9to5Mac has received a Pre-released iOS 5.0.1 update invitation from Apple to test the battery life and Siri improvements, Apple is now seeding iOS 5.0.1 to certain end users for testing.
A few customers who have complained about short life battery in iOS 5 have been seeded the bug fix release through Apple’s AppleSeed program.
But take care if you have received the same invitation and you upgraded to iOS 5.0.1 you will not be able to be downgraded to iOS 5.0, but you will be allowed to upgrade to the final release of iOS 5 when it comes for public.The iOS 5.0.1 also brings Siri improvements for Australian users, multitasking gestures to the first generation iPad, and other bug fixes.
If you have received the same invitation please tell us if iOS 5.0.1 fixes the Battery life issues via comments below.
And if not you can download iOS 5.0.1 from here.