Low quality video extends battery life

Discussion in 'iPod' started by princealfie, Jul 4, 2006.

  1. macrumors 68030


    Mar 7, 2006
    Salt Lake City UT
    Ironically, people dismiss low quality mp4/m4v files as being not up to snuff but I found out that with the lowest setting on isquint conversion, I can get up to 4-5 hours using the 30 gb video ipod. Very fascinating but it's all dependent on what quality you are willing to settle for. The same thing when I put videos on my cell phone as well. :cool:
  2. macrumors G5


    Oct 11, 2004
    On the Left Coast - Victoria BC Canada
    Of course --- fewer Mb to push means less hard drive and CPU power consumption.

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