1. MikezDroid's Avatar
    There isn't enough hours in the day for me to be able to drain the battery

    03-29-2016 08:04 AM
  2. kman00's Avatar
    I have to admit, at the beginning the battery wasn't so great but now past few weeks It's been amazing! get through 10-11pm with around 5-10% left which to me is great, I don't want it to go till mid day next day since then I have to charge it, I want it to last the whole day till I'm about to go to bed so I can put it on charge and that's it.
    03-29-2016 08:43 AM
  3. andrew_ackley's Avatar
    Use your phone more. I have no problem killing it by 8pm.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    03-29-2016 08:44 AM
  4. Stwutter's Avatar
    Use your phone more. I have no problem killing it by 8pm.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    I think the battery is excellent, but yes - combine enough factors, and it dies like any other phone. I unplugged on Saturday at 8am, took about 50 pix/vids at a gig in the evening, and was in and out of service to and from it. I also listened to 2 hours of music, plenty of web viewing and watched about an hour of YT. Together with a few calls, 2 push e-mail accounts and numerous notifications, it was at 2% by 10pm - but this was with nearly 6hrs SOT, and I had a charging pack with me.

    Normal usage for me is 16hrs off the charger, 3.5-4hrs SOT and 20-30% left.
    03-29-2016 09:11 AM
  5. popkurn611's Avatar
    I think the battery is excellent, but yes - combine enough factors, and it dies like any other phone. I unplugged on Saturday at 8am, took about 50 pix/vids at a gig in the evening, and was in and out of service to and from it. I also listened to 2 hours of music, plenty of web viewing and watched about an hour of YT. Together with a few calls, 2 push e-mail accounts and numerous notifications, it was at 2% by 10pm - but this was with nearly 6hrs SOT, and I had a charging pack with me.

    Normal usage for me is 16hrs off the charger, 3.5-4hrs SOT and 20-30% left.
    I am around the same as you with the normal usage. off the charger around 6:30am, 15-16 hours and I haven't hit 5 hours SOT yet like others. I thought I was an abuser but guess not. I have around 15-20% before bed at 10:30pm
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    03-29-2016 09:29 AM
  6. Stwutter's Avatar
    I am around the same as you with the normal usage. off the charger around 6:30am, 15-16 hours and I haven't hit 5 hours SOT yet like others. I thought I was an abuser but guess not. I have around 15-20% before bed at 10:30pm
    It's all relative anyway. If I'm in a really bad service area, I can lose 5%ph without the phone being used. SOT is important, but it all depends on the situation that day. Some guy put a video on YT before the official S7 release saying this was the most amazing battery in the history of phones, and he was getting in excess of 6hrs SOT. This is meaningless unless you know if the phone was at 100% 7 or 27 hours ago. The S6 would get you 6hrs SOT if you just looped YT vids on it. It's be dead soon after though.
    03-29-2016 09:46 AM
  7. Stwutter's Avatar
    Also, the stats shown are unplugging late and showing the battery not draining much overnight. Now, I know not everyone sleeps the same, but the vast majority of people sleep when it's dark... This is quite a common theme, even from reputable channels such as this, AA, Pocketnow and so on - you quite often see battery graphs with a phone being unplugged mid evening, and saying 'I've been off the charger for 20 hours now' etc etc., when 8 of of those were when they were probably in the land of nod with the phone in doze mode.
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    03-29-2016 09:52 AM
  8. bhatech's Avatar
    Simple.. Use your phone and it will kill the battery. I can go for multiple days not killing the battery just looking at this gorgeous and not using ... Lol
    03-29-2016 10:03 AM
  9. Stwutter's Avatar
    Simple.. Use your phone and it will kill the battery. I can go for multiple days not killing the battery just looking at this gorgeous and not using ... Lol
    Apparently, if you looked at the Galaxy S6 for more than 20 minutes, it dropped 40%.
    03-29-2016 10:11 AM
  10. gnuser's Avatar
    Yesterday a skeptic asked me
    "Why would you buy a phone with a non-replaceable battery?"
    03-29-2016 11:05 AM
  11. Gator352's Avatar
    Battery life sucks!

    /s
    03-29-2016 04:28 PM
  12. bsteppuhn's Avatar
    I love it!

    Posted via the Android Central App
    Attached Thumbnails I can't kill the battery-291.jpg  
    03-29-2016 05:06 PM
  13. MikezDroid's Avatar
    Use your phone more. I have no problem killing it by 8pm.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    I work the overnight and on my days off I'm bored in the middle of the night. I was on my phone for almost 9 hours (shame, it's new so that's my excuse) and I couldn't kill it's battery. But the time I got under 10% I s falling asleep.
    03-29-2016 05:25 PM
  14. Lfsnz67's Avatar
    I could not be happier with the battery on this phone. Over the last year I have bought and sold an S6, 6s edge, G4, and a 6P and all had disappointing batteries. The S7 Edge is the best phone I've owned by far...
    03-29-2016 06:15 PM
  15. LanceAllan's Avatar
    Also, the stats shown are unplugging late and showing the battery not draining much overnight. Now, I know not everyone sleeps the same, but the vast majority of people sleep when it's dark... This is quite a common theme, even from reputable channels such as this, AA, Pocketnow and so on - you quite often see battery graphs with a phone being unplugged mid evening, and saying 'I've been off the charger for 20 hours now' etc etc., when 8 of of those were when they were probably in the land of nod with the phone in doze mode.
    Here's mine... Came off the charger at 7 this morning, I'm pretty happy with it so far

    Sent from my Chrome™ Samsung S7 edge
    Attached Thumbnails I can't kill the battery-3259.jpg  
    03-29-2016 09:04 PM
  16. Forgewizard's Avatar
    Give it to me, I will kill that battery for you!
    04-07-2016 05:43 AM
  17. Thiscrapsucks35's Avatar
    This is easy.

    I stream Tunein Radio and/or Google Play Music from about 6:30am to 4:30pm (driving to work, working, and driving home). If you stream audio that long, the phone will NOT last the entire day. I keep it plugged in at work.
    04-07-2016 06:55 AM
  18. M_Sweeney's Avatar
    I have to admit, at the beginning the battery wasn't so great but now past few weeks It's been amazing! get through 10-11pm with around 5-10% left which to me is great, I don't want it to go till mid day next day since then I have to charge it, I want it to last the whole day till I'm about to go to bed so I can put it on charge and that's it.
    You can charge it at night even if there is plenty of battery left without hurting the battery. New batterys are not like old batterys, where the proper method was to nearly drain it before charging.

    New batterys are different type, and two half charges equal 1 charge, unlike old batterys.

    There are some really good guides that explain how old knowledge and behaviors based on older battery technology is no longer relevant, even though it's in most peoples conscious.

    Basically, charging a battery at 50% twice, equals 1 charge. Old battery technology, that would count as 2 charges, therefore decreasing battery life.
    04-08-2016 08:16 AM
  19. D13H4RD2L1V3's Avatar
    Give it to me.

    I'll kill that thing in less than 12 hours stat.
    04-08-2016 08:47 AM
  20. t11rmh's Avatar
    This is my useage today and yesterday. I didn't charge it last night like I normally do.

    Posted via the Android Central App via a kicking Gold Galaxy S7 Edge.
    Attached Thumbnails I can't kill the battery-7536.jpg  
    04-08-2016 09:10 AM
  21. Tarah Sorber's Avatar
    I have the S7 edge since release. I love the camera. I have noticed the past 2 weeks or so my battery is not lasting as long. I am unsure why as i have not changed anything. I take it off the charger around 6:30 a.m. it sits at my desk at work until 4:40 p.m. i usually can get away with 93% left by 4:40 p.m. Now it is around 85% when i leave work. I am not on the phone alot during the work day as i dont have time to be. I am wondering if anyone else has noticed a battery decrease?
    04-08-2016 01:32 PM
  22. PJRed2008's Avatar
    I am wondering if anyone else has noticed a battery decrease?
    Yes, just recently. I unplug mine around 9pm, turn on do not disturb and place face down when I go to bed. Usually see around 96% the following morning around 7 or 8 when I get up. This morning I had 80%, with no outstanding use by any app but a very high Android system use. No idea what's going on.
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    04-08-2016 01:39 PM
  23. ZMc1834's Avatar
    I have been getting a solid day and a half to 2 days. Since pairing my Gear S2, I've had a significant decrease and get a day at best.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    04-08-2016 06:04 PM
  24. imex99's Avatar
    I drain my battery 2 fast.... Do u guys let ur phone auto sync, email, Gps on, etc.... Or do u have all the smartphone features off?

    04-08-2016 06:09 PM
  25. Tarah Sorber's Avatar
    I let it auto sync, but I do not have location on.
    04-08-2016 08:40 PM

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