1. pavejon's Avatar
    Just received the Zenwatch 2 on Friday. Today I wore it to work to test out the battery life compared to my OG Moto 360. I installed apps on the Zenwatch to match what the apps on the 360. The Zenwatch was at 100% battery at 5am. By 3pm it was still at 75%. 10 hours and only 25% battery drain is impressive. The Moto 360 would be down to 40% by 3pm. I know it has a bigger battery than the 360, but I am still impressed.

    Interesting to see how much more the battery drains while making and receiving calls (once the update is installed).
    02-08-2016 01:58 PM
  2. OhAlfie's Avatar
    I have a feeling folks aren't gong to really jump onto the whole making/answering calls via their wrist (privacy issues, too hard to hear on tiny speaker etc). Might be a fun gimmick first few times, but that's about it. So odds are battery life will be fine when folks stick to using their phones to talk in private.
    02-08-2016 02:29 PM
  3. barotropic's Avatar
    I only charge mine every other night.

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    02-08-2016 03:55 PM
  4. TJH132's Avatar
    I have a feeling folks aren't gong to really jump onto the whole making/answering calls via their wrist (privacy issues, too hard to hear on tiny speaker etc).
    Agreed. I find just answering/sending a text by voice a little embarrassing; I usually do it in a secluded spot.

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    02-08-2016 04:54 PM
  5. imarek3's Avatar
    I had a Samsung Gear 2 Neo and I could answer phone calls with it. It really came in handy when I was doing something and it was not convenient to pull my phone out. It actually worked quite well that way. Now my wife uses it to answer calls that way occasionally.

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    02-08-2016 06:09 PM
  6. Jaycemiskel's Avatar
    Yeah I could see myself using that feature at home while I'm trying to do something, but my wife calls. She gets ticked if I miss the call lol.
    02-08-2016 11:31 PM
  7. OhAlfie's Avatar
    Testing out battery life and so far I'm going on two days on a single charge. Not too bad.
    02-10-2016 04:14 PM
  8. THARD11's Avatar
    How are y'all doing so well on the batt life? I got mine last Sat and have not made it through a whole day yet. Is there something I can check to see what is using up the batt like on my phone?
    02-15-2016 02:46 PM
  9. OhAlfie's Avatar
    The watch apps show you battery usage info.

    I'm on my second day of usage and I'm at 69% right now. Last charge was Sunday morning. I get normal email notifications and text notices.
    02-15-2016 02:59 PM
  10. Easton091's Avatar
    I took mine off charger Sunday morning and I'm still at 54%. Did shut it off last night when sleeping though.

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    02-15-2016 03:50 PM
  11. THARD11's Avatar
    Do y'all leave yours on always on mode? Could that be what is killing mine so quickly?
    02-16-2016 09:46 PM
  12. OhAlfie's Avatar
    Nope. I just tap to wake.
    02-17-2016 07:45 AM
  13. THARD11's Avatar
    OK I will turn off always on and see if that helps. Thanks!
    02-17-2016 08:37 AM
  14. Easton091's Avatar
    Ya def turn that off

    Posted via the Android Central App
    02-17-2016 09:01 PM
  15. Pavel Stambrecht's Avatar
    I developed an app for battery saving. It supports ZenWatch 2 too. If you wanna try it you can. It is called Blixel and it is available on Google Play.

    Btw Sorry for missing link but I dont have 10 points
    03-08-2016 01:44 PM
  16. mikec2008's Avatar
    Just bought the watch Friday, and I was worried about initial battery life. Now lasting close to 2 days.

    Updated to 1.4

    Just for knowledge, are there any apps/settings I should be wary of?


    Thanks for any feedback.
    03-12-2016 08:51 AM

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