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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by youllberad, Dec 18, 2009.

  1. youllberad

    youllberad Member
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    Just wondering what kind of battery life to expect while browsing the web. Looks like I lose 10% every 20minutes is this about right? This is my third droid I never really noticed on the others but didn't pay attention either. If this isn't normal is it the phone or the battery. I leave brightness all they down wifi off gps off ect...


    Imput please
     

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  2. vincentp

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    10% in 20 minutes seems like a LOT. I don't browse the web non-stop, but I'm on there my fair share. From what I can tell, listening to music, making phone calls, and even using some other apps drains battery faster than browsing the web. It seems like your battery is dropping way more quickly than it should. Does your phone have 2.0.1?
     
  3. youllberad

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    Yes I have 2.01 rooted. Also seems to charge really fast when I plug it in ill time it next time
     
  4. BottledHate

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    you mention this is you third droid... did you get new batteries each time? i know my battery use has gotten better as time as gone due to my charging habits.... check out this thread
    http://androidforums.com/motorola-d...ttery-last-your-droid-after-conditioning.html
     
  5. youllberad

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    Had this one for a week been through conditioning will do it a few more times. But back to question is it the droid or the battery? Anyways to determine?
     
  6. vincentp

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    The only way you could determine that would be by replacing the battery with another one and comparing the life with equal usage. I'm inclined to say it's the battery and not the phone, but who knows, it's just a feeling.
     
  7. BottledHate

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    agreed...


    there is an app out there that gives you more info on battery usage... some kinda tool or toy(brain fart)... maybe check out some usage apps and see what is actually draining the battery. the built in one can be a little vague.
     
  8. youllberad

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    Ill try a few more discharge recharge see if it gets any better
     

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