Apple launches performance clampdown on iPhone 8 and iPhone X

Clamps that happen when the battery is damaged.

Go back with the release of iOS 11. At that time, Apple bridged via this update the performance of previous iPhone, sparing the iPhone X and iPhone 8. A controversy ensued in the face of a drastic decline in performance - slowdowns, downtime, autonomy at half-mast ... The Cupertino company was then accused of obsolescence scheduled by many consumers. However, Apple announces once again clamping down on its iPhone, this time the iPhone X and iPhone 8 marketed a year ago, and this in full transparency on its website.

Downward performance to preserve the state of the battery

This is in any case what explains Apple on its website. And for good reason: by going to see the state of the battery of your iPhone X or iPhone 8 in the settings, you will be able to know if your model, with the last update, has seen its performances restrained. If the displayed result is above 80%, everything is fine. Otherwise, you will face a bridle.

Adds a performance management feature to prevent unintentional shutdown of the device, with the ability to disable this feature in case of unexpected shutdown, for iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.

Does Apple Practice Scheduled Obsolescence? The firm has always defended explaining preserve the health of older iPhone through this clamping. As a reminder, an average American keeps an iPhone for three years according to a recent study. Still, the sudden drop in performance can worry and question users, hence the accuracy of Apple as to the consequence of a used battery.

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