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    Ok this is funny because someone said yesterday on the shipping first thread that the 3rd or 4th gripe would be battery life. I am not complaining about battery life I promise.

    I do want to say though. I had no idea that Sprints network was so crippled without 4G. The 3G network is horrible.Horrible might be a understatement. It does bring me to the title of this post though. How the heck can we judge battery life on these handsets without a network that is reliable. My signal quality is less than outstanding, my workplace is a black hole for signal so I'm sure its not giving me and favors there.

    I love this phone but what I'm afraid of is that when LTE is finally up and running or Network Vision is completed we may find ourselves with handsets that MIGHT last 4 hours or so and no replaceable battery. Any thoughts?
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    3 of those hours were spent in the black hole of my office with barely any service playing draw something...still got 6 hours...I was impressed since my OG EVO would have been on the charger the whole time

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    Not bad I got a little over 6 hours playing sirius and a little reading on here today

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    Here's mine. I'm happy. We'll see with LTE. Playing nonstop it seems.

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    No one really knows how well (or not so well) this phone will do once LTE connections are available. Either get use to plugging it in throughout the day, or get some kind of case oe external battery pack that will keep it alive when it's low on juice. I personally can't wait to root and ROM this phone and get a custom kernel on here that will give me 15+ hours and maybe even get me to 2GHz!

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    Roam / Wifi most of the day. Played 2 levels of Peggle and watched 30 minutes of Lord of Winterfell episode of Game Of Thrones. 1 phone call 20+ texts..


    Pretty happy with it. Did however switch from lte\cdma to cdma in wireless settings.
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    Doing pretty good here. This is a pretty typical day of usage for me including exchange activesync set to push.



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    My screen wasn't on as much as everyone else in this thread, but I'm just glad I didn't have to plug the phone up by now.

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    I'm loving this phone, battery life was the main reason I switched from my OG EVO. It barely lasted 4 hours.
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    Won't it eat more battery if you leave lte on then if lte was actually on/being used?

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    I'm loving the battery life on my phone so far, I'm at 50% currently and usually after a work day with my EVO Shift I'd be at like 20% or so.
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    Anyone know how to turn off haptic feedback? Been messing around and its probably right in front of me...thanks in advance

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    Quote Originally Posted by Feech View Post
    Ok this is funny because someone said yesterday on the shipping first thread that the 3rd or 4th gripe would be battery life. I am not complaining about battery life I promise.

    I do want to say though. I had no idea that Sprints network was so crippled without 4G. The 3G network is horrible.Horrible might be a understatement. It does bring me to the title of this post though. How the heck can we judge battery life on these handsets without a network that is reliable. My signal quality is less than outstanding, my workplace is a black hole for signal so I'm sure its not giving me and favors there.

    I love this phone but what I'm afraid of is that when LTE is finally up and running or Network Vision is completed we may find ourselves with handsets that MIGHT last 4 hours or so and no replaceable battery. Any thoughts?
    From my understanding, when Sprint enables the 800Mhz spectrum, it will be like having a Blackberry device.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bamm83 View Post
    Anyone know how to turn off haptic feedback? Been messing around and its probably right in front of me...thanks in advance

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    Also loving the battery life. On my OG Evo, by now during the day (Leave home at 8... it's now 5:15) I would have had to put my phone on my charger after lunch at 12:30 since the battery would be down under 10%.

    It's 5:15. My LTEVO has not been plugged in since I woke up... I'm at 46%. I can actually use this phone like a normal person and not always have to be 4 feet from a pwer outlet!! Hooray!! Could not be happier with the battery life right now.
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    I don't test these things scientifically, but I came from a Nexus S, and my first 24 hours impression is this battery will last much longer than the Nexus. So I'm happy.
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    I have been playing with my phone off and on all day. Wifi on the whole time. Amazing battery

    Edit...well obviously I failed at posting my picture lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Judacles View Post
    It's 5:15. My LTEVO has not been plugged in since I woke up... I'm at 46%.
    I hope you didn't wake up at noon!
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    Quote Originally Posted by frohoss View Post
    I hope you didn't wake up at noon!
    Seeing as how he left home at 8, I hope you're right about that..
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    mine was running gps a lot today and still playing with it so far im happy
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    Do any of u use juice defender? Under certain conditions, set-ups, etc., my og EVO would last 3 days with moderate use. I was using Android 1.0 tho, not the battery beastware 4.0

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    Officially sent from my HTC EVO 4G LTE using Android Forums.
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    Never heard of that battery app. The big thing with juice defender is it turns radios, WiFi, 3g/4g off while screen is locked. Also limits the frequency email and social networks update to shave some more juice off the battery.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Anthonicia View Post
    Do any of u use juice defender? Under certain conditions, set-ups, etc., my og EVO would last 3 days with moderate use. I was using Android 1.0 tho, not the battery beastware 4.0

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    No, the only battery app thing I use is Badass battery monitor its great. I tried the defender once on my epic touch and was confused with it

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