Battery Capacity and Software Interaction
Hi Pinephone team,

Each Pinephone, the Pinephone UBPorts and Pinephone for Mobian editions over the months,

their batteries deplete really quickly and don't hold good charge, and I'm still using a backup Android for most things because of this.

I'm wondering if it's a hardware concern of power usage or it's about the software and how much energy it would take to run a laptop or desktop kernel with all the GUI and classic higher energy usage software on the smaller hardware .

Not sure! I'm only a user .

food Angel
Pretty sure it's both hardware and software. The hardware is old and power-hungry compared to modern stuff, and the software is not yet using it as efficiently as possible.
Pinephone beta edition, convergence model, Mobian Bookworm with Phosh.
The battery life has improved a lot as the software has progressed, since the Brave Heart first came out.

I expect it will continue to improve with time.
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