iOS 8 Vs iOS 7.1.2 [Battery Life Comparison]

Since Apple released iOS 6 and iOS 7, many iPhone users have been facing problems in the drain battery of their devices when using it. Obviously there is too many factors that makes your iPhone battery life ends quickly like using Wi-Fi, playing games for a long time, opening 3G and etc... But did Apple seriously fixed battery drain problem in iOS 8 ? That's what we are going to know in the below chart.

Out of the eight devices tested, only three saw improved battery life on iOS 8 GM, and notably, they were all slightly older models in the iPhone 4s. iPad mini (1st-gen) and iPod touch 5th-gen. Given that the iPhone 4s has experiences some early issues, with users reporting a claustrophobic, cramped interface in parts, it’s surprising to see that it still offers an additional 19 minutes of battery time when browsing on Wi-Fi, but as for the rest of the field, iOS 8 hasn’t exactly been a win for battery life.

Here's the chart:
It’s worth making note of the fact that none of the devices experienced major deviance in battery life from iOS 7.1.2 to iOS 8, but as mobile device owners know only too well, that extra drop of battery can prove critical in certain situations.

What do you think ? Have you been facing problems in iPhone battery on iOS 8 ?



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