Early Tests on Android L Suggest Impressive Battery Life Improvements

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  1. dgstorm

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    It looks like when Google claimed the new Android L would have greatly improved battery life, they weren't just blowing PR smoke. According to folks at ArsTechnica who have been playing with the current build, tests show that Android L's Project Volta is very effective at improving battery efficiency.

    Here's a quote with a few more details,

    The report goes on to explain that they are testing with a developer preview, so it could get even better in the final version. With the amazing new aesthetics and these big battery performance improvements, we can't wait to get our hands on the new version of Android!

    Source: ArsTechnica
     
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    just tried it out and its really fast as well.
     
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    Why come out with a new line of Android? Why not just do all the re-work and then call it 5.0?
     
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    I think its because its what they have been doing since day one. Might be a superstitious thing or something. Or if you pay attention to things Google does, this is part of their overall make up.

    Like having the Pi number as part of some thing they did before. Or some other significant mathematical thing as part of a bid or something.

    Its who Google is.
     
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    Because the isheep would then say theirs is better because they're running 7.1.2 and getting ready to push to 8.0? If someone has a link confirming L will be 5.0 for sure and not 4.5 I'd appreciate seeing it. Most rumours at first said Kit Kat was going to be 5.0, not 4.4

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