Question

Posted

I have this feeling on my iPhone 4S that when the cellular reception of my provider is low to none, that my battery (percentage) drops very quickly.

Is this "theory" correct? Possible explanation I can think of is that my phone is constantly looking -more than usual- for good signal, but doesn't get it...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

3 answers to this question

  • 0

Posted

Probably is, trying to boost the radio chip more to reach a signal. My HTC Desire is the same, at home with good signal standby time is 5 days, but if I have a sleepover at a friend's with no signal whatsoever it only lasts just under a day.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 0

Posted

[quote name='kiddingguy' timestamp='1355072069' post='595379296']
I have this feeling on my iPhone 4S that when the cellular reception of my provider is low to none, that my battery (percentage) drops very quickly.

Is this "theory" correct? Possible explanation I can think of is that my phone is constantly looking -more than usual- for good signal, but doesn't get it...
[/quote]

That's what I've been said too. It has some sense to it... because the phone DOES keep looking for the signal, since you can see that there are sometimes that it goes from S.O.S. to EDGE/3G/LTE

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 0

Posted

Mine does it like crazy at work. My office is in the middle of the building and enclosed in concrete and sure enough my signal is almost none in it. My phones battery drains extremely fast in there, compared to when I am not working, in which I use my phone 80% more when I am not at work yet the battery lasts 2x as long, so yes, it definitely drains it faster with poor to none signal.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.