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How would you guys say the battery is on the N4?

I love Android for the most part, but every phone i've owned (OG Droid, Thunderbolt, SGS1, RAZR) has had battery life that is severely lacking when compared to something like the iPhone (i had one of those too for a while).

I've seen some reviews that say the battery is as good as the iphone, and I've seen some that say the battery is mediocre.
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Originally Posted by reflex99 View Post

How would you guys say the battery is on the N4?

I love Android for the most part, but every phone i've owned (OG Droid, Thunderbolt, SGS1, RAZR) has had battery life that is severely lacking when compared to something like the iPhone (i had one of those too for a while).

I've seen some reviews that say the battery is as good as the iphone, and I've seen some that say the battery is mediocre.

I've been really surprised at the battery life I'm getting. It'll def get you through the day. Franco kernel and a really good rom will do the trick with something like battery guru app. If you want an android phone with insane battery though get a note 2 or razr maxx hd.

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I've been really surprised at the battery life I'm getting. It'll def get you through the day. Franco kernel and a really good rom will do the trick with something like battery guru app. If you want an android phone with insane battery though get a note 2 or razr maxx hd.

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I'm not really looking for insane battery life, but when I had the iPhone4 for a brief period of time, I wasn't worried about playing a game, or browsing reddit for 10 minutes and losing 10% of my battery. The lack of constant battery anxiety was nice.

On the RAZR, if you so much as wake the screen you are going to lose 5% of the battery.
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The iPhone has a tiny screen, so it'll use considerably less battery in general.

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Originally Posted by sWaY20 View Post

The iPhone has a tiny screen, so it'll use considerably less battery in general.

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I really don't buy that though, since the N4 has:

15% (4-4.7") bigger screen, but a 31% (1440-2100mAh) bigger battery.



anyways, the question i'm really asking is: how bad is the battery anxiety?
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Can anyone suggest a Decent Cheap case for the Nexus 4? Preferably from EBay / Amazon
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Can anyone suggest a Decent Cheap case for the Nexus 4? Preferably from EBay / Amazon

I just got a generic bumper case with a dbrand skin for the back. Minimal protection, but I prefer the simple look myself and the dbrand skin should hopefully protect (or at the very least, hide) the back from cracking. I got the titanium myself and it looks gorgeous.
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I'm not really looking for insane battery life, but when I had the iPhone4 for a brief period of time, I wasn't worried about playing a game, or browsing reddit for 10 minutes and losing 10% of my battery. The lack of constant battery anxiety was nice.

On the RAZR, if you so much as wake the screen you are going to lose 5% of the battery.

In my experience the battery life isn't too bad, before the Nexus 4 I had an iPhone 4 for 2 years as well so I was a little concerned about the battery life. While it isn't quite as good as the iPhone 4 battery life I'm not too disappointed as it will regularly run for a couple of days with light to moderate usage and will get about 4 hours screen time out of it. I get similar usage out of it with both the stock kernel and franco kernel, although I am using the franco kernel at the minute.
     
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I'm not really looking for insane battery life, but when I had the iPhone4 for a brief period of time, I wasn't worried about playing a game, or browsing reddit for 10 minutes and losing 10% of my battery. The lack of constant battery anxiety was nice.

On the RAZR, if you so much as wake the screen you are going to lose 5% of the battery.

I never had an iPhone myself so I can't compare battery life, but so far I'm pretty happy with the N4's battery life. Coming from an SII, I think the N4 has a longer battery life. With HSPA (no + in my town), I can do around three hours of interneting and around six hours of Spotify and still have >10% come bed time.
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The iPhone has a tiny screen, so it'll use considerably less battery in general.

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I really don't buy that though, since the N4 has:

15% (4-4.7") bigger screen, but a 31% (1440-2100mAh) bigger battery.



anyways, the question i'm really asking is: how bad is the battery anxiety?

Doesn't matter if you buy it or not, the screen uses the most power, and a bigger screen uses more power. I also had all the iPhones all the way up to iPhone 4. This phone gets decent battery line I said in my other post.

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