Since yesterday, I've suspected that my new iPad's battery goes down faster than what I'm used to with my iPad 2. Today I did three tests alongside the iPad 2 that I haven't yet sold off. Each test was one hour. This is how it went: -- Both iPads on at full brightness with wi-fi on (bluetooth off on both). Not doing much else. New iPad - lost 19% iPad 2 - lost 15% -- Both iPads streaming video from HBOGo / MaxGo apps w/ brightness at 75%. New iPad - lost 11% iPad 2 - lost 4% -- Both iPads playing the same video file stored on device, brightness at 50% while in airplane mode: New iPad - lost 7% iPad 2 - lost 5% I thought it surprising that while there was always a loss for my new iPad's battery, the differences are really pretty varying. It might be that wi-fi drains my new iPad even more, still. From the other bits of feedback I've read about the new iPad, it really sounds like this shouldn't be the case. I guess I might have to try to exchange it at the Apple Store where I bought it. A little bit disappointing. There is also one single dead pixel. I thought I would be fine with it, but this battery issue alone seems like reason enough. Any ideas for an additional test? I thought that once they're both charged back up to 100%, I might let them both play the same two-hour movie on device with wi-fi (and maybe bluetooth?) turned on on both with brightness at 75%.