Good Battery Life Remaining Widgets

Discussion in 'Android Applications' started by Beardface, Jun 1, 2010.

  1. Beardface
    Offline

    Beardface Active Member

    Joined:
    Apr 2, 2010
    Messages:
    627
    Likes Received:
    37
    Trophy Points:
    28
    Location:
    Raleigh, NC
    Ratings:
    +37
    I am currently using LauncherPro and read that the developer is currently working to have the option to hide the Notifications Bar. Considering I have Beautiful Widgets for the time, other than battery life, I will have no reason to ever look at the bar. Therefore, I'm looking for a decent Battery Life Widget for me to use when it happens.

    Anyone know any? I am currently using 'Guage Battery Widget', which is kind of cool, but the widget itself is incredibly thin and does not utilize the space (1x1 or 2x1), so I'm not sure I want to stick with it.

    Anyone know of anything better? Keep in mind, I am non-rooted.
     
  2. armeddroid
    Offline

    armeddroid Senior Member

    Joined:
    Jan 11, 2010
    Messages:
    1,641
    Likes Received:
    30
    Trophy Points:
    78
    Location:
    Traffic Capital
    Ratings:
    +30
    Good question..
    there is one battery widget out there..thas decent...
    Battery Widget is decent
    get the one that says by MIPPIN.COM
    Only issue..its rounded off to whole numbers...not by the exact percentage..
    but..it helps me keep track since i have my notification bar disabled, myself.
    I hear that Battery Left is good, it does read by percentage..but its not in sync with your notification battery.
    ehh..
    Hope it helps.
     
  3. dmacleo
    Offline

    dmacleo Premium Member Rescue Squad Premium Member

    Joined:
    Jan 12, 2010
    Messages:
    1,479
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    36
    Location:
    Etna,ME
    Ratings:
    +0
    battery left has been good for me
     
  4. aaf709
    Offline

    aaf709 Nice Guy Premium Member

    Joined:
    Nov 18, 2009
    Messages:
    4,178
    Likes Received:
    49
    Trophy Points:
    163
    Location:
    So Cal
    Ratings:
    +49
    +1 for Battery Left. It's great with the OEM battery, but way off with the extended battery. I still use it, but have it display mV, not time left or percentage.

    There is also Battery Snap, which gives you a choice of widget displays, plus has a graph when you press the widget.
     
  5. Abe21599
    Offline

    Abe21599 DF Super Moderator Rescue Squad

    Joined:
    Dec 22, 2009
    Messages:
    6,334
    Likes Received:
    30
    Trophy Points:
    163
    Location:
    Ohio
    Ratings:
    +30
    Battery left seems to work for me...
     
  6. dclutter1
    Offline

    dclutter1 Member

    Joined:
    Apr 30, 2010
    Messages:
    208
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Ratings:
    +0
    +1 more for Battery Left. It's pretty customizable. As far as accuracy, I can't really say. I have it display the system %, and I don't really pay much attention to the actual time left estimate.
     
  7. tiggerxplur
    Offline

    tiggerxplur Member

    Joined:
    Jan 20, 2010
    Messages:
    651
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Location:
    Phoenix AZ
    Ratings:
    +1
    i liked battery left for a while cause it showed increments of 1% instead of 10% but since it only bases how much is left by calculating your average use its not always right, takes a while for it to become "accurate" and then after a while you have to recalibrate it(which might be why it didnt work well with your extended) but it does look very nice and polished
     
  8. jrod1990
    Offline

    jrod1990 Member

    Joined:
    Jan 4, 2010
    Messages:
    188
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Ratings:
    +0
    I love battery left due to the ability to change color and to have it display battery temp and Mv
     
  9. Xhelight
    Offline

    Xhelight New Member

    Joined:
    Jun 21, 2010
    Messages:
    6
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    1
    Ratings:
    +0
    Battery snap is quite nice and has a resonnable accuracy. You can truly customize the widget with it, which is quite convenient.
     
  10. SSHGuru
    Offline

    SSHGuru Silver Member

    Joined:
    Nov 23, 2009
    Messages:
    3,824
    Likes Received:
    30
    Trophy Points:
    163
    Location:
    Fort Lauderdale
    Ratings:
    +30
    Try Mini-Info Widget. By far the best out there and it has far more than the battery.
     
  11. BasilofBakerStreet
    Offline

    BasilofBakerStreet Member

    Joined:
    Mar 2, 2010
    Messages:
    417
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Location:
    Va
    Ratings:
    +1
    I use system info widget. It has battery, temp, memory, ram, sd memory. Its $1. And some themes.

    Sent from your Droid
     
  12. Xhelight
    Offline

    Xhelight New Member

    Joined:
    Jun 21, 2010
    Messages:
    6
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    1
    Ratings:
    +0
    I already tried these two apps. Battery snap is, how to say, cooler.
     
  13. cavaliercarey
    Offline

    cavaliercarey Member

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2010
    Messages:
    95
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    6
    Ratings:
    +0
    This may be a ridiculous question but can you get rid of the system battery on the right if you put one on the left or homescreen? The duplication drives me crazy... (I'm on Froyo)
     
  14. validoption
    Offline

    validoption Member

    Joined:
    Mar 17, 2010
    Messages:
    337
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Ratings:
    +0
    I used to use battery left, but have recently been using Juice Plotter. What I like about it--aside from how it can graph your usage--is how accurate it has been for me.
     
  15. bhall238
    Offline

    bhall238 Member

    Joined:
    Dec 1, 2009
    Messages:
    343
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Ratings:
    +0
    I was going to say Battery Left, which I have been using the longest, but there is that recalibration issue. Sometimes its not easy to completely drain the battery and then leave it on the charger long enough to completely carge it back up. It does work pretty well if you go by the milli volts remaining to guage what's left. I'm glad I saw this thread though, I now have a few other apps to try. Thanks.
     
Search tags for this page

android battery time left widget

,
battery life remaining android
,
best weiget that shows remaining battery timr
,
check remaining battery on android
,
good android battery widget
,
how much battery time left on droad x2
,
s4 check battery time remaining
,
time remaining on battery widget android