iOS 10 Beta 2 Battery Test Comparison With iOS 10 Beta 1 And iOS 9.3.2 – Video


iOS 10 beta 2 is now out in the wild, released to developers and public beta testers last week. In terms of features and stability, we can conclude that iOS 10 beta 2 is much better than the beta 1. Previously, we have done a speed test comparison between iOS 10 beta 2 and iOS 9.3.2 that shows how well can the latest beta build keep up with the current iOS version on older and latest iPhone. However, one aspect needs to be covered before the next beta arrives. This YouTuber decides to do an iOS 10 beta 2 battery test comparison in contrast to iOS 10 beta 1 and iOS 9.3.2.

iOS 10 Beta 2 Battery Test Shows Better Battery Life Compared To iOS 10 Beta 1 And iOS 9.3.2

The iOS 10 beta 2 battery test is performed on different iPhone models as to conclude its compatibility with different devices. Apart from the battery test comparison, the video also shows comparative performance on various iPhone models. While iOS 9.3.2 is the final build, we can see that app launch times are a little bit better compared to iOS 10 beta 2. Moreover, iOS 10 beta 2 also has slower transitions and animations when opening the app switcher or the apps.

An interesting aspect discovered is that unlocking the iPhone via Touch ID is a little bit faster on iOS 9.3.2 when compared hand on hand with iOS 10 beta 2. This isn't an eye sore but it might be annoying for some users. Check out the video below for more details.

Coming back to the iOS 10 beta 2 battery test comparison, we can see that the firmware shows signs of improvement. It shouldn't be a big surprise for users since Apple has collected ample data from the previous iOS 10 beta firmware, which we can see is put to good use. Comparing iOS 10 beta 2 battery test with iOS 9.3.2 side by side, we can see that the prior, even though a beta, shows better battery lifespan than the latter.

So if you have used iOS 10 beta 1, you might be glad to know that the beta 2 shows considerably more battery life. It wouldn't be wrong to say that bug fixes from the last beta have contributed to a better battery lifespan. We will probably see more improvements in the iOS 10 beta that follows. Do take note that iOS 10 is still in its beta phase and potential changes could be part of the final build.

This is it for now, folks. Are you running iOS 10 beta 2 on your iPhone? What are your thoughts on the iOS 10 beta 2 battery test comparison? Share your thoughts in the comments.