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08-06-2013 09:56 PM - edited 08-06-2013 10:02 PM
The battery on this phone is really weak, I don't know if what I bought is faulty or this is really how far it can go. It can't even last for 8 hours with minor data usage. You go home from work and plug the phone to charge, wake up the next day with 75% battery life on your way to work you get 65% at 9am your down by 50% by the time your lunch ends its on 20% before your shift ends at 4:00, its dead. Take note: I'm done charging by 11pm send a few messages in whatsap and leave it there. I wake up and badaw! 75% battery. great! and to think blackberry is used for emails most of the time and they pack this one with a weak battery and what's worse is the batteries can't be replace. you guyst better do something about this while it's not too late. Dissapointing.
08-08-2013 01:08 AM
This reply is from personal experience. Faced more or less a similar issue with battery life, to begin with. I'd suggest you do a quick fact check:
1. You are on 3G or 2G?
2. Connected to WiFi?
3. Any background programs?
4. Average talk time in a day?
3G (on any phone) saps the battery!! The least you can do is change you Network Mode to "3G&2G". This should give you some relief. I was getting a average 20 hrs (10% residual battery) on a 3G network, with WiFi on 60% of these 22 hrs. Now, I have switched to 2G only as my Network Mode and use WiFi whenever I need juice for heavy downloads. The battery drain pattern tells me I should manage between 24-30 hrs, depending on my talktime during this period. Shall confirm this tomorrow....In the meanwhile, do try out these small changes and see if it/they help.
08-08-2013 11:03 PM