How has the autonomy of the iPhone iOS 12.2

Less than a week ago to download became available in iOS 12.2. But many are not interested in innovation or change. The majority of users is asked only one question: if increased battery life of the iPhone after the upgrade. The answer to this question may provide the author’s YouTube channel iAppleBytes. Enthusiast compared iOS and iOS 12.1.4 12.2 and ready for your verdict.

In tests for autonomy participated iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6s, iPhone 7 and iPhone 8. For the most honest comparison, every smartphone was tested first on iOS 12.1.4and later in iOS 12.2 — thus, the influence of wear on the battery is minimized. As a check, used a well-known benchmark Geekbench 4. Let’s look at the test results.

iPhone 5s

  • iOS 12.1.4 — 2 hours 33 minutes.
  • iOS 12.2 — 2 hours 42 minutes.

iPhone 6

  • iOS 12.1.4 — 2 hours 33 minutes.
  • iOS 12.2 — 2 hours 43 minutes.

iPhone 6s

  • iOS 12.1.4 — 3 hours 27 minutes.
  • iOS 12.2 — 3 hours 24 minutes.

iPhone 7

  • iOS 12.1.4 — 2 hours 52 minutes.
  • iOS 12.2 — 3 hours 9 minutes.

iPhone 8

  • iOS 12.1.4 — 3 hours 24 minutes.
  • iOS 12.2 — 3 hours 23 minutes.

As the graph shows, the autonomy of the devices increased slightly, and only on older devices. On the newer versions of the increment and not at all, quite the contrary — smart phones have to work less. However, these indicators are can be attributed to statistical error.

It should be understood that these figures are based on the maximum load on the device. In real usage scenarios, the difference can be much more noticeable.

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