Safari battery usage

Discussion in 'iOS 8' started by Deasnutz, Feb 16, 2015.

  1. Deasnutz macrumors 6502

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    Does Chrome conserve power better than Safari? I'm already sick of Safari's bugs. It's always the highest user of power in my iphone 6+ (50-60% range).
     
  2. GreyOS macrumors 68030

    GreyOS

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    maybe you just use it more than anything else
     
  3. sunking101 macrumors 603

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    Do your own experiment, try some other browsers.#
     
  4. gordon1234 macrumors 6502a

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    I think that's pretty normal. Browsing involves downloading lots of data and rendering complex layouts. It's inherently battery intensive. Browsers don't really do anything in the background do chances are if you're seeing that sort of usage, it's just a result of using the browser a lot. Safari is always the biggest battery user in my phone. On my Android phone, it's the same thing (well, Chrome.) I would not worry about it.
     

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