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Cutting the battery life?

Anonymous206 (unregistered) 29 May 2011, 13:39 posted on

The 9780 and 9700 both have 1500 mAH, an awesome increase over the 9650's battery life, and over tripling the Curve's. Now they're cutting it back down to 1200 mAH to make it a tiny bit thinner? I'd rather have the extra millimeter or two that would give almost an extra day of battery time.


posted on 01 Aug 2011, 19:53

1. hello (Posts: 25; Member since: 21 Jan 2011)


stop whining

posted on 21 Aug 2011, 01:22

2. JeremyC (unregistered)


Agreed.... why such a small battery? Seems they would be watching the industry and get a bigger battery..... unless they found a way to make this small of a battery last a day+

posted on 03 Sep 2011, 13:17

3. jlbnaz (Posts: 5; Member since: 22 Aug 2011)


Battery life sucked, returned it because of that, 4 hours normal to low operation on a full charge.

posted on 08 Sep 2011, 12:36

4. DaveW (unregistered)


Bought this phone in Mid August and although it's a huge technological improvement over the previous BB's which I've owed in various forms over the last 10 years, for some reason the battery is suddenly draining very fast. I'm not running any apps in the background and I disabled Wi-Fi. I'm stunned at how fast it dies.

posted on 21 Sep 2011, 22:53

5. TCB (unregistered)


I love the phone and the OS but I am absolutely returning it. What good is a great phone if I cannot use it. Low use and I have to still recharge every 4 hours (with NO browsing) or I have a dead piece of hardware.

Absolutely not worth it to me. I cannot afford to be without a phone and worrying about it all the time.

posted on 25 Sep 2011, 19:16

6. Carter (unregistered)


Really really s**tty battery life...
The device sucks it up without even using it.
Lasts maybe 12 hours on standby (not being turned on)
Browsing... maybe 1 hour battery life.
Absolutely awful.

posted on 23 Mar 2012, 07:16

7. Sherif_Amr (Posts: 1; Member since: 23 Mar 2012)


can i ask you ,, cuz i wanna buy one
does this battery dont give me 7 HRs od BBMing ang chatting ???

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