Apple iOS 11.3 Beta 2 Adds Battery Health Feature, Power Management Option

08 February, 2018, 00:34 | Author: Sergio Cook
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To pacify millions of angry customers, Apple reduced the cost of battery replacement from $79 to $29 for older iPhones including the iPhone SE, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6S, 6S Plus, iPhone 7, and 7 Plus. Apple later apologized for the practice as people were annoyed as they opined the company is forcing them to upgrade to new phones by slowing older devices.

This makes it clear that Apple won't introduce any type of software update for newer iPhone models, to intentionally slow them down. There have been rumors about Apple offering partial refunds to these customers, but nothing concrete has been announced yet. Apple is now replacing batteries for iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, and iPhone 7 Plus, etc. You love to live your life on the edge, feel free to enroll in Apple's beta program and get the free software before everybody else.

As per Apple, iOS 11.3 will be able to periodically assess the level of performance and the management needed to avoid shutdowns.

The letter also confirms that Apple was considering a rebate for customers who paid full price for a battery replacement in a throttled phone, although it hasn't said it will absolutely definitely happen. Apple says this performance management feature applies only to the iPhone and no other product. This means there's no throttling and there won't be performance caps on your iPhone. Blue Sky Asset Management LLC purchased a new position in Apple during the second quarter valued at $108,000. This will give you a status of battery's maximum capacity and whether or not your device is running at peak performance.

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Apple has seen "strong demand" for replacement iPhone batteries and may offer rebates for consumers who paid full price for new batteries, the company said in a February 2 letter to U.S. lawmakers made public on Tuesday. The feature will apply on all iPhone 6 and later devices.

To access the settings, you need to navigate to Settings Battery Battery Health (Beta).

Apple has confirmed that iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus users don't have to worry about throttling or slowdowns. According to Apple, this allows for a "different performance management system that more precisely allows iOS to anticipate and avoid an unexpected shutdown". However, supply chain reports claim that Apple has reduced the iPhone X production from 40 million to 20 million units in the current quarter due to poor demand. Additionally, this section will inform the users if the battery's health has been degraded significantly. Armbruster Capital Management Inc. now owns 911 shares of the iPhone maker's stock valued at $131,000 after buying an additional 78 shares during the period.

For those with a problematic battery, you would see a message indicating that there was an unexpected shutdown and performance management has been applied for better stability.


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