1. ChrisMuc's Avatar
    Does anyone really know or have experiences which mode is more power saving? BTW I live in a city with good 4G coverage.
    4G or 3G better for battery life?-img_20150317_143033.png
    03-17-15 08:33 AM
  2. erezzun's Avatar
    2G lol

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    03-17-15 09:50 AM
  3. ChrisMuc's Avatar
    4G & 3G & 2G or 3G & 2G?
    03-17-15 10:20 AM
  4. carter17's Avatar
    4G uses more power from what I always understood. If you don't need it turn it off see how it works and let us know

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    03-17-15 02:39 PM
  5. Nicholas Mauro's Avatar
    4G uses more power. My classic easily makes it through a day on 4G. If your worried about battery, drop down to 3G. Your device will load data slower but battery life will be longer.

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    03-17-15 02:47 PM
  6. ChrisMuc's Avatar
    I tried 3G & 2G for the last six hours and noticed something strange: I often had just EDGE coverage instead of 3G but when I changed to 4G & 3G & 2G the device got 4G signal which isn't logical to me. 4G coverage but no 3G?
    03-17-15 04:17 PM
  7. domzh's Avatar
    Different antennas, not strange at all

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    03-17-15 05:16 PM
  8. balenax's Avatar
    4G uses more power but it all comes down to coverage. I was surprised to see that in my office the 4G signal is stronger and my phone lasts more than on 3G. At home it's backwards . When both 4G and 3G have the same signal strength then the 3G mode saves some power.

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    03-18-15 01:54 AM
  9. muellerto's Avatar
    I use the "3G and 2G" setting. This saves energy compared to 4G. In very rare cases it shows me EDGE, this happens only in the mountains when I have very bad coverage. Normally I have full 3G coverage.
    03-18-15 02:48 AM
  10. ChrisMuc's Avatar
    Well, I`m running my Classic with the setting "3G & 2G" for three days now and I cannot recognize any difference in relation to battery life yet at all...
    03-19-15 08:07 AM

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