01-24-2012 07:08 PM
I don't have an app for taking screen shots but my average drain is 3.56% and was similar (classified as "Normal") yesterday.. I can't say it's a night and day difference from 7.0 but I have all the new features of 7.1 (although I haven't tried hotspot yet) and am quite satisfied with this OS and the phone in general !
01-24-2012 07:18 PM
I also have two OEM batteries and could have swore the second one (Just purchased a couple of weeks ago) was a longer lasting battery but I thought it must be all in my head.. glad to hear I'm not going bonkers after all !!
01-24-2012 08:52 PM
3G/H+ & 2G, WiFi on while at home, Bluetooth on always, e-mail throughout the day, several BBM's & SMS, minimum browsing, a couple of short phone calls (5 - 7 minutes), LiveProfile, BBM, BatteryPlus, LinkedIn all also running in the back ground (always). I have my auto on/off set so the phone goes off at 11:15pm and back on at 6:00am.
Yesterday I had a full charge as of 4:00pm. With the above usage etc... I didn't put the phone back on charge until this afternoon at 1:00pm (21hours later) with just over 20% charge remaining on the battery.
No complaints here what-so-ever !
01-25-2012 05:25 AM - edited 01-25-2012 05:26 AM
My finds to date are as follows;
1. When the battery life drops below 65% the phone demand on the battery exceeds it's performance and the battery heats up and dies faster.
2. Below 65% the phone take over and is not controllable and crashed continually.
3. Using the lock button (top of phone) makes the battery deplete faster than just insert it back into the holster unlocked.
Hopefully this can be correct as all other functions of the bb phone superb.
01-25-2012 05:40 AM
01-26-2012 07:17 PM
Fraser I think your theory of the battery taking a few days to settle in must be accurate.This is day 5 after installing the leaked 7.1 OS and I did the analysis again just now and after a day of all the same apps as previously mentioned running in the background but what I woiuld consider heavy use (steady e-mails, calls and FB messages because it's my birthday), my Battery Drain Rate is still rated "Normal" but today it's at 4.03% /hr.
01-26-2012 07:29 PM