quote: First, with respect to the smartphone 'napkin math'... Yes, that's what would happen if you ran a tablet off a smartphone battery. Because that 2.6W idle number isn't just Medfield, it's Medfield + all supporting chips + display.
quote: And tell me how do you suppose they'll isolate CPU power on such an integrated device like a prototype Tablet? You are making absolutely no sense here. The Menlow chip from 2008 has idle power usage of 100mW, which is 1/20th of 2W.
quote: the iPad 2 apparently draws around that much when it's streaming 720p flash video.