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I believe iPhone 5 battery drain is worse in iOS 7

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Doug Lerner2 Level 4 Level 4 (1,030 points)
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Sep 19, 2013 5:11 PM

Before upgrading I was getting typically 8 or 9 hours of use on my iPhone 5. Note, my iPhone 5 was replaced 2 months ago because of a defective home button, so the battery is almost new.

 

After upgrading to iOS 7, I seem to be getting just 6.25 hours of use (if I calculate out proportionately when the battery gets down to 50%).

 

I know some more stuff is going on in the background, like automatic software updates. Still, it seems like a substantial battery time loss.

 

Are others experiencing this as well?

 

doug

iMac, OS X Mountain Lion, iMac (21.5-inch Late 2009, 12 GB)
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