Google Nexus 4 battery life test

Google Nexus 4 battery life test

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Google Nexus 4 is powered by 2100 mAh battery. It has the same battery size as Samsung Galaxy S3. But Nexus 4 battery is non-removable just like HTC One X, iPhone 5… Therefore, you can’t simple use backup battery like Galaxy S3. Is 2100 mAh battery enough to power 4.7″ WXGA IPS screen and Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro CPU for daily usage? Does the latest Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean manage to save battery life? Let’s find out…


Google Nexus 4 battery life


Detailed battery usage


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3G data connection is turned on all the time instead of Wi-Fi connection on my Nexus 4 (enable WCDMA only in Network mode). With minimum usage (during Chinese New Year holidays), it can last for more than 1 day. Thanks to Android 4.2 Jelly Bean battery optimization as you can see there are very few awake events. Will continue to monitor Nexus 4 battery usage and update it here…

  • kwan

    How come phone idle and cell standby is sucking 1/3 of battery life…. this is not the case on S3