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Old 05-12-2005, 04:13 AM
ccwaterback ccwaterback is offline
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How long does your cell phone battery last?

I think mine lasts about an hour before it starts dropping the connection.
Old 05-12-2005, 08:29 AM
racer72 racer72 is offline
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My cell phone is on 24/7, I have to charge it every 6 to 7 days.
Old 05-12-2005, 08:31 AM
Ethilrist Ethilrist is offline
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Anecdotally, most of my friends who seem to rely on their phones are constantly running out of charge. It makes me laugh to see commercials where they talk about how you get a zillion free minutes on this plan or that, and my friends are all keeping their calls down to about 30 seconds because they don't have enough charge...
Old 05-12-2005, 11:33 AM
gotpasswords gotpasswords is offline
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Nokia phones seem to have the best battery life - Every Nokia I've ever had is good for a week of standby, compared to the LG phones they got us for work that drop dead in three days.
Old 05-12-2005, 11:45 AM
Jayn_Newell Jayn_Newell is offline
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I leave mine on most of the time, including nights, and charge it about every 6 days. I expect that to change since it's now my solitary phone, instead of being mostly used for finding out when the bus will come.
Old 05-12-2005, 12:24 PM
Push You Down Push You Down is online now
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My phone goes for roughly 4 or 5 days. My girlfriend's can't last a day.


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