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[Q] Why ICS custom roms drain so much battery?

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6th March 2012, 11:37 PM   |  #1  
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I loved all ICS custom roms I tested (all of them, I think)... but they are really poor in one aspect: the battery life. It's awful... 50% in 3 hours or less with average use. Is there any solution for that? Which one do you guys use? Thanks
7th March 2012, 01:53 AM   |  #2  
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I'm using IceLite by zdzihu on my LT15 and my battery performance is great.

I think that some baseband's are better than others for battery, also, I've added this to my build.prop file:

ro.semc.enable.fast_dormancy=false

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7th March 2012, 08:19 AM   |  #3  
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There's a bug in ICS beta that drains batttery with wifi off, though it doesn't seem to be present in Z's icelite.
7th March 2012, 08:25 AM   |  #4  
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There's a bug in ICS beta that drains batttery with wifi off, though it doesn't seem to be present in Z's icelite.

It's in all of them, but it's intermittent.

Some days things would be great, then all of a sudden it would start draining the battery like crazy.

Some people never suffer it, but that does not mean the bug is not there, just that they aren't doing whatever is needed to trigger it.
7th March 2012, 08:32 AM   |  #5  
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I'm using Z's ICElite and i have the best battery life i ever had. it's even better than on gb arconium. I'm loosing about 1% per hour on idle. Ok the first time i flashed icelite my whole battery was dead in 7 hours and android os drains 80%(!!!) After two times of complete charging my phone android os drains only 18% and I think this will get even better after charging a few more times
7th March 2012, 12:32 PM   |  #6  
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So it seems that Icelite is the the best one for some time... I don't really like that rom's style, but i'll give it a try. I believe that when the official ICS is released, they'll fix this, and also will fix the weak wi-fi bug
8th March 2012, 09:41 PM   |  #7  
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I don't really like that rom's style, but i'll give it a try.

Seriously???
Did you forget android most best feature....All is customization question.
I'm personally taking android only with "froyo, eclair, gingerbread, ics" like my phone Engine. All other is changeable.

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10th March 2012, 05:12 AM   |  #8  
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Some days things would be great, then all of a sudden it would start draining the battery like crazy.

Same here. I'm using IceLite on my LT15 and the battery performance was great at first, but drains an average 5% per hour on flightmode. (I use flightmode at night, because I need the alarm clock)
10th March 2012, 07:48 AM   |  #9  
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ICS Beta ROM in Xperia ARC S
I have installed the ICS Beta ROM in Xperia ARC S.
Why does empty the battery so fast? background process limit cannot be set, it remains at all times the standard limit.
10th March 2012, 08:59 AM   |  #10  
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stop nagging about it because it is beta for a test,not for daily rom,wait for a stable release by se,maybe all the issues gone

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