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[Q] What is acceptable battery life time for a smartwatch?

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By JoeeeWhite, Junior Member on 23rd May 2014, 09:16 AM
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Hello guys! What is acceptable time for a smartwatch to work on single charge? Please answer!
23rd May 2014, 05:26 PM |#2  
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Originally Posted by JoeeeWhite

Hello guys! What is acceptable time for a smartwatch to work on single charge? Please answer!

Whatever is acceptable for you. I don't have to, but I plug mine in once a day when I charge my phone. Others seem to think they should get a week out of each charge.
23rd May 2014, 09:36 PM |#3  
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yeah, if you charge it same time with your phone, it's fine. but i was thinking about it and exactly when the phone is on the charger i want to have the smartwatch on my arm, to get any notifications and updates.
19th July 2014, 06:05 AM |#4  
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LG Android Wear discharging at same rate as phone
Hi all,

I am using the Note 3 with my LG watch. From 7am to now at 1130am my Note3 is at 74% while the LG is 75%. Both units appear to be discharging at the same rate for me.
I was wondering if this is on par with what others are getting?

Personally I wasn't expecting Android Wear to discharge as fast as this. I was hoping to get at least 2 days before charging, but at this rate I don't think this is possible.
I changed from a Sony Smartwatch2 to this LG. The LG has a much nicer screen, but I was getting a significantly better battery discharge rate on the Sony. In terms of notification experience between the 2 watches I think it has been about the same so far.

What has lured me to the Android Wear is having Google Now and a nicer screen. I am thinking perhaps, this is what is putting addition battery drain on the watch? I really hope future updates will increase battery efficiency on both phone and watch.
21st July 2014, 05:42 PM |#5  
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Hey Guys,

My LG appears to have settled down now and appears to sip sparingly at it's power supply. Last night it was at 70% before I charged it for the evening. This evening it was at 65%. I suspect it's busier with notifications during a weekday.
Happy with this for now.
22nd July 2014, 06:35 PM |#6  
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i would say as long as you can do a full 24 hours on a watch, i will be content with it. I have the lg g watch as well as the qualcomm toq(yes i know different os..)and they both last a full day.. my electronics sleep when i sleep. cant ask/need more then that.
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