iPhone 6s gets a reduction where it really hurts


Battery life isn't Apple's biggest priority.
Photo: Apple

Apple announced a slew of iPhone upgrades yesterday, but battery life sure wasn’t among them!

As we suspected ahead of time, Apple’s official iPhone 6s video shows that it boasts a 1,715 mAh battery — down from the 1,810 mAh of its predecessor.

You’ll want to skip to 2:53 to see the iPhone 6 battery spec in question. We won’t be able to determine what this means in terms of actual battery life until we get our hands on a handset, although I suspect Apple will have found a way to improve the efficiency of the device since it’s unlikely that Cupertino would issue a new iPhone with a vastly inferior battery life compared to last year’s model.

Apple has stated that the iPhone 6s battery will deliver 14 hours talk time and 10 hours of LTE browsing on a single charge, while the iPhone 6s Plus will bring 24 hours of talk time and 12 hours of LTE browsing.

There’s no official evidence as to the battery capacity of the iPhone 6s Plus, but previous reports suggested that it will deliver 2,750 mAh, down from the iPhone 6 Plus’ 2,910 mAh.

Still, for many users who want a smartphone that doesn’t run out of juice after less than a day of solid use, this revelation about the iPhone 6s battery may be viewed as a disappointment.

Does battery life have a big impact on your decision whether to buy a particular smartphone, or would you prefer Apple focus its attention elsewhere? Leave your comments in the box below.

Source: PhoneArena


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