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Apple slows some older iPhones because of flagging batteries

Apple on Wednesday acknowledged that the company does take some measures to reduce power demands

Reuters 

Apple has addressed claims from an app company that says the maker of iPhones slows down the performance of older phones. On Monday, the blog Primate Labs, a company that makes an app for measuring the speed of an iPhone’s processor, published data that appeared to show slower performance in the Apple’s iPhone 6s and iPhone 7 models as they aged. Apple on Wednesday acknowledged that the company does take some measures to reduce power demands — which can have the effect of slowing the processor - when a phone’s battery is having trouble supplying the peak current that ...

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First Published: Fri, December 22 2017. 03:10 IST
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