ConsumerReports: Battery Tests Find No 'Chipgate' Problems in the iPhone 6s

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by j2ee, Oct 18, 2015.

  1. j2ee Suspended


    Apr 21, 2015
  2. I7guy macrumors G5

    Nov 30, 2013
    What Exit?/Saguaro Country
    I didn't download geekbench as it doesn't bother me to know what's inside the phone. Unfortunately Samsung has taken a rap on this, maybe deservedly, but if there is a problem apple will replace it.

    Whatever I have I am happy with the battery life. 28 hrs. standby, 3.5 hours usage @70%. At this rate I could get a full 8 hours from the battery.
  3. j2ee thread starter Suspended


    Apr 21, 2015
    That's good
  4. asleep macrumors 68040


    Sep 26, 2007
    So they tested the variance of processor related battery life with non-processor intensive tasks. Mmkay.
  5. j2ee thread starter Suspended


    Apr 21, 2015
    Yeah, I think these tasks especially websites browsing use cpu, but nothing close to 30% like geekbench did. This could be what most people do the most in daily life but this doesnt test the cpu intensive task at all.
  6. scaredpoet macrumors 604


    Apr 6, 2007
    It's not supposed to. Mobile processor architectures bank on the idea that the majority of the time, the CPU will actually be idle, and processor intensive tasks will only happen in short bursts. That the real world use-case for the overwhelming majority of people.

    If you really do insist on trying to break that RSA 2048 encryption key using only your phone, then you'll just have to accept the fact that if you have a Samsung A9, you'll have to charge your phone more often while doing it.
  7. j2ee thread starter Suspended


    Apr 21, 2015
    If the test includes 4k recording then samsung chip should be way behind, but somehow 3d games battery performance are similar.
  8. syphern macrumors 6502

    Jan 15, 2008
  9. joe guillian macrumors member

    Nov 24, 2013
    Exchanges make sense when you can demonstrate a real issue such as a bad screen or anything truly wrong...
  10. keeper macrumors 6502

    Apr 23, 2008
    That simply can't be true, what do chip gate people do now, this will create a great OCD issue.
    I'm more than happy with my Samsung.
  11. Max(IT) Suspended


    Dec 8, 2009
    Already posted yesterday on the TSMC vs Samsung hilarious thread.
    But you can bet haters will dismiss CR study as worthless.....
  12. Shanghaichica macrumors 603


    Apr 8, 2013
    Didn't they say the same thing about bend gate lol

    Anyhow I don't care about this gate just like I didn't care about the last one.
  13. jpgr15 macrumors 6502a

    Apr 28, 2015
    I wonder if when these people buy a house or car or even TV if they put this much effort into finding out who manufactures every component?

    Could you imagine what an auto dealer would say if you took your car in and said you wanted a different transmission just because you don't like the plant yours was manufactured in?

    These people need to get a grip and realize the sun doesn't rise and set on them.

  14. asleep, Oct 20, 2015
    Last edited: Oct 20, 2015
  15. j2ee thread starter Suspended


    Apr 21, 2015
    It would be so great if they did a much more deep test.
  16. Lobwedgephil macrumors 68040

    Apr 7, 2012
    Well most games are made to be compatible with most versions of the iPhone, so they aren't exactly processor intensive.
  17. Farsider macrumors 6502


    Jul 30, 2014
    London, UK
    I wish they'd investigate the quality of the displays on these S's. Very hit and miss this year with uneven backlights, colour temp shifts and 'the blemish'.
  18. bufffilm Suspended


    May 3, 2011
    I'm satisfied with the result. 6s 128gb Samsung chip

    On to something else...
  19. j2ee thread starter Suspended


    Apr 21, 2015
    I understand and there are few youtube showing playing games have same battery life for both chips. I would say for real life that 4K recording is the only thing that can see a clear different, and we are talking about recording 4K for the whole battery time.

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