My experience with the Freerunner

Joerg Reisenweber joerg at
Fri May 30 01:51:58 CEST 2008

Am Fr  30. Mai 2008 schrieb Marco Trevisan (Treviño):
> ian douglas wrote:
> > I think that knowing a "best case scenario" (where you stay in the same 
> > location), you get about 6 hours of talk time, is still helpful. Cell 
> > phone manufacturers typically report a "best case scenario" when 
> > reporting talk time and standby time, with the legalese and fine print 
> > stating that "your results may vary" from their data.
> > 
> > Thoughts?
> I agree, and we can't ask you more than testing like you're doing.
> Unfortunately I don't live always in places where's there's full GSM 
> signal strength (there are mountains, here! :P), so I already thought to 
> this issue, but I didn't hope in test in this scenario...
> The only thing I'm asking to you, Ian, is to report the GSM signal 
> strength in your testing zone, just to complete the informations you've 
> already given.
> Anyway, I'll appreciate so much if another one of the lucky Freerunner 
> owners could make a battery test (also just a "standby" one) in a place 
> with low GSM coverage...

Standby doesn't vary with signal-strength. Just receiver is active (except 
T3210 every few hours), so it should be no difference.
Talktime goes down with distance^2.5 I guess. 
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