1. balenax's Avatar
    Hi. I am using a Q10 atm as I gave up on my passport ( didn't get used to using it) and I want to buy a Classic now. I really like my Q and I know the Classic is not quite a huge upgrade but the part that really interest me is the battery. My Q's battery life is way to low, I usually get to under 15% by 4pm and after using the passport with its great battery... can any forrmer Q10 user tell me how is the classic battery life in comparison with the Q, ofc with the same usage patterns?

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    03-10-15 03:36 PM
  2. domzh's Avatar
    There are appx 563525685 posts in 99999 threads stating that the classic is a huge battery update compared to the q and that the avg battery runtime is around 36 hours / medium to high usage.

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    03-10-15 05:09 PM
  3. chflower's Avatar
    This is with some light browsing, about 1 hour on the phone, and location service turned on the entire time.

    Battery q Classic vs. Q10-battery.png
    balenax likes this.
    03-10-15 05:22 PM
  4. Mmickel Abraham's Avatar
    I never had a q10 but have a Classic and I know the battery is awesome!

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    03-10-15 06:36 PM
  5. anon(2325196)'s Avatar
    The Classic has better battery life. The Q10 has the ability to use the battery charger bundle accessory to double the life, if you don't mind swapping batteries and obviously rebooting.

    If you don't have that accessory, then the Classic is better.

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    balenax likes this.
    03-10-15 06:53 PM
  6. baiqiushi's Avatar
    When I used Q10, it always left me with 30-40% battery at 17:00 after a day's work. But now I use Classic every day, it always leave me with 50-60% battery at 17:00 after a day's work. And I found that, Q10's battery drains faster than Classic if you open the screen frequently to check your apps or messages. So now I am satisfied with my Classic's battery very much.
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    03-10-15 07:50 PM
  7. nycspaces.'s Avatar
    Classic battery life is excellent. After a typical day, off the charger at 8 or 8:30 AM in and out of the office I end up with 60-70% by 6 or 7 PM.

    Running leaked with about 20 bbry apps and 15 android apps installed. Run wifi/bt/4G all day with a pebble on the bluetooth.

    It's not as epic as the passport but the battery life is far superior to Q10.

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    03-11-15 05:54 PM
  8. marcosis's Avatar
    My Q10 would last me from 8:30am till about 7pm before I needed to switch batteries. I've had my Classic for a week now and when I take it off of the charger at 8:30am, I'm usually down to 30% by 7pm. I'm on my phone quite a bit for work. Loads of emails, text, BBM's, having to post to our social media pages, and general boredom usage. I don't use the battery saving mode options and I'm only on WiFi at home. I use bluetooth for my work and personal car and I'm in my work car quite a bit throughout the day. Strictly phone calls. I don't put music on my BlackBerry. That's what my iPod is for. The Classic does get me through a full work day but I definitely have to charge it when I go to bed. I am having to adjust to using a car charger instead of having spare batteries. There are a few adjustments I've made but I wouldn't go back to my Q10. Hope this helps.

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    03-11-15 11:16 PM
  9. balenax's Avatar
    Thanks everyone. I got my Classic yesterday and got it ready and set up now. So far I love the device, now it's time for the true test , the battery. My Q is is the drawer, will be keeping it next to my 9900 and 9000 and will probably use it again from time to time. It's time to move on! .

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    03-11-15 11:21 PM
  10. Lobwedgephil's Avatar
    I had a Q until Passport, now have Classic. Classic has much better battery life then the Q10.
    03-11-15 11:38 PM
  11. flash24's Avatar
    My Q10 lasted a whole day 1/2, it has a smaller battery/screen compare to the Classic. But the Classic from my experience has been great as well. I've used it quite heavily all day since the AM and I still have 36%.

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    03-11-15 11:43 PM
  12. BriniaSona's Avatar
    What about Classic vs the Q5 or the Z30?
    03-12-15 05:15 AM
  13. Fayzul Omar's Avatar
    What about Classic vs the Q5 or the Z30?
    In my experience the Z30 have got better battery life than the Classic. I cannot say about Q5 though, never own one...

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    03-12-15 06:32 AM
  14. Xenolock's Avatar
    I have had mine for less than a week. I don't usually make judgments on battery life before I'm sure that the OS has settled down, but the Classic impressed me so far. The battery life isn't quite as good as the Z30, but pretty good nonetheless. With moderate use the battery should last you a good 16 hours--on 4G without using battery saving mode and 75% screen brightness.

    With battery saving mode and light usage, the Classic should get 24+ hours of charge. But if you are a very heavy user and work long hours, you might want to get a power pack or a wireless charger if you want full functionality for 12+ hours of very heavy use.

    From a Classic
    03-12-15 08:00 AM

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