10-30-2013 08:39 AM
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  1. denzilla's Avatar
    GD2+Amber has significantly improved the battery life on my 920. There are features in GDR3 that make me want to take the jump, but I don't want to possibly revert to **** battery performance. Those of you that have taken the plunge, please post your post your post GDR3 battery performance vs. GDR2 :-)
    10-14-2013 04:37 PM
  2. mase123987's Avatar
    You can't possibly discover battery life differences on day one. It really needs to be something you notice over time, one way or the other.
    10-14-2013 04:39 PM
  3. Mantraxalos's Avatar
    All i can say this early is i haven't had any serious battery drain and ive been using gdr3 continuously for at least 4 hours playing mp3s on speaker, lte internet browsing, etc and still have over 85% remaining.
    So far its been great.
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    10-14-2013 04:44 PM
  4. mase123987's Avatar
    All i can say this early is i haven't had any serious battery drain and ive been using gdr3 continuously for at least 4 hours playing mp3s on speaker, lte internet browsing, etc and still have over 85% remaining.
    So far its been great.
    I hope you are right, but battery drain reports online are very unreliable when it comes to phones.
    10-14-2013 04:45 PM
  5. denzilla's Avatar
    You can't possibly discover battery life differences on day one. It really needs to be something you notice over time, one way or the other.
    Obviously. I'm posting this in advance, so as to hear reports in the coming days.
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    10-14-2013 04:53 PM
  6. TechAbstract's Avatar
    I just installed GDR3 about 20 minutes ago. It seems to improved couple hours of battery life.
    10-14-2013 08:02 PM
  7. denzilla's Avatar
    I went ahead and flashed yesterday evening. Went to bed @ 12:20 on a full charge. Woke up @ 5am and batt still says 100%.

    Unfortunately, the battery indicator still seems off. My phone was at 44% after the flash process. Rebooting the phone made that jump to 60%.
    Quin 2013 likes this.
    10-15-2013 05:17 AM
  8. potatopower's Avatar
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    Too early to call but I see a significant improvement in battery life. Left the phone off the charger overnight. woke up with only 4% drain in 7 hours. Current drain % is < 1. :O
    I'm on a 1020 with glance on peek and double tap to unlock.

    The only difference is that I am closing all running apps from the multi task window
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    10-15-2013 05:18 AM
  9. Phoquetopus's Avatar
    updated my Lumia 1020 yesterday evening. immediately after the update it was the same. I let it drain to shut down and charged it all the way. I then turned on background on all my apps, switched to LTE from edge and set my email to push from every 30 mins to get an accurate idea of any changes (the previous settings were in place to make sure I could get a full day on GDR2).after 5 hours and 6 minutes which included 1hour off Wi-Fi, 1 hour of calls, about 10-12 pictures, some texting tweeting and about 3 pictures to Facebook and 3 to 6Tag, I'm now at 82% which is much better than it's been before considering how much I had it limited previously. I'll report back once I've drained it down to 0 to let you know what my final results were.
    10-15-2013 05:45 PM
  10. Phoquetopus's Avatar
    it's been significantly better for me so far on my lumia 1020
    10-15-2013 05:47 PM
  11. fpostrow's Avatar
    After one day with GDR3 battery life is awesome. Day 2 results tomorrow. Lumina 920 on ATT.
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    10-15-2013 10:10 PM
  12. Mark Dart's Avatar
    10-15-2013 10:22 PM
  13. denzilla's Avatar
    Making sure everything was closed was always job #1 for my OCD self :)
    10-15-2013 11:01 PM
  14. Quin 2013's Avatar
    After one day with GDR3 battery life is awesome. Day 2 results tomorrow. Lumina 920 on ATT.
    awesome, please post results for the 920!
    10-17-2013 03:16 AM
  15. rockstarzzz's Avatar
    after one day with gdr3 battery life is awesome. Day 2 results tomorrow. Lumina 920 on att.
    lumia* 920.
    10-17-2013 03:36 AM
  16. prateekj1993's Avatar
    battery life is noticeably better on the 620 after GDR3
    10-17-2013 03:38 AM
  17. tomcrook's Avatar
    mine seems worse
    10-17-2013 07:59 AM
  18. zvnkt's Avatar
    Mine gets much better bttery life. On Amber, discharged rate when surfing the internet by wifi was about 25% per hour. Now, on GDR3, it declined to 12-15% per hour. Just wowow! You should update with no hesitation.
    And mine is an AT&T black 920 on Vietnamese ROM.
    10-17-2013 09:24 AM
  19. devil.insulted's Avatar
    I see everyone is facing a better battery life but I think that I am the only one who has faced a bad battery life.
    Its draining almost 10 - 12% battery per hour a full charge don't give me more than 8 - 10 hrs.
    If I put a 100% charged phone over night by morning I am left with a little over 20% with only my data enabled.
    If I enable Glance and Tap to wakeup its even less.
    I am thinking of Hard Resetting the Phone.
    10-17-2013 10:39 AM
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    Too early to call but I see a significant improvement in battery life. Left the phone off the charger overnight. woke up with only 4% drain in 7 hours. Current drain % is < 1. :O
    I'm on a 1020 with glance on peek and double tap to unlock.

    The only difference is that I am closing all running apps from the multi task window
    What is this battery app.
    10-17-2013 10:40 AM
  21. Divjot Singh's Avatar
    What is this battery app.
    Battery
    Battery | Windows Phone Apps+Games Store (United States)
    10-17-2013 10:50 AM
  22. devil.insulted's Avatar
    10-17-2013 11:02 AM
  23. denzilla's Avatar
    My battery life continues to be much improved, and has been performing as such since GDR2+Amber. GDR3 has either improved it performance slightly or not affected the positive changes introduced by GDR2+Amber.
    10-17-2013 02:03 PM
  24. Mos Sincere's Avatar
    I pray this is the problem with my phone as my battery drainage on my L925 is pretty horrible at the moment. Has been for a few weeks before GDR3, but I've just seen i had about 5 webpages open. Closed now so will assess over the next day or so and let everyone know my findings. Tried everything else so this is my last hope..
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    10-17-2013 04:34 PM
  25. Quin 2013's Avatar
    I pray this is the problem with my phone as my battery drainage on my L925 is pretty horrible at the moment. Has been for a few weeks before GDR3, but I've just seen i had about 5 webpages open. Closed now so will assess over the next day or so and let everyone know my findings. Tried everything else so this is my last hope..
    IDK, I usually leave tabs open in the background and never had an issue with the battery draining until gdr2. But, now I'm not sure what it could be because even though I've closed all apps running in the background and closed all tabs, my battery seems to get worse.

    I wonder if it could be glance or maybe glance background?

    That's the only that may be? I can't tell, maybe it'll be better with gdr3.
    10-18-2013 02:43 AM
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