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Battery Low [Q] How on earth can the device's battery decrease while charging?

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As you can see on the attached picture the device's battery life was decreasing while charged, i was playing a game with 40% brightness.

Can someone explain ne this, please?

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Depends on what game you're playing. Asphalt 8 while charging for me only slowly charges, 1% every 15 minutes or so. If the game is using more resources faster than the battery can charge, it will decrease.

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Hi everyone!

As you can see on the attached picture the device's battery life was decreasing while charged, i was playing a game with 40% brightness.

Can someone explain ne this, please?

Thank you!
Not sure if that is totally unreasonable. 40% is significant in addition to gaming with a game that requires significant power seems OK.
 
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I have the problem sometimes of my nexus 7 losing battery while charging sometimes as well, but I never use my stock charger and don't know where my original micro usb cable is. I have found that different Micro USB cables can have a major impact on charge rate. When the Galaxy S3 came out I noticed that with the stock charger and stock cable, I lost battery anytime I used my phone even while charging. My suggestion to you is to install the app current widget and put a widget on your home screen to see the amount of charge your device is receiving while charging. Yes you cannot do this while in a game, but you can at least test out different cables and chargers you may have to see if maybe one of those hardware pieces is the culprit.
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