With the debut of iOS 16.3, many people may upgrade immediately, but some people will worry about the possibility of poor battery life? After all, it happened in the past. The good news is that earlier foreign YouTube evaluation videos have shown that iOS 16.3 will become more power-efficient, and almost all iPhone models tested have improved battery life, especially several iPhones launched in recent years.
iOS 16.3 battery life test released!Almost all iPhone models get a boost
Earlier, iAppleBytes, a channel dedicated to testing the battery life of the new version of iOS, officially uploaded the iOS 16.3 battery life measurement video, using six models of iPhone 8, iPhone SE 2020, iPhone XR, iPhone 11, iPhone 12 and iPhone 13. The test process is exactly as before As the video, the battery method of running Geekbench has ended, so it can be directly compared to the previous version.
The same at the beginning, set several main settings the same, the brightness of six iPhone models are all set at 25%:
The battery health of the iPhone 11 and iPhone 12 is 100%, the iPhone 13 is 99%, the iPhone 8 is 95%, the iPhone XR is 91%, and the iPhone SE 2020 is 86%. The six are basically in line. with iOS 16.2 running out of time:
Auto-brightness is off:
All iPhones were charged to 100%, and then began to run the Geekbench battery test mode It is not surprising that the iPhone 8 and iPhone SE 2020 with the smallest battery capacity were the first to run out of power, maintaining 2 hours and 52 minute and 3 hours and 34 minutes respectively (the most The above English word BATTERY TEST IOS 16.2 is wrong, it should be BATTERY TEST IOS 16.3):
Then came the iPhone XR and iPhone 11, the former ran out of power in 5 hours and 43 minutes, and the latter could reach 6 hours and 1 minute:
Finally, iPhone 12 and iPhone 13, iPhone 12 measured up to 7 hours and 11 minutes, and iPhone 13 even reached 9 hours and 1 minute:
You may not be able to feel the difference just by looking at the time. Below are the results of testing these six iPhone models with iOS 16.2:
- iPhone 8: 2 hours and 52 minutes
- iPhone SE 2020: 3 hours and 37 minutes
- iPhone XR: 5 hours, 38 minutes
- iPhone 11: 5 hours 51 minutes
- iPhone 12: 6 hours 29 minutes
- iPhone 13: 8 hours and 20 minutes
This also means that, with the exception of the iPhone 8, which remains the same, the battery life of other models has been improved after upgrading to iOS 16.3 The iPhone SE 2020 has 8 minutes more, the iPhone XR 5 minutes more, the iPhone 11 has 10 minutes more, and the iPhone 12 has more battery life. 42 minutes, 41 minutes more than iPhone 13, people with iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 should be able to feel it clearly.
With the exception of the iPhone 8, the battery rating has fallen slightly, and the others have become higher: