The iPhone 15 sequence is now official and with the brand new USB-C comes a brand new software program characteristic. In keeping with a supply code present in iOS 17 beta launched to builders, Apple could allow you to restrict the utmost battery cost in your new iPhones. It looks as if the characteristic shall be accessible solely on the iPhone 15 sequence.
The characteristic itself is fairly easy – you restrict the utmost cost to a sure share, which limits the time your battery spends at full cost, which theoretically ought to protect battery well being over time. That clearly comes on the expense of not utilizing your full battery and solely brings advantages if you happen to like leaving your telephone on the cost for a very long time corresponding to in a single day charging.
Usually, iOS will show a message on the lock display screen telling you your iPhone will cost to its full capability and when this characteristic is enabled, it is going to warn you it’ll solely go to the utmost cost degree set.
Notably, that is completely different from the Optimized Battery Charging characteristic as seen on some Android telephones, which might maintain the telephone at 80% and fill the remainder simply earlier than you unplug the telephone because it learns out of your charging habits.