1. nj1266's Avatar
    Here is one from today. I did do some 20 min navigation on this one in addition to web surfing, texting, emailing and other screen on activities. The battery is as good as my iPhone 4 used to be and the 4 did not have battery sucking LTE.




    Sent from my iPhone 7
    12-08-2012 03:17 AM
  2. i8paste's Avatar
    Time since last full charge:
    Usage: 3 Hours, 21 Minutes
    Standby: 12 Hours, 55 Minutes

    Steady usage 52%, in full LTE Verizon area, also using WiFi when possible.
    12-09-2012 10:26 PM
  3. nj1266's Avatar
    Here is my latest. Same usage pattern as before. Lots OS web browsing, some YouTube, texting, emailing.




    Sent from my iPhone 7
    12-09-2012 10:56 PM
  4. boldBud's Avatar
    Yesterday's usage. My best yet. 75% Wifi, 25% 3G
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    12-10-2012 12:19 PM
  5. ryanlawrence171's Avatar
    It's Good actually, my iPhone works for eight hours...
    12-12-2012 04:45 AM
  6. Exxod's Avatar
    It's been solid.
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    12-12-2012 10:58 AM
  7. Tylorjd's Avatar
    Just had my iPhone 5 replaced due to faulty on/off button and already this battery is better than my previous one. Usually I am lucky to make it home with 10% battery after a day of work. First day with the new phone and I still had 40% battery when I got home.
    12-12-2012 02:22 PM
  8. Amy wineBerry's Avatar
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    So I did a "stress" test. These were my results. My use was pretty passive in nature. As I am a heavy user, this is not indicative of my reality.
    12-13-2012 03:58 PM
  9. Junius8's Avatar
    The battery life has been great with heavy usage and on Verizon's LTE
    12-14-2012 09:12 PM
  10. thehappyape's Avatar
    Company switched me over 2 weeks ago as I was the last hold out with a blackberry. Gotta say the battery life is the worst I have seen in a phone, 100-150 emails a day few times on facebook,twitter cnn etc and the BB Torch would go 2 -2/12 days with out a chrage. The 5 I have to recharge every day if I am lucky I will get 8 hours. few of the others are having same issue. Phone is impressive so far with everything but that. If the battery keeps draining so quick I will definitley have my IT switch me back to BB10 in new year when it comes out.
    To bad I was starting to like the 5 but the battery life is becoming a pain. I will try the whole drain and full recharge a few times to see if that is better
    12-15-2012 02:18 AM
  11. evilredzombie's Avatar
    Here is mine on the first full day of changing and using it. It's about the same as the 4S when I first got it. You have to remember that the battery will get better and it gets conditioned.
    Does it really do this?
    12-17-2012 03:29 AM
  12. Sekelani Zwambila's Avatar
    Are (or were) you in an area with bad reception? Low signal will rapidly deplete a battery. And using cell data over wifi will use more battery. WiFi is a lot more efficient.
    i stay in an area wit bad reception, could this be the reason y my battry life is bad?
    12-17-2012 06:36 AM
  13. volsfan0911's Avatar
    i stay in an area wit bad reception, could this be the reason y my battry life is bad?
    yes. Also fringe reception areas from 3G/LTE will suck down battery life big time.
    12-17-2012 04:34 PM
  14. iphoneglance's Avatar
    Mines really good, it didn't start out when I initially got my i5 but it all turn out great. I get 12 hours out of mine in a day. And that's with writing articles with Wordpress app and playing MW4.
    12-17-2012 04:38 PM
  15. Bias reduX's Avatar
    When swapping my iPhone out, the genius showed me my statistics.

    I had about 2 in a half days of stand by on one charge. About 11 hours of usage.
    He was rather impressed with me.

    I was also low on app data haha, then he suddenly wasn't so happy with me.
    12-19-2012 12:40 AM
  16. KNIGHTRIDER's Avatar
    It's so hard to believe that a lot of people have battery draining problems. While some don't. And apple not acknowledging.
    12-20-2012 11:41 AM
  17. mixercub's Avatar
    So far so good and I use facebook, music apps, and have about more than 1/2 left by the end of the day. Seems great so far. Tons better than any other phone Ive had in the past.
    12-20-2012 02:23 PM
  18. nj1266's Avatar
    Here is another 9+ hours of usage time. 22 hours between charges.




    Sent from my iPhone 7
    12-22-2012 07:48 PM
  19. emirozmen's Avatar
    Mine improved a lot over time. Its been almost 2 months and im getting awesome battery life

    12-23-2012 05:47 PM
  20. ReenaDesai's Avatar
    iphone 5 bettry will remain 1 and half day becoz of its ios. by:₹ 249 E Cigarettes, Electronic Cigarette Bangalore, E Liquid, Refills & Cartridges.
    12-24-2012 11:36 AM
  21. brandonbardsley's Avatar
    It's pretty poor, if you're a heavy Social user then I'd suggest getting a Mophie accessory as my iPhone 5 barely lasts half a day on a full charge.
    Mophie Charging Accessories
    12-24-2012 11:41 AM
  22. Sekelani Zwambila's Avatar
    yes. Also fringe reception areas from 3G/LTE will suck down battery life big time.
    Really but even why I go to the city my battery life still decreases majorly. I don't think it males a difference


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    12-24-2012 06:31 PM
  23. chippy19977's Avatar
    I've seen some people on here who say if you reset all settings that it helps with battery life. Well I've tried it and so far I'm getting better results. I'm at 3:33 minutes of usage and 11:04 of standby time and I'm at 58%. That's all day on "4G" AT&T (not LTE) and about a half hour on wifi. Played a few games, text messages, one phone call and light email, web use. That's better than before the reset when I would be down to about 30% by now.
    12-26-2012 05:32 PM
  24. mikesa_tx's Avatar
    No issues at all with battery life on my phone. I use it pretty hard during the day. I am pretty pleased with it.
    12-27-2012 01:54 PM
  25. ksison's Avatar
    I restored and set up as new iPhone... Much better battery life. I previously was running my backup from an ip4.

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    12-28-2012 09:04 AM
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