FORUMS

XDA Office Space: Frankenstein’s Perfect IM Client?

The portal’s decentralized XDA office lies in a Hangouts chatroom, where … more

Which IM Client on Android is best?

With so many different messengers to choose from, it can be tough to find the best one for you and … more

Android Factory Reset Security Flaw and More – XDA TV

Nvidia is releasing a 500Gb SHIELD TV Pro! That and much more news is … more

Android M Code Name: Macadamia Nut Cookie

While the official name for the latest iteration of Android has yet to be revealed, the code … more
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread Email Thread

SmartBand SWR10 battery utiliztion?

13th May 2014, 09:07 AM |#1  
kartoonz's Avatar
OP Senior Member
Flag Psynation
Thanks Meter: 26
 
More
Hi folks, I was wondering if anyone out there is using the SmartBand SWR10 provided with the phone. I am eager to know how much battery is it utilizing on the phone. And are you connecting it via NFC or bluetooth. Thanks.
Last edited by kartoonz; 13th May 2014 at 09:18 AM.
 
 
13th May 2014, 09:15 AM |#2  
solwretep's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 52
 
More
Batt 5 days. Nfc and BT.
The Following User Says Thank You to solwretep For This Useful Post: [ View ]
13th May 2014, 09:17 AM |#3  
Jackos's Avatar
Recognized Developer
Flag Breslau
Thanks Meter: 562
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by kartoonz

Hi folks, I was wondering if anyone out there is using the SmartBand SWR10 provided with the phone. I am eager to know how much battery is it utilizing. And are you connecting it via NFC or bluetooth. Thanks.

NFC is only for pairing.


If you're asking how much battery it does on the phone... Well, it uses as much battery as the Bluetooth does.
Basically battery life won;t noticeable decrease. And you can always turn off BT and disconnect the bad, it will still log your actions, sleep, wake you up etc.
The Following User Says Thank You to Jackos For This Useful Post: [ View ]
13th May 2014, 09:20 AM |#4  
kartoonz's Avatar
OP Senior Member
Flag Psynation
Thanks Meter: 26
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by solwretep

Batt 5 days. Nfc and BT.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jackos

NFC is only for pairing.

If you're asking how much battery it does on the phone... Well, it uses as much battery as the Bluetooth does.
Basically battery life won;t noticeable decrease. And you can always turn off BT and disconnect the bad, it will still log your actions, sleep, wake you up etc.

apologies i meant battery utilization on the phone so you mean that once the device is paired i dont require bluetooth and it just records the events via nfc??
13th May 2014, 09:22 AM |#5  
Jackos's Avatar
Recognized Developer
Flag Breslau
Thanks Meter: 562
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by kartoonz

apologies i meant battery utilization on the phone so you mean that once the device is paired i dont require bluetooth and it just records the events via nfc??

No. NFC is just used for pairing the device All other connections go through Bluetooth. Once the device is paired you don't require NFC anymore.


Well, you could just pair it via Bluetooth and don't use NFC at all.
The Following User Says Thank You to Jackos For This Useful Post: [ View ]
13th May 2014, 09:27 AM |#6  
kartoonz's Avatar
OP Senior Member
Flag Psynation
Thanks Meter: 26
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jackos

No. NFC is just used for pairing the device All other connections go through Bluetooth. Once the device is paired you don't require NFC anymore.


Well, you could just pair it via Bluetooth and don't use NFC at all.

thank you that clears my doubt... do you use the smart band by any chance..can you share your experience!
13th May 2014, 09:40 AM |#7  
Jackos's Avatar
Recognized Developer
Flag Breslau
Thanks Meter: 562
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by kartoonz

thank you that clears my doubt... do you use the smart band by any chance..can you share your experience!

I'm using it and I'm quite happy. Battery life for me is 4 days (the application shows 5days, but I guess I use the band more often then a standard user). Charging the core is really fast.


The only thing that worries me is that after a good shower the core inside the strap is a little bit wet. Makes me wonder if the SWR10 is going to really waterproof for a longer period.
The Following User Says Thank You to Jackos For This Useful Post: [ View ]
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes


Top Threads in Xperia Z2 Q&A, Help & Troubleshooting by ThreadRank