Apple released the iOS 14.1 update yesterday for all appropriate iPhones. That is the primary main level launch of the OS from Apple and it brings quite a lot of bug fixes and stability enhancements. With the iOS 14 launch, testing confirmed that it didn’t do something to enhance the battery life on iPhones which had taken fairly a little bit of beating with the later releases of iOS 13.
With iOS 14.1 bringing a bunch of bug fixes and stability enhancements, has Apple additionally mounted battery life points with it? YouTuber iAppleBytes has performed an exhaustive iOS 14.1 battery take a look at on the unique iPhone SE, iPhone 6s, iPhone 7, iPhone 8, iPhone 11, and 2020 iPhone SE. Sadly, the outcomes aren’t good. The iOS 14.1 replace appears to have a slight influence on the battery lifetime of all the iPhones that have been examined. Relying on which iPhone you’re looking at, the distinction is both a couple of minutes.
The unique iPhone SE and the iPhone 6s lasted 4 minutes much less within the Geekbench battery take a look at whereas working iOS 14.1 than what they did on iOS 14.0.1. The iPhone 8 additionally dropped a considerably cheap 6 minutes. Nonetheless, the iPhone 7 and iPhone XR dropped by 20 minutes and 11 minutes, respectively. It’s truly a type of uncommon events that an iOS replace has led to a decline within the battery lifetime of all of the iPhones examined.
All of the iPhones examined above carried out significantly better when working iOS 13.3 or decrease. Nonetheless, their battery life has declined notably with the discharge of iOS 13.4 and newer builds. In reality, for the iPhone 11 lineup, the decline in battery life is over an hour in comparison with preliminary iOS 13 builds.
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