Apple’s iOS 7.1 gives the iPhone 4 a big performance boost. Boxes are out, circles are in; CarPlay support and no more random resets.

Long awaited iOS 7.1 has been released by Apple. Latest update came with a number of tweaks such as support for CarPlay, further reduction in animations and the best part is performance boost for iPhone 4. If you are still sticking with iPhone 4, iOS 7.1 makes performance tolerable enough that using the phone isn’t unbearable.

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You can see in below chart, iPhone 4 load times for stock iOS applications under iOS 6.1.3, iOS 7.0, and iOS 7.1. For every app, load times have been reduced under the newer mobile OS.

application load time chart