1. charcb's Avatar
    It sucks? Not as good as .337 or the one day I used .448

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    01-31-11 01:46 AM
  2. danny595's Avatar
    I've had a great improvement on .450. I used to be able to watch my battery life go down while using .337. I hope it continues to stay that way.
    01-31-11 03:08 AM
  3. dochouse7's Avatar
    I just installed the 450 build, but will track my battery life over the next few days and post back.

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    01-31-11 03:39 AM
  4. prithvi64's Avatar
    Battery drain in .448 and .450 both has much higher compare to .337. SMS has been much improved with shortcut keys working for it.
    01-31-11 04:54 AM
  5. leanneleg's Avatar
    Battery life for me on .450 is rockin! I have been averaging 1.9 - 2.1 drain / hour..... Way better!
    01-31-11 10:40 AM
  6. luqman24's Avatar
    In this build the battery lasted me 2 days on moderate use and on previous builds it would barely last a day with me listening to music. Big ups to .450 for the battery management!

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    01-31-11 10:45 AM
  7. FineWolf's Avatar
    The battery life is fine with .450...

    A 30 minute run using RoadRunnerGPS drained my battery from 80% to 6%. That was not the case with 337 (where it only had a 10% drain).
    01-31-11 10:45 AM
  8. Altarocks's Avatar
    Today I unplugged at 3:07 (long story!) and at 10:45 I'm at 81%. Haven't used the holster yet today, either. Pretty light usage (43 min.) so far, but I like what I'm seeing.
    01-31-11 10:46 AM
  9. bluedarter's Avatar
    Battery life has been great for me, no issues at all and so far lovin' the update to .450
    01-31-11 11:05 AM
  10. realcanuk's Avatar
    According to BBmeter battery drain is very similar for me on .450 as it was on .337 with the same usage..
    01-31-11 12:56 PM
  11. piper975's Avatar
    way better for me as well ...
    01-31-11 01:40 PM
  12. sleepngbear's Avatar
    Last two days with .450, battery was definitely draining faster. Maybe I was on the web more than I thought over the weekend. So far today it seems to be more back to normal (no better than .337, but no worse), but I haven't been on it much, either. We'll see how it looks later tonight.

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    01-31-11 01:56 PM
  13. dochouse7's Avatar
    After roughly 11 hours of sitting idle after being fully charged, my battery is now at 94%. This is noticeably better than what I had on .337. After idleing for 11-12 hours on it, the battery life would drop roughly 9-10%.

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    01-31-11 02:36 PM
  14. jsm180's Avatar
    I'm at 85% after 12 hours of normal use, slightly better than 337.
    01-31-11 06:23 PM
  15. RoseBud68's Avatar
    Battery is much better with this new OS. So far so good.
    01-31-11 06:34 PM
  16. overkill's Avatar
    very odd.... it's mixed with good and bad reports...

    I personally am getting worse battery drain on .450 than I did on .337.... I have not changed my useage habbits either. Over a 10 hr work day sitting idle in my desk drawer and a one hour conversation on the phone this evening, I went from 99+ charge this morning to 64%. I usually would be at about 88% or so after such usage..... on a side note, It seems like it charges back up faster though.
    01-31-11 10:15 PM
  17. XPirion's Avatar
    Definite increase for me. 3-4 Hours talk with lots (150-200) emails, texts, BBM's. .337 just got me through the (most times). Now usually have 18-21% at bed time. So for me a very welcome improvement.


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    01-31-11 10:50 PM
  18. houserichichi's Avatar
    Geez, from 8:30am until midnight I'm down to 38%. That included an hour or so of music and constant web browsing/google chat/texting with very little afterward. It's hard to judge if it's any better than 337 but I can say that while I was doing those things I was very conscious of the battery draining whereas I never worried about it on the previous build.
    01-31-11 11:00 PM