iOS Beta 1 vs Final Performance

Discussion in 'iOS 11' started by Ternary, Jun 7, 2017.

  1. Ternary macrumors regular

    Jul 4, 2015
    So I just watched the performance test between iOS 10.3 and iOS 11 Beta 1, and I gotta say, I'm kind of nervous.

    Yeah, I know it's only beta 1 and that we can't really judge the performance of new iOS versions until the final September release, but in general, does the performance of the final iOS x.0 release really differ from its beta 1 version? For those of you who have experienced previous iOS x.0 beta cycles, what have you typically noticed? I'd appreciate your input on this matter.
  2. BasicGreatGuy Contributor


    Sep 21, 2012
    In the middle of several books.
    You can't compare Apples to Oranges and expect the result to be accurate.
  3. Mlrollin91 macrumors G5


    Nov 20, 2008
    Ventura County
    From the impressions I'm getting around here, iOS 11 B1 isn't nearly as stable as iOS 10B1, but 10B1 was an outlier. Most beta 1s are pretty unstable and buggy. Wait till beta 4/5 before making conclusions. If its not better around beta 5, then there is a problem.
  4. Kalloud macrumors regular

    Oct 23, 2016
    As far as I remember, iOS 10 beta 1 was a lot smoother and faster than iOS 11 beta 1 but also more stable.
    I think iOS 11 was not really ready yet for the first beta when wwdc came but Apple decided it can release it nevertheless. But this is only my speculation.
    Let's hope that the performance becomes on par with iOS 10 in September, or even close.
  5. SumYoungGai macrumors 6502a

    Jun 11, 2013
    SF Bay Area, CA
    iOS 10.3.3 in its current state has had almost a full year of cumulative development, so I think it would be difficult for even iOS 11.0 to be as refined and smooth as 10.3.3 is.
  6. asv56kx3088 macrumors 6502

    Jun 24, 2013
  7. MrGimper macrumors 603


    Sep 22, 2012
    Andover, UK
    It's the first beta! It will have so much logging and diagnostics enabled at this point that performance will take a hit. Also performance is a matter of perception, probably based on how the UI performs.
  8. Kalloud macrumors regular

    Oct 23, 2016
    Don't forget I am comparing the first beta of iOS 10 and the first beta of iOS 11.
    The gap between iOS 11 and 10 is bigger than the gap between iOS 10 and 9:

  9. AndyK macrumors 65816


    Jan 10, 2008
    It's still an apples / oranges comparison & means literally nothing. It's not even going to be released for another three months. You can maybe compare iOS 10/11 GM builds but until then nothing is relevant or comparable in the slightest.
  10. cdmoore74 macrumors 68020

    Jun 24, 2010
    My iPad mini 4 ran like a 5 year old Android phone. Way to buggy to even consider speed at this level.

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