iOS 6.1 fixes battery life issues on iPhone 5.

Discussion in 'iOS 6' started by Risco, Dec 18, 2012.

  1. Risco macrumors 68000

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    Much better! :D
     

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  2. mike5250 macrumors newbie

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    I think you're right on this....I have the 4s, and with my mophie charging an extra 75%, I am up to 10 hrs usage and 1 day 5 hrs standby.
     
  3. dw3bb10 macrumors 6502

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    This is good to hear! Can't wait to get my hands on it!
     
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  5. SomeDudeAsking macrumors 65816

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    That's it? That seems like really poor battery life, especially with a Mophie attached.
     
  6. SnowLeopard OSX macrumors 6502a

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    iPhone 4S standby time is around 225 hours (9.3 days). Are you sure about that?
     
  7. iEnvy macrumors 65816

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    Wonder if this would extend battery life for users who already have a positive experience on the i5.
     
  8. PurrBall macrumors 6502a

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    Welcome to the iPhone 4S. It's not fun.
     
  9. Beeplance macrumors 65816

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    Supposedly January, but no confirmation yet.

    Lol serious, can post a screenshot?
     
  10. Risco thread starter macrumors 68000

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    Well my battery life has got steadily better with each beta, so I cannot see why not.
     
  11. iEnvy macrumors 65816

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    Have any ETA on when 6.1 will be dropped? :)
     
  12. dhlizard macrumors G4

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    Only Apple knows
     
  13. Risco thread starter macrumors 68000

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    Well the talk is for the next keynote. So end of January beginning of February.
     
  14. Stuke00 macrumors 68000

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    This looks like about what I get on my phone now.. usually 6-7 hours of usage on 6.0.1
     
  15. PurrBall macrumors 6502a

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    Not bad on my 4S either.
     

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  16. Watabou macrumors 68040

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    There were battery life issues on the iPhone 5? Maybe I was just surprised at how much more battery life I got when I upgraded from the 3GS, that I didn't notice I was getting less than usual. :)

    I can get 6+ solid hours of usage though on 6.0.1.

    This usage is when I was playing Arc Squadron most of the time:
     

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  17. Risco thread starter macrumors 68000

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    Even better today!
     

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  18. GIZBUG macrumors 65816

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    Spring 2013
     
  19. epphllps macrumors 6502

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    I'm getting terrible battery life on 6.1 beta 4. Wifi battery is actually a tad worse, too. Not only that, i am getting lock ups and freezes when I have never previously gotten them. Not too impressed at this point. Only thing I like is being able to use the music app when connected to my car stereo.

    This is with a dfu restored iPhone 5 on 6.1 b4. Maybe next time they will nail it.
     
  20. Risco thread starter macrumors 68000

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    I would hazard this is due to the apps you have installed. Are you restoring from iCloud after DFU? Another thing to factor is if you are using LTE?
     
  21. buddybd macrumors 6502

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    Are those usage times mostly on Wifi or LTE? I can't use the iPhone anymore without LTE anymore, 3G is so slow :eek:

    I've had very good experience with the battery though, no complains using navigation, browsing and music.

    And at moments of crisis, I just turn off data entirely and that seems to help the battery life a lot.
     
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    A 3G cannot use LTE data speeds.
     
  24. UKBeast macrumors 6502

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    I am ok with 3g speeds ,its about 7mbiys.how about battery performance
     

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