12 tips for a better battery life


Most Android users love the customisability that the OS offers, but often end up getting inadequate battery life out of our phones. There are various ways to get better battery life out of our phones (such as this), but many often involve being a bit too tech savvy.

Elephone share 12 tips for a better battery life without having to get too techy about it. Let’s have a quick look!

12 tips for a better battery life

  1. Remove unnecessary home screen widgets
  2. Keep Wi-Fi off during sleep
  3. Put the phone into Airplane mode if you’re in an area with poor cellular coverage
  4. Turn off¬†vibration if it’s not needed
  5. App killers suck battery rather than conserve it!
  6. Reduce¬†email,¬†Twitter,¬†and¬†Facebook posting, especially when it’s not urgent
  7. Turn unnecessary hardware radio off (such as GPS, NFC, Bluetooth and LTE).
  8. Tone down the brightness and turn off Automatic Brightness
  9. Keep an eye on apps that use excessive data in the background
  10. Ditch live wallpapers!
  11. Disable data roaming whenever possible
  12. A bit more radical, but Рuse a phone with better processor!

MTK¬†Helio¬†X27¬†chip for instance — the¬†new¬†processor from MediaTek —¬†features¬†MiraVision¬†EnergySmart¬†Screen¬†technology,¬†which¬†is¬†designed¬†to¬†save¬†energy¬†on¬†smartphone¬†displays. MediaTek¬†claims¬†it¬†offers¬†a¬†25%¬†reduction¬†in¬†display¬†energy¬†consumption¬†compared¬†to¬†other¬†methods, which will definitely save on a lot of battery!

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Helio¬†X27¬†chip¬†will¬†appear on Elephone’s¬†upcoming model¬†the¬†Elephone¬†S8. The company also calls it ‘the¬†world‚Äôs¬†third¬†smartphone¬†with¬†edgeless¬†display’. More can be learnt about this phone here.

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8 Comments

  1. goodwill
    December 19, 2016

    Yash, can you put the word Elephone on the topic? I wasted my time clicking this bait post just to read on elephone nonsense.

    • lildwell
      December 19, 2016

      Ikr. I’m thinking he has come up with ways to legitimately save battery life. Not sell me a crappy elephone! Pure clickbait.

    • F√°bio
      December 19, 2016

      Absolutely right! Same here

  2. MattD
    December 19, 2016

    Breaking news: water is wet. Thanks elephone for this discovery.

    • Lazar Prodanovic
      December 19, 2016

      Unfortunately they still didn’t invented the hot water in Elephone but imagine when they do we will be informed hire.

      • MattD
        December 20, 2016

        The R&D development is working hard for that! ?

    • Another Day_Another Ad
      December 19, 2016

      In other news, Elefraud discovered that water is transparent! LOL.

  3. Another Day_Another Ad
    December 19, 2016

    So this article is another Elefraud ad??

    We had an everyday ad for the Elephone S7 until 10th December and now we ‘ll have an everyday ad for the S8, that will come out on Summer… Great…