard the 3G on the iPad 2 kills battery more quickly. Have you tried testing it out with airplane mode and wifi-on?
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    This model only has wifi..battery life now at 59%
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    I ONLY use 3G as it's faster than my 1.5m DSL wifi, so 3G is on 100% of the time and I still get over ten hours on my iPad 2. At 90% now with about an hour and 15 minutes use of web, email, and forums.
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    Yes! The iOS is 4.3.1
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    Not playing games, was viewing Facebook for a few minute. Taken a few pictures ...battery life now at 57%
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    Now recharging after less then three hours, battery life down to 56%.....
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    There is another thread on this topic that explains turning off "ping" will help.

    Sent from my iPad2, 32gb 3G
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    Wait a minute...won't this kill the Find my iPhone feature if you can't ping it?

    Edit: No...still seems to work so I'm going to turn Ping OFF.
    Last edited: Apr 2, 2011
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    Yep. Ping is apple's social music network and has nothing to do with the ping, I.e. how much time a network device takes to respond.
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    turned off ping myself now too.
    It might be Ping killing my battery when the iPad is out of use
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