My iPhone's battery wore out in less than 18 months

Today I’m more convinced than ever that the iPhone has a serious design flaw. After less than 18 months of use, the battery in my iPhone 8 Plus is already showing signs of being worn out, and iOS has kicked in to throttle the performance to prevent the weakened battery from causing further crashes.

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My iPhone 8 Plus was one of the first few million to roll off the production line, and since I took delivery of it on 22 September 2017, it has been my daily driver. But back in May of 2018, I speculated that the battery might not last much more than about 18 months before showing signs of wear.

I was right.

This morning, after a little more than…

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