Apple recently released a new iOS 12.3.1 software update, this update was a surprise and it came with some bug fixes, the update did not have any new features.
Now we have a some battery life tests of the new iOS 12.3.1 software against the previous versions of Apple’s mobile OS, lets see if there are any improvements.
In the video below we get to see some battery benchmarks run on the iPhone 5S, iPhone 6, iPhone 6S, iPhone 7 and iPhone 8. The tests are run on iOS 12.3 and the on iOS 12.3.1.
As we can see from the video there were battery live improvements on the iPhone 5S and iPhone 6, the iPhone 6 was exactly the same.
There were also an improvement on the iPhone 7 and a minor improvement of 1 minute on the iPhone 8. So it does appear that the new iOS software updates does add some minor battery improvements.