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I'm blowing through 1% of battery life like every minute or two right now.

Active sync is off (Samsung sg4) and I'm not running many background apps. (Juice defender/ cpu monitor/ and accounts sync hourly)

Other than the handy battery info in the settings menu, is there a good free detailed app that monitors battery usage from internal services and apps?

I've gone through 2% just typing this. ..
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Wow that's too much.

 

My wife's Galaxy S4 is no where near like this.

 

At the end I wonder if it is a battery issue. Not likely but you never know.

 

Do you have brightness to FULL or auto? 

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Wow that's too much.

My wife's Galaxy S4 is no where near like this.

At the end I wonder if it is a battery issue. Not likely but you never know.

Do you have brightness to FULL or auto? 

a little less than half, maybe 1/3rd
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a little less than half, maybe 1/3rd

 

Hmmm interesting. That's some insane amout of battery usage. I for one always admired Galaxy S4 battery.

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Hmmm interesting. That's some insane amout of battery usage. I for one always admired Galaxy S4 battery.

I'll probably purchase a larger battery soon. Some of the user reviews complain about a loss in signal quality though when they install it so I'll have to do some more research.

Def going back to W8 or even W9 phones in the future
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I'll probably purchase a larger battery soon. Some of the user reviews complain about a loss in signal quality though when they install it so I'll have to do some more research.

Def going back to W8 or even W9 phones in the future

 

Well as a Lumia 920 owner I truly love the OS and everything about it. But if you are an app person, than Samsung will be a better option.

 

That being said my next phone is a phablet and will probably be Lumia 1520. However a work related crucial app is not available for Windows phone yet. If this does not change, I might have to get Galaxy S4.

 

My Lumia 920 battery is not greath though. S4 is better in battery. Well at least my wife's is. 

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Well as a Lumia 920 owner I truly love the OS and everything about it. But if you are an app person, than Samsung will be a better option.

That being said my next phone is a phablet and will probably be Lumia 1520. However a work related crucial app is not available for Windows phone yet. If this does not change, I might have to get Galaxy S4.

My Lumia 920 battery is not greath though. S4 is better in battery. Well at least my wife's is. 

Well the apps that actually matter for 80% of the population is the same (actually some of the apps I download are just to match windows phones functionality out of the box)

Im a 79% batter now, down from 84 when I started this thread. Haven't used the phone accept to answer this thread....

Probably have to revert to factory settings tonight when I'm at home with my wifi...
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