Apple iOS 5.0.1 released with iPhone 4S battery drain fix

First over-the-air iOS update released with battery depletion fix and iCloud patch

Apple has officially released the iOS 5.0.1 patch in an effort to fix the issues surrounding the recently released iPhone 4S and its rapid battery drain

The well publicised battery issues that have afflicted a number of Apple iPhone 4S early adopters look set to be rectified as Apple officially releases version 5.0.1 of its iOS mobile operating system in an attempt to current a series of software bugs.

Having been made available to developers earlier this month, the battery depletion fixing iOS 5.0.1 has been officially made available to iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users for the first time with the software fix landing as the first version of iOS to be made available as an over-the-air update.

Apple iOS 5.0.1 Features

Whilst the iPhone 4S battery issues are by far the most high-profile problem to be fixed by the new iOS release, the bug, which was never formally attributed to the to a particular aspect of the software but rumoured to be connected to time zone settings, is not the only issue resolved by the patch.

Bringing a selection of new multi-touch gesture controls to the original iPad tablet iOS 5.0.1 also sees issues with iCloud stored documents amended.

The final key update brought in the newly launched iOS rendition will see Australian iPhone 4S users appeased with issues surround the Aussie accent and Apple’s voice commanded personal assistant Siri rectified.

Were you affected by the iPhone 4S battery drain issues, have you already updated to iOS 5.0.1 and noticed a difference? Let us know via the comments box below.

Via: TechRadar