In a very high temperatures region, we are using portable devices (Tablets, IPads) outdoor, which results sometimes in shutting down the device because of heat. Would anybody suggest a specific model of tablets that support high temperatures environments, or a special kind of accessories that would help in solving this problem?

  • Can you just put a be quiet fan right next to the back of your ipad and call it a day?
    – Irsu85
    Sep 20, 2022 at 14:29
  • @Irsu85 - depends on the sun's position. Equatorial sun, not going to make the slightest bit of difference, you will have to shade it, both to cool it and to read it. [From personal experience; many years in Tenerife.]
    – Tetsujin
    Sep 20, 2022 at 16:06

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in outdoor environment do not let the sun impact the device. Solar radiation will cook it. Use whatever in order to get the device in the shade.

check out laptop cooling pads or laptop external cooling fans


The touchscreen will absorb IR heat. Use a hood and get better contrast at the same time but then LED backlight causes heat too, so brightness MUST be reduced with hood. Even this may be inadequate.

Direct sun on an iPad is like driving the CPU up to 75 W.

Got dry ice bricks?

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