Originally Posted by jhawkkw
Yeah, though at the time of Gnex Launch (Nov/Dec 2011), Apple was only a couple months into the 4S launch. The Gnex was one of the last phones to run the A9 chips + separate radios for both CDMA & LTE. Those three separate chips caused enormous power consumption and hence the bad battery life. The 4S would have had equally bad battery life under the same circumstance.
but the 4S didn't have LTE. You're right though about the chips, and I knew that with the next gen chips efficiency would be better but as i said i had to bounce for a while and take a break. Lets also not forget that the CDMA Gnex had horrible signal strength something that is independent of what type of chip is in it. Had the CDMA Gnex had a newer chip i bet the battery life would still below average because of that. During my trials and tribulations i did have a Droid RAZR for about two days. Yes the signal was much much better but then i was also giving up features that the GNex had.