[maemo-users] N900 battery duration

From: Aniello Del Sorbo anidel at gmail.com
Date: Wed Nov 11 14:15:38 EET 2009
2009/11/11 Frantisek Dufka <dufkaf at seznam.cz>:
> Matan Ziv-Av wrote:
>> Here is some data:
>> http://talk.maemo.org/showpost.php?p=361648&postcount=23
>> Abstract: The often repeated claim that a reboot cycle wastes a lot of
>> battery is incorrect.
> Hmm, you proved you can drain battery in 44 reboot cycles in 2 and half
> hours. To me it says reboot wastes a lot of battery :-) You can play
> video or surf the web longer than 2.5 hours. In fact there is not many
> things that could drain battery faster than reboots, is it?
> I have posted my findings with one spare N810 to that thread. I got like
> 30 days with N810 sitting completely idle. That would roughly mean one
> reboot is 16 hours of standby (with no wi-fi).
> Frantisek

The issue was (abstract) if a reboot would consume more energy than a
night-long idle.

If you swap "reboots" with "nights" and assume "night consumption <=
reboot consumption" then you should be able
to squeeze up to 44 nights out of a charged battery.

Sent from London, Eng, United Kingdom
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