When ZDNET’s Jason Hiner and I reviewed the iPhone 14 Professional final yr, we agreed that the brand new At all times-On Show was sipping battery prefer it had been stranded in a desert for the longest time.
Apple’s patched up the characteristic over the approaching months, together with updating it in order that the display screen utterly dims out when inactive, however the query nonetheless stands with the brand new sensible show setting and the way it impacts battery life.
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With the iPhone passively displaying extra data than ever (and updating it within the background), I would not be stunned if the machine takes a success to its endurance. Maybe there might be an ambient setting that solely activates the display screen when it detects an individual close by, however even that may put a toll on the machine’s battery.
Nonetheless, there’s a easy repair to this, which leads me to my second query.