Among the novelties of iOS 12.1 announced by Apple in the event of presentation of the new iPad Pro 2018 were hidden others that were not released. These include the photographic result of the front camera in selfies . However, Apple has also quietly implemented the controversial profile of energy management to the iPhone 8 , iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X that negatively affects the performance of the processor .
When everything seemed to have been forgotten, Apple returns to the practice that generated much controversy at the end of last year, when he admitted that it reduced the performance of their iPhones to compensate for the loss of efficiency of the battery , product of use and load cycles. It all started with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s with the release of iOS 10.2.1 , to then extend the measurement to the iPhone 7 after the release of iOS 11.2 .
The “BatteryGate”, again on the scene
By then, the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X were saved and were not affected, but Apple already warned in a subtle way. Although the hardware of these models was more sophisticated and not so susceptible to failure due to the fluctuation of energy provided by the battery, they would extend the measurement of an energy profile that reduces performance at specific times to new models.
And so it has been since the last big update released yesterday by the Cupertino in the form of iOS 12.1 has included in the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X energy management to which we refer.
This is what the company itself collects in the same section of its website that was published last year to inform those affected of the reason for the aforementioned measure.
An update of the text highlights that iOS 12.1 includes for the models listed above the energy management profile that was already implemented in the past for older models.
Reduced processor performance
Therefore, if you appreciate that the performance of your iPhone 8 or iPhone X is lower after installing iOS 12.1 , that in games the images do not flow so happily, you must know that it is due to the activation of the energy management designed by Apple to avoid the problems passed on by the battery , such as restarts .
However, you may be interested to know that it is possible to deactivate this energy profile that reduces the processor and GPU performance from the battery status section, in system settings.