Netflix destroys battery

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  1. esheesle

    esheesle Member

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    Phone was on for total of 3 hours. 1.5 of netflix streaming over 3g while riding the metro and. 5 in calls. Battery hit 15%. Extreme or pretty normal?

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  2. JriderG

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    That seems normal Imo.

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  3. takeshi

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    1.5 hours of streaming (using the display)? Pretty normal. You don't get something for nothing. The display will eat your battery if you use it continuously for long periods.
     
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    I always watch netflix plugged in. Drains my battery

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    Netflix eats battery.

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    This shouldn't be any surprise. If you'll be using Netflix for long amounts of time when a charger is not available, you might want to invest in an extended battery (or two that you can swap out)...