Though the iPhone 15 ought to quickly be showing, the iPhone 14 continues to be lower than a yr outdated. You’d hope that after 11 months, the battery would nonetheless be going robust however there appears to be an growing variety of complaints about lower than glowing battery well being.
Most complaints aren’t particularly noting shorter cost period, however reasonably that the telephone’s personal stats are stating that battery well being has degraded, in some instances by 10% (see our choose of the very best digicam telephones for options).
We have seen a number of posts on social media in current weeks from iPhone Professional house owners reporting that the said battery capability on their gadget has fallen to beneath 90% in line with their telephone’s battery well being examine. Whereas there is not essentially a direct correlation with utilization time, it is doubtless that it will lead the telephone to remain charged for much less time.
However not everyone seems to be seeing the identical concern. Some folks say their battery capability is faring higher than with earlier fashions – some nonetheless have 100% six months after buy. It is not clear what’s inflicting the distinction. It could possibly be all the way down to particular person utilization of the telephone since some folks will use their gadget extra intensively and cost it extra continuously.
It is also attainable that weather conditions in some areas are having an affect, with many nations having seen report sizzling summers. Both approach, extra folks appear to be elevating considerations concerning the phenomenon, together with Sam Kohl of Apple information outlet AppleTrack, who described the extent of battery degradation as “unacceptable”.
I’ve had my iPhone 14 Professional for LESS than a yr…that is truly unacceptable 😡 pic.twitter.com/rKkvW6Z60vAugust 1, 2023
This is not the primary time we have seen complaints concerning the iPhone 14 Professional battery and Professional Max battery. Final month, we reported on a Twitter feed during which folks had been sharing less-than-ideal iPhone Professional battery well being stats. However the variety of sad prospects appears to be rising (you’ll be able to examine the battery well being stats of your personal iPhone within the settings).
There is not any phrase from Apple on the matter, though one one that mentioned their battery capability was exhibiting at 84 per cent once they purchased it new says they got a alternative. The iPhone 15 is predicted to be launched subsequent month, and lots of are hoping that it’ll present an enchancment.