BATTERY Posts on XDA

Two Day Battery Life? Give Me One Full Day with No Compromises Instead

For some reason every new device announcement comes the audacious claim that it will last up to 2 days on a single charge. Most of us see these claims, roll our eyes, and turn to the reviewers we trust to see the claims dashed to pieces. HTC made this claim yesterday with the HTC 10 announcement,...

What’s Your Typical Daily Screen-on Time?

It has become common to measure battery life in terms of screen-on time, and while such measurement is inaccurate due to many factors, it's still one of the most mentioned numbers in reviews and online comments. What is your typical SOT at the end of the day (not charge), and, most importantly, how do you think...

A Dece Oasis Power Bank Review

Lenovo subsidiary ZUK has launched its own accessories brand called "A Dece Oasis", currently the company only produces a small but loud Bluetooth/NFC speaker and power banks, here we will take a look at the latter. The power banks are due to go on sale over the coming weeks, and a price has not been set...

I/O Summary: How Android M Handles Power And Charging

In the spirit of improving the core Android experience, Google is changing Android M to be smarter about managing power. Their new Doze feature comprises of two primary roles which allow Android to use motion detection in order to predict activity, and go into deep sleep at the right time based on accelerometer readings.   In order...