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By darktwins25, Junior Member on 4th January 2014, 09:26 AM
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Hey guys.. I have a question that bothers me.. when i do heavy gaming on my nexus 7 (2013) my battery drops about 8% every 15mins or so..this is with gps turned off.nfc off.location off.and google services .currents and so forth off.. and brightness on auto..but when i do leave my tablet in deepsleep overnight i only lose about 1% in about 10 hours of deep sleep but when i game my battery drops as fast as 8% in 15mins or so is this normal???
 
 
4th January 2014, 06:00 PM |#2  
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That's more drain than I've ever experienced. Have you tried a CPU monitor, and care to tell us the name of the game(s)?

Sometimes a game can unnecessarily run all CPU cores at full throttle. PBA Bowling is a big drain, though at the pace it uses up the battery, I can still get 6 hours of life.
4th January 2014, 06:11 PM |#3  
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frontline commando dday.deadtrigger2.dragon slayer. gta .games like that and im not running anything on background cause ive also did a backup to stock so everything got deleted and fresh and still around this rate but i heard its normal cause at this rate my battery would be dead at 3hours or so and i heard thats normal for heavy gaming on a tablet?
5th January 2014, 04:35 AM |#4  
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frontline commando dday.deadtrigger2.dragon slayer. gta .games like that and im not running anything on background cause ive also did a backup to stock so everything got deleted and fresh and still around this rate but i heard its normal cause at this rate my battery would be dead at 3hours or so and i heard thats normal for heavy gaming on a tablet?

That's Wierd Because I Get 8-10 Hours Of Gaming W/ Airplane Mode On, Wi-Fi On, GPS Off, Bluetooth Off, Currents Un-Auto Sync, Etc...
I Play Modern Combat 4 Online For Hours (The Whole Day) Without The "Connect Your Charger" Until Late At Night Like 11 Or 12. I Used Play
GTA: San Andreas For Hours ( I Beat It ).
5th January 2014, 06:24 AM |#5  
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yeah but thats with airplane mode on but i mean i play with airplane mode off and then it only last 3 hours i heard this was normal for a tablet for graphic intense games
5th January 2014, 06:36 AM |#6  
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i still find it hard to believe u get 10 hours of gameplay google annouched 10 hours of life by doing surfing and moderate use but in heavy use u will not get up to 10 hours
5th January 2014, 06:47 AM |#7  
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i still find it hard to believe u get 10 hours of gameplay google annouched 10 hours of life by doing surfing and moderate use but in heavy use u will not get up to 10 hours

Well I Get 8-10 Hours On A Full Charge
5th January 2014, 07:25 AM |#8  
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yeah but thats with airplane mode on but i mean i play with airplane mode off and then it only last 3 hours i heard this was normal for a tablet for graphic intense games

That's seems pretty low. While you can't expect 8-10 hours of actual usage with graphic intense games, I get about 5 hours screen time over 2 days when I spend the majority time gaming. Even if I did nothing but game on my tablet I expect I'd still get close to 5 hours usage over the course of a day.

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5th January 2014, 07:29 AM |#9  
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That's seems pretty low. While you can't expect 8-10 hours of actual usage with graphic intense games, I get about 5 hours screen time over 2 days when I spend the majority time gaming. Even if I did nothing but game on my tablet I expect I'd still get close to 5 hours usage over the course of a day.

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I'm Gonna Experiment Without Airplane Mode.
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