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Support Battery use of flash player?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Dooby, Jun 7, 2011.

  1. Dooby

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    How long I should expect the battery to last when streaming flash videos? With E3 going on, I've been streaming the long video conferences over wifi and it eats the battery up at a rate of about 1% per 2 minutes of video. I'm new to android.. just wondering if this is normal battery usage with the flash player.
     

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    Plying flash video content kills the battery faster than anything i've experienced so far (takes up like 90+ CPU usage) so i try not to watch youtube videos if i can.
     
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    At 360p drain rate is normal but on 480p,720p+ battery drains at alarming rate!!
     
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    There was at least some good reasoning behind Apple not supporting Flash on their phones and this was it.

    Flash causes high CPU usage thus putting a lot of strain on the battery, soon enough videos online will eventually be embedded using HTML5 which is much more CPU friendly.
     

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