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New iPhone 4G in 2010: What battery life should be minimum?

The battery life of the earlier versions of the iPhone has always been an issue with owners, but with the anticipated launch of Apples new handset just days away certain features of the next iPhone are becoming hot news.

A story by Derrick Johnson is reporting that the new handset will still not have great battery life; even though the handset probably will not have too much demanding technology it will only offer equal performance from other company’s smart phones.

We have spoken in the past about the battery on the iPhone 4G and the fact it is a lot bigger than previous models but will it be enough?

There is some help for owners of the current iPhone in maximizing their battery life. Keeping the device cool is said to improve performance, so try and keep it from places that will generate heat like the glove box of your car.

Updating the devices software or optimizing the phones settings can also add life to the device’s battery. With the expected announcement of the iPhone 4G next week what do you think the minimum battery life should be? Let us know your views.

Written by Gary Johnson

Gary has a background in engineering and passion for motorcycles, gadgets, and home cinema. In his early years, his obsession for Hi-Fi technology would see him creating the perfect setup with a good ear for sound quality. While Gary is keen to write about most topics that PR covers, his love for phones finds him reporting a lot of news about applications for iPhone, Android, and other popular operating systems

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The 4g battery is in fact worse than my old 3 G! it sucks dry even when not in use. I have Tweaked every possible way to keep the background usage down. The processor is fantastic and thereon might be the 'sucking' problem….

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Jacob W

So let's compare first the 3GS and the Droid Incredible, and then the basic stats for the 3GS vs. 4G 3GS is Talk time: Up to 12 hours on 2G Up to 5 hours on 3G Standby time: Up to 300 hours Internet use: Up to 5 hours on 3G Up to 9 hours on Wi-Fi Video playback: Up to 10 hours Audio playback: Up to 30 hours Android – Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery Capacity: 1300 mAh Talk time: Up to 313 minutes Standby time: Up to 146 hours (The above are subject to network and phone usage.) This is from… Read more »

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