Bluetooth 4.0 tethering

Discussion in 'iPad' started by protobiont, Mar 17, 2012.

  1. protobiont macrumors 6502a

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    Since the new iPad and the iPhone 4S both have Bluetooth 4.0, does anyone know if tethering via Bluetooth draws less power?
     
  2. qCzar macrumors regular

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    Nope. Bluetooth 4.0 supports low-powered accessories but bluetooth headsets still use the same amount of power as with previous version of bluetooth. It's better suited for keyboards and other applications where data can be sent in small packages.

    A quick read at wikipedia confirms:

     
  3. falcora macrumors 6502

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