Charging issues and battery life
#1
This is perhaps two issues.

1. The battery does not last very long. Perhaps this is because the display is kept on all the time displaying the time and etc.

2. When you plug it into USB and it is on, it does not seem to charge, so it eventually powers off. Then if you plug it back in, it will start charging.
#2
1. As I understand it there is little to no powersaving features. I have not checked yet (but will try to remember to do) but my guess is that the cpu and gpu is running @full speed all the time. This along with screen on, wifi and modem on etc will ad up to maybe 2-3h of on screen time. Things will surely change in the future.
2. Make sure you use a good charger, 5V 3A is nice.
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#3
(02-12-2020, 12:55 PM)murak Wrote: 1. As I understand it there is little to no powersaving features. I have not checked yet (but will try to remember to do) but my guess is that the cpu and gpu is running @full speed all the time. This along with screen on, wifi and modem on etc will ad up to maybe 2-3h of on screen time.  Things will surely change in the future.
2.  Make sure you use a good charger, 5V 3A is nice.

Well, something seems to be wrong here: The phone gets quite warm and will suck a 10,000 mAh power bank wit a 2A USB empty withing 2 hours (plus its own battery also).

PMOS did not do this to start with, only started after I played with it for a while. I wonder if there is one particular app that uses all this energy.
#4
I suspect there are all kinds of permutations of chargers and OS installations that will make this hard to compare.

Nonetheless my limited 6p: pmOS/Plasma seems OK to me. With a USB dongle plugged in the charger (plain old, no PD) couldn't cope and the battery % was falling as I worked. Plugging the charger directly into PP gets % increasing. I have noticed pmOS/Plasma does screensave and eventually screenlock: during these phases battery charge increment is rapid.

So far I have been sitting with charger continually connected.
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#5
(02-12-2020, 02:22 PM)Zweitaktmotor Wrote: Well, something seems to be wrong here: The phone gets quite warm and will suck a 10,000 mAh power bank wit a 2A USB empty withing 2 hours (plus its own battery also).

PMOS did not do this to start with, only started after I played with it for a while. I wonder if there is one particular app that uses all this energy.

This is rather silly, but it seems to me that mobile data is always on even if it is switched off in Settings. Any Android phone will run down its battery in the same way.

I am sure there is a terminal command, but I am not very good at this.

Ultimately, perhaps it needs an automatic switch between Wifi and mobile data, depending on availability.
#6
possibly try using the cable that came with the phone if you are not already.
#7
If it's plugged into a computer it will only get 5V 0.5A which is not enough to actually charge so it slowly discharges.


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