The experts compared the battery life 8 and iOS iOS 7.1.2




After you upgrade to version 8, iOS , some iPhone and iPad users have noticed a decrease in the battery life of devices. Ars Technica experts studied the problem and confirmed that a number of models with iOS 7.1.2 running longer than “eight.”


IOS update 8 debuted a few days ago, and on the Apple Support forum already appeared several dozen topics on the problem of the anomalous discharge mobile devices on the new firmware.

“With the new # iOS8 100% charge over an hour! CHAAS “,” The Hour will not come near the phone, unloaded all background applications – Battery – 15% », # iOS8 eats charge outrageously on # iphone4s», – outraged account.

Though for most people the rate at which discharge device on iOS 8, is not catastrophic, many have noticed a general reduction of “autonomy” of mobile gadgets. One solution is to “clean” install iOS 8 via iTunes.

ArsTechnica tests showed that most of the models on iOS 8 is really “live” less than on iOS 7.1.2. For example, while surfing on the iPhone 5s decreased from 482 to 466 minutes, and the iPhone 5 – with 494 to 489 minutes. At the same time on some older devices even increased autonomy. For example, the first generation of iPad mini operates on a surfboard on iOS 8 almost 40 minutes longer than 474 minutes on iOS 7.1.2 vs. 512 minutes on iOS 8.

Complaints on iOS 8 is not limited to a decrease in battery life. Members also noted that the work of the operating system intrinsic to the “Departures” on the home screen of the party, and even full-time applications, including settings. At the same time on some devices iOS 8 is slower than iOS 7.1.2.

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