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Terrible Battery Life

  1. koobideh
    Honeycomb Nov 17, 2015

    koobideh , Nov 17, 2015 :
    Hi,

    I have an OPO and the battery life is great. I got a OPX and the battery life is terrible, barely lasts 12 hours with the same usage my OPO after over a year still has enough juice to keep going through the following morning, so about twice as much battery life.

    Has anyone else experienced this and has any solutions?

    Thanks
     

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  2. Alexmoorlag
    Ice Cream Sandwich Nov 17, 2015


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  3. saivarun12
    Gingerbread Nov 17, 2015

    saivarun12 , Nov 17, 2015 :
    You should have thought that before buying OPX, it merely has 2600 mah battery, which is very low in comparison to the RAM, Processor and performance.... It was expected to give less life, noting great to think about that
     

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  4. KatMiku
    Honeycomb Nov 17, 2015

    KatMiku , Nov 17, 2015 :
    It's hard to make any sort of claim on your post if you don't post usage/battery stats screenshots.

    ''12 hours of same usage as OPO'' doesn't say anything about what you do in those 12 hours, and its very easy to drain a phone in 12 hours if you go nuts with it.
    I had an iPhone 5s before ordering OPX and I could easily drain it in 8 hours if I was busy on it every single minute.

    We need more stats/info to back up your claim, especially since most people get 4-5 hours of screen time on their OPX which looks in line with most Android phones.
     

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  5. DPontifex
    Eclair Nov 17, 2015

    DPontifex , Nov 17, 2015 :
    Have you been terminating your recently used Apps? If I recall correctly, having these running in the background will substantially affect your battery consumption
     

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  6. aj7400
    Ice Cream Sandwich Nov 17, 2015

    aj7400 , Nov 17, 2015 :
    It has a reletively smaller battery at 2525 mah.. Compare to 3100 mah on opo ...

    But it has a lower clocked processor + smaller amoled screen ...

    I hope the battery life is bad because of gpu bug and bad management of cpu cores
     

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  7. calypso786
    Gingerbread Nov 17, 2015

    calypso786 , Nov 17, 2015 :
    Could you please provide screenshots of ram usage and some other stats possibly of the battery to make comparisons?
    As rightly pointed by another poster, a generic statement of 12 hrs of OPO or OPX doesn't give any indication of usage pattern etc.
     

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  8. koobideh
    Honeycomb Nov 17, 2015

    koobideh , Nov 17, 2015 :
    Whats the best way of providing stats for comparison (eg. run a video continuously, run a software)?

    I was getting terrible battery life out of OPO but I factory reset it, now its battery life is back. I can run a test on both phones.

    I'm not here claiming OPX is bad, I'm keeping it, I just want the battery to last longer (I understand it has a lower capacity than OPO but the smaller screen and lower processor clock speed should make this marginally worse than OPO)

    Thanks for the help
     

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  9. drjunk
    Cupcake Nov 17, 2015

    drjunk , Nov 17, 2015 :
    Hi. I use dolphin browser in night mode when I can. Should save battery since opx uses amoled screen.
     

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  10. calypso786
    Gingerbread Nov 17, 2015

    calypso786 , Nov 17, 2015 :
    Hi,

    Since OPO runs on cm12 while OPX runs on oxygen2.2, there might be differences introduced because of the different ROMs

    It would be best to first understand how these are effecting each device before independently trying to ascertain device battery performance

    For RAM, I would suggest take a screenshot while having similar apps open in the background both on OPO and OPX

    Then go for a battery performance app like GSM battery and let it analyze what is draining your battery percentage and cpu minutes

    Also, download a wakelock monitor (there are plenty on play store) to understand if any process is causing additional wakelocks/ some app is responding differently on oxygen than cm

    Equipped with these stats maybe you would be at a better position to make conclusions

    Please note OPO and OPX are not supposed to be at the same levels. OPO is a flagship killer while OPX focuses on design and size. All the investigation should be on why is the battery lasting less than 17-18 hrs which is what the average 2600 mah battery should output

    Thanks,
    Forever an OPO fan
     

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  11. calypso786
    Gingerbread Nov 17, 2015

    calypso786 , Nov 17, 2015 :
    +1. OPX is the companies output focused on design and size. I personally use it with a powerbank and am loving every minute of it

    Thanks,
    Forever an OPO fan
     

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  12. schneider123
    Cupcake Nov 17, 2015

    schneider123 , Nov 17, 2015 :
    Hopefully the new marshmallow battery saving features should help to extend the battery life of the options.
     

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  13. abhinav007
    Froyo Nov 17, 2015

    abhinav007 , Nov 17, 2015 :
    I played a game for 2.5 hours and had an extra 1 hours SoT. Still 25%left. Screenshot_2015-11-18-02-37-04.png Screenshot_2015-11-18-02-36-56.png
    P.S That's a great game BTW.:D
     

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  14. aryin
    Cupcake Nov 17, 2015

    aryin , Nov 17, 2015 :
    Thanks for the info, battery life is very essential, will reconsider buying.
     

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  15. doublear
    Jelly Bean Nov 17, 2015


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  16. veratoloz2005
    Lollipop Nov 17, 2015

    veratoloz2005 , Nov 17, 2015 :
    You came to OPX from an inferior device, didn't you?
     

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  17. TheBigUz
    Cupcake Nov 18, 2015

    TheBigUz , Nov 18, 2015 :
    It's only day two of my exprience with OPX but i admit I am a bit disappointed by battery as well.
    You guys think it will get better with usage and after first days of use it will calibrate or that's it our only hope is an update?
     

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  18. gin0v4
    Froyo Nov 18, 2015

    gin0v4 , Nov 18, 2015 :
    Pretty disappointed too. My mi2s lasted me 2 days with its 2000mah battery...
     

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  19. Paul Tasker
    Gingerbread Nov 18, 2015

    Paul Tasker , Nov 18, 2015 :
    Mine is not great either. I'm getting about 3 hours screen on. Unplugged at 7am and now down to 3 percent. It's far from terrible and that did include gaming but my old z3 compact was better, mind that had smaller lower res screen and bigger battery. I think standby battery life can be improved though. Lost too much doing nothing. Which was also the case with z3 compact once on lollipop. I think marshmallow should cure it.
     

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  20. brittonraya
    Lollipop Nov 18, 2015

    brittonraya , Nov 18, 2015 :
    Poor optimization for sure. I'm sure it will get better, though the opo is nothing to go by. I can categorically state that the opo was phenomenal on cm11s then it went to ship after that then came back up a little. The 1+X should theoretically be able to match the opo as it should consume less power
     

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