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Old 06-21-2012, 10:59 AM   #1
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That's my overall impression, both from personal experience and from what I read. My current experience is that the battery easily dies and is hard to get restarted and recharged. And you?
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Never had an issue with any of my phones, brother once smashed a screen by throwing it, but, otherwise, no, I look after them.
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That's good to hear. With my phone I believe it was defective almost from the beginning so I got a new phone today. I'll be alternating between the phones until I get familiar with the new one.
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What I do is have my old phone for epic battery life, and new one to surf the internet
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No issues with my battery. Had a Droid Incredible and now an iPhone 4S.

They tried to sell me an extra battery or an upgraded one when I bought them both but I have no problem getting a day's usage out of them (or longer). I also have a USB charger for both at my desk so I use that in a pinch but for the most part my daily use (including music, some gaming, email checking (set to check often), web browsing, etc) doesn't drain it enough that I would consider it a realy issue.
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I had a problem with the Sony Errocson X10i, (not quite the battery lol) the charging components regularly overheated and stopped working so I would wake up to a un charged phone. By the time I figured out it wasn't me going crazy I had missed the recall period
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What I do is have my old phone for epic battery life, and new one to surf the internet
XD. using 2 phones... that sucks doesn't it?


I use a Samsung galaxy Nexus. it has a OLED display. the biggest battery killer on a phone is the screen.
so by having a powersaving (and i most say beautiful) OLED display really helps keeping the phone alive for longer. i have no problem getting through 1 day. a can even get through 2 days if i wanted to. i recharge each night to be safe.
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XD. using 2 phones... that sucks doesn't it?


I use a Samsung galaxy Nexus. it has a OLED display. the biggest battery killer on a phone is the screen.
so by having a powersaving (and i most say beautiful) OLED display really helps keeping the phone alive for longer. i have no problem getting through 1 day. a can even get through 2 days if i wanted to. i recharge each night to be safe.

Epic battery life is not one or two days.

I'm talking weeks.
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Epic battery life is not one or two days.

I'm talking weeks.
thats not possible on smartphones yet.
2 days no problem is a fine life span for a phone.
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Thats why I have two phones
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Thats why I have two phones
well if it works for you.
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With my HTC Wildefire S it changes the time by itself, It will go through a phase where it won't, but then it will just randomly do it..
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I've been reading up on smartphone batteries. My understanding is that it'll be less of an issue in a couple of years than it is today (btw me and my new phone are getting along great).
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My HTC Thunderbolt is the biggest pile of crap I ever had the misfortune of owning. The touch screen is only responsive when it's convenient for it. If I have the slightest bit of moisture on my fingers, the touchscreen is unresponsive.

The battery drains faster than I can charge it.

I am on my 4th phone since I got it last February. A more appropriate name for this phone is the HTC Blunderbolt.
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My HTC Thunderbolt is the biggest pile of crap I ever had the misfortune of owning. The touch screen is only responsive when it's convenient for it. If I have the slightest bit of moisture on my fingers, the touchscreen is unresponsive.

The battery drains faster than I can charge it.

I am on my 4th phone since I got it last February. A more appropriate name for this phone is the HTC Blunderbolt.
What does tech'l support have to say about it?
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They just keep sending me new phones. It's a big problem for me because I run my business from my phone.
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Same goes for my Blackberry 8520. Although I have bought a new one and it lasts a lot longer. But when it does run out of battery it takes a while to reboot and this can get annoying.
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Same with iPhone 4S, it takes about 5 mins to charge to 4%.
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Wouldn't a battery charging case be easier than 2 phones? Mophie has a few that have more capacity than the internal phone battery. I haven't had any problems with battery life until after two years of use with any of iPhones I've owned (8gb original, 3GS, & 4s). Still no problems with my 4s, knock on wood.

Although, I've noticed that since I got my ipad, I only use my phone when I need to call or text, or occasionally as a hotspot for my ipad. So other than when it is a hotspot, I almost never go below 50%.
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