Is iOS 9.1 beta 5 faster on the iPhone 6 Plus than 9.0.2 or should I downgrade?

Discussion in 'iOS 9' started by Hieveryone, Oct 13, 2015.

  1. Hieveryone macrumors 68040

    Apr 11, 2014
    I believe 9.0.2 is what is being shipped.

    Is it faster on the iPhone 6 Plus than iOS 9.1 beta 5?
  2. C DM macrumors Sandy Bridge

    Oct 17, 2011
    Faster is a relative term that can differ for different people when it comes to small differences. Probably nothing much to say one way or another for someone aside from them actually trying it for themselves.
  3. Radon87000 macrumors 604

    Nov 29, 2013
    I tried it on my Air 2 and it became even more stuttery than before.Downgraded in 20 mins
  4. zosokm macrumors regular

    Sep 29, 2012
    Definitely faster on my iPhone 6 plus. For the first time since upgrading to iOS 9 (any version , public beta or official) on 9.1 beta the fluidity expected on an iPhone is back. Battery life has been brilliant too. I now have all animations and transparencies enabled which I had to disable on previous versions to avoid the lag and stutter. Looks like iOS 9.1 will be the version of iOS 9 that all of us were expecting
  5. scjr macrumors 68020


    Jan 28, 2013
    9.1 beta 5 is running great on my 6+ and Air 2. Very stable.
  6. Marshall73 macrumors 65816


    Apr 20, 2015
    9.1b5 running on my 6S Plus, 6 Plus and iPad Air 2. Super slick on all 3 devices. 6S Plus is running on a restored backup from my 6 Plus and the 6 Plus is running on a restored backup of a 5. All settings reset as part of the restore procedure (I find this is advisable to do when switching hardware).
  7. aliensporebomb macrumors 68000


    Jun 19, 2005
    Minneapolis, MN, USA, Urth
    Testing on iPhone 6 Plus 128 gig - major improvement in most ways - found and reported three bugs thus far.
    Very encouraged at the increase in performance.

    Testing on iPad 2 - unit became much more usable under 9.10. 9.02 on that device was very painfully slow/laggy.
    I still run this unit with reduce motion set to on but once indexing completed I find I can use this without the painful
    halts to anything I was doing previously.
  8. Hieveryone thread starter macrumors 68040

    Apr 11, 2014
    I'm thinking of staying on 9.1 beta 5. I actually compared it to an iPhone 6s running 9.0.2 and it was pretty similar in normal tasks. I guess I was expecting too much.
  9. macdragonfl macrumors 6502a


    Jan 11, 2006
    Ft. Lauderdale,Fl
    Running Beta 5 on 6s, battery life is much better, super fast and fluid. Was on 9.0.2. iPad 4 runs amazing as well!
  10. atlchamp macrumors 68000


    Jun 19, 2012

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