Whether to update the iPhone 4s? Test performance on iOS and iOS 7 8 [Video]




The list of models that are compatible with the new “OSes» iOS 8, hit and presented three years ago, iPhone 4s. Given the hardware component of the owners of this phone have wondered studying the issue smoothness and speed on the new OS. Needless to say, the wording implied the feasibility of upgrading from iOS to iOS 7 8.


YouTube user under the name Kabriolett decided to evaluate the work of iPhone 4s on iOS 7.1.2 and iOS 8.0.2, published visual performance test at start of certain applications. During testing on two smartphones open standard system applications Calendar, Safari, Mail, Camera, App Store, and others; verification speed unlock the device.

By comparing iPhone 4s with the operating system iOS 8.0.2 showed barely noticeable lag in speed. Most applications are launched almost simultaneously with the model on iOS 7. In benchmark Geekbench, which measures the performance of the processor, “Eski” with iOS 7.1.2 and iOS 8.0.2 show the same results.


Previously, experts Ars Technica, compare the performance of iPhone 4s on platforms iOS 7.1.2 and iOS 8 GM, came to the conclusion that “eight” smartphone is significantly slower compared to the previous release. Most likely, in the latest update iOS 8.0.2 firmware developers have optimized performance.

Whether to update the iPhone 4s – to give a clear answer, no one can, given a list of implemented innovations. Performance software on iOS 8 almost the same. As a conclusion it can be summarized that the adaptation of iPhone 4s to iOS 8.0.2, at first glance, looks almost perfect.

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