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Various reports of iPhone 14 battery issues can tarnish the presentation of the iPhone 15

Apple’s iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro series have been criticized for battery health issues. Journalists from various tech publications, such as The Edge, The Wall Street Journal, and AppleTrack, noted that the battery health of their iPhones has declined faster than that of older iPhones, including the iPhone 13 series. These reports come weeks before the scheduled launch of the iPhone 15 and the iPhone 15 Pro.

Apple says iPhone battery health should be good until the battery capacity drops to 80%, which is when the iPhone retains 80% of its battery capacity. origin at launch. However, these new reports (like the one from AppleTracks’ Sam Kohl linked below) show that the latest iPhones could, at the rate they’re apparently going, hit that threshold faster than previous iPhones.

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Apple iPhones generally have good battery life at launch, although some owners anecdotally claim that battery life drops when the new iPhone or iOS update arrives. While these claims are yet to be proven, poorer battery health in an iPhone can lead to slower performance and obviously shorter battery life, which means you’ll need to use the charger more and your phone can run hot longer and slower. For phones that cost over $1,000, it’s easy to see how worrying that could be.

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These issues are not a serious problem and have always existed with iPhones and mobile phones.

Using and charging your phone naturally depletes battery health over time, and the best way to see if your battery is really draining is to know if it’s maintaining the same battery life over time. Battery health meters on iPhones can vary in accuracy over time and between devices, so while this might seem like a more pronounced drop, it could just be a more accurate measure of battery health. battery.

As we noted above, 80% battery life is the danger zone for iPhones, and Apple will offer a replacement if battery health reaches that level. In the case of batteries that are around 90%, this is not worrying if we consider that the iPhone 14 has been on the market for a year now.

Personally, I’ve bought refurbished iPhones with around 90% battery life and found them to be pretty good. Since replacement cycles for phones are 2-3 years and Apple offers battery repair through self-service repair kits or through the Apple Store, this could be considered a minor issue for the moment.

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