iPhone 4 battery: is mine defective?

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by 007bond, Aug 19, 2010.

  1. 007bond
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    I just got my iPhone 4 on Tuesday. I thought the battery life was ok, but I didn't think it was going to be this bad. Just look at the image. BTW, my 3g got a couple more hours of usage. Whats going on?:confused:I watched one 5min youtube video, texted and checked my email a couple of times. Brightness at 50%.
     

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    You may have a bad battery. I have brightness at 100%, constantly play games, text, and browse the web. I have never seen my battery go past 50% since I've had it.
     
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    If you have 'Push' turned on any emails etc.. There's your problem.
     
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    007bond

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    Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU iPhone OS 4_0_1 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/532.9 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/4.0.5 Mobile/8A306 Safari/6531.22.7)

    I have gmail, so it's fetch every 30 min
     
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    that is not that bad. you are probably a little low but them youtube videos will suck the juice but I dont think you have a problem. no standby for over 8 hours and being used for over 3 hours isnt that bad.
     
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    Galarina

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    I also have a 3G and a 4. The battery life of my iPhone 4 is significantly better compared to my 3G.
     
  8. michaelfields
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    did you set it up as new or restore it from an old backup?

    it seems like that makes it much better.
     
  9. 007bond
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    Restored from old backup. I can't restore as new because of important app data.
     
  10. jasonbyrne
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    same battery problem

    Im having a nightmare with my battery as well and not getting much more the 5 hours life at the best of times.

    Iphone 4 on ios 4.0.2 - brightness at 50% , push notification off, as well as resetting my wifi setting and the battery is draining, some times in less then 3 hours in standby mode. the unit can also get pretty hot.
     
  11. anonymouz1828
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    I got the phone on 8/18. I have the phone set up as new and no app yet. Brightness zero & auto off, email push off, no multitask, and edge only.

    On standby, I m losing about 1% every 2 hours. Tonight, I will put in airplane mode to check the status again - I m more hype with jailbreak on my 3G right now hehe.

    I will wait till battery dies and calibrates. Then i will go 3g, wifi, and increase usage to check status .. i wont post any update here.
     

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