does low battery slow down x?

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    i've noticed that when my battery drops to 30% or less, and shows an amber battery level, my x seems to get slower. web pages and apps appear to get much more sluggish. is this by design? does the x throttle itself down to conserve battery at a certain point?

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    Are you using any battery saving apps?
    Some of them will do that.

    But, I have not heard of the X doing that, so it may have been a coincidence.
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    no, no batt apps besides stock. i'm fully stock on froyo now and def notice a slow down on low batt. maybe a coincidence but always seems to pep up when charged. hmmmmm?

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    Maybe its cause u put the battery settings to nighttime

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    I also notice this but for my droid 1. I can have it plugged in all day and its zips around but with low battery it seems to really slow down.
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    is it still laggy if you reboot phone when it falls below 30%?
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    On some laptop computers, the CPU has a performance mode and a battery saver mode. BIOS settings exist to switch to the slower mode if running low on battery power.
    Could cell phones have something similar?

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    Never had this problem... had my battery down to 5% and never slowed down. I'm always on Performance Mode in my battery settings. Nighttime mode only switched all my Wireless connections off but never slowed it down.
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