1. KSChris's Avatar
    I've noticed that my battery has gone down significantly faster is I use the S Pen a lot.

    12-01-2012 03:07 PM
  2. MKita's Avatar
    Not me..

    Transmitted from my Galaxy Note II
    12-01-2012 03:36 PM
  3. DaRkL3AD3R's Avatar
    I'm not sure how that would be. I mean at the end of the day when using it for just the interface navigation it's nothing more than a really refined point of touch. When doing things like drawing and taking advantage of that 1024 levels of pressure sensitivity you might end up seeing some slight drain but I still doubt it.
    12-01-2012 03:55 PM
  4. jrham's Avatar
    Me neither. Its probably that lte everyone brags about from Verizon. Sucks cause I only get 16mbs down. On a serious note are u on lte at the same time ? I wonder how efficient the exynos is with lte .

    Sent from my SGH-T889 using Android Central Forums
    12-01-2012 03:56 PM
  5. DaRkL3AD3R's Avatar
    Me neither. Its probably that lte everyone brags about from Verizon. Sucks cause I only get 16mbs down.
    No doubt. I saw a handful of screenshots from non-4G Note 2's hitting upwards of 10 or even 11 hours screen on time with a single charge, and battery at like 5% or less. Contrast that to my brother's Note 2 on Verizon peaking around 5 hours screen on time and hitting about 10%, yeah it has to be that LTE. Wonder if there's a way to toggle it when you don't really need all that extra bandwidth. For browsing the web not loading media, it's really overkill.
    12-01-2012 04:04 PM
  6. Mco119's Avatar
    Got nearly 9.5 hours of near constant use yesterday (battery was still at 20% when I plugged in the charger), and almost all of it was with the S-pen. If it's effecting battery, I sure don't see it.
    12-01-2012 04:08 PM
  7. fyrekraker's Avatar
    You can turn off the pen detection under settings> spen. Then it doesnt look for the pen when it's stored in the phone. I did that this morning and I am at 70% 9hrs and 51 min on battery. Significantly better than yesterday.
    12-01-2012 04:25 PM
  8. EatMyTracers's Avatar
    My battery is great and I pretty much only use the s-pen, I am suprised because I expected to almost never use the s-pen.

    Sent from my SCH-I605 using Android Central Forums
    12-01-2012 05:16 PM
  9. KSChris's Avatar
    Well I had 19 hours on a charge with 8% left over yesterday on 6 hours of screen on time, and still getting great battery today. I'm just noticing that using the s Pen, which I've done all day today as opposed to not at all yesterday, has caused a difference. Maybe "hog" was too harsh, but there's a noticeable difference to me.

    Everything else is the same as yesterday... Some wifi, some 3G, some LTE.
    12-01-2012 05:22 PM

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