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  1. Brandon Riesenbeck's Avatar
    I took mine off the charger at 6 this morning. Haven't touched it since and I'm down to 95% an hour later. Not good.
    06-09-2013 06:19 AM
  2. jleebiker's Avatar
    I took mine off the charger at 6 this morning. Haven't touched it since and I'm down to 95% an hour later. Not good.
    1) A 5% drop in an hour isnt that bad. That's still 20 hours to complete discharge.
    2) What all were you doing with it at the time? What were your cell signal strength levels? Did you have all the other antennas on?

    There are alot of variables when it comes to battery life. Everyone is going to be different.
    06-10-2013 11:46 AM
  3. broar94's Avatar
    Run on "Flight Mode" and check if if you still losing % per hour..

    Have you disabled background tasks?
    06-10-2013 12:02 PM
  4. gebby_'s Avatar
    1 day 12 hours, 8% left with moderate use, switching betweeen LTE/WiFi....very impressed. I'm coming from a Galaxy Nexus.
    06-11-2013 06:49 AM
  5. baaahthesheep's Avatar
    A few days ago, I got a massive increase in battery life (got it on launch day, so a little over 3 weeks). Today, I still have 73% left after 12 hours. It was mostly on standby with some light texting and browsing, an hour and a half of listening to music through headphones, and an hour of listening paired to Bluetooth speakers. Had Wifi, Location-tracking, and NFC on. Background tasks: CNN, Amazing Weather, Battery Sense, and WPCentral.
    06-11-2013 10:33 PM
  6. Condairy Windham's Avatar
    Well its my second day and my first day back to work. I work 12 hr shifts... well I had about 78 percent left and put my phone in my locker. Worked for about 5 hours and came to get my phone out of my locker and it was dead!! What in the world??? Did I miss something?? Help!!
    06-12-2013 07:34 AM
  7. Serious Tone's Avatar
    Was there service where the locker was?
    06-12-2013 11:50 AM
  8. gsc2000's Avatar
    I'm in a drawer. I can't see wifi or mobile.
    Let me keep on trying so aggressively for 12 hours until my battery dies.
    Smartphones - really ?
    06-12-2013 12:21 PM
  9. nufan947's Avatar
    I'm in a drawer. I can't see wifi or mobile.
    Let me keep on trying so aggressively for 12 hours until my battery dies.
    Smartphones - really ?
    Lolol

    Sent from my Galaxy Nexus using Tapatalk 4 Beta
    06-12-2013 01:12 PM
  10. Condairy Windham's Avatar
    Yes there was service but after doing some research I saw where a lot of these apps were running in the background. So I went and blocked them and the battery is running great now.
    06-13-2013 04:44 AM
  11. nufan947's Avatar
    Yes there was service but after doing some research I saw where a lot of these apps were running in the background. So I went and blocked them and the battery is running great now.
    Which ones? There seems to be a lot of conflicting anecdotal evidence of background tasks negatively impacting battery life, but I keep hearing that the way the OS handles multitasking it shouldn't matter. I'm kinda confused about what actually happens here? (As someone considering a WP8 but not actually having owned one yet)

    Sent from my Galaxy Nexus using Tapatalk 4 Beta
    06-13-2013 07:36 AM
  12. ibbyj's Avatar
    I've never really tried to see how long it would last during a normal work day, I've always got it on the wireless charger... I'll see what happens today.

    I'm an at 99% after an hour and fifteen.

    edit---

    AHH, after an 1:45 down to 89%
    Last edited by ibbyj; 06-13-2013 at 08:48 AM.
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    06-13-2013 08:18 AM
  13. hopmedic's Avatar
    I've never really tried to see how long it would last during a normal work day, I've always got it on the wireless charger... I'll see what happens today.

    I'm an at 99% after an hour and fifteen.

    edit---

    AHH, after an 1:45 down to 89%
    If you're going by the number on the live tile of a battery monitoring app, it only updates every 30 +/- 10 minutes. That's how often background processes run.
    06-13-2013 09:48 AM
  14. ibbyj's Avatar
    Nah, not the live tile.

    Using battery sense, but going into the actual app.

    I'm at 54% after 7 hours and 37 minutes. This is actually very good for me. I use my phone... a lot. Also I have a ****-poor signal in my office. I am usually happy if I can get a phone to drain less than 10% an hour.

    edit:

    ehh

    Something started to eat my battery, I haven't done anything new except stream from Xbox Music.. I'm assuming thats doing it.

    25% @ 9 hours and 30 minutes.
    Last edited by ibbyj; 06-13-2013 at 04:32 PM.
    06-13-2013 02:42 PM
  15. jleebiker's Avatar
    Something started to eat my battery, I haven't done anything new except stream from Xbox Music.. I'm assuming thats doing it.
    ^^^This
    06-13-2013 04:51 PM
  16. donebrasko's Avatar
    ^^^This
    Something is killing my battery in 7 hours. Is there a way to see what's eating it up?
    06-18-2013 11:06 PM
  17. jleebiker's Avatar
    No.
    06-19-2013 11:24 AM
  18. anon6002755's Avatar
    Anyone come from a RAZR maxx or similar? What's the battery in comparison to that? I know that battery in the maxx is significantly larger but android can be battery hungry at times.

    Sent from my DROID RAZR
    06-25-2013 12:02 PM
  19. wxgrl23's Avatar
    Apologies if this has already been brought up in this thread. The two times I have charged my phone since I got it- it has turned on by itself within 5-10 min. Is this normal or a bug? I generally like to leave my phone off while it's charging (Weird habit I know) but wondering if this is normal?
    06-25-2013 02:38 PM
  20. Indistinguishable's Avatar
    Apologies if this has already been brought up in this thread. The two times I have charged my phone since I got it- it has turned on by itself within 5-10 min. Is this normal or a bug? I generally like to leave my phone off while it's charging (Weird habit I know) but wondering if this is normal?
    Yeah, it's standard for Windows Phones to be on while charging. If it's off when you plug it in or set it on a charger it'll turn back on as soon as it starts being charged.
    06-25-2013 03:56 PM
  21. psiu_glen's Avatar
    First "app getting stuck and killing battery" experience this morning. Dropped about 50% in under 4 hours. Have a suspicion it was Amazing Weather HD, but not positive. Hmmmm....
    06-27-2013 08:25 AM
  22. maylea31's Avatar
    I am running Amazing Weather HD and have not had this behavior
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    06-27-2013 09:12 AM
  23. maylea31's Avatar
    Anyone come from a RAZR maxx or similar? What's the battery in comparison to that? I know that battery in the maxx is significantly larger but android can be battery hungry at times.



    Sent from my DROID RAZR

    Stated this in another thread, but here is my input. I returned the RAZR MAXX HD and waited for the Nokia 928 to come out. Just for comparison:

    10 hour hike in low reception zone and using GPS tracking program Runtastic and listening to music beforehand in car using RAZR and it was dead in 6 hours
    10 hour hike in low reception zone and using GPS tracking program Runtastic and listening to music beforehand in car using NOKIA and it had 50% LEFT.

    Your mileage may vary :). Somehow I got a great battery in my unit. I do turn off a lot of the background processes. But I'd do that in Android too to no avail. This is the only phone for my lifestyle now. No more Samsung or HTC for me.
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    06-27-2013 09:18 AM
  24. psiu_glen's Avatar
    I am running Amazing Weather HD and have not had this behavior
    Yeah, after that I went through and double checked background tasks, running apps...did a little cleanup and no problems this afternoon. Just making sure I back out of the app in case it gets a GPS bug up its rear.

    In general the battery life has been very good so far.
    06-27-2013 04:27 PM
  25. anon6002755's Avatar
    Stated this in another thread, but here is my input. I returned the RAZR MAXX HD and waited for the Nokia 928 to come out. Just for comparison:

    10 hour hike in low reception zone and using GPS tracking program Runtastic and listening to music beforehand in car using RAZR and it was dead in 6 hours
    10 hour hike in low reception zone and using GPS tracking program Runtastic and listening to music beforehand in car using NOKIA and it had 50% LEFT.

    Your mileage may vary :). Somehow I got a great battery in my unit. I do turn off a lot of the background processes. But I'd do that in Android too to no avail. This is the only phone for my lifestyle now. No more Samsung or HTC for me.
    Thanks for the reply. Sounds like you had awful battery life on the RAZR. My experience has been pretty good considering the gigantic battery. Sounds like the 928 can take a pretty good beating and keep on ticking.
    06-28-2013 01:22 AM
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