Battery Lifetime

Steven ** montgoss+openmokocommunity at
Wed Jul 16 05:26:36 CEST 2008

Last I read, they were getting like 100 hours standby with the new
suspend/resume functionality.  I don't know if there's an image that
has those changes available though.  It's not a hardware issue...


On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 9:19 PM, Scott Derrick <scott at> wrote:
> I'm amazed that more isn't being said about the battery lifetime people
> are seeing?
> I just read an article in Information Week that cited a large poll
> concerning users of mobile devices.  What was the number 1 issue, far
> and above any other issue people are concerned about and want to see
> improvement.  Yes, battery life.
> The times I've seen posted here are pathetic!  8 hours of standby!
> Christ, my MotoQ has almost 8 hours of active phone time!  8 hours of
> standby makes the FR a toy at best.
> I realize that a lot of people are just trying to get the unit to accept
> a sim card, or make a call,  get a gps fix, etc..  But I seriously can't
> use it as anything but a desk toy with that kind of battery life.
> Is there an ACPI or some other kind of power monitor built in that is
> granular enough for somebody to work on this problem using software?
> Scott
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