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Old May 31st, 2010, 03:13 PM   #101 (permalink)
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The thing is though, isn't the battery in the phone as good as it gets for that size? It's not the fact the phone needs a better battery but more the fact that battery technology needs to catch up with the rate of progression in mobile devices.

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I am struggling to get a days worth of battery life out of my HTC desire.

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I am using this phone more than any phone I've used previously (camera, browsing...). However, it definitely needs a better battery. The Desire is a brilliant phone. The battery is its achilles heel.

I'd agree, battery is a problem. But what can you do. Phone tech is racing ahead of battery technology at the moment. And with phones the emphasis is on being as thin as possible. Something's got to give.

Just to be sure, though, follow the steps in the posts above and make sure you're not getting undue battery drain from a dodgy app or the calendar issue.

edit: And spare a thought for those unlucky Incredible owners. their phone has basically the same specs as yours, but with a 1300mAh battery. Doh!
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Well, I suspect anybody claiming to be getting two days out of their phone while actually using it is bullshitting.

In fact if anybody is going to claim that from now on, I'd suggest they post accompanying screenshots of their usage statistics.
I can easily get over 24 hours, more liek 36 and I'm a heavy net user.

Some tests I did on net and battery use:
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In fact if anybody is going to claim that from now on, I'd suggest they post accompanying screenshots of their usage statistics.
edit: I don't mean to be an ass about it, but there are far too many porkies being told on here, and it's giving people unrealistic expectations.

In my experience, you'll get about 5-6 hours of constant internet use out of the phone before it dies.
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I'll happily post up a screen shot tomorrow for you to show the phones been on for over 24 hours.

Those who cant even reach 24 hours are either very heavy users, or simply havent set theirs up efficiently enough.

From batterytime lite the max you can expect is:

idle time 346:30 (signal will affect this)
Talk time 6:00
Video playback 3:26
Audio playback 6:29
Web Surfing 3:56

Obv thats exclusive constant use, so mixing and matching will effect this.
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I'll happily post up a screen shot tomorrow for you to show the phones been on for over 24 hours.

Those who cant even reach 24 hours are either very heavy users, or simply havent set theirs up efficiently enough.

From batterytime lite the max you can expect is:

idle time 346:30 (signal will affect this)
Talk time 6:00
Video playback 3:26
Audio playback 6:29
Web Surfing 3:56

Obv thats exclusive constant use, so mixing and matching will effect this.
Can you give me some tips then.....

I use mine at my desk at work (shouldnt be mind you)

so (H) on all the time..

The only thing thats on auto is mail as i need my emails as i get sent them.

weather is on every 3 hours.

I have manual facebook, no twitter, flickr,stocks etc.

Screen is on 100% though.

with this setup ill unplug my phone at 7 before I go work and ill be charging it at 1pm without question...


EDIT: mines been unplugged and hardly touched for 3 hours and ive lost 10%

EDIT2: Just checked battery info and calender has now completely disapeared so we could well be onto a winner here....
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What freq is your mail check? For a 10% drop over 3 hours, I'd be guessing your email is checking at intervals less than 30min?
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I stll think somethings eating mine so ive done the above steps and indeed the calendar does top the list.

However, I removed Flickr when i got the phone as I dont use it..

Any other ideas what could be causing it.???

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Ok, I've been having problems too, but I think I've sorted my one out. I'll first go through the symptoms (apart from the obivious that the battery life is poor).

1. Go to Menu>>settings>>about phone>>battery. If your "awake time"="up time" then your phone isn't sleeping.

2. Type *#*#4636#*#* into your phone dialler. This will bring up the testing menu. Go to Battery History, then press "other usage" and select "partial wake usage". This shows what is causing your Desire to remain awake (even though the screen is off). More likely than not, this will show "calendar" as the biggest use. If this is the case go to the next step.

3. Go to Menu>>Settings>>Accounts & Sync. Now select the flickr account and then "remove account". Hopefully this should sort it. I don't use flickr and only logged in once hence why it's here.

Hopefully that should sort out 90% of you. If you have the "awake time"="up time" problem then at least you know that the problem is your Desire not going to sleep. And then the 2nd step will tell you what the problem is.
Sorry forgot the final step

4. Turn it off and then back on again! Double check that flickr has been removed from the accounts & sync list. Also check that "awake time" doesn't equal "up time".

I also did a few other steps, but I don't think that was part of the solution:

5. Go to Menu>>Settings>>Applications>>Running Services then stop connectivityservice (you need to stop this twice). Then go back to the main screen. I also removed the calendar widget then put it back on, and a few other things, but I'm sure this extra bits aren't needed.


Don't know if I should be linking other forums, but basically I followed this thread Partially solved: Potential cause for excessive battery usage - Page 16 - xda-developers Gens6200 is the guy that solved this problem.

The first 3 steps followed by a reset (not a hard reset) should sort this out. Let me know if it doesn't.

I used to have to charge my phone up after about 10 hours. Now I've had it on for 8.17 hours and the battery is showing at 69%. I've got wifi on, constantly syncing with 4 email accounts, had a few phone calls and the occasion game, plus all the time today trying to sort out this battery problem.
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I'll happily post up a screen shot tomorrow for you to show the phones been on for over 24 hours.

Those who cant even reach 24 hours are either very heavy users, or simply havent set theirs up efficiently enough.
Okay, but please make sure to also post the screens indicating how long each app has been in use on the phone (just click on them in the battery screen). That will be far more useful as a benchmark than just a screen with a bunch of percentages.
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Do you have battery issues tuatha?

What do your screenshots look like?
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Nah, no issues. I get about 20 hours, with wi-fi on all day. My figures are pretty much in keeping with the published specs.
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I've had massive improvements with Juice Defender. 12 hours to Flat before and now 30 hours with good use. Internet navi the lot running.
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Ok Got up at 7am 12 hours since unplug. down to 60% with me barely touching it.

I've looked at my gmail app settings and it doesnt allow you to set the frequency time its either on or off.. Could it be this?


Since 7am i did a little browsing in bed. 50 minutes later we're sat at 38%
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Since removing Advanced Task Killer and letting the phone manage the apps, I have noticed an increase in battery life by about 40%.

It may be because the phone does not have to continuously reboot apps that have been terminated......no idea, but noticed a difference and the phone also reacts quicker now. Cant wait for 2.2!
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I unplugged 2 hours 10 mins ago and am on 59%!!

Gmail, Facebook etc set to update hourly, wifi off, bluetooth off. No calls made, no music played, no sms sent.

What on earth am I doing wrong?

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Update: Ok i've resigned myself to the fact im not going to get away with having the brightness on 100% so ive set it to auto.

Also ive just figured something... Ive got beautiful widgets installed and have the weather running from that set to every 3 hours, however ive just checked the standard weather app and it was set to every 30 minutes.

Could this be why my battery has been reducing through the night???

Have nearly charged again this morning. I'm popingout this afternoon so going to navigate a 30 minute journey on maps.

Will report back
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Charged mine up fully Monday about 1pm and it is now 66% Tuesday 10:30am......21ish Hours of use

Got my weather widget updating every hour with lots of other widgets running,made calls, using the web, facebook, twitter etc and its been in standby all night too.

I am quite happy with it and would love the battery to last a week, but dont think battery technology is there yet
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Stretlow - unfortunately that browsing figure sounds about right, especially with brightness set to 100%!

Weather could well have been having an impact, though to what extent, I'm not sure...


bigsav - that sounds very wrong. There are loads of tips in this thread for working out the cause of excessive battery drain. See crazy4ker's post above. Have a read over it and report back
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I was at 100% this morning. Listened to a podcast for an hour and I'm down to 66% with no other use.

Not that great in my opinion.

It almost made it through a full day yesterday - I was quite happy with that.
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I easily get over 50 hours battery life from my Desire. I simply have GPS/Wi-Fi turned off when not using them, and also mobile data (which I turn on whenever I need it).

If I have mobile data turned on all the time then I get about 40-48 hours, depending on usage.

I would say if your Desire is dying, you are probably having everything updating far too regularly, don't forget GPS will kill any phone's battery dead if you leave it on as well.

I'd also recommend installing "Sweet Dreams" app, so you can have it automatically turn off data/wifi ect. when you're asleep.
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trick202 & Stretlow have you tried my steps yet?

If you follow the first step then we should be able where the problem is.

Go to Menu>>settings>>about phone>>battery. If your "awake time"="up time" then your phone isn't sleeping.

Please check and post back
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Ok 3 Hours few calls few texts few emails. and a little messing with maps.

93%. So a little better than normal

Have also manually set the brightness to about 1/3.

Am going to use navigation for half an hour when my lazy arse daughter eventually wakes from her nap.


All about testing this battery today.
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Ok 3 Hours few calls few texts few emails. and a little messing with maps.

93%. So a little better than normal

Have also manually set the brightness to about 1/3.

Am going to use navigation for half an hour when my lazy arse daughter eventually wakes from her nap.


All about testing this battery today.
Yes you can extend you battery by turning down some of the settings, but the main problem you have is your battery going down overnight - when the phone should be in sleep mode. My battery is still going well, over 24hour since the last recharge and I now leave wifi, sync etc on all the time now. It normally doesn't last 12hours. Your symptoms sound exactly like mine was.

Go to Menu>>settings>>about phone>>battery. and post your "awake time" and "up time".
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Yes you can extend you battery by turning down some of the settings, but the main problem you have is your battery going down overnight - when the phone should be in sleep mode. My battery is still going well, over 24hour since the last recharge and I now leave wifi, sync etc on all the time now. It normally doesn't last 12hours. Your symptoms sound exactly like mine was.

Go to Menu>>settings>>about phone>>battery. and post your "awake time" and "up time".
UP 5.58

Awake 1.50

Ive navigated for 30 minutes took some photos and video of my daughter in the park and sent a few emails and texts

now stands at 56%

I'd hardly call that excessive usage but theres no way im going to get anywhere near 24 hours.

Annoying.
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After being on charge all night I picked up the phone this morning, unplugged it and the battery dropped straight down to 92%.

Received 1 call that musta lasted all of 20 seconds, received 3 txts and sent 2 back all within the space of 10 mins and the battery dropped another 5%.

So err fairly rubbish really!
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UP 5.58

Awake 1.50

Ive navigated for 30 minutes took some photos and video of my daughter in the park and sent a few emails and texts

now stands at 56%

I'd hardly call that excessive usage but theres no way im going to get anywhere near 24 hours.

Annoying.
Ok, cheers for doing that.

So your phone is sleeping correctly. Just for your info, my phone is UP 27:03, Awake 3:13 battery level 22%. So your useage is probably comparable to mine - your 0.40% per min, mine 0.404% per min of awake time.

There are other things that you can do to reduce battery consumption, found at sites like 10 Ways To Increase HTC Desire Battery Time | Mr.Gadget you just have to balance everything for what you need.

It is a bit annoying when you consider the spec talk time of 6.5hours, but most modern smartphones are similar (the iphone is much much worse). My old HTC Tytn II could last 5 days without a recharge.
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Ok, cheers for doing that.

So your phone is sleeping correctly. Just for your info, my phone is UP 27:03, Awake 3:13 battery level 22%. So your useage is probably comparable to mine - your 0.40% per min, mine 0.404% per min of awake time.

There are other things that you can do to reduce battery consumption, found at sites like 10 Ways To Increase HTC Desire Battery Time | Mr.Gadget you just have to balance everything for what you need.

It is a bit annoying when you consider the spec talk time of 6.5hours, but most modern smartphones are similar (the iphone is much much worse). My old HTC Tytn II could last 5 days without a recharge.
Thanks for your help mate to be honest I think ive nailed it with the screen and the weather I just cant afford to turn background sync off though as I need to see my emails as they're sent to me.

I'm at work tomorrow where i'll nail the internet so see how i go
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I cained mine today being in a building with dire signal.

As had an important call come in when the 15% warning hit (approx 28 hours after charge) I had to use the car charger, skewing my stats to show a screen shot. :x
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a bit off topic here and of course this is to everyone's personal tastes but do you really need 100% (or even anything above 50%) brightness?!

maybe it's me but i keep mine at around 20-30%, anything else and i acutally find it blinding! of course this changes when i'm outside in the sun
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I've had my Desire for 10 days now and I must say with every charge it has lasted longer and longer. Currently on my beast run.

1d 14h 10m and the battery still showing 20%

I can live with that
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UPDATE: Its been about 43 hours and the battery is 25%.

Phone has always been on and so has mobile data etc......my phone seems to have leveled out at about 40% battery use a day, and happy with that at the moment.
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Ok yesterday went pretty well.

Unplugged at 10am.

Emails text small amount of web use, 45 minute navigation

Photos and videos of my daughter in the park.

Went to bed at 11pm on 30% and decided to put my faith in my new found settings. Didnt plug it in and set the alarm.

Went off no problem with 26%. Bit of web usage this morning and finally plugged it in on 22 hours.

More than happy with the results.
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Okay, but please make sure to also post the screens indicating how long each app has been in use on the phone (just click on them in the battery screen). That will be far more useful as a benchmark than just a screen with a bunch of percentages.
Used approx 2hrs45min of net 3G/wifi use today (posting here, reading news and emails), bit of market browsing and downloading, bout 7 texts and bluetooth on for a quick call. Managed 22 hours.


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Good stuff. Only a little bit longer than what I get. Usually in the red after about 20 hours. My wi-fi is at 20-25% though, since I leave it on most of the day.

I think that's a realistic benchmark of battery usage for others to reference too.

I'd love to see similarly detailed screens from the people claiming to get over 48 hours on their phone. Though somehow I doubt those will be forthcoming...
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My net usage is usually that for 2 days, and usually get 36 hours approx between charges. I leave weather on 3 hours, sync and background data on 24/7, email/twitter set to manual haptic feedback on.

I have noticed when doing the screen dumps that suddenly under sensor (in spare parts) android system is at 75%. Never had anything under this since getting the phone, but have updated 6 apps yesterday so guessing one of them is the culprit. Otherwise partial awake and other as well as battery drain seem normal

Any thoughts?

It'd also be interesting to compare the battery model number with those experiencing issues, as a member bought an official battery and the model number differs from the one supplied, and they report much better battery life. Perhaps a batch issue with phones older than 45 days?
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Maybe we can get a definitive check list together. Yesterday I took a fully charged (at 8am) Desire into London with me, tuned off Background data but didn't delete the flickr account. For most of the day I had the screen brightness down at around 30% (although in the bright sunlight I ended up having to turn it up to full a few times) and used the phone like I would my old iPhone - moderate surfing (more than usual because my Vodafone 3G stick has decided to stop working), checking emails, voice calls and texts. I also managed to charge it via USB for a total of around 30 minutes during the day. Limped home at 8.30pm suffering dire warnings about plugging the phone in for the previous hour, the last one telling me I was on 9% battery. This is not quite good enough for me on a normal working day, just over twelve hours. I have now deleted the flickr account and rebooted, working from home today so will see what happens although I have already got used to just plugging it in so will try to resist doing that.
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I get 48+ hours easily but I just use it for calls/texting and some music listening on the way to work most of the time. I'm around computers almost all day so checking my phone for emails and such doesn't make sense for me. I use it for navigation sometimes but then I'm using the car charger anyway.

The way I use the phone the battery drops around 10-15% every 24 hours. But then again, I use it as a phone and only use the extra stuff when really needed.
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I was usually getting 10-12 hours use a day from mine which included couple of hours surfing, listening to music & making a few phone calls. Last night i have adjusted the screen timeout to 15 seconds & turned off the Auto Brightness, just got it on a low brightness which is still bright & the phone has been on for 5 hours todays with internet use, texting & listening to music for a couple of hours & my battery is still on 80% so a big improvement just by changing those 2 little things. Also WiFi is on all day as my office has free wifi
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I've had massive improvements with Juice Defender. 12 hours to Flat before and now 30 hours with good use. Internet navi the lot running.
I have nothing to do with the people behind Juice Defender but even the free version works brilliantly. And there is an add-on (also free) that shows the battery level in graphical form over time, so you can see how well it is recharging and when it's really being drained.

I have no concerns about battery life any more. And I may well buy the premium version as this can control the wifi mode as well as optimise things for night time while you're asleep.

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Compared to my previous phone, the G1, the Desire seems to just keep going.

My G1 towards the end was only lasting hours and spent most of the time either charging by the bed, in the car or via the laptop. That said my wifes G1 seems far more gentle on it's battery, we even swapped batteries in an attempt to prelong my battery life but mine stayed as hours, and my wifes as a day or so.

The key issue appears to be what your running on your phone, even switching GPS and WiFi off my not save too much of your battery if poorly written applications drain it instead.

As said at the start, my experience of the Desire's battery life is far more impressive, and that is without froyo, who knows we might see the day or so of operation stretch into days, and possibly threaten a week?
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I'd love to see similarly detailed screens from the people claiming to get over 48 hours on their phone. Though somehow I doubt those will be forthcoming...
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I made it to about 30 hours over yesterday and today ... its died now, but I was using the camera with flash, web, about an hour on youtube. I dont have weather widget on - just a simple touch of a button will get all my info when I need it. I use task killer - which I also kill when using it (its a running app which needs killing too) and the brightness doesnt need to be blinding when indoors. My sony ericsson struggled with a day so all in all I am happy. Its taken 3 weeks to get the battery running - so all newbies , hang in there! with some careful twiddling I think you can greatly improve the battery.
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found a nissue with juice defender... it somehow block your internet and stops the connection. when i check the o2 setting its had "juicedefender o2.wap.co.uk" why did it have the JD bit at the start. reset settings and fine but the connection seems laggy or intermittent with JD, why?
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Hey - check this out. My Desire is 5 days old. When I try to do what the guy says in the video (note that mine has an "applications" menu, not "programs") it doesn't work. Instead of killing HTC Sense, the program (Sense) comes back to life automatically. The screen goes white, then the HTC logo comes up, then it's business as usual.

I wonder if this indicates that my (new) Desire has something different about the software that is causing the atrocious battery life (mine is TERRIBLE!!). Perhaps HTC has changed something which has had detrimental effect?

Maybe people could test the technique in the video on their phones and see if we can find a correlation between phones that can do it and phones where the batteries 'work' - yes, I say work, because my phone is effectively useless if I walk 100m from powered USB ;-)

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My opinion is that there will always be a trade off between battery life, and the size of the phone. The desire has a beautiful big screen (0.2 bigger than the iPish 4 ) and that screen uses a lot of juice. The second point is that I use the phone soooo much because of all the social networking etc. and this all takes juice. So, I have invested in a desktop charger, and a spare GENUINE HTC battery. It's no bother carrying that little lump about, and comforting to know you have a whole extra charge full at your disposal. I can't see what the fuss is about.
If you want to see where your battery charge goes, install SystemPanel. It's excellent, and can give you up to a week of historical use with charge/discharge levels and when you have had a charger plugged in. Recommended.

p.s. The battery reporting seems much more realistic on HTC compared to Nokia. All my Nokia's were dead within minutes of reporting less than '25%' left!
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Hey - check this out. My Desire is 5 days old. When I try to do what the guy says in the video (note that mine has an "applications" menu, not "programs") it doesn't work. Instead of killing HTC Sense, the program (Sense) comes back to life automatically. The screen goes white, then the HTC logo comes up, then it's business as usual.

I wonder if this indicates that my (new) Desire has something different about the software that is causing the atrocious battery life (mine is TERRIBLE!!). Perhaps HTC has changed something which has had detrimental effect?

Maybe people could test the technique in the video on their phones and see if we can find a correlation between phones that can do it and phones where the batteries 'work' - yes, I say work, because my phone is effectively useless if I walk 100m from powered USB ;-)

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Just did this on my phone and, the same as you, Sense just reloads straight away when you press the home key.

Sounds like that guy was at some kind of trade show though and probably had a pre-release model.
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I made it to about 30 hours over yesterday and today

Mine is nearly 4 weeks old and it does 30 hours easily. If I don't use it much, it's good for 2 days.
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Right then, I was the one who originally posted this topic.
I ordered a new battery, as It was getting ridiculous the amount of time I was getting with the battery. The new battery (which was exactly the same) gave me approximately 50% more power!!
Im with Orange UK, called them, explained the situation and within 2 days they sent me a new one (which I have yet to use) and I will send the old one (the one that was initially shipped with the phone) back to them in the jiffy bag (freepost) provided.

So this proves that some batterries can be faulty. I would suggest, if you suspect that you're not getting as much power from your battery as you think you should, you change it.

However, I still need 2 batteries for a days (18hrs) usage - moderate to heavy usage - gps, internet etc etc
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Mine is nearly 4 weeks old and it does 30 hours easily. If I don't use it much, it's good for 2 days.
30 hrs??
really?
And in those 30 hrs, you're using Google maps GPS, 3g+, Internet and about 3 hrs worth of calls and a couple of hours of reading files stored on the phone?

How did you condition the battery to begin with?
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I just got 51+ hours out of mine. That's with occassional use; a bit of internet browsing, no video or IM, checking email, updating news feeds and no music.

I'm pretty happy with it. This is the 2nd full drain and recharge it will get. I think it makes a difference. Then again I haven't got many apps installed, no programs running in the background, and wifi off, with the screen at 10% brightness (I have no problem using it even at 10% when indoors).
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