Apple believes 5 hours of active battery life enough for Apple Watch
Apple considers acceptable battery life Apple Watch. In an interview with journalist John Gruber told the Vice-President of development Craig Federighi and senior Vice President of marketing Phil Schiller. According to them, for “smart” hours is enough autonomy to work during the day.
As you know, a year after the launch of the Apple Watch, the company completely redesigned the interface of “smart” hours. The new platform watchOS 3, the company refused to section Glance, and added new dock for your applications. The data for the programs began to load in the background. Top managers of Apple said that they took this step, since the Apple Watch is the margin of autonomy.
“When we were designing the operating system, watch OS, was very conservative in understanding how people use “smart” watches. We wanted to be sure that we have managed to achieve my goal of Autonomous work of the battery throughout the day. So you can use the watch all day and charge them at night. However, it turned out that we too overestimated our purpose, which was merely a General area of focus and paranoia that accompanies the release of the product,” said Apple.
The time of Autonomous work of the Apple Watch, the developers decided to use for background app updates. In Cupertino also came to the conclusion that the interaction with the clock requires a minimum time of two seconds to solve one problem. So the developers have revised the interface and made it focused on immediate response.
According to the concept of Apple smart watch, the company should work from 2.5 to 4 hours of active use applications and about 19 hours in combined mode (episodic applications, work background programs and standby mode). By optimising the software, Apple has managed to get to work 5 hours in active applications.
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