1. johnnyshinta's Avatar
    Will the touch gesture functions cause any additional battery drain?

    Posted via Android Central App
    04-08-2014 07:11 PM
  2. dtblair24's Avatar
    Naturally I assume it requires some extra bit of battery...but probably such a very tiny amount since these new chips are designed to sip power while being aware for certain actions.

    Only way I see it draining the battery is if we accidentally wake the phone. The concept is awesome and very convenient but I noticed I sometimes inadvertently wake it.

    Posted via Android Central App
    04-08-2014 09:55 PM
  3. khughes6's Avatar
    From my understanding, the m8 has separate chipsets to monitor small computing tasks such as fitbit, motion gestures, etc. Therefore, the battery drain is negligible.

    Posted via the One successor to the One
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    04-08-2014 11:05 PM
  4. johnnyshinta's Avatar
    I figured since it was based on the gyroscope it would always be on while we walk around and move the phone. Maybe not. Also if it does have a separate chip set that would help.

    Posted via Android Central App
    04-09-2014 03:16 AM
  5. iamstillvince's Avatar
    I tried it without and didn't seem to make a difference.

    Posted via Android Central App
    04-09-2014 12:11 PM

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