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iPhone Gets Slower With Age - Apple Confirmed

iPhone Gets Slower With Age

Apple has confirmed a theory many iphone users have had for years: your iPhone does get slower with age. "Lithium-ion batteries become less capable of supplying peak current demands when in cold conditions, have a low battery charge or as they age over time, which can result in the device unexpectedly shutting down.

iPhone Gets Slower With Age

The 'confirmation' comes after Reddit users noticed their devices were getting slower as the batteries in their iPhones got weaker. Some Reddit users said replacing the battery in their older phones sped things up. If you're curious about the status of your phone's battery, you can download one of several free apps, or go to your local Apple Store to get it checked out.