Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 25 of 56
Like Tree71Likes
  1. josaki's Avatar
    CrackBerry Abuser

    Posts
    111 Posts
    Global Posts
    113 Global Posts
    Thread AuthorThread Author   #1  

    Default BlackBerry Z10 L-Series Battery Life Leaked

    We’ve received the full spec sheet for the BlackBerry Z10 L-Series. More specifically for the GSM variants. A lot of it is already known, and has been speculated nearly spot-on. However, one thing that was left out was it’s battery life.
    The BlackBerry Z10 L-Series will feature an L-S1 battery. This is the same battery used in the BlackBerry Dev Alpha B (essentially a ‘London’ in a different shell). The L-S1 battery is 1,800mAh. Here’s the details on battery life:

    GSM Talk Time: 8 hrs, GSM Standby Time: 305 hrs
    UMTS Talk Time: 10 hrs, UMTS Standby Time: 285 hrs
    Audio Playback: 60 hrs, Video Playback: 10 hrs
    To put that into perspective, the BlackBerry 10 L-Series has nearly the exact same battery life as the iPhone 5. It also beats the Samsung Galaxy S3 and HTC One X


    Source: N4BB

    I'd be happy with that.
    Nanakorobi yaoki
    _____

    Blackberry Z10 (OS: 10.0.10.99)
    Thanked by 7:
    BB12MX (01-17-2013),  DuexNoir (01-16-2013),  malingering (01-17-2013),  Shanerredflag (01-16-2013),  Superfly_FR (01-17-2013),  TomJasper (01-17-2013),  zyben (01-16-2013) 
  2. cbvinh's Avatar
    CrackBerry Master

    Posts
    1,457 Posts
    #2  

    Default

    With the removable back, perhaps RIM, or some third party, will make a tasteful "backpack" battery that will extend the battery life beyond the default specs, for those of us that don't mind a few more mm of thickness...
  3. AtoZBlog's Avatar
    CrackBerry User

    Posts
    55 Posts
    Global Posts
    58 Global Posts
    #3  

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by josaki View Post

    To put that into perspective, the BlackBerry 10 L-Series has nearly the exact same battery life as the iPhone 5. It also beats the Samsung Galaxy S3 and HTC One X


    Source: N4BB

    I'd be happy with that.
    I'm pretty sure the S3 has a 2100 mAh and the One-X has an 1800, unless there are some different models with other specs. Either way, I think the Z10 and the QNX platform will do just fine with the 1800.

    SM
  4. mcmolineux's Avatar
    CrackBerry Addict

    Posts
    510 Posts
    #4  

    Default

    So better battery life than a 9900 then?
  5. ovi08's Avatar
    CrackBerry User

    Posts
    60 Posts
    Global Posts
    62 Global Posts
    #5  

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by SMocek View Post
    I'm pretty sure the S3 has a 2100 mAh and the One-X has an 1800, unless there are some different models with other specs. Either way, I think the Z10 and the QNX platform will do just fine with the 1800.

    SM
    When he says it is better than the S3, he is talking about how long the battery can be used doing those features. Yes the S3 battery could be 2100 mAh but that doesn't mean it will last longer. If the OS is a battery hog then the battery will drain faster. If the tests are true that could mean that BB has optimized the OS to make sure it isn't a battery hog,
    jesse_h, r0v3rT3N and Stocklone like this.
  6. SparkyBC's Avatar
    CrackBerry Master

    Posts
    1,103 Posts
    #6  

    Default BlackBerry Z10 L-Series Battery Life Leaked

    I wouldn't trust anything cnet says. Lol
  7. LazyEvul's Avatar
    CrackBerry Genius

    Posts
    1,771 Posts
    Global Posts
    1,781 Global Posts
    #7  

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by SMocek View Post
    I'm pretty sure the S3 has a 2100 mAh and the One-X has an 1800, unless there are some different models with other specs. Either way, I think the Z10 and the QNX platform will do just fine with the 1800.

    SM
    Battery life != battery mAh rating. You can have all the mAh in the world, but it'll be useless if the hardware and software are inefficient. The OP is referring specifically to the battery life ratings listed in his post.
    Z30 (10.2.1.2947) | PlayBook 32GB (2.1.0.1753) | Lumia 1020 (WP8.1 Dev Preview, Lumia Black) | Nexus 4 (Android 4.4.2)
  8. howarmat's Avatar

    Posts
    22,816 Posts
    Global Posts
    23,374 Global Posts
    PIN
    24DA0A39
    #8  

    Default

    i will wait until i have it in my hands.....and see anandtech and other review sites do their tests before i judge the battery life
    ~Matt
    Nexus 5, Z10 LE, White Lumia 521, 32GB Nook HD+ & 16GB PB, 32 GB Dell Venue 8 Pro
    @howarmat
  9. josaki's Avatar
    CrackBerry Abuser

    Posts
    111 Posts
    Global Posts
    113 Global Posts
    Thread AuthorThread Author   #9  

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by mcmolineux View Post
    So better battery life than a 9900 then?
    Definitely better than the 9900.

    The comparison with the HTC and Samsung is interesting because they both have bigger screens, using a Samsung SGS2, I can tell you that the screen pulls the most as it relates to battery. Against the Apple which has a smaller screen, I believe they had to do some pretty neat optimizing to get this pulled off. But then again, lets' not forget, RIM did buy a company that does battery optimization.

    All things considered, I believe if this holds true, it will be good.
    Nanakorobi yaoki
    _____

    Blackberry Z10 (OS: 10.0.10.99)
    EsJayDee likes this.
  10. njbourne23's Avatar
    CrackBerry Abuser

    Posts
    212 Posts
    PIN
    yes please
    #10  

    Default

    I love that more and more info is leaking but personally, I feel that they should let me get my hands on a device for a few weeks and than I can update everyone with my results. ** Does anyone ever notice that when a new phone is going to be released soon that the phone they currently have starts to act up? My 9930 never had an issue until they started talking bout 1/31/2013. My media card is magically not being read at times and my phone lags, the internet doesn't work even though i have service at times....just weird. Sort of makes me feel that they "allow" these issues to occur so I get pissed off enough to buy a new phone....that i want anyway.**

    NJB
    I want an app that allows the phone to read your finger print instead of typing a password. Who can do it??
  11. Madhav Dhir's Avatar
    CrackBerry User

    Posts
    26 Posts
    #11  

    Default

    Yes, 9900 has a 1200 mAh.
  12. mcmolineux's Avatar
    CrackBerry Addict

    Posts
    510 Posts
    #12  

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Madhav Dhir View Post
    Yes, 9900 has a 1200 mAh.
    Again, battery life doesn't equal mAh. I'm asking will this phone last longer on a battery charge than my 9900 does, assuming I perform the same tasks on both?

    The stats in terms of standby, talk time, and music time are very similar, according to this article. Hopefully it isn't any worse than the 9900 anyway...
  13. jdhooghe's Avatar
    CrackBerry Master

    Posts
    1,264 Posts
    Global Posts
    1,827 Global Posts
    #13  

    Default

    Very cool if true!
  14. Shanerredflag's Avatar
    CrackBerry Genius of Geniuses

    Posts
    15,152 Posts
    #14  

    Default

    Awesomeness...wonder if those #'s are "best guess" or proven...either way I'm happy with that!!
  15. DJM626's Avatar
    CrackBerry Master

    Posts
    1,074 Posts
    #15  

    Default

    I'm certainly going to put mine to the test on the very first day, by doing nothing but checking everything out. Over and over and over and over and .........
    schmeat and BB12MX like this.
  16. josaki's Avatar
    CrackBerry Abuser

    Posts
    111 Posts
    Global Posts
    113 Global Posts
    Thread AuthorThread Author   #16  

    Default Re: BlackBerry Z10 L-Series Battery Life Leaked

    Quote Originally Posted by DJM626 View Post
    I'm certainly going to put mine to the test on the very first day, by doing nothing but checking everything out. Over and over and over and over and .........
    First day, first week. Gonna ride that baby til the wheels fall off. Put Em back on and ride again lol RIM ftw
    Nanakorobi yaoki
    _____

    Blackberry Z10 (OS: 10.0.10.99)
  17. LazyEvul's Avatar
    CrackBerry Genius

    Posts
    1,771 Posts
    Global Posts
    1,781 Global Posts
    #17  

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by josaki View Post
    First day, first week. Gonna ride that baby til the wheels fall off. Put Em back on and ride again lol RIM ftw
    And unlike our iPhone friends, we'll just pop a spare battery in when the wheels finally do fall off!
    Z30 (10.2.1.2947) | PlayBook 32GB (2.1.0.1753) | Lumia 1020 (WP8.1 Dev Preview, Lumia Black) | Nexus 4 (Android 4.4.2)
  18. Bolderholder's Avatar
    CrackBerry Abuser

    Posts
    240 Posts
    #18  

    Default

    Touche' ! Great point....

    Actually, feedback from iPhone 5 owners have a pretty common beef about their battery life being a source of disappointment. Personally, if I get 1.5 - 2.0 days of heavy usage from one charge, I'm good with that. Most people (like myself) charge nightly anyway so anything more than a day is a bonus.
    Device: Z10 (10.2.1...something or other)
    Tablet: 16GB iPad mini, 32GB Playbook
    Carrier: Bell
  19. howarmat's Avatar

    Posts
    22,816 Posts
    Global Posts
    23,374 Global Posts
    PIN
    24DA0A39
    #19  

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Bolderholder View Post
    Touche' ! Great point....

    Actually, feedback from iPhone 5 owners have a pretty common beef about their battery life being a source of disappointment. Personally, if I get 1.5 - 2.0 days of heavy usage from one charge, I'm good with that. Most people (like myself) charge nightly anyway so anything more than a day is a bonus.
    i dont know any modern smartphone that gets 1.5-2 days with heavy usage. I dont think bb10 will either
    ~Matt
    Nexus 5, Z10 LE, White Lumia 521, 32GB Nook HD+ & 16GB PB, 32 GB Dell Venue 8 Pro
    @howarmat
  20. sexybabe88's Avatar
    CrackBerry Abuser

    Posts
    437 Posts
    #20  

    Default BlackBerry Z10 L-Series Battery Life Leaked

    off topic, but i just thought of something. will the phone be unable to charge like the pb if the batt is completely flat?

    Sent from my BlackBerry 9900 using Tapatalk
  21. sexybabe88's Avatar
    CrackBerry Abuser

    Posts
    437 Posts
    #21  

    Default BlackBerry Z10 L-Series Battery Life Leaked

    Quote Originally Posted by howarmat View Post
    i dont know any modern smartphone that gets 1.5-2 days with heavy usage. I dont think bb10 will either
    i heard the note 2 does. at least that's what my carrier says

    Sent from my BlackBerry 9900 using Tapatalk
    Thanked by:
    howarmat (01-16-2013) 
    howarmat likes this.
  22. greatwiseone's Avatar
    CrackBerry Genius

    Posts
    1,732 Posts
    #22  

    Default

    Ya...the battery on the note 2 is awesome, but you are carrying a giant slab...
    Thanked by:
    howarmat (01-16-2013) 
    howarmat likes this.
  23. howarmat's Avatar

    Posts
    22,816 Posts
    Global Posts
    23,374 Global Posts
    PIN
    24DA0A39
    #23  

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by sexybabe88 View Post
    i heard the note 2 does. at least that's what my carrier says

    Sent from my BlackBerry 9900 using Tapatalk
    phablets not included lol
    ~Matt
    Nexus 5, Z10 LE, White Lumia 521, 32GB Nook HD+ & 16GB PB, 32 GB Dell Venue 8 Pro
    @howarmat
  24. pythons's Avatar
    CrackBerry Master

    Posts
    1,317 Posts
    #24  

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by josaki View Post
    We’ve received the full spec sheet for the BlackBerry Z10 L-Series. More specifically for the GSM variants. A lot of it is already known, and has been speculated nearly spot-on. However, one thing that was left out was it’s battery life.
    The BlackBerry Z10 L-Series will feature an L-S1 battery. This is the same battery used in the BlackBerry Dev Alpha B (essentially a ‘London’ in a different shell). The L-S1 battery is 1,800mAh. Here’s the details on battery life:

    GSM Talk Time: 8 hrs, GSM Standby Time: 305 hrs
    UMTS Talk Time: 10 hrs, UMTS Standby Time: 285 hrs
    Audio Playback: 60 hrs, Video Playback: 10 hrs
    To put that into perspective, the BlackBerry 10 L-Series has nearly the exact same battery life as the iPhone 5. It also beats the Samsung Galaxy S3 and HTC One X


    Source: N4BB

    I'd be happy with that.
    If that holds as valid that is very positive news....
    ..THANKS for posting it!
    A reluctant iPhone 4s user who would STILL be a Blackberry user had RIM not messed it's own bed by putting a "Fisher Price Camera" in it's "flagship" Blackberry Bold 9930.
  25. Jake Storm's Avatar
    CrackBerry Genius

    Posts
    1,565 Posts
    Global Posts
    1,566 Global Posts
    PIN
    CHED NERVE
    #25  

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by SparkyBC View Post
    I wouldn't trust anything cnet says. Lol
    The OP source is N4BB, not CNET.
    RIM is dead. Long live BlackBerry!
Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. Blackberry Curve 3G's battery life.
    By SamanthaRose in forum BlackBerry Curve 3G
    Replies: 42
    Last Post: 02-17-2011, 01:47 PM
  2. Flash support on Blackberrys and impact on Battery Life...
    By luqman24 in forum General BlackBerry Discussion
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 04-30-2010, 02:45 PM
  3. Which BlackBerry has the best battery life?
    By cheech92007 in forum General BlackBerry Discussion
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 06-08-2009, 05:04 PM
  4. New Blackberry User - First Questions (Battery life)
    By wackochrisoiduno in forum BlackBerry Curve 83xx
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 12-28-2008, 12:39 PM
  5. Blackberry Bold - Problems with battery life - Please Help!
    By jubaltroop in forum BlackBerry Bold 9000
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 09-22-2008, 10:14 AM

Posting Permissions