Battery life?

Discussion in 'HTC ThunderBolt' started by Jessesmith888, Feb 9, 2011.

  1. Jessesmith888

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    Ok so seidio is selling a 1600mah battery for 49.99. $50 for an 200mah, that's what gets me. A high end awesome phone and they skimp on the battery. As spec hungry as we all are these days dosnt HTC read reviews of there own products? I'd say 90% of negative reviews on the dinc were due to battery life.

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    Just wait for it to come out, and the reviews to roll through, and more companies to make accessories for it.

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    While I was hoping to see an 1800 mah from Seidio, it's not really $50 for 200, it's $50 for a second battery with 200 more. It's not like you have to trade in your stock battery or something.

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    I agree



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    Plus most likely if you root and switch roms the LTE wont work. Cmod just finally got wimax working on evo/epic/sprint and I'd guess LTE might be different?

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    Tired of ppl complaining about how bad the batteries are now.

    Off topic, how did you change the "sent from...." thing? Tired of adding liberated to it every time i post lol


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  7. want a droid

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    It is a very reasonable complaint. Why put a 1400mAh battery in the first 4G phone for Verizon? With the other awesome specs, the battery is just a horrible thing to add to the list. They should have just left it off the spec sheet.

    I'm pretty sure my D2 came with a 1350mAh. With the bionic coming with a 1950mAh, I'm really confused as to why they decided on 1400mAh.

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    My d1s battery was only lasting about 10 hours or so so I ordered a thundeerbolt. Then the rep at verizon told me to install juice defender and now my d1 lasts 2 days but I'm still going to the thunderbolt Ill just install juice defender there also and hopefully get a full day out of it anyway.
     
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    You change change your signature in the settings of the DroidForums app.:)
     
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    this guy is a FOOL. use your phone less??? what a idiotic thing to say. after paying high costs for a phone and data plan i have to ration my usage??? YOU shut up. dont like the thread? DONT READ IT!!!


    i agree that if they have the tech for bigger batteries they should probably use it. my d1 is mah1350, and after a year and a half they can only put in a mah1400 in there flagship phone that they know to have complaints with similar models?? {evo 4g}
     
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    I could see if these phones were getting okay battery life but HTC phones are notorious for bad battery life. Any other phone, and yes maybe your expectations with the amount of usage are unreal but seriously, HTC needs to do better. I understand if you use your phone a lot it will need to be charged which is why I have two batteries and always have a charger, but I've had an HTC phone before and the battery life was worse than my Droid.

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    My point is either dont get the phone, learn how to extend your battery life through usage, or stop complaining. You as the consumer have the liberty of choice to either read up about a phone from reviews and get it or not. You make the decision of buying it.

    A fool? Yes. An idiot? Probably. An angry forumer who knows what kind of hoops manufacturers have to go through to balance price, performance, demand, and competitiveness? Definitely.

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