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Dino F

Original poster
Sep 16, 2010
Croydon, South London, UK
So I charged my 42mm Apple Watch last night and I took it off the charger this morning at 7am. I just looked at the battery now (its now 3:50pm), and it is ONLY at 93%!!!! :eek:

Gotta say, this is THE best charge I have EVER got from my watch so far (I have had my watch for 3 months)!!

The Game 161

macrumors Nehalem
Dec 15, 2010
Pretty impressive

Took mine off charge at 5am from 100 and it's 49% as of 16.00

Still never lasted much more than a day.. Think it's worse than before the update


macrumors G5
Nov 20, 2008
I take my watch off the charger at 7AM and put it back on at 11PM. After about 16 hours, I am still at 50% or higher at the end of the day. Only time that I drop below 50% is if I had an usually long workout session.
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macrumors 68000
Jul 16, 2015
Bellingham, WA
My 38mm AWS often has almost half the battery left at the end of a 16 to 18 hour day, but on days when I use the watch more (or workout for a couple of hours) it will dip down to around 20% - 30%. Occasionally it will get close to 10%, but that's rare for me. In general my watch battery lasts much longer than my iPhone 6 battery, but my interactions with the iPhone tend to be lengthier.

The only time I have used the Low Power Mode is when I went camping. I think I wore it through Day 1 and then through the morning of Day 2 before I switched to Low Power Mode.



macrumors 6502
Jul 11, 2015
Gotta say, this is THE best charge I have EVER got from my watch so far (I have had my watch for 3 months)!!
For me, the best battery is the one that still has a charge when I need it, regardless of the %.



macrumors 68000
Sep 7, 2014
The Apple Store
After a 20 hour day a few days ago (5:30 AM-2:00 AM) I ended with 36%. Not too shabby and that was one of the longest days I've had with my watch. If I were using Android, my Moto 360 would've been dead or very close to dead without a doubt.


macrumors 65816
Apr 21, 2015
Planet Earth
OP, you seem to be a guy who is quite obsessed with battery statuses. USE the devices, put em on the charger whenever you want. Don't worry.


macrumors 6502
Mar 18, 2012
I am on my third one and get 12-13 hours. No matter what I do it sucks. Set up as new, restore from old.... does not matter. Waiting for the new version to not suck.
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