View Poll Results: How long can 8x Battery last you with light / moderate usage of a full charge

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  • More than a Day

    8 29.63%
  • Between 15 - 24 Hours

    10 37.04%
  • Between 10 - 15 Hours

    6 22.22%
  • Between 05 - 10 Hours

    2 7.41%
  • Between 01 - 05 Hours

    1 3.70%
  • Others

    0 0%
  1. tiancai1986's Avatar
    Hi all, would just wanna do a poll to understand better about the battery usage of
    8X user.

    Currently having my 8x for a week already. I have applied some of Coolknight's tips on
    helping to conserve the bat. But i realized even through with extreme light usage
    of the phone, the battery can only last me about 16 hours , just wanna know whether is it
    normal? My definition of extreme light usage refers to sending out less than 10 messages
    per day due to busy work schedule. Is this battery normal for 8x? How do we know whether
    the battery are having problems?

    Currently my config is as follows:
    Internet Sharing = Off
    Lock Screen = 1 Min
    Wifi = Off
    Blue Tooth = Off
    Tap + Send = Off
    Flight Mode = Off
    Location = Off
    Kids Corner = Off
    Battery Saver = On
    Back Up = Off
    Brightness = Low
    Find my phone = off
    Feed Back = Off
    Beat Audio = Off
    NFC = Off
    Email = 1 account which synced daily instead of few hours.

    I am a person who only use text message, calls and also some web surfing. Was wondering is this battery life normal?
    Is there any app which help in conserving battery life etc..? Or any app you guys are using to help monitor the battery life
    of your 8x. Thank for your time for reading and participation in this thread.
    02-10-2013 07:30 PM
  2. jomargon's Avatar
    My 8x usually last an average of 2 days with light / moderate usage (couple of texts, short calls, browsing and updating of apps) after doing a full charge. I suggest that you install a battery reporting app like Battery Sense, then monitor your phone's power consumption rate. The culprit can be related to your phone's data connection.
    tiancai1986 likes this.
    02-10-2013 10:22 PM
  3. Florin Anghel's Avatar
    I can say that it usually last 36hours or at least 24hours with usage like checking news, 2 or 3 websites launched from the people hub, showing some facebook pictures that were posted, playing a game or two, like wordament or Archer etc. I have 4 e-mail accounts, fb, twitter, vimeo, metrotube, imdb, Skype installed as apps.
    but keep in mind that I have 3G data connection off cause I'm roaming so this is only on Wi-Fi through out the whole day.
    When I go home I don't usually keep it with 3G on all the time, because if I do after exactly 24hours I have to charge it. I only enable 3G when I leave the house, otherwise wherever I go I have Wi-Fi in the city.
    tiancai1986 likes this.
    02-11-2013 09:40 AM
  4. barne19801's Avatar
    My phone lasts me from 5:30am to at least 10pm. That's with location on and 3g on, lock screen 30 seconds, probably 3hrs screen on time. I would say 16-17 hrs fairly heavy usage.
    tiancai1986 likes this.
    02-11-2013 10:15 AM
  5. Alexis Dover's Avatar

    When your the "data connection" is turned on, does this mean that the phone is constantly connected to the internet? becuase on other phones, you can select data to be on, then it would connect when you use an internet based app.

    I say this because i see the H or G symbol next to the signal indicator and i think its connected. So i turned data off and the battery was sweeet! If it is the case that its connected all the time, thats crazy, surely it can simply ask you to turn it on when you want to access the internet via a app? Same goes for the Wifi, if this is on, is it constantly searching?? Surely it can just search when you open the browser or app store?

    I dont want connections to be on all the time, and i dont want to have to manually go to settings to switch them on everytime i want to connect!

    Also, if you turn data connection off, does this mean that you cannot use 3g or 4g to make a no data phone call?? Because in some places the only connection possible is 3g instead of standard UMTS.

    Hopefully some one can clear this up for me.

    Battery is def better when they are off completely!
    tiancai1986 likes this.
    02-11-2013 03:08 PM
  6. Ray Adams's Avatar
    I have everything ON (except Tap to Send). 6 Mail boxes (3 with push). Screen brightness at Medium level.
    2 days (if I restart my phone twice per day :)
    I have strange issue with my battery. When I see it at 30%, I restart phone and bump! Battery at 50%. Same jump can bee seen from 50 to 70. So, just restarting the phone , I can use it for 2 days.
    02-12-2013 06:48 AM
  7. ttsoldier's Avatar
    do we really need another battery thread?
    02-12-2013 06:51 AM

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