The iPhone 7 is now on the market for a month and, after several tests during everyday use, we are finally able to tell you what is actually tough.
In this article we will talk only of iPhone 7 not Plus.
Exactly one month ago, more or less at this hour, unwrapping my iPhone 7. Since then he has been my only major smartphone so I used every day. After a month of use are finally ready to tell you my on its battery.
The newborn battery Apple gained some mAh more than the predecessor: we speak of a unit of 1960mAh that would earn well 245mAh than iPhone 6S. This combined with the new A10 processor the benefits of which have been widely described through the articles published during the past few weeks, help to significantly improve the autonomy of the device.
Already with iOS 10.0.1 the autonomy of the device proved to be more than satisfying: everything is clearly linked to the type of use you make of the iPhone. However I have found some problems with this version of iOS that, for no apparent reason, sometimes causing the battery drain. Despite having upgraded to iOS 10.0.2, because of the bugs that plague iOS 10 and I continue to take me back, I could not make reliable screen regarding the use of the battery.
At the time of writing this article I am past now 13 hours from the time when I disconnected the device from the office, I faced a full day of messages, calls and I even used SkyGo for half an hour and are still to 20% I want to clarify that I have spent much time in LTE and 3G with a fair return for cells and despite all this, I could easily use the device several hours in energy saving .
From the start, one thing was clear: in a typical university PowerBank the day can absolutely stay home! What does all this mean? It means that the iPhone 7, no particular recommendations about the settings to care for, with 6 active email accounts including two in “download” and not Push, many notifications that are almost always answer you can calmly face fully morning, afternoon and part of the evening . Personally I usually keep Auto Brightness never too treat the aspect of energy saving, but do extensive use of energy saving (only after passing the final 20% of the battery system ) introduced last year with iOS 9.
Among my biggest concerns was the fear that, because of the absence of jack 3.5 “the use of Bluetooth headsets would affect not short on battery life: from tests I found a difference of only 1-2% percentage every hour to the disadvantage of Bluetooth compared to the use of EarPods Lightning included in the box, but this percentage may be easily influenced from listening volume through the auticolari with the cable which, according to its volume, consume more or less energy. Ultimately every hour of music listening also using the iPhone screen to select any track to play, implies power consumption by about 10% .
To use company, IM, calls and other office jobs iPhone 7 does not disappoint: during these operations the screen is in fact the cause of the fall of the battery and, if you keep the brightness not too high will certainly be able to “limit the damage.”
The sore point 7 of the iPhone and its autonomy lies in use of video content : this activity, aided by both the hardware resources required that the use of the screen and the new stereo speakers, which consumes considerable energy and, in case you intend to use the device on the move to enjoy TV or movie series, surely the iPhone 7 will fail to bring into the evening, and perhaps will be the case to veer off iPhone 7 Plus.
It should finally remember one thing: the efficiency of the battery of any iPhone can be influenced by your operator’s network coverage, dlla coverage of Wi-Fi, dll’utilizzo network and dll’ottimizzazione of the app that you usually use it often may be the real cause of some unexplained battery drain.
We have proposed various scenarios, but to sum up … iPhone 7 comes really until evening? According to our tests, performed during a month of use of the device , answer is YES without paying particular attention, but making use of the “power Saving” mode by 20% battery on. According to my tests every day I was able to do at least 14 hours of standby and 7 hours and 30 minutes / 8 hours of use . The improvement compared to the iPhone 6S, at least in my case, it was really tangible, especially standby side and it was a nice surprise than expected. If you follow the suggestions in This article then, you are able to increase even more the battery life of your iPhone 7.
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