Insane battery life...what's going on?

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  1. stingrayracing

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    I have both the extended and standard batteries and I switch between them once in a while depending on how long I will be away from a charger. I have always had pretty good battery life with both batteries. I can easily get through a full day on the standard battery with moderate use. The last few days I have been on the extended battery and the charge has lasted way longer than normal. Right now I am on 54 hours of use and I am only down to 50%. What has happened?? My Bionic is stock on .902. I am not complaining but this is insane! Nothing has changed in my usage or settings. I use mainly wifi while at home and 4g away. I do use a widget to turn off data when I am not using it. The strange thing is I don't get a very good signal at home where I am most of the time; usually only one bar. Has anyone else had a sudden drastic increase in battery life?
     
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    .902 had battery improvements as part if the update. My stock battery is down to 60-70% after a 12 hour day at work, when before .902 I was lucky to be at 40%. I'd say the update worked...

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    I have no problems with my bionic, it's been great from the day I got it.(got it for 1 cent on amazon sale- just makes it that much sweeter) but since the. 902 update battery life has gone down, not to where it is a problem just need to keep a charger handy.

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    54 hours?! Wow! You have the first ever Bionic Maxx! ;)
     
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    gotta agree ....battery life NOW outstanding
     
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    This happens on my x2 alot actually. I use an external charger (so charges independently of phone). I've noticed different charging patterns can greatly reduce or increase my battery life (with similar usage patterns).

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    aqworldthunder Darth Droid

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    54 Hours!! I wish I could get half.

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    And the insanity continues........60 hours off charger with 44% left! This is scary!
     
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    This .... I'm guessing.
     
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    So do you data off most of the time and use wifi?
    How often do you use the phone?

    I do get good battery life with extended battery but nowhere near yours. Best I got is 12hrs with some gaming, texting, calls and web with stable lte

    But if I use navi only continuous I only 6.5 hrs with screen off, data 3g/lte on and some calls
     
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    This is MUCH closer to the life I get with my phone

    Yes the battery life has improved with .902...no doubt

    When I unplug in the morning my battery widgit say about 20 hours left but with my usage I usually only have about 10% left by bedtime.

    I am sorry to say but when I read posts like the original posting I just roll eyes eyes and assume it is one of two things

    1) someone looking for attention/stiring the pot
    2) someone that NEVER EVER even unlocks his phone during the day and never uses it at all.....no calls....no texts....nothing

    I live in a 4G area and I could leave my phone on the desk all day and I wouldnt have the kind of life he is talking about......according to his claims he will get around 6 days on a single charge.....now does anyone REALLY believe that?
     
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    Hehehe. 50% after 54 hours? Might I suggest using your phone?