1. Oskar's Avatar
    Hello. I got my iPhone for about 2 months ago and I have seen that my battery seems to drain fast when i play games on it. It does not metter what game I play but when I play any game, the battery drain 1% every 4minutes (maybe some seconds more) Is that normal? It is like 7 hours of usage time total from 100%
    12-15-2010 12:07 PM
  2. BLiNK's Avatar
    "normal" is subjective, imo. i think if YOU have noticed a difference then go from there and google search ways to improve/optimize your battery

    on mine it seems like the first 7% - 10% goes fast but slows down after that, weird i know

    good luck and hope you get something figured out
    12-15-2010 12:31 PM
  3. ghostface147's Avatar
    What games do you speak of? Give us a list of at least 5.
    12-15-2010 04:07 PM
  4. Oskar's Avatar
    What games do you speak of? Give us a list of at least 5.
    Doodle jump
    Froggy jump
    Super fly
    Angry birds
    Paper Toss

    I think 7 hours of usage is normal but I want to be 100% sure.
    12-16-2010 09:23 AM
  5. ghostface147's Avatar
    Angry birds actually tends to eat quite a bit of battery power. That surprised me. 7 hours of usage is maybe on the high side if you use the phone heavily.
    12-16-2010 10:00 AM
  6. omgabunny's Avatar
    I get a bit of a battery drain when playing games as well. You could try to make sure games don't access your gps or game center which might limit it's usage of your radios to conserve battery when playing.
    12-16-2010 10:29 AM
  7. Oskar's Avatar
    I searched at some other forums and it look like mine battery is normal
    12-17-2010 09:26 AM
  8. SouthToy's Avatar
    One of the main reasons games use so much battery is cuz the screen stays on. And plus I would assume the game uses the ram as well a good bit.
    12-17-2010 10:37 PM
  9. pizzafootbal's Avatar
    If you turn off Wifi, 3G, turn down brightness, ect, you will save more battery
    12-18-2010 09:54 AM
  10. slide's Avatar
    Play games in airplane mode. Makes a diff.
    12-18-2010 11:14 AM