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!

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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