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TiggrToo

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Aug 24, 2017
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Out there...way out there
Will it slow my iPhone 6? I'm at 12.4.5 right now.

No one can say either way. People will provide anecdotal stories but the truth is its impossible for anyone to truly answer.

Even if 5 people come back and give you the same response, all that means is that 5 people gave you the same response.

It sure as heck fire won't mean they're right. Sure as heck fire won't mean they're wrong either.
 
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aakshey

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Jun 13, 2016
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No one can say either way. People will provide anecdotal stories but the truth is its impossible for anyone to truly answer.

Even if 5 people come back and give you the same response, all that means is that 5 people gave you the same response.

It sure as heck fire won't mean they're right. Sure as heck fire won't mean they're wrong either.

This. iOS updates are a gamble.

90-95% chance things shouldn’t get terribly worse. A very small chance things might even get better.
 

levmc

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I remember Apple got sued for purposely slowing things down; wouldn't that mean that they wouldn't do the same for recent OS updates?
 

casperes1996

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Jan 26, 2014
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I remember Apple got sued for purposely slowing things down; wouldn't that mean that they wouldn't do the same for recent OS updates?

What Apple did was to really slowing down devices over updates, but over battery degradation, to avoid phones shutting down randomly or not being able to deliver peak voltage to the SoC when needed. - This behaviour still exists, but is optional to users and can be turned off in Settings once it takes effect.

12.4.6 is not just a . release upgrade but a .x. upgrade. It is not meant to come with new features that could take up CPU cycles; It's a bug fix and security release; You should notice close to 0 difference. Upgrade recommended
 
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