iPad 2 Glass: Thinner, Lighter, Stronger

Friday, March 25, 2011
By OP Editor

Compared to original iPad, iPad 2 is lighter, display is 27% thinner, and it’s supposed to be stronger as well! Test video.

iPad 2 glass strength test

Video iPad 2 Glass Test: Thinner, Lighter, Stronger

iPad 1 weight 143.9 grams and iPad 2 weight 118.6 grams. Majority of the weight reduction is from the glass. So would a 27% thinner glass make it more fragile?

Comparison test of original iPad glass and iPad 2 glass. ipad 2 glass survived 1″ and 2″ bend under this test condition! Note that glass of original iPad can also be bent to a certain degree without breaking, but the iPad 2 is even more flexible, which means the iPad 2 glass is less likely to break from certain kind of impacts.

A 2011 MacBook Pro with HD cam was used as a camera that filmed this iPad 2 glass test video.

ifixyouri and 9to5


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