04-17-2015 09:32 PM
30 12
tools
  1. Suedezu's Avatar
    I think a thread compiling your impression on battery life after upgrading your 930 to Denim would be really useful to all 930 users.

    Please let us know if your battery life improved/worsened or is pretty much the same as on Cyan. Share some details about your usage type to make it more detailed.

    Thanks in advance!
    12-21-2014 04:50 PM
  2. xandros9's Avatar
    I think good things to also note is if you've performed a hard reset since, what battery saver shown regarding usage...
    12-23-2014 01:36 PM
  3. ballanda's Avatar
    Too early for me to tell, as I have found it takes a few days to get a good feel.
    But I do have my concerns about the "hey Cortana" feature.
    12-23-2014 01:59 PM
  4. Suedezu's Avatar
    I flashed my 930 to the Danish ROM in order to get Denim on December 27. It's been 11 days today since I flashed my phone and I have had enough time to fully test battery life under Denim.

    When I was on Cyan I used to place my phone on my wireless charger each night around midnight with 30-40% battery left. I decided I would not charge my phone every evening and that I should try to see how long I can make my battery last without changing my smartphone usage habits.

    During all this time I used my phone the same way i did under Cyan (4G, Wifi, Location services permanently on, Brightness set to Low, 1 Gmail account set to sync every 30 minutes, Whatssapp, Viber, Facebook, Facebook Messenger, Tweetium, WP Central, Health and Fitness, Accuweather running in the background). I made 1-2 hours of calls per charge,occasional texting, checking Facebook and Tweetium on an hourly basis, checking my email and short intervals of Internet browsing. I did also game a little but for periods of time shorter than 30 minutes (Hill Climb Racing and Bejeweled Live+). During yesterday's charge I also connected my 930 via Bluetooth to my car's hands-free system for about 1 hour.

    Here is what I found out:

    - battery life is NOTICEABLY improved. I get an average of 24 hours of battery life. My longest battery life was 36 hours and I still had around 20% left when I placed the phone on my wireless charger. They seem to have done some serious tweaking to stand-by battery usage. During the night my battery drains 1% per hour or less.

    - During gaming or browsing the phone runs cooler to the touch. It NEVER got hot or unbearably warm.

    - I did experience battery drain a couple of days ago but It was quickly fixed as soon as I found out that my Gmail account was caught in a sync loophole. My advice would be to ALWAYS set your email account to check every 30 min or 1 hour instead of the default setting.

    I can finally say I am truly happy with my battery life which seems to have doubled with Denim. I hope you guys get the same battery life once you receive Denim.

    Attached is a screenshot with my battery usage
    wp_ss_20150107_0002.jpg
    01-07-2015 04:39 AM
  5. mariusmuntean's Avatar
    It's nice to hear good news about battery life and the fact that the overheating is not present on your Denim device. Can't wait to get Denim on mine :D:D
    01-08-2015 05:10 AM
  6. Suedezu's Avatar
    It's nice to hear good news about battery life and the fact that the overheating is not present on your Denim device. Can't wait to get Denim on mine :D:D
    Right now I'm at 42% after 25 hours and the battery should last until later during the evening.

    I'm on Orange Romania and flashing the Danish ROM seems to be the best decision in my case. :)
    01-08-2015 05:40 AM
  7. mariusmuntean's Avatar
    Right now I'm at 42% after 25 hours and the battery should last until later during the evening.

    I'm on Orange Romania and flashing the Danish ROM seems to be the best decision in my case. :)
    So, the Danish ROM works well? I currently also have 930 from Orange RO, and flashed German CV ROM but this does not have Denim available yet.
    01-08-2015 05:55 AM
  8. djeire84's Avatar
    Battery life on my L520 gas always been good. Even after a year and a half it feels like it just came out the box 😊 Denim is great though. Very pleased with it phone runs smoother.
    rianext likes this.
    01-08-2015 06:05 AM
  9. Suedezu's Avatar
    So, the Danish ROM works well? I currently also have 930 from Orange RO, and flashed German CV ROM but this does not have Denim available yet.
    It works almost flawlessly.
    01-08-2015 07:51 AM
  10. mariusmuntean's Avatar
    almost? what issues have you encountered on it?
    01-08-2015 08:17 AM
  11. Suedezu's Avatar
    almost? what issues have you encountered on it?
    The only issue is that the Lumia Camera 5 cannot reframe after you take the shot even though i have it set up to Jpeg (5mp +16 mp).This is most likely a bug.
    01-08-2015 09:48 AM
  12. mariusmuntean's Avatar
    Well I was afraid that there are other issues
    01-08-2015 12:08 PM
  13. marratj's Avatar
    The only issue is that the Lumia Camera 5 cannot reframe after you take the shot even though i have it set up to Jpeg (5mp +16 mp).This is most likely a bug.
    I think this is intended. On the position where the reframe button normally was there is now the button for editing the rich capture shot. There would be the need for two buttons there which would look more cluttered than necessary.

    However, you still can reframe the shots if you click on edit and choose creative studio as editor. It has access to the full res shot and a reframing option.
    Suedezu likes this.
    01-09-2015 03:46 PM
  14. GoodThings2Life's Avatar
    I think this is intended. On the position where the reframe button normally was there is now the button for editing the rich capture shot. There would be the need for two buttons there which would look more cluttered than necessary.

    However, you still can reframe the shots if you click on edit and choose creative studio as editor. It has access to the full res shot and a reframing option.
    Agreed. I'm experiencing the same thing.
    01-09-2015 07:10 PM
  15. Alienhead95's Avatar
    Can you share your settings? Is there something you have done (block an app from running in the background etc.) to make the battery last this long?
    01-12-2015 09:51 AM
  16. Suedezu's Avatar
    Can you share your settings? Is there something you have done (block an app from running in the background etc.) to make the battery last this long?
    I did share my settings in my first post...

    I have Whatssapp, Viber, Facebook, Facebook Messenger, Tweetium, WP Central, Health and Fitness, Accuweather running in the background. I blocked all other apps that were running in the background AND I did not use.
    Alienhead95 likes this.
    01-12-2015 02:06 PM
  17. Alienhead95's Avatar
    Thanks.
    01-12-2015 08:18 PM
  18. mariusmuntean's Avatar
    Battery life after Denim has also improved on my L930 also. I do have whatsapp, facebook messenger, weatherflow, cortana,hey cortana enabled, BT on for the 903 charging plate and battery lasts from this morning until next day at midday with moderate usage without gaming: facebook,emails,browsing,talking,messaging,weather checking etc. With gaming it is lasting with some hours less..
    01-19-2015 07:07 AM
  19. Gilad Meiri's Avatar
    Even after Denim, when I play GTA San Andreas, the battery plummets quite rapidly. I know it's an intensive game for such a device, but other mobile phones handle this game much better.
    01-19-2015 08:06 AM
  20. dicks-webos's Avatar
    I'm on the WhatsApp Beta program and they just fixed an issue with broadcasting. Since the latest beta my 930 has been holding up amazingly well. Started my 3rd day now with 44% and moderate use on WiFi. During the night there is no drain at all and 7 hours later the battery% is still the same, or 1% less. Before the update I could just get 2 days from the phone - let's see if this holds up over time. But if it does, the 930 would outperform the BlackBerry phones I used to have.
    Suedezu likes this.
    01-20-2015 12:33 AM
  21. mariusmuntean's Avatar
    Well if you do not have the Cellular data connection On all the time you can get that battery life. Also over the night to switch off wifi and data connection can also improve battery. Never tried these...I'm quite ok with how it is on mine.
    01-20-2015 08:05 AM
  22. Suedezu's Avatar
    One month later and battery life for my Denim Lumia 930 is still great.

    Yesterday, I nearly reached 2 days of battery life while using the phone with 4G, Wifi, location services permanently on. Bluetooth was on for an hour while connected to my car's hands free system. Cortana is off as I don't really need her/it. 3-4 hours of calls, some texting, IE browsing, regular FB, Tweetium and Windows Central checks. Brightness was set to Low while inisde and Automatic outside.
    Apps running in the background: FB, WhattsApp, Skype, Viber, WC, Battery Performance, Tweetium, Readit Beta, 6tag, Cycloramic, Accuweather, , Caledos Runner, Calendar, Health &Fitness, Here City Lens,Here Drive+, Music,One Drive, Tubecast, Weather.

    wp_ss_20150203_0001.jpg
    zkyevolved likes this.
    02-03-2015 04:15 AM
  23. dicks-webos's Avatar
    I get the same, although I have less services active (no BT, no 4G, no location services) and I can get through about nearly 3 days with moderate usage. I'm impressed!
    Suedezu likes this.
    02-03-2015 04:16 AM
  24. Suedezu's Avatar
    I get the same, although I have less services active (no BT, no 4G, no location services) and I can get through about nearly 3 days with moderate usage. I'm impressed!
    Impressive battery life!

    I keep my 4G on at all time as my carrier has HD voice and it does make a difference in call quality.
    02-03-2015 04:27 AM
  25. Vlada Nehez's Avatar
    Whats that app for the battery ?
    Has your battery life improved after disabling cortana ? I don't really use it, I just like having it better than the bing search screen.
    02-03-2015 09:05 AM
30 12

Similar Threads

  1. Lumia Denim Always Transfering Data
    By goodsit2 in forum Nokia Lumia 928
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 03-19-2015, 09:12 PM
  2. Is 928 on Denim still running old Lumia Camera?
    By Penny_1 in forum Nokia Lumia 928
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 12-28-2014, 03:33 PM
  3. Battery bug
    By andrew bowman2 in forum Windows Phone 8.1
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 12-21-2014, 04:16 PM
  4. Replies: 4
    Last Post: 12-21-2014, 03:59 PM
  5. New battery bug
    By andrew bowman2 in forum Nokia Lumia 820
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 12-21-2014, 03:11 PM
LINK TO POST COPIED TO CLIPBOARD