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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Dolfo Pev, Oct 30, 2019.

  1. Dolfo Pev

    Dolfo Pev Lurker
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    Hello all, just got the phone been using it less than two weeks the battery life sucks, also the phone is dimming way faster than it should, I set my timer to 60 seconds. Should I dump this phone or what?
     

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  2. Hadron

    Hadron Smoke me a kipper...
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    Have you tried actually timing the screen off period? This isn't something subjective, it's something you can measure easily, so you can say for sure whether it does or does not turn off early.

    Of course it will dim a few seconds before it turns off, all android phones do that.

    As for battery life, we'll need more quantiative information to say anything useful. Remember that this phone hasn't been manufactured for more than a year, and if you aren't the first owner it could have had 2 years' use before you got it (and you cannot know how the battery may have been abused by a previous owner).
     
  3. dan55

    dan55 Android Expert

    hi - is it the auto brightness that is causing this? ....also when i got my used pix2 the battery was rubbish! .. but after some careful charging for a week - it is now running well - get easily 24hrs out of it :)
     
  4. Dolfo Pev

    Dolfo Pev Lurker
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    Hello, I'm not sure about auto brightness, is that in settings?
     
  5. dan55

    dan55 Android Expert

    yeah in display settings - called adaptive brightness
     
  6. Dolfo Pev

    Dolfo Pev Lurker
    Thread Starter

    I'll try it!
     

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