So iPhone 4S battery drain is hardware?

mark28

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According to the specs, the iPhone 4S has 100 hours less standby time than the iPhone 4. ( the iPhone 4 has 50% more battery life in standby ). And after 2 months+ months, nothing much has changed in battery life?

So I shouldn't hope on iOS 5.1 to fix the battery issues?
 

ap3604

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According to the specs, the iPhone 4S has 100 hours less standby time than the iPhone 4.

So I shouldn't hope on iOS 5.1 to fix the battery issues?
The iPhone 4S has 200 hours of standby time. That means each day of standby it loses 12% of its battery life.

The iPhone 4 has 300 hours of standby time. That means each day of standby it loses 8% of its battery life.

4% difference isn't much at all when it comes to real world use...
 

NovemberWhiskey

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I know someone with a Verizon iPhone 4s that can go all day long (wake, to sleep). They unplugged at 5AM and came home at 8PM with about 50% left.

Seems pretty good to me.

Their browser loading speed was also really fast for only being 3G (compared to my 4G Galaxy Nexus). Loaded a video very quickly.

I was really impressed. Can't wait for the next iteration.
 

hchavarria

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I know someone with a Verizon iPhone 4s that can go all day long (wake, to sleep). They unplugged at 5AM and came home at 8PM with about 50% left.

Seems pretty good to me.

Their browser loading speed was also really fast for only being 3G (compared to my 4G Galaxy Nexus). Loaded a video very quickly.

I was really impressed. Can't wait for the next iteration.
This would impress me too however I don't get these results but I can't complain, I do use my phone a lot and I have Sprint so I don't know if most of the time it's just struggling for good cell signal.
 

wharzhee

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200 hours of standby??

Do you mean the device turned off, or lock screen?
when u arent using the phone n when the screen blanks out.

haha if u turn something off and can only be turned off for 200 hours, then what happens next? it turns off? haha.
 

Zxxv

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Laidbackal said:
You know the battery is not that bad look at the Evo.
Not as advertised would be more accurate
 
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