1. datafiend's Avatar
    Hey all. I picked up a cheap 920 as I wanted to try out the platform and I absolutely love the OS but the battery life is utterly terrible. So I was wondering how the battery life is the 1520? I would be willing to pick up a 1520 if it could get me through a 12-14h day as Im lucky to get 4h on my 920.
    12-28-2013 12:02 AM
  2. WanderingTraveler's Avatar
    It has the kind of battery life you'd expect from a good phone of this size. Fantastic. Not only did Nokia put in a decent battery this time, the Qualcomm 800 is actually efficient, and Lumia Black does wonders.

    (By the way, a lot of second-hand 920s have horrible battery lives)
    12-28-2013 12:14 AM
  3. TenTwelve's Avatar
    The 1520 has substantially better battery life than the 920. I went from one to the other and it's night and day. In a typical day for me I'd have to charge my 920 at about 7:30-8:00 pm (I work nights and use my phone a lot) and with the 1520 I'd make it through my shift (11:00 pm) and still have 40-60% battery left.
    12-28-2013 07:35 AM
  4. Poirots Progeny's Avatar
    Agreed - battery life is good, even when browsing intensive sites a lot. I do feel that it gets hot and drains the battery fast, when gaming, but that's true of all phones, i guess.

    I've gone so far as turning off mobile data and going down to 2g, and relying on wifi always on, for data; that's when the 1520 really lasts.

    But then i no longer have to be out and about, so that works for me and may be an extreme case scenario for someone else so...

    I really like the 1520 ;)
    12-28-2013 07:57 AM
  5. themadpoet1's Avatar
    As someone who went from an iphone 4s, to a 928, to a 1020 and now the 1520, I can tell you the 1520's battery is phenomenal. It lasts twice as long as the 1020's battery if that gives you an idea. I'm a heavy user and i keep my brightness on high and most days I can get through the 14 hours I'm awake without charging it. I just charge my phone at night, and don't worry about it the rest of the time.
    12-28-2013 02:34 PM
  6. Loco5150's Avatar
    Problem with the 920 is most likely the LCD screen. I had the 920 which I switched to the Ativ S. I get about 30% more time from the Ativ. The battery of the Ativ is bigger, 2300mAh vs 2000mAh, but the main difference though has to be the screen.
    12-28-2013 02:43 PM
  7. Ahmed El Hefnawy's Avatar
    One day with heavy usage and WiFi and cellular.
    02-03-2014 05:26 AM
  8. MarcinKe's Avatar
    1520 is great when it comes to battery life. 920 is terrible but. 1520 is simply amazing. I have everything turned on and it lasts a day. You won't be disappointed.
    02-03-2014 08:58 AM

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