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Default Battery drain on idle

Hi, I just got a nexus 7 (its been a month now) when the device is on standby it drains all the battery, in fact it only lasts 6h. In the battery usage, all there is is 'tablet idle' and 'WiFi'.
Till now I have tried clearing the cache partition, restoring factory defaults (more than once) and even signing in with a different user after factory defaults, nothing helps!

I managed to get proper battery usage maybe once or twice.

When this happens the top right part of the tablet gets really hot!

Any clues? Should I return it back to the US?

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you need to provide information if you want help, have you installed betterbatterystats?
are you rooted?
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No its not rooted. Betterbattreystats not installed as it needs root access.

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No its not rooted. Betterbattreystats not installed as it needs root access.

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man it could be anything....more than likely though you have a rogue app that likes to kill your battery. The best thing to do is go through your apps, and delete them one by one to see if you can pinpoint the app that is hogging the battery.
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Just an update on this. I found out which app was draining my tab, believe it or not, it was the official google now launcher!

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