It's Sitting in my Play Cart. Get it? (Battery Life Topic)

Discussion in 'Nexus 6P by Huawei' started by scottysize, Oct 29, 2015.

  1. scottysize

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    I cannot. Personally, now that I have a Qi charging device, it's really hard to go back to plugging it in. (I know it's not a metal issue, because my Edge + is metal. I just had a moment of stupidity.)
     
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    Sorry for your loss.

    Also, the back of the S6 Edge+ is made of glass. I'm not aware of any metal phone that supports wireless charging. I read an article somewhere that the tech exists, but hasn't been approved yet for use in consumer devices.
     
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    My G2 charges wirelessly as well and I still don't have the urge to buy a wireless charger. I have one in my truck from when I'm playing music and that's nice, but anywhere else I like to hold and use my phone while it's charging. So I'd rather plug it in.

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    I've had a cover on it for so long, maybe I don't know what I got. LOL It looks like metal with glass on the top.
     
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    Nope. Glass with a kind of sticker type thing on it. There was a video where someone took a Note 5 or something (same design principles) apart and removed the colored sticker, to reveal the insides.

    It's got that metal frame around the sides, but the front and back are glass.


    EDIT: Skip to 4:50 or so, he talks about the material. This isn't the clear back video, just a teardown. I tried to link it with the time at 4:50, but it didn't work.
     
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    "The choice of design materials also plays a role in the introduction of wireless charging to smartphones. Apple’s iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are constructed of aluminum, which can't support wireless charging technology.

    “You can’t have inductive charging on an all-aluminum, all-metal back,” said Wayne Lam, IHS senior analyst. “That’s a big reason why the S6 has a glass back. If it was all metal, it physically couldn’t have happened.”

    That answers that. I won't be purchasing an all metal phone then.
     
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    Consider that wired charging on this thing seems to be stupid fast! I put mine on charge last night at about 28%, and it was fully charged within an hour and a half! THAT was impressive! And with USB-C, plugging it in is a no-brainer...you don't even have to look at the plug for orientation!
    I got a Qualcomm 2.0 rapid car charger for this...we'll see how well it does there...I hear that the Qualcomm 2.0 doesn't quick charge these phones. :(
     
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    Definitely interested to hear how that works ...
     
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    There's been some testing done. I think there may even be a thread on here with results. There are SOME chargers that will register as Rapid Charging that aren't the stock one that comes with the device, but not a whole lot.

    The device doesn't support Qualcomm's standard, according to specs, but apparently if you have the proper power from the charger, it will still work. Though, I believe the power required is more than a Qualcomm charger puts out.
     
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    I've had a QI charging device with chargers for 2 years. I'm moving away from it. It's not the "fad" I thought it was. I personally won't miss it. Especially with 7 hours of battery in 15 minutes of fast charging. Faster than any QI charging can do.
     
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