iOS 4 Verses iOS 3 iPhone Battery Test
There have been numerous complaints over Apple’s iOS 4 running on the iPhone 3G delivering slow performance, but what about battery life with iOS 4 on an iPhone 3G?
Well according to an article over on Dailytechmag, they decided to put that to the test, testing whether the OS update negatively affects battery life on an iPhone 3G.
Going by Lifehacker;s instructions they downgraded an iPhone 3G which was running iOS 4 to iOS 3.1.3 and ran several tasks, after which they re-upgraded the device to iOS 4 and rerun the same tasks.
They found that the iPhone 3G configured with iOS 3 lasted 5% less (approximately 10 minutes) than when running iOS 4, which isn;lt a great deal of difference but they expected the battery life to fall not rise. Application downloading was faster with iOS 4 but downloading a rented film was faster with iOS 3.
So lets hear from our readers that have an iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS who have upgraded to iOS 4, have you experienced better to worse battery life?