06-12-2013 04:29 PM
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  1. truthteller10's Avatar
    So yeah, after all the praise it seems as if im either just accustomed to a long day of battery with the GN2 or the HTC one battery is poor. My battery today with moderate use and the majority of the day on Wifi has been pretty poor. I'm sitting at 7hrs and 24mins and already down to 34%. Granted where I am located I am on 2g services this still isn't good as most here paint it to believe. I see folks talking about they get 20+ hours of B Life with "moderate-heavy" usage but I don't think thats right. Are there some Palm Pre guys that own the One now claiming astronomical battery life when in fact its very poor?
    06-07-2013 03:14 AM
  2. Jnorton2724's Avatar
    So yeah, after all the praise it seems as if im either just accustomed to a long day of battery with the GN2 or the HTC one battery is poor. My battery today with moderate use and the majority of the day on Wifi has been pretty poor. I'm sitting at 7hrs and 24mins and already down to 34%. Granted where I am located I am on 2g services this still isn't good as most here paint it to believe. I see folks talking about they get 20+ hours of B Life with "moderate-heavy" usage but I don't think thats right. Are there some Palm Pre guys that own the One now claiming astronomical battery life when in fact its very poor?
    Well from my experience this phone does pretty well with battery life in 4G LTE coverage. From my Nexus 4, which wasn't that good for battery life, this is a very big improvement. Easily get through a full day with my HTC One and put it on the charger before bed with around 30% and 15 to 18 hours with moderate usage.

    Sent from my HTC One
    06-07-2013 03:31 AM
  3. usguyver's Avatar
    So yeah, after all the praise it seems as if im either just accustomed to a long day of battery with the GN2 or the HTC one battery is poor. My battery today with moderate use and the majority of the day on Wifi has been pretty poor. I'm sitting at 7hrs and 24mins and already down to 34%. Granted where I am located I am on 2g services this still isn't good as most here paint it to believe. I see folks talking about they get 20+ hours of B Life with "moderate-heavy" usage but I don't think thats right. Are there some Palm Pre guys that own the One now claiming astronomical battery life when in fact its very poor?
    Where are you that you have 2g ans you do do know that having a bad signal can affect battery life really bad.

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    06-07-2013 03:35 AM
  4. downhillrider's Avatar
    ive only had mine not even a full day but when I turned it on for the 1st time it was at probably 70%. that was at 3:30 PST. I used it pretty heavily, installing/trying apps and I had to plug it in at about 10:30 in the evening. I'll get a better sample tomorrow but it seems ok so far for me.
    06-07-2013 04:53 AM
  5. CHILLYWILL_95831's Avatar
    So yeah, after all the praise it seems as if im either just accustomed to a long day of battery Iith the GN2 or the HTC one battery is poor. My battery today with moderate use and the majority of the day on Wifi has been pretty poor. I'm sitting at 7hrs and 24mins and already down to 34%. Granted where I am located I am on 2g services this still isn't good as most here paint it to believe. I see folks talking about they get 20+ hours of B Life with "moderate-heavy" usage but I don't think thats right. Are there some Palm Pre guys that own the One now claiming astronomical battery life when in fact its very poor?
    I noticed that when I first got my phONE that I also didn't get good battery life, but after a couple weeks of charge cycles i started getting much longer usage times between charges.
    06-07-2013 08:29 AM
  6. adriandb's Avatar
    I honestly think my battery life has gotten better over the first couple months. Maybe I'm just getting more used to it or have made adjustments to better manage the battery, but I seem to get longer out of it than I did early on.
    06-07-2013 09:33 AM
  7. coronaboy10's Avatar
    So yeah, after all the praise it seems as if im either just accustomed to a long day of battery with the GN2 or the HTC one battery is poor. My battery today with moderate use and the majority of the day on Wifi has been pretty poor. I'm sitting at 7hrs and 24mins and already down to 34%. Granted where I am located I am on 2g services this still isn't good as most here paint it to believe. I see folks talking about they get 20+ hours of B Life with "moderate-heavy" usage but I don't think thats right. Are there some Palm Pre guys that own the One now claiming astronomical battery life when in fact its very poor?
    You're expecting it to be great on the first day, with you constantly using it?
    mcpricex likes this.
    06-07-2013 09:37 AM
  8. leez's Avatar
    I noticed that when I first got my phONE that I also didn't get good battery life, but after a couple weeks of charge cycles i started getting much longer usage times between charges.
    This! Between the batter getting several full charge cycles in, combined with the fact that on the first day you're probably using it WAY more than usual (gotta check out all those features, right?!), it'll get better. I was disappointed my first day as well, but it's improved quite a bit, both getting regular use and lasting through the full day.
    06-07-2013 09:42 AM
  9. mcpricex's Avatar
    If you have only just got the phone then you can't have charged it, so what do you expect? From the factory they only ever have minimal charge and like others have said, it takes a few cycles for the battery to settle down. Mine was not great for the first week but then it got steadily better.
    06-07-2013 10:23 AM
  10. Love Divine's Avatar
    The thing is, you gotta look at screen on time. "moderate usage" doesn't mean jack in terms of something that can be compared from user to user. The One is capable of over 7 hours screen on time. That stands up pretty well to the Note II methinks.

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    06-07-2013 11:26 AM
  11. HalizDad's Avatar
    It's better than my S3 ever was, and the S3 was pretty good. That makes me happy.
    06-07-2013 11:53 AM
  12. Gator352's Avatar
    I get 20 hours with moderate use and with Bluetooth on all day.
    06-07-2013 02:38 PM
  13. Led Zappa's Avatar
    I've had mine since launch.

    Used it from 7am yesterday and forgot to charge it. Was at 35% this morning. 4 email accounts and occasional browsing.

    Lat heavy usage it was good from 8am full 7pm and still had 15% left.

    Sent from my HTC One using Android Central Forums
    06-07-2013 02:59 PM
  14. Gator352's Avatar
    It just takes a few charge cycles to achieve its full potential. Don't worry Truthteller.....your batter WILL get better.
    06-07-2013 03:06 PM
  15. devilmaycryvlp's Avatar
    I dont really know about you guys but the battery life is poor. With power saving mode on and 10% brightness, no bluetooth wifi or gps, my battery drop 1% every 4 minutes browsing web.
    Thats comparing to my old ip 4s which the battery capacity is only 1100 maH. It takes 6 minutes to drop 1%.
    Btw this is my second htc one. I switched the first one with same problem but no help

    Sent from my HTC One using Android Central Forums
    06-07-2013 07:39 PM
  16. BigHonu's Avatar
    I honestly think my battery life has gotten better over the first couple months. Maybe I'm just getting more used to it or have made adjustments to better manage the battery, but I seem to get longer out of it than I did early on.
    Same here.

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    06-07-2013 07:52 PM
  17. LedZappa's Avatar
    I dont really know about you guys but the battery life is poor. With power saving mode on and 10% brightness, no bluetooth wifi or gps, my battery drop 1% every 4 minutes browsing web.
    Thats comparing to my old ip 4s which the battery capacity is only 1100 maH. It takes 6 minutes to drop 1%.
    Btw this is my second htc one. I switched the first one with same problem but no help

    Sent from my HTC One using Android Central Forums
    You either have a bad app or unit. I drop as little as 1% an hour on power save mode. I couldn't believe it.
    06-07-2013 08:52 PM
  18. truthteller10's Avatar
    You're expecting it to be great on the first day, with you constantly using it?
    I have a second phone so im not constantly using it.
    06-07-2013 09:36 PM
  19. truthteller10's Avatar
    The thing is, you gotta look at screen on time. "moderate usage" doesn't mean jack in terms of something that can be compared from user to user. The One is capable of over 7 hours screen on time. That stands up pretty well to the Note II methinks.

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    Yes you are correct.."screen time" is the tell all when it comes to battery.
    06-07-2013 09:38 PM
  20. outlawz89's Avatar
    i have to have power save mode on all times now since i was losing battery pretty quick albeit coming from a former iphone user though.
    06-07-2013 10:03 PM
  21. henryfool3's Avatar
    I've asked this before but I haven't gotten a good reply yet. How are people getting 5-7 hours of screen on time? I certainly make it thru the day, and I'm not complaining about the battery. I'm more than pleased. But I am curious how to maximize. Here are my settings:I've got 3 Gmail accounts syncing, 1 yahoo that checks every 4 hours, bluetooth on, wifi off when I'm not home, auto brightness, no Facebook refresh, no twitter. Turned off the location in maps.

    Any suggestions?

    Much appreciated.

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    06-07-2013 10:04 PM
  22. truthteller10's Avatar
    Sent from my HTC One using Tapatalk 2
    Attached Thumbnails Battery pretty much stinks on first day-uploadfromtaptalk1370660870949.jpg  
    06-07-2013 10:08 PM
  23. truthteller10's Avatar
    I've asked this before but I haven't gotten a good reply yet. How are people getting 5-7 hours of screen on time? I certainly make it thru the day, and I'm not complaining about the battery. I'm more than pleased. But I am curious how to maximize. Here are my settings:I've got 3 Gmail accounts syncing, 1 yahoo that checks every 4 hours, bluetooth on, wifi off when I'm not home, auto brightness, no Facebook refresh, no twitter. Turned off the location in maps.

    Any suggestions?

    Much appreciated.

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    You will find folks to fabricate slightly about their phones

    Sent from my HTC One using Tapatalk 2
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    06-07-2013 10:09 PM
  24. Gator352's Avatar
    I dont really know about you guys but the battery life is poor. With power saving mode on and 10% brightness, no bluetooth wifi or gps, my battery drop 1% every 4 minutes browsing web.
    Thats comparing to my old ip 4s which the battery capacity is only 1100 maH. It takes 6 minutes to drop 1%.
    Btw this is my second htc one. I switched the first one with same problem but no help

    Sent from my HTC One using Android Central Forums
    Now, did you happen to consider the screen size and processing power difference between the One and the ip 4s? The One's screen is much bigger, more pixels, and using a higher density than the iphone. The One is also a quad core, more ram, and faster graphics chip. So only a 2 minute difference to drop 1% isn't bad. Sure it can add up....but the iphone only does one thing at a time...android and the One does many.
    06-08-2013 05:55 AM
  25. Gator352's Avatar
    I've asked this before but I haven't gotten a good reply yet. How are people getting 5-7 hours of screen on time? I certainly make it thru the day, and I'm not complaining about the battery. I'm more than pleased. But I am curious how to maximize. Here are my settings:I've got 3 Gmail accounts syncing, 1 yahoo that checks every 4 hours, bluetooth on, wifi off when I'm not home, auto brightness, no Facebook refresh, no twitter. Turned off the location in maps.

    Any suggestions?

    Much appreciated.

    Posted via Android Central App
    Kill the auto brightness and slap that puppy at 40% or less. This will greatly improve battery life when the screen is on.
    06-08-2013 05:59 AM
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