30 day battery life?

Discussion in 'Watches (Android Wear, Tizen/Samsung, etc)' started by FoxKat, Mar 20, 2015.

  1. FoxKat

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    Because color is so power hungry ;);)
     
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    I see the game they're playing. It's obviously ONLY the battery life game.

    Even the new Pebble has a color screen and the battery lasts about a week, according to their claims.

    This thing doesn't even have a touch screen...So...can you even dismiss notifications directly on the watch? I didn't catch that part if they showed it in the video.

    Looks more like a glorified digital watch than a smart watch imo, though the line is fairly gray between the two...

    ;)
     
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    Just my 2 cents, but I am not getting the price tag. I mean it's another really nice looking watch. But it seems to lack a few key "smart watch" features. No touchscreen (three buttons on the side) and he never mentioned a mic to speak into for voice commands. IMO opinion, 30 day battery is not a big deal. It's not that difficult to charge my watch every night or every other night while my phone is charging.
     
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    Agree on all three commentaries. Just got hooked by the headline and thought it might spark some discussion.
     
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    It has been weighed, it has been measured, and it has been found to be lacking.
     
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    Yes, in all that matters as a smart phone except one... Battery life! Lol
     
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    I still don't get the whole battery life debate. One of the first things people say, who of course don't have one: "I don't want another thing to charge!!!"
    I mean, come on... people don't sleep with watches on. Most people don't. I take my watch off every night and set it on the table just like every "normal" watch wearer. The only difference is I have a nice little cradle to set it on. I don't have to "remember" to charge it.
     
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    As long as the battery lasts all day, I'm ok with nightly charging.
     
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    Most of us with the G Watch are getting away with charging every other day and still getting a FULL day's use out of it, so I have to totally agree with Pere. I've never worn a watch to bed either. I set it on my night stand on the nights I don't charge it. On the nights that I do charge it, I set in on my night stand in the cradle. Only real difference between that and my "analog" watch is that I put the G Watch into theater mode so I don't have to worry about one more thing casting a little bit of light while I try to sleep and/or one more thing vibrating to notify me of things I don't care about at bedtime.