1. miketko's Avatar
    I know it's pretty early but we should have some folks in Australia coming up on 24 hours with their watch.

    How is the battery holding up?
    04-24-2015 04:25 PM
  2. zhelf's Avatar
    honestly i am very happy with it so far mine arrived about 11:00am and between taking some calls setting it up and checking it every 5 minutes (i am at work so i have not played too much) it is currently 4:53pm and i am now at 54% the watch was at 80% when it arrived and i did not fully charge it so i am very confident i will make it through a whole day. (my work day is 5am off the charger and i am home at 6pm) and i think it would last me easily until 10pm but we shall see.

    My iphone battery has taken a big hit though i never used to leave bluetooth on on my 6 plus and normally right now i would have about 92% battery i am at 77% which is still plenty. I was debating selling the plus for a 6 again but between the convenience of the watch and battery life i think i will stick with the plus.
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    04-24-2015 04:56 PM
  3. Blackcash's Avatar
    Unboxed mine at 9:30 this morning and the battery showed 90%. I've been playing with it quite a bit. Now it's 6:30 pm and the battery is at 54%.
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    04-24-2015 06:30 PM
  4. miketko's Avatar
    honestly i am very happy with it so far mine arrived about 11:00am and between taking some calls setting it up and checking it every 5 minutes (i am at work so i have not played too much) it is currently 4:53pm and i am now at 54% the watch was at 80% when it arrived and i did not fully charge it so i am very confident i will make it through a whole day. (my work day is 5am off the charger and i am home at 6pm) and i think it would last me easily until 10pm but we shall see.

    My iphone battery has taken a big hit though i never used to leave bluetooth on on my 6 plus and normally right now i would have about 92% battery i am at 77% which is still plenty. I was debating selling the plus for a 6 again but between the convenience of the watch and battery life i think i will stick with the plus.
    that sounds promising. in regards to the iphone, id assume it would drain quicker. I am use to keeping bluetooth on as i wear a pebble and a jawbone up so im not sure i will notice more drain on my 6 plus.. oh ya, do not get a 6 over your plus. i did that and switched back just because of battery life
    04-24-2015 06:50 PM
  5. miketko's Avatar
    Unboxed mine at 9:30 this morning and the battery showed 90%. I've been playing with it quite a bit. Now it's 6:30 pm and the battery is at 54%.

    i think it should be good for a day just like apple advertised.
    04-24-2015 06:50 PM
  6. ajarnfalang's Avatar
    Like any new apple device, it'll be great now that it is new. Wait a year and see. It'll probably be screaming for a charger midday.


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    04-25-2015 01:01 AM
  7. zhelf's Avatar
    so far i have spent 2 full days with the watch and a half day on friday today will be my first full workday but i am able to get through a whole day on a single charge which is fine with me since i charge my phone every night. Today the watch came off the charger at 6 am it is currently 11:45am and i am sitting at 90% i leave work at 5 and will be going home i will report in tonight or tomorrow what my watch is at when i go to bed tonight around 11pm.
    04-27-2015 11:46 AM
  8. voodoogmr's Avatar
    I'm pleased with the battery life. Fully charged both my iPhone 6 Plus and the Watch overnight on Saturday. Starting at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, used the Workout app to track a 7-mile hike, checked notifications, e-mail, sent messages, etc. throughout the day and evening. Battery was at 48% at 10:00 p.m.

    Battery drain on my phone is certainly noticeable. I always use Bluetooth for AirDrop and a Fitbit. On a normal day, battery is around 75% when I go to bed. Yesterday, it was around 55%. Still perfectly acceptable, but it did take a hit. These percentages are a little off since I normally get an extra charge from my car stereo during the week. Didn't do that on the weekend.
    04-27-2015 12:18 PM
  9. Suggs68's Avatar
    Pleasantly surprised so far. Been off charger since 6:30am this morning (7.5 hours now), and ran 4 miles with it (and the Endomondo app) with lots of emails & text messages, plus still playing with it, and it's at 65% now. I expected the exercise apps to eat more battery.
    04-27-2015 01:47 PM
  10. Audizine's Avatar
    I don't have my watch yet. But seeing all these good results makes me feel good about the battery.
    If people are getting good results and is only been a few days... This is awesome because people tend to play with their new gadget much more in the beginning, but still getting good battery life? This is awesome!
    04-27-2015 02:01 PM
  11. nixtoo's Avatar
    50% after 14 hrs, normal working day so glances at notifications. No intense use.
    04-27-2015 04:12 PM
  12. Suggs68's Avatar
    15 hours in and about to plug in for the night. Down to 25% right now after pretty heavy use. 4 mile run with Endomondo, lots of emails & texts with some Siri use and loaded and unloaded some apps, and lots of "playing" with the Watch. It's at least on par with the Microsoft Band which I've had since October. Pretty happy with the battery life.
    04-27-2015 09:07 PM
  13. miketko's Avatar
    Sounds promising.
    04-27-2015 09:47 PM
  14. tmadsen's Avatar
    15-16 hours of moderate use today and I still have about 30% left. I'm pretty happy so far ☺️
    04-27-2015 10:47 PM
  15. zhelf's Avatar
    OK it is now 11:00pm I am at 54% with moderate usage texting phone calls notifications it was removed from the charger at 6:00am so I am very happy with the battery life

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    04-27-2015 11:03 PM
  16. zerog46's Avatar
    Sounds good can't wait to get mine. As long as I can get though the work day with mine it'll be great. That's mainly the reason I want it.


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    04-27-2015 11:12 PM

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