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#battery life

  • Is it possible to listen to music without emptying your smartphone's battery ?

    Is it possible to listen to music without emptying your smartphone's battery ?

    Your phone battery is discharging too fast? When buying your smartphone, the seller has promised you a battery life of 3 days. After one month, you recharge it every day (the phone, not the seller). Maybe the seller (and probably the constructor with him) lied to you about the actual capabilities of the phone? Since the Volkswagen case, we are no longer sure of anything … But the problem is probably more complex.

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  • How to estimate the battery life of a smartphone in less than one hour?

    How to estimate the battery life of a smartphone in less than one hour?

    Knowing the battery life of a smartphone is important because it’s one of the first purchase criteria. This is the more critical for the fleets of devices (in B2B mode) for the companies. In fact, poor autonomy will lead to a productivity decrease or customer insastisfactions. It’s therefore necessary to have a good strategy to choose its devices as well as the applications that will be hosted on it.

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  • How to analyze the behavior of my smartphone with Battery Historian?

    How to analyze the behavior of my smartphone with Battery Historian?

    At GREENSPECTOR, our R&D teams have been working for several years on the energy measurement of smartphones. Several years of research and innovation that allow us today to offer a unique product to simply measure the energy data of smartphones. However, there are tools that can complete the analysis of the behavior of the battery and the phone. Battery Historian is one of them. Battery Historian is a tool developed by Google, launched in 2016, which allows one to analyze the behavior of a phone and more precisely to review information and events related to the battery.

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  • How apps killed my phone battery?

    How apps killed my phone battery?

    The obsolescence of our mobile devices (PC, smartphones but also connected objects) is now a known, worrying phenomenon and that many people are experiencing. But let’s analyze together the “why” of this obsolescence. And yet, we have a simple answer for you: the strong call of the battery. The batteries of our mobile devices are mainly lithium-ion technologies. The chemistry of those batteries leads to a certain lifespan. This lifetime is difficult to predict; the parameters influencing the battery life being numerous: charge / recharge cycle, temperature, solicitation…

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  • Will upgrading to Android 6 improve your battery life?

    Will upgrading to Android 6 improve your battery life?

    There has been a lot of noise recently about Android’s newest version 8 “Oreo”. However, a lot of people out there are still using older versions, and may be wondering if the new versions are worth the upgrade. I’ve been confronted with this choice on my Fairphone2 running Android 5.1. Should I upgrade it to Android 6 Marshmallow? Google claims that Android 6 will get you more battery life. Let’s check that, shall we!

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