The more a phone maker adds onto its new range of smartphones the greater demand it has on the battery. This is a huge issue for the likes of Samsung, HTC, LG and the rest of them because battery technology has not progressed at the same speed as other mobile technology, and as they cannot always put in larger batteries, there is always a compromise.
There are so many things working against Android smartphone battery life because of the increase in features and larger screens, but there are ways in order to squeeze a bit more life from the battery. There are tips to help boost your Android battery life, such as turning off certain features, but there are simpler ways, and that is with apps.
We thought we would point you in the direction of a selection of apps with one goal in mind, and that is to increase the life of your Android device.
Choosing the best battery saver app for Android is not as easy as you would think because the Google Play Store has scores of them, and so we looked at those with high download numbers, which were also updated within the last couple of months.
Easy Battery Saver is an easy to use app that come pre-loaded with four power saving modes, these are General Saving, Intelligent Saving, Super Power Saving and Advanced Customized. Each achieve different results, so it will be down to you to find the one that works for you.
DU Battery Saver & Widgets is advertised by the developer as the best battery saver and power manager app, but then they would say that. Having said that, with more than 1.7 million users giving this just over four stars, it has to be better than good. By using the presets it is said that you will be able to save as much as 50 percent battery life with this app.
Battery Doctor (Battery Saver) is another app that has been scored highly by more than 1.7 million users, which has to be something to do with the apps features. We are impressed with the way the app can stop apps that are known to drain battery life, along with its three-charge cycle that helps to prolong battery life.
GO Battery Saver & Power Widget might not have been downloaded as many times as the other apps, but it still has an impressive review score thanks to its smart features. We know these features are rather similar to some of these other apps, but it doesn’t hurt having more choice, especially as some Android devices might not work as well with certain apps.
What battery saving apps do you use on your Android device, and how much of an improvement does it make?