1. vepac's Avatar
    Is it me or are smartphones now efficient with WiFi? I thought about it a couple weeks ago how WiFi doesn't drain your battery as bad like how it did 2010 and before.
    06-07-2014 02:22 PM
  2. Laura Knotek's Avatar
    It's definitely not just you.

    I never even turn off WiFi when I'm not near any hotspots, since it doesn't adversely affect battery nowadays.
    06-07-2014 02:51 PM
  3. Smort's Avatar
    I agree. Even in the settings, it now advises that keeping Wi-Fi on saves cellular data and battery.
    06-07-2014 02:56 PM
  4. Geddeeee's Avatar
    Wi-Fi has never really been a battery killer. The thing that kills the battery is the mobile signal scanning through 2G, 3G or 4G if the signal is weak.
    Case in point:
    I live in Southern United Kingdom and my 920 easily lasts more than a day (heavy use) because the 4G signal is good and strong where I live. Last week I travelled to Northern Scotland for a week. As the signal is very weak up there, my phone was constantly scanning trying to get a good signal. As a result, I don't think I got more than 5 hours of very light use before having to charge.

    Wi-Fi is your friend.... LOL!!!!
    06-08-2014 04:49 PM

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