Battery life on the iPhone 5

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I have to say, coming from a 4S, the battery life on this new 5 is amazing! Anyone with a more scientific result ? How's your 5's battery?
 

Rafagon

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Wow. 5% and only a little over 3 hours? that's crazy as hell! And a little scary actually.


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imutter something seems wrong on your battery usage. I agree with altjx that it's a little scary.

Compare with mine:

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UPDATE: Maybe your phone is wasting power trying to get a good LTE signal, since you did mention your LTE connection wasn't the best? Try setting your LTE to off?
 

imutter

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Rafagon I tweaked my settings too ? Should I go to the Apple store ? I got to go to AT&T anyway my other phone are missing hot spots ?
I am not happy I had nothing but headache with my phone
I was so excited!
My 4s was running better on iOS6 and better in general
AT&T stinks too
 

Rafagon

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Rafagon I am on wifi at home so no LTE here anyway
Same here, I'm on Wi-Fi 98% of the time, but the phone will still try to acquire and keep a cellular signal even when you're on Wi-Fi, for things like phone calls and data that cannot go through Wi-Fi, like MMS messages to people who don't have iMessage. I set my "Enable LTE" to off since I'm almost always on Wi-Fi. Plus my LTE speeds were rather disappointing--I'll probably do better on HSPA+ whenever I do need to transfer data over cellular.

And yes, if your battery life does not improve, I would definitely take it to an Apple store!
 

Hondamaker

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Rafagon I tweaked my settings too ? Should I go to the Apple store ? I got to go to AT&T anyway my other phone are missing hot spots ?
I am not happy I had nothing but headache with my phone
I was so excited!
My 4s was running better on iOS6 and better in general
AT&T stinks too
I had a battery problem like that with my iPhone 4 and I took it to the Apple store and they replaced it on the spot. Try that.
 

ITS ME DAVID

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^ mine was like that you need to fully charge to 100 Percent and then not turn off the phone. When mine was done at 100% I did a soft reset then it looked like yours so u fully charged it again to 100% then didn't disconnect it right away and seems to be working now