Inc2 Battery Life

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  1. jntdroid

    jntdroid DF Super Moderator Premium Member

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    I'm probably considered a "light to moderate" user, don't watch movies or play many games or anything, but do lots of email/texting/reading, and maybe an hour a day on average of actual phone calls, at the most. I've had a lot of Android phones, and this one has by far the best battery life out of the box that I've seen... glad to see it's finally getting noticed a little bit more.

    (add about 6 hours to this total as it was plugged in via usb for about 30 seconds to transfer a file)
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    yea, ive noticed that since i havent been playing with it non-stop, i get serious battery life. i can actually go to bed with it on with no worries and use my alarm clock now. the other day i got ~2 days on one plug
     
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    Another thing I've done that works is turning off the vibrate during typing. I do live this feature but since I do a lot of testing and email i turned it off. Much better bat.



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    initially my battery sucked.. but like 5 days ago there was one charge where it lasted 58 hours and it only died because i decided to force it with games and internet so it could of went alot longer. As of late it goes for about a day without needing to charge. Pretty awesome.
     
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    I dont know what you guys are calling good but its 100x better than my fascinate was.. I get about 8-10 hours on this where I was getting 3-6 on that one..
     
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    What are your settings? Did you set your phone to CMDA mode, Brightness, do you do alot of talking/texting/internet heavy use?
     
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    Must be a heavy user!

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    Yea you should be getting way more than 10hrs. I got 18 yesterday with some moderate to heavy use. I usually get 20+. I get over 2 days with light use. This phone has awesome battery out of box. I don't even have to turn auto sync off. I do have my brightness set at 40% though.

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    I typically get at least 36 hours with light to moderate use. If I'm not getting a lot of phone calls I can stretch it over 48
     
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    22.5 hours since unplug, 52% battery, love it.

    texted 25 times yesterday, and played cut the rope for 45 minutes last night. had my phone on all day idle the rest of the time.
     
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    I noticed 3g kills the battery pretty fast. If you have wifi.. go for it.
     
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    That's any data driven phone. Wifi is always much better on the battery.

    And I agree, this thing is absolutely fantastic. I bought mine from someone else and have a Seidio he had included with the purchase. I still have yet to see if the Seidio is any better on battery, the stock is running just that good, especially rooted.

    I finally picked up a new Bluetooth earpiece so that is going to take a little more toll on the battery while I'm out, but I still expect it to do great.
     
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    Oh, and as much as I used to think it was snake oil, Juice Defender also seems to help on this phone. Just the free version is all I'm running at this point.
     
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    do you just run the default settings?
     
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    Yup, just the initial balanced settings. I'll probably go back and get the paid version at some point to tinker with it heavier, but so far, it already seems to do a good job.