The Google service that tracks popular search queries, the number of phrases “iPhone Slow” (slow iPhone) after the release of the new iPhone increases dramatically. Boom takes place for several weeks after the presentation of the new smartphone generation. The researchers believe that this may have two reasons. Or the release of a new iOS optimization problems, which roll out almost simultaneously with new smartphones, or psychological phenomenon: people recognize that there was a new “cool” of the iPhone, and subconsciously feel as slowly start to work their old smartphones.
User with nick iAppleBytes decided to conduct an experiment to compare the performance of the operating systems Apple different generations. The test was carried out on two iPhone 4s running iOS 5.0.1 and topical at the moment iOS 9.2.
IOS upgrade 9.2 was the biggest release for “nine” for the last time. After installing it, users of Apple mobile devices have noticed the improved functionality of the Apple Music service and app iBooks version for the latest iPhone models updated to support 3D Touch, as well as a significant increase in performance.
As for iOS 5, this operating system was released in October 2011. The most important of the 500 announced changes are: a new interface for event notifications on the lock screen, Twitter integration and support for cloud service iCloud. iOS 9.2 was released five years later – December 8, 2015.
Enthusiast conducted a visual test performance iOS 5.0.1 and iOS 9.2, running a standard OS app and comparing performance. During the test on the two phones opened the same problem and checked download speed devices.
iAppleBytes came to the conclusion that most applications, except, perhaps, the browser in iOS 5 is faster than iOS 9. He believes that this is due to how the “voracity” of a modern software framework from Apple, and animation.
“iOS 5.0.1 is loaded almost instantly – 25 seconds faster than iOS 9.2. Directly operating system also runs faster, but when you consider the huge gap between iOS 9.2 and iOS 5.0.1 in the number of functions, “nine” works out perfectly for the iPhone 4s,” concluded the blogger.