After Apple issued an apology for not properly communicating to consumers because they were unaware of the slow pace of old phones due to battery life, Apple’s CEO confirmed today that the upcoming iOS update would give users an option to turn off the processor performance when the nearing of battery end.
This was confirmed by a press conference with Mr. Tam Cook, who confirmed the availability of this feature as part of a major upgrade of the upcoming iOS 11.x beta, which will be launched first for developers next month before being officially launched for all users, This year.
iPhone 7 and earlier phones running on iOS 11 system when the system senses that lithium-ion batteries began to decrease automatically saves the performance of the processor in order to reduce battery consumption to prolong life.
Apple says it provides a balance between performance and battery life. The failure to notify users of this caused a formal apology from the company for its users and a 75% discount on the battery replacement price for those phones.