Will the 2018 iPhones Address Throttling with Hardware Changes?
The iPhone 6 Plus had the bendgate issue pretty quickly after release. I have a launch iPhone 6 Plus, and when the bending articles came out and I checked mine, it was already bent. Apple said there was no issue, and only 9 people reported the problem or something like that, while the issue seemed to be much more widespread online. Apple even started replacing bent iPhones under warranty. Whether or not Apple thought there was an issue with bending on the iPhone 6 Plus, the iPhone 6s Plus casing was altered to address the bending issue.
Fast forward to now and all the throttling news coming out. No matter where you stand on the issue of whether Apple was right or wrong in what they did, or if it was more a lack of communication issue, or a hardware issue, we don't need to get into that again in this thread, that argument is ongoing in many threads already. What I'm wondering is if people think Apple will make any hardware changes in the upcoming iPhones (2018 and future) so throttling won't be an issues in them going forward. Whether it be larger batteries, better batteries, lower CPU speeds (so even degraded batteries can provide the same power required over time as day one), or anything like that. Or do you think throttling is just a part of the iOS code going forward and every new iPhone going forward is going to be subject to throttling as the battery ages?
I only brought up the iPhone 6 issue to show that Apple did make a change based on something they originally claimed wasn't an issue.