Poll: Are you experiencing less battery life after updating to 3.1 ?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by iphones4evry1, Sep 27, 2009.

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Are you experiencing less battery life after updating to 3.1 ?

  1. I definitely notice less battery life.

    16 vote(s)
    43.2%
  2. I think my battery is lasting less.

    3 vote(s)
    8.1%
  3. I don't notice any difference.

    18 vote(s)
    48.6%
  1. iphones4evry1 macrumors 65816

    iphones4evry1

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    #1
    Poll: Are you noticing less battery life after updating to 3.1 ?

    After updating to 3.1, I have CLEARLY noticed less battery life on my iPhone3G. This is a HUGE problem for me - I need my phone! My usage has not changed - I use it the same amount. I used to be able to go from morning until bedtime on one charge with 3.0.1, but now with 3.1 my battery is in the red by the time I get home from work.

    I have read a few other threads on this topic, but zero polls. Here is one thread but after requesting noticed no poll had been added. http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?p=8536426#post8536426
     
  2. The Californian macrumors 68040

    The Californian

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  3. leomac08 macrumors 68020

    leomac08

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    #3
    does this include the ipod touch?

    cause i don't see a difference. :confused::eek::cool:
     
  4. bengtc macrumors regular

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    #4
    Well my area just upgraded to 3g and now with 3g turned on I am getting horrible battery life, I can't make it through the day, push notification's are off. I get about 2 1/2 hours of browsing the web, sending messages, taking pics and my battery is completely gone.
     
  5. dalvin200 macrumors 68040

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    #5
    definitely noticeable battery drain per day on my 3GS since upgrading...

    i could get by on a full charge for 2 days before the iphone died, but now i'll be very lucky to get that..

    no difference in day to day activities or apps used either...
     
  6. instaxgirl macrumors 65816

    instaxgirl

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    #6
    I noticed problems with battery on 3.0

    3.1 seems slightly better though - 2G iPhone
     
  7. geekmommy4 macrumors 6502

    geekmommy4

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    #7
    Your poll needs more options. How about improved battery life? There have been a few times that I've noticed way better battery usage. Like 9 hours of use and 2 days since charge. Obviously that wasn't heavy use of games or GPS, but I did listen to audiobooks and music a bunch. I'd never seen that kind of battery usage before.
     
  8. ozzyman500 macrumors 65816

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    #8
    I think mine seems fine now after a restore or two. Doesn't matter anyway...I'll be upgrading to a 3GS this weekend.
     
  9. molala macrumors 6502a

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    Cambridge, UK
    #9
    Mine seems to be the same on an iPhone 3g, maybe battery life has even improved. But I use wifi more often than 3g/edge.
     

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