New Droid MAXX to have “48 hours of worry-free battery life”

We will keep this near the “too good to be true” file, but it looks like a line that Motorola and Verizon will be running with on this leaked commercial storyboard.  Motorola’s well established line of Droid RAZR MAXX devices are known for their large batteries providing long hours of usage away from the charger. For nominal use, the MAXX is really the only Android device that lets you not worry about being near a charger for any length of time.

For the new Droid MAXX, the promise of a beefy battery is taking battery performance expectations to a new level. The 30-second advertisement takes us to the beautiful waters of somewhere tropical when the boat’s engine fails and the young, attractive couple assesses their situation.

When asked by his female companion how much battery he has left on his Droid MAXX, he replies, “Two days.” Later a voice-over confirms the assertion, “48 hours of worry-free battery life, the new Droid MAXX.” That will be an impressive feat indeed, assuming there is not a 9,000mAh battery tucked inside what would then be a brick-sized device.

Is it possible that Motorola (and Google) have formulated a way through various optimizations, new chipsets and other wizardry to create a wondrously battery efficient device? Absolutely.  48 “worry-free” hours efficient?  We will believe it when we see it.

source: Android Central

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42 Comments

42. benitto

Posts: 1; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

Don't forget Max Battery Booster, it can combine with every other energy saver play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.faygroup​.maxbatterybooster

36. johnriii

Posts: 248; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

I have three co-workers who have the original razr maxx, and their battery life is still quite stellar. so much so until they have zero desire to upgrade, until I show them this.....

35. roldefol

Posts: 4745; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

If the new Maxx can make it through 2 full days without charging, can we expect the Ultra to make it 24 hours? I'd settle for that.

31. wando77

Posts: 1169; Member since: Aug 23, 2012

I can get 1 day+ of extra heavy usage from my note 2 and easily 2 days moderate/heavy usage from it. So why would the maxx with its smaller screen yet bigger battery not get 48hrs? Think on guys, this is easily possible.

32. FlushGordon unregistered

the thing is... We all have our own definition of ''moderate/heavy usage'' because we often visit web pages to a varying . fluctuating degree, If you are an ADHD user (like me) a certain webpage won't last 30 seconds on the average till I open another one, and that easily drains the battery !

34. wando77

Posts: 1169; Member since: Aug 23, 2012

I sit at home all day with my phone. Believe me when I say I use my phone FAR more than the average person.

29. FlushGordon unregistered

Gimme a break, mileage vary Sounds like another marketing BS But here's a useful tip...everytime you go to sleep, play a game or watch a movie, activating the Airplane Mode helps a lot Sometimes I even deactivate my sim card ( a feature in JB 4.2) when I go travelling to avoid that dreaded cell Standby battery drain

27. rizevnarastek

Posts: 349; Member since: Sep 06, 2012

HTC Butterfly S has about 84 hours of worry-free battery life ;)

23. JMartin22

Posts: 2422; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

Lol, this can join the term "all day battery life" for nomination of bull crap.

16. Newton

Posts: 14; Member since: Jul 05, 2013

Would surely buy it when my nokia 3310 runs out of juice.

19. Maxwell.R

Posts: 218; Member since: Sep 20, 2012

Does a Nokia 3310 truly ever run out of juice though? ;-)

14. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

the Droid Razr MAXX HD is currently the only modern SMARTPHONE that you don't have to worry about being near a charger for any length of time with. this is certainly possible. i could get around 30 Hours of mixed usage with my MAXX HD so add in a few mAh and some better battery efficiency and you may start to wonder if Unicorns are real.

22. JC557

Posts: 1927; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

Indeed. Now if only Motorola would improve their cameras some more so that I wouldn't have to compromise on anything. Hopefully the new MAXX will remedy the previous short comings. I would definitely consider buy one off contract.

37. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Agreed. The only two devices that even come close are the Note II (though that's technically in a different class than a smartphone) and the Butterfly S. I can't wait for Motorola to raise their Maxx standard.

38. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

yeah, i'm using the Note II now and even with power saver on it can just get me a little over a day and a half.

11. Leica_Shooter

Posts: 18; Member since: Jun 10, 2013

The Razr HD Maxx can last longer than most tablets. So with a bigger battery and more efficient processor, the new version will last 48 hours with ease.

9. TheLolGuy

Posts: 483; Member since: Mar 05, 2013

I just hope they have triple checks on those batteries. We saw what the Galaxy S3's battery did to that woman. If a battery with 2x the capacity blew up... hoo boy.

7. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

48 hours of worry free battery life? Everyone has their own standard of use. One person's "heavy use" might be another's mild use. I think they should give us the full video playback results to really test the battery life.

6. Avenger337

Posts: 93; Member since: Apr 14, 2013

Honestly, coming from Google and I do believe it and if there is something the droid motorolas are Buenso is in batteries.

4. Synack

Posts: 688; Member since: Jul 05, 2011

48 hours?? That's about standard for my HTC One if I'm not using it heavily.

12. PermanentHiatus

Posts: 267; Member since: Jun 22, 2012

I highly doubt that. "We play an HD video on endless loop, the One made it through six and a half hours before all of its juice was sucked dry -- an average result." -engadget.com

13. Synack

Posts: 688; Member since: Jul 05, 2011

I'm running a custom rom/kernel. I was EDC Vegas last month and would go in with fully charged battery at 5pm and be at 70% by the time it was over at 6am. I was taking videos and photos inbetween all of that too. It really is a great phone.

30. yeyoeddy

Posts: 2; Member since: Apr 25, 2012

im curious which rom?

21. JC557

Posts: 1927; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

Meanwhile others have reported higher numbers for battery life. I'd actually trust Phonescoop over Engadget, Verge and PhoneArena.

17. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

i only have two things to say to you. B. S.

26. rizevnarastek

Posts: 349; Member since: Sep 06, 2012

HTC Butterfly S has about 84 hours of worry-free battery life ;)

28. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

umm...no.

2. alltechinside

Posts: 248; Member since: Apr 21, 2013

“48 hours of worry-free battery life, the new Droid MAXX.”......http://blogimages.thescore.com/nhl/files/2013/06/Shut-up-and-take-my-money.jpg

8. alltechinside

Posts: 248; Member since: Apr 21, 2013

In all seriousness, this seems extremely unlikely. Maybe slightly better battery life than the previous generation of the Droid Maxx but not significantly better.

18. Jasonhunterx

Posts: 111; Member since: Jul 20, 2011

previous was amazing

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