macOS 10.12.2 significantly increased the battery life of new MacBook Pro
15.12.2016 apleapplekot 0 Comments
This week Apple released a macOS update 10.12.2 with improved stability and reliability and addressing the problems with the graphics of the new MacBook Pro. Laptop users last generation found another important improvement – the computers have to work longer offline.
According to the MacBook Pro 2016, after installing the update macOS 10.12.2 time of the battery is significantly increased compared to macOS 10.2.1. The measurements were carried out with the utility coconutBattery.
“It’s official. macOS Sierra 10.12.2 fixed my battery. Now MacBook Pro runs 9-10 hours in normal use. Prior to the upgrade consumption in idle has not dropped below 6 watts. On macOS Sierra 10.12.2 does not exceed 4 watts at 60% screen brightness with the included light sensor”, – said user lobo1978.
A MacRumors forum user with the nickname JohnnyGo writes:
“Before the upgrade I was getting 7-9 hours of battery life with a 50-60% screen brightness. Now the laptop is running more than 10 hours at a brightness level 70 to 75% with the same load (including Wi-Fi and Bluetooth)”.
Informed first buyers of MacBook Pro with Touch panel Bar criticized Apple for battery life laptops. According to the manufacturer is 10 hours laptops worked without recharging for 3 to 6 hours.
A number of foreign media conducted its own dimension of autonomy, MacBook Pro. The results from TechCrunch – 9 hours and 35 minutes for the 13-inch model. In Mashable talking about 10 hours of continuous operation. From The Wall Street Journal, the 13-inch model lasted 9 and a half hours. Engadget has received from 9 to 10 hours of video viewing on the 15-inch model. Thus at The Verge 13-inch “Proshka” worked only 5.5 hours.
Update macOS Sierra 10.12.2 came in the early weeks. In this release, the developers have prepared a fix basic mistakes, but also improvements in the reliability of several functions. In addition to this release, Apple has removed the meter analyzes the battery life of laptops, from the top menu macOS after user complaints about the autonomy of the new MacBook Pro.