In the list of devices who received the update to iOS 9.3, included all compatible devices with iOS 9, including submitted five years ago, the iPhone 4s. Given the hardware components, the performance results which clearly demonstrate the benchmarks, owners of older models can set out a study the smoothness of operation and performance on the new OS. By itself, this wording implied the expediency of transition on iOS is 9.3.
Great iAppleBytes decided to test three of the iPhone 4s, iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s running iOS and iOS 8.4.1 9.3 by posting a visual test performance with the performance of certain tasks. The first compared the speed of loading the operating system, then run system apps – Camera, App Store, Weather, etc. At the final stage tested the regular features such as Siri, control center, notification Center, etc.
Overall, the result was quite predictable, after all, chosen to test the smartphones run on processors of the previous generation. An earlier version of iOS is less demanding on resources, and therefore shows better results of the modern release. Though, as we can see, Apple has worked hard on optimizing iOS 9.3.
Is it worth to upgrade iPhone 4s, iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s — clear answer no one can give, given the list of implemented innovations. IOS 8 users, which is critical for performance, it makes sense to stay on the previous version of the operating system. Owners of devices running the new OS should definitely update to iOS 9.3.
iOS vs iOS 8.4.1 9.3: iPhone 4s
iOS vs iOS 8.4.1 9.3: iPhone 5
iOS vs iOS 8.4.1 9.3: iPhone 5s