Thoughts on Tech

The new iPad had one feature that Apple promoted more than anything, the Retina screen. my prediction is that the new iPhone will also have a similarly genre-defining feature: battery.

One of the most under-appreciated features of the new iPad is the technological accomplishment that has allowed for the same battery life while supporting the Retina screen and the upgraded graphics. The battery has more than trebled in capacity with only a slight increase in device size.

If Apple apply this sort of technology to the next iPhone, why shouldn’t they also be able to dramatically improve its battery life? The current iPhone already has the Retina screen, so that relative to the new iPad, the new iPhone battery would be able to direct more of its power towards keeping the phone on rather than powering a new feature.

Of course, Apple could continue to add new features and ensure…

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