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By TheLastSidekick, Recognized Contributor on 1st July 2014, 07:44 AM
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I average about 4-4:30 hours of on screen time with moderate to heavy usage on any kernel and ROM regardless if I Undervolt and underclock or not. I use Greenify for apps like Facebook religiously.

Now my question.. Is this normal for screen on time and if not would it be worth buying a new Nexus 5 battery and replacing it since the battery is around 8 months old or so?
 
 
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I wouldn't bother. seems pretty normal to me

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4.30 hours of SOT seems pretty awesome to me for moderate usage
Undervolting has no effect on battery life afaik. It's just to keep the device a few degrees cooler.

If you aren't around a wall charger, It would be good to invest in a powerbank and use fast charge to keep it juiced up all the time.

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You're getting better screen time than I've ever achieved. Leave it.

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Thats really good and no way is that moderate. A standard day is 16 hours so you're using the phone for a quarter of a day. Thats heavy usage.

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Thanks guys, now I feel like I've been complaining about nothing. I used to achieve 5 hrs and couldn't get there anymore. Seen some users reach 6 hrs regularly.

Seeing a stupid comment on Google Play about an app you love and marking it as "spam". You've done it too.
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shooot.... i get average 2 - 2.5 hrs of SOT... if i get 3+ i am happy

u have nothing to complaint
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Originally Posted by TheLastSidekick

Thanks guys, now I feel like I've been complaining about nothing. I used to achieve 5 hrs and couldn't get there anymore. Seen some users reach 6 hrs regularly.

Seeing a stupid comment on Google Play about an app you love and marking it as "spam". You've done it too.

Turn all the frills off (especially location services) and you should get over 5 hours...even 6+. Depending on usage. And keep screen as dim as you can take)

Mostly just Tapatalk and some browsing, I get over 6 usually. In about 24 total....but that could be in 12 or 16 total hours....just depends how quick I get to 6 SoT.

If your gaming much ...be pretty hard to get over 4 1/2 I'd say.
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