Energy consumption

asked 2015-02-26 11:09:56 +0300

gordon_pcb_designer gravatar image

I'm observing a rilevant higher energy consumptions since 1.1.215/16 installed in the same conditions.

  • same place (office) as before
  • 3G
  • email automatic check every 30min
  • Whatsapp open (same version as before)
  • any other settings is the same as before (screen luminosity, signal quality and so on)

In that situation, before this new updates the phone was somewhere between 2.5/3% per hour, now its between 5/6% per hour.

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Have you tried some of the available power monitor apps? You may find helpful tips here: https://together.jolla.com/question/40826/how-to-test-an-apps-battery-consumption/

lakutalo ( 2015-02-26 11:11:41 +0300 )edit

Can't confirm this. On my device power consumption hasn't really changed with the update.

Fellfrosch ( 2015-02-26 11:13:19 +0300 )edit

Yes, definitely the power consumption changed for the worse, at least here. Sometimes the device also suddenly drops to 0% and shuts down. This happens when I'm around 45%. A reboot helps and usually the device obtains again the correct percentage. I guess that's a bug of UPower though.

g7 ( 2015-02-26 11:35:48 +0300 )edit

@lakutalo: I'm going to try this as you're proposing, even if I don't any new or different version of apps.. i've approached that way exactly to test new updates in exactly same condition. Anyway i take a look to that link thank you

gordon_pcb_designer ( 2015-02-26 11:44:45 +0300 )edit

Can't deny/confirm about power consumption because haven't really monitored, but I've been quite happy with the battery duration. However, as @g7 pointed out, the power percentage is sometimes not accurate/correct. It could state that there's 46% power left and if you reboot, you suddenly have 5-10% more power.

raketti ( 2015-02-26 11:45:53 +0300 )edit