Herald Performance

Herald Performance

This page lists the basic statistics on performance around Herald that are quoted in various places on the website. We also provide links to source data.

Area Value Date updated Basis
Battery usage 1-2% per hour 8 Dec 2020 12 hour tests of the ‘Fair Efficacy Formula’ also log battery usage. See the 8 Dec 2020 tests for details
Worldwide phone support 98% 1 Dec 2020 Statcounter stats. See explanation on stats page for details
UK phone support 97.5% 1 Dec 2020 Statcounter stats. See explanation on stats page for details
OS Support iOS 9.3+, Android 5+ 1 Dec 2020 API verified via Apple/Google docs. Tested back to iOS 9.3, Android 6 with Herald test app
Phone detection 100% 28 Nov 2020 As per Fair Efficacy Formula tests for details
iOS distance estimate mean delay ~1 second 28 Nov 2020 See ‘RSSI’ lines in test logs of each test. 28 Nov 2020 test for details
Android distance estimate mean delay 0.5-5 seconds 28 Nov 2020 Variable by device. At least once per scan. See 28 Nov 2020 test for details
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