Droid Bionic impresses with long battery life
Verizon hasn’t had a great history of long-lasting phones with its 4G handsets. We’ve heard many complaints about the dismal battery life of the HTC Thunderbolt and the Samsung Droid Charge, and LG Revolution didn’t fare much better.
With the recently launched Motorola Droid Bionic, however, we have to say we’re quite impressed with its battery life after the initial set of talk time tests. The Droid Bionic delivered an average of 7 hours and 55 minutes talk time over 4G. When we turned LTE off to go 3G only, we managed to squeeze out a very impressive 10 hours and 21 minutes talk time.
Anecdotally, the Droid Bionic performed well in day-to-day usage. From a fully charged phone at the start of the day, we surfed the Web, navigated with Maps, watched a few Flash video clips, checked e-mail, and used it as we would normally. By the end of the day, we had only used about 15 to 20 percent of the battery. We did this with the 4G LTE speeds enabled.<... [Read more]