IOS 14.5 battery life and performance compared to iOS 14.4.2 (2 videos)

The introduction of the new version of iOS 14.5, released to the public this week, brought many new useful features to users, including unlocking the iPhone by the user under a protective mask. Enthusiasts and specialists began to immediately test the new firmware to compare its performance and autonomy with the previous build of iOS 14.4.2.

The tests are shown on the iAppleBytes YouTube channeland their results when testing both firmwares on smartphone models on the iPhone SE, iPhone 6s, iPhone 7, iPhone 8, iPhone XR, iPhone 11 and iPhone SE 2020. The iPhone 11 is the record holder for battery life with 5 hours of battery life 54 minutes. The outsider was the iPhone 6S model with more than twice the worst battery life - 2 hours 53 minutes.

Meanwhile, comparative indicators of autonomywhen using both firmwares, they practically did not differ from each other, although iOS 14.5 showed some slight increase in the operating time on a single battery charge. The best performance since the introduction of iOS 14.5 was demonstrated on the iPhone 11 model, which had its battery recalibrated to accurately demonstrate maximum capacity.

Comparison of operating speed with iOS 14.5 and iOS 14.4.2 showed minor changes on these iPhone models. When running benchmarks and performing operations manually, iOS 14.5 did not increase, but did not decrease the speed of the iPhone. Based on the testing results, the iAppleBytes Expert recommends installing the update.