Monday saw the release of the final version of iOS 9.3, designed to fix some bugs of the previous OS and add a number of important functions. Update were tested for three months.
In iOS 9.3, in addition to internal optimization, added several new features. The most significant innovation concerns the behavior of the display at different times of the day or Night Shift. It determines the geolocation time of sunset in the area where the user is located and automatically shifts the colors to the warm end of the spectrum. In addition, 9.3 in the iOS app “Notes” can protect individual entries with a password or a fingerprint scanner, an updated design of the application “Health” and car interface CarPlay.
As we can see, Apple has worked hard on optimizing the performance of iOS in 9.2.1. What about iOS 9.3? Great iAppleBytes studying each software release Apple has decided to compare the speed of the final builds of iOS and iOS 9.2.1 9.3 to answer the question about whether to update to the new OS, owners of legacy devices.
The OS was tested on four smartphones — iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5s and iPhone 6. Placing a number of models with iOS 9.3 9.2.1 and iOS, it has consistently opened the program and evaluated the performance.
The results of the experiment may surprise users who expect performance improvements in iOS 9.3. Despite the obvious regression in the testing phase of the firmware, the final version of the OS boasts more high speed. In particular, the researcher draws attention to the minimum delay before starting the application. Noticed improvement on the iPhone 4s and iPhone 5 and newer models.
iOS vs iOS 9.2.1 9.3: iPhone 4s
iOS vs iOS 9.2.1 9.3: iPhone 5
iOS vs iOS 9.2.1 9.3: iPhone 5s
iOS vs iOS 9.2.1 9.3: iPhone 6