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Apple rolls out battery health feature for new iPads: Here's how it works

Apple introduces Battery Health menu on new M2 iPad Air and M4 iPad Pro, allowing users to monitor battery status and limit charging for prolonged lifespan.

| Updated on: May 15 2024, 15:40 IST
Looking for iPhone video editing apps? InShot, Final Cut Pro to Filmora, check this list out
Apple rolls out battery health feature for new iPads
1/7 The art of filming videos on iPhones has evolved with the advancement of camera lenses as is reflected in each new model released every passing year, prompting an increased desire among iPhone filmmakers to edit their footage effortlessly for seamless social sharing directly from their phones. Transforming your creations into masterpieces is now just a few clicks away, thanks to the myriad features offered by many iPhone video editing and for iPads too. However, in a saturated market, finding the right app that aligns with your creative vision can be challenging. To simplify the selection process, let's delve into these top video editing apps for iPhone and iPad. (Pexels)
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2/7 InShot: InShot stands out as the go-to choice for video editors, boasting an intuitive user interface and a comprehensive set of editing tools suitable for both experienced and novice creators. The app facilitates basic functions such as trimming, cutting, splitting, merging, changing speed, adding text and music, all accomplished with just a few taps. With built-in AI tools, ready-to-use presets, and features like auto background removal and slow-motion, InShot provides a seamless editing experience. The app also supports Chroma Key for Picture-in-Picture videos and offers a plethora of transitions and funky stickers. (Apple Store)
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3/7 Final Cut Pro: Tailored for MacOS users, Final Cut Pro is a powerful, advanced video editing software perfect for iPhone filmmakers seeking to create complex projects with added effects. Its user-friendly interface, featuring the Magnetic Timeline for seamless clip trimming and movement, simplifies organization with color-coded clips. Final Cut Pro supports ultra-wide aspect ratios, accommodating anamorphic lenses. Noteworthy features include advanced audio editing, 360° VR Editing, Motion Graphics, and Advanced Color Editing. (Apple)
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4/7 Filmora:  Filmora strikes a balance between simplicity and power, making it ideal for creators with varying levels of video editing knowledge. Offering essential tools for editing, resequencing, and enhancing videos, Filmora includes multicam support and an AR camera for Memoji selfie videos. With playback speed adjustments, comprehensive keyframes, AI smart cutout feature, and support for various aspect ratios, including Instagram stories and YouTube, Filmora caters to a wide range of editing needs. (Play Store)
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5/7 Adobe Premiere Rush: Adobe Premiere Rush empowers users to capture, edit, and share professional-looking videos on the go. The app features best-in-class sound effects, filters, themes, overlays, animations, and graphics. Unlike most apps, Premiere Rush includes an in-built camera for capturing crystal-clear videos. The app supports multiple audio/video tracks, facilitates easy resizing according to different social media channel requirements, and offers an extensive library of original soundtracks and effects. (Adobe)
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6/7 VN: VN addresses the common issue of watermarks on edited videos. The app's straightforward interface allows users to create high-quality videos for social media without any unwanted branding. VN features a multi-track timeline for effortless addition of PiP videos, stickers, and texts. With six preset speed curves, 19 built-in keyframe animation effects, multidimensional transitions, and advanced features like time freeze effect and smart background removal, VN ensures a watermark-free and superior-quality editing experience. (Apple Store)
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7/7 VEED.IO: Experience seamless video editing with VEED, the ultimate online platform for both seasoned pros and emerging content creators. Harnessing the power of AI, VEED boasts a staggering 98.5% accuracy in automatically adding subtitles/captions to your videos. Trim, compress, and enhance your content without sacrificing quality, or let Magic Cut intelligently select the highlights. With features like AI Avatars, Video Background Remover, and Audio Editor, VEED is a one-stop-shop for all your editing needs. What's more, it's all in the cloud—no downloads required. Whether you're on a high-end workstation or a modest device, as long as you have internet access, VEED has you covered. (VEED.IO)
Apple rolls out battery health feature for new iPads
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Apple introduces battery health feature to new iPads, allowing users to monitor battery status directly from settings. (Unsplash)

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Apple has introduced a new feature for its latest iPad models, the Apple M2 iPad Air and Apple M4 iPad Pro, stirring excitement among users. For the first time ever, iPad users can now easily monitor their device's battery health directly from the settings menu, a convenience previously exclusive to iPhone users.

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Apple iPad Air 11″ (M2): Liquid Retina Display, 128GB, Landscape 12MP Front Camera / 12MP Back Camera, Wi-Fi 6E, Touch ID, All-Day Battery Life — Space Grey 4.6/5 ₹ 59,900
Apple iPad Pro 11″ (M4): Ultra Retina XDR Display, 256GB, Landscape 12MP Front Camera / 12MP Back Camera, LiDAR Scanner, Wi-Fi 6E, Face ID, All-Day Battery Life, Standard Glass — Space Black 5/5 ₹ 99,900

New Battery Management Options for iPad Users

With the rollout of iPadOS on the newest devices, a Battery Health menu has been incorporated, allowing users to assess their battery's maximum capacity without resorting to third-party applications like CoconutBattery. Moreover, in a move mirroring the capabilities of the iPhone 15 series, these new iPads offer the option to limit charging to 80 percent, a measure designed to prolong the lifespan of the internal battery, 9to5Macreported.

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Older Models Left Out from Latest Battery Health Features

However, this innovative feature comes with a caveat: it is exclusive to the latest iPad models. Even with the installation of the latest iPadOS update (version 17.5), older iPad versions will not have access to this functionality, leaving users reliant on third-party apps for battery health checks.

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Future Possibilities for Older Models

Despite the possibility of future software updates expanding this feature to older models, the current focus remains on the latest devices. Interested buyers can now place orders for the Apple M2 iPad Air and Apple M4 iPad Pro via Apple's official website, with the official launch slated for this Wednesday.

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For those eager to delve into their iPad's battery health, manufacturing date, and usage history, accessing this information is simple. By navigating to Settings > Battery > Battery Health, users can gain insights into the health status, manufacturing date, first use date, and cycle count of their iPad battery, empowering them to make informed decisions regarding battery maintenance and replacement. For more information and help, move on to the Apple official support page.

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First Published Date: 15 May, 15:40 IST