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Should 80% of my battery power go towards the display?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by postavant, Aug 9, 2010.

  1. postavant

    postavant Lurker
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    I have a black background, I keep the display settings at the lowest brightness settings, and I keep the screen off when I'm not using it, but my phone is dying after 8-10 hours if I don't use it very much and 4-5 hours if I use it regularly. Every time it indicates that it needs to be recharged, 65-80% of the power is going to the display. I...don't see how that can be.

    I'm using a Samsung Vibrant that I bought on July 30th.

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  2. snapper.fishes

    snapper.fishes Android Expert

    The JG4 firmware changed my power usage, but before the firmware update my display always used up 80% of the power, if not more.

    10 hrs is a bit short though. Are you keeping wifi connection on all the time? Also, have you tried using a task killer to kill non essential tasks?

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