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  1. Teknik

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    Hows this for some extreme battery usage, full to nearly flat in about 3 hours, notice that when it gave me the low battery warning i plugged it in to charge and it didnt actually manage to charge the phone, just stop it loosing any more charge.
    Just shows this is a powerful phone, the charger cant put out enough power to run the phone at max & charge at the same time.
    For the record i was playing hot springs story, a hotel management game which is not 3d at all.
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    that's terrible, i plat game dev story on my hero and still (just) manage to get it to chareg up.
    would've thought the SGS2 would fare much better here.
     
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    Where did you plug it in? Computer or wall?
     
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    Wall charger with the one that came in the box.
    Might have to look see if you can get any with more than 0.7a available to charge the phone faster.
     
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    Terrible I was really hoping this phone had decent battery life.
     
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    Well lets be honest, how long would a laptop last if you were sitting playing a game on it? 3-4hours, which is pretty much how long the phone lasted

    People need to stop comparing smart phones to old nokias, and instead compare them to things with a similar amount of cpu power, eg a laptop.

    If i just have the phone idling in my pocket, or use it for texts/the odd call & email it finishes a 17hour day with about 60%
     
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    how you get that graph? or is it an app?
    either way how / what?
     
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    settings > about > battery usage, then home+power button to screenshot
     
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    Ah ic, interesting the wall charger only puts out .7a to charge, though that gives you a better charge, i thought the wall chargers usually put out 1a
     
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    Both my samsung chargers put out 0.7a (i've got an older one from the galaxy i7500) but my girlfriends htc charger (desire) puts out 1a, i'll use hers next time i am playing games on the phone and see how it effects it.
     
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    no matter how bad it is. It's one of the best available.

    The Sensations has is less efficient and has a smaller battery.

    The Atrix (okay, that is bigger)

    and I think the Optimus3D has a (1750 battery) but that's out putting 3D so i'm not sure how to compare that.
     
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    I've switched off the Live wallpaper after a day, I wouldn't be suprised if that was helping to drain my battery.
     

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