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A Question about the iPod Touch.

02-22-2010, 06:22 PM
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A Question about the iPod Touch.

I have an iPod Touch 2nd generation, and I was wondering-

What uses up more battery life, playing a heavy-duty game, for example, like COD:Zombies or Grand Theft Auto, OR watching a movie/ video?

Plus, how long can you watch a video for until the battery dies?



Thanks for the help, guys.
02-22-2010, 06:25 PM
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Originally Posted by funkynubman View Post
I have an iPod Touch 2nd generation, and I was wondering-

What uses up more battery life, playing a heavy-duty game, for example, like COD:Zombies or Grand Theft Auto, OR watching a movie/ video?

Plus, how long can you watch a video for until the battery dies?.
I have a 2nd gen iPod Touch and can vouch for:

Games tend to use the battery faster, especially of the accelerometer is used.

6 hours, according to Apple. I haven't watched that much at once, but definitely the battery lasts longer for music/video than gaming in general. Might depend on your backlight settings...

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02-22-2010, 06:26 PM
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playing music the battery lasts for longo time
videos a few hours, biggest drain will be the backlight, so it varies
for games, battery life sucks. 3 hours max for me
02-22-2010, 06:37 PM
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Thanks for the tips guys.