The battery life on the Lucid is Generally crap. I've gotta say it was a bit better on GB if I recall, but my phone was new then, so the battery could have gotten worse over time, especially for this crappy battery.
I gotta say, the best battery life for me is while running CM10, after tweaking the Min/Max CPU and the CPU Governor. Another factor is the apps you have, Facebook kills the battery. I had root access with and GB and ICS (Obviously also on CM10), so what I did is use an app called App Quarantine (Requires root). So I'd put the app in quarantine so when I wasn't using it (which I don't during the day at school) It wouldn't run in the background. With an app killer the app still runs, It's quite annoying so with this app, it makes it a lot better. I also use IOBIT's Advanced Mobilecare battery saver feature.
Device(s): LG Cayman (Lucid), Nook Color (CM7 and CM10), LG Vortex
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Actually, you should never let a Lithium-Ion or Lithium-Polymer die completely, as that can actually hurt battery life. What your uncle is talking about is for older rechargeable batteries like Nickle-Cadium, in those the fluids would crystalize and inhibit the capacity of charge the battery could hold. Li-Ion or Li-Poly do not have this same issue and as such do not need to be calibrated. Turning your device completely off and unplugging it (if it is plugged it) will calibrate a Lithium based battery.
The LG Lucid is a mid-range 4G LTE handset for Verizon. It features dual-core processing, a 4-inch IPS display, and 5MP camera as well as 1GB of RAM and 8GB of on-board storage. The phone ships with Android 2.3.
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