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It’s not a bug, it’s a feature: Apple defends performance reductions on old iPhones

December 21, 2017

A phone’s optimal upgrade cycle can depend on a variety of factors, including its recommended retail price, software support, hardware degradation and, perhaps most important of all, the user’s own personal preferences.

Some people are perfectly happy hanging on to their expensive flagship handsets for two, three years or even more, easily tolerating a certain degree of inherent deterioration over an extended period of time. Other users might be unwilling to make performance compromises, trading up their phones the moment they sense a general system slowdown.pocketnow

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