Samsung GALAXY Nexus battery life test suggests impressive mileage

Samsung GALAXY Nexus battery life test suggests impressive mileage
With their spacious, high-res displays, dual-core processors and 4G radios, today's Android heavyweights are an embodiment of cutting-edge technology. However, all of these goodies sure can give a smartphone's battery a good beating and drain it pretty quickly under heavy use.

LTE smartphones may be a good example of this as their LTE radios in particular are known to be pretty power-hungry, but the LTE-enabled Samsung GALAXY Nexus might be capable of giving you a relatively better mileage. A lucky individual who got to take Google's latest reference handset for a spin claims that they still had the device's battery meter at 45% after more than 5 hours of heavy usage (read: “lots of surfing”). Allegedly, the device had the display's brightness set to maximum during the test and only LTE connectivity was being used along the way.

Although we cannot really verify how far the GALAXY Nexus was pushed during the test, the screenshot provided by the tipster backs up their claim. Well, the Ice Cream Sandwich-touting handset is rumored to be not that far from launch, so it might not be too long before we find out how it really performs.

source: Droid Life

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GALAXY Nexus CDMA
  • Display 4.7" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor TI OMAP4460, Dual-core, 1200 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 1850 mAh(12.00h talk time)

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12 Comments

1. android_hitman unregistered

i really don\'t believe this alleged tests .. we must see it for ourselfs

2. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

Could it be thanks to hardware acelerarion? PA Review and customers will tell if it's true

3. longhairbilly

Posts: 66; Member since: Aug 23, 2010

SOLD! Now tell me when the hell the phone is coming out Verizon!!

4. iankellogg

Posts: 155; Member since: Jun 15, 2011

I have a hard time believing this as the display should be closer to 80% total useage. they should have posted a picture of the time on.

5. Booya

Posts: 8; Member since: Nov 11, 2011

I don't believe this either. But I can't wait for this phone to come out. Boo Ya!

6. maxican16

Posts: 364; Member since: Sep 29, 2011

Thanks @p3droid! For those of you wondering about screen on time.. yfrog.com/o0mxiep

7. maxican16

Posts: 364; Member since: Sep 29, 2011

oh, and p3droid is one of the most reliable sources the android community has.

8. Synack

Posts: 688; Member since: Jul 05, 2011

LOL, yeah right. he charges money for leaks that he doesn't own.

9. ivanko34

Posts: 617; Member since: Sep 04, 2011

Please don\'t repeat to iphone 4$ owners

10. vijaysivakula

Posts: 229; Member since: Aug 17, 2011

Why is Android OS showing such a high percentage? And here i thought that Google licked the Android OS Battery draining bug.

11. Dj21o

Posts: 437; Member since: May 19, 2011

Why don't they show the display time as well? How do we know how long the screen has been on for?

12. saiful10

Posts: 47; Member since: Nov 13, 2011

you can like it.......

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