iPhones with old batteries take a hit in performance: Apple

Updated:10 months ago IST

New Delhi, Dec 22 (ANI): Technology giant Apple confirmed to the news of slowing down of old iPhones and said that iPhones with older batteries take a hit in performance. According to The Verge, Apple said that it is not slowing down older iPhones to urge people to upgrade to newer models. However, the company admitted to addressing an issue with devices containing older lithium-ion batteries that results in unexpected shutdowns. Earlier, Geekbench developer John Poole had mapped out performance for iPhone 6S and iPhone 7 over time, and concluded that Apple's iOS 10.2.1 and 11.2.0 updates introduce a throttling effect for various devices. Moreover, the iOS 10.2.1 update reduces random shutdown issues for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S.

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