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Battery time?

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how long does your battery last?

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Not sure yet, I got mine since saturday and played a lot so I can't say yet. But I noticed that GPS navigation drains a lot of battery power. I was at 100% and after 45 minutes I only had 55%.

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Amazingly (considering the processor), i'm getting battery life comparable with my Prophet in general use, but of course, GPS hammers it somewhat.

Hurrah for the car-charger in box ;)

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Check the post 'Device 'waking up' at random?', you may have activesync waking up every 10 minutes. I also think the battery life gets better after charging almost every day for 1 - 2 weeks as mine is much better than it was a week ago.

Oh you might want to try some softwar elike 'Magic Button' as well. It properly closes apps down instead of leaving them running in the background.

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Aye, Magic Button well worth a download. Used it on my last couple of PPCs.

RE: the battery life increasing - could this not just be inversely proportional to how much you are playing around with your new toy?

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battery time is ropey enough but i think as others have said its only when you're using the GPS a lot...

i had a full charge yesterday morning...made a couple of calls circa 30 minutes and used the GPS for 90 minutes or so ( while downloading co ordinates from the internet and making notes )

That was as far as i got before it died....the sooner they release spare batteries the better!

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