General Battery Information

All battery claims depend on the cellular network, location, signal strength, feature configuration, usage, and many other factors; actual results will vary. Battery has limited recharge cycles and may eventually need to be replaced by an Apple authorized service provider. Battery life and charge cycles vary by use and settings. Battery tests are conducted using specific iPhone units. See www.apple.com/batteries and www.apple.com/iphone/compare for more information.

Talk Time Tests

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2014 using preproduction iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6 units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. All settings were default except: Wi-Fi was associated with a network; the Wi-Fi feature Ask to Join Networks was turned off.

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2013 using preproduction iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. All settings were default except: Wi-Fi was associated with a network; the Wi-Fi feature Ask to Join Networks was turned off.

Testing conducted by Apple in September 2011 using preproduction iPhone 4s units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. All settings were default except: Wi-Fi was associated with a network; the Wi-Fi feature Ask to Join Networks was turned off.

Standby Time Tests

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2014 using preproduction iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6 units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. All settings were default except: Wi-Fi was associated with a network; the Wi-Fi feature Ask to Join Networks was turned off.

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2013 using preproduction iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. All settings were default except: Wi-Fi was associated with a network; the Wi-Fi feature Ask to Join Networks was turned off.

Testing conducted by Apple in September 2011 using preproduction iPhone 4s units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. All settings were default except: Wi-Fi was associated with a network; the Wi-Fi feature Ask to Join Networks was turned off.

Internet Use over 3G Tests

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2014 using preproduction iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6 units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. Internet over 3G tests were conducted over a 3G network using a dedicated web server. iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6 browsed snapshot versions of 20 popular web pages and received mail once an hour. All settings were default except: The Wi-Fi feature Ask to Join Networks and Auto-Brightness were turned off.

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2013 using preproduction iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. Internet over 3G tests were conducted over a 3G network using a dedicated web server. iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s browsed snapshot versions of 20 popular web pages and received mail once an hour. All settings were default except: The Wi-Fi feature Ask to Join Networks and Auto-Brightness were turned off.

Testing conducted by Apple in September 2011 using preproduction iPhone 4s units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. Internet over 3G tests were conducted over a 3G network using a dedicated web server. iPhone 4s browsed snapshot versions of 20 popular web pages and received mail once an hour. All settings were default except: The Wi-Fi feature Ask to Join Networks and Auto-Brightness were turned off.

Internet Use over LTE Tests

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2014 using preproduction iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6 units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. Internet over LTE tests were conducted over an LTE network using a dedicated web server. iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6 browsed snapshot versions of 20 popular web pages and received mail once an hour. All settings were default except: The Wi-Fi feature Ask to Join Networks and Auto-Brightness were turned off.

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2013 using preproduction iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. Internet over LTE tests were conducted over an LTE network using a dedicated web server. iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c browsed snapshot versions of 20 popular web pages and received mail once an hour. All settings were default except: The Wi-Fi feature Ask to Join Networks and Auto-Brightness were turned off.

Internet Use over Wi‑Fi Tests

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2014 using preproduction iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6 units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. Internet over Wi-Fi tests were conducted using a dedicated web server. iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6 browsed snapshot versions of 20 popular web pages and received mail once an hour. All settings were default except: the Wi-Fi feature Ask to Join Networks and Auto-Brightness were turned off; WPA2 encryption was enabled.

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2013 using preproduction iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. Internet over Wi-Fi tests were conducted using a dedicated web server. iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s browsed snapshot versions of 20 popular web pages and received mail once an hour. All settings were default except: the Wi-Fi feature Ask to Join Networks and Auto-Brightness were turned off; WPA2 encryption was enabled.

Testing conducted by Apple in September 2011 using preproduction iPhone 4s units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. Internet over Wi-Fi tests were conducted using a dedicated web server. iPhone 4s browsed snapshot versions of 20 popular web pages and received mail once an hour. All settings were default except: the Wi-Fi feature Ask to Join Networks and Auto-Brightness were turned off; WPA2 encryption was enabled.

Video Playback Tests

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2014 using preproduction iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6 units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. Video content consisted of a repeated 2-hour 23-minute movie purchased from the iTunes Store. All settings were default except: Wi-Fi was associated with a network; the Wi-Fi feature Ask to Join Networks and Auto-Brightness were turned off.

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2013 using preproduction iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. Video content consisted of a repeated 2-hour 23-minute movie purchased from the iTunes Store. All settings were default except: Wi-Fi was associated with a network; the Wi-Fi feature Ask to Join Networks and Auto-Brightness were turned off.

Testing conducted by Apple in September 2011 using preproduction iPhone 4s units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. Video content consisted of a repeated 2-hour 23-minute movie purchased from the iTunes Store. All settings were default except: Wi-Fi was associated with a network; the Wi-Fi feature Ask to Join Networks and Auto-Brightness were turned off.

Audio Playback Tests

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2014 using preproduction iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6 units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. The playlist consisted of 358 unique audio tracks purchased from the iTunes Store (256-Kbps AAC encoding). All settings were default except: Wi-Fi was associated with a network; the Wi-Fi feature Ask to Join Networks and Auto-Brightness were turned off.

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2013 using preproduction iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. The playlist consisted of 358 unique audio tracks purchased from the iTunes Store (256-Kbps AAC encoding). All settings were default except: Wi-Fi was associated with a network; the Wi-Fi feature Ask to Join Networks and Auto-Brightness were turned off.

Testing conducted by Apple in September 2011 using preproduction iPhone 4s units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. The playlist consisted of 358 unique audio tracks, a combination of content imported from CDs using iTunes (128-Kbps AAC encoding) and content purchased from the iTunes Store (256-Kbps AAC encoding). All settings were default except: Wi-Fi was associated with a network; the Wi-Fi feature Ask to Join Networks and Auto-Brightness were turned off.