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iPhone: Battery Drainers?

View Poll Results: Is battery consumption a factor for you when looking at games?
Yes 27 26.73%
No 74 73.27%
Voters: 101. You may not vote on this poll
04-01-2009, 10:29 PM
#1
Joined: Feb 2009
Posts: 543
Battery Drainers?

What games really drain your battery?

For me, it would be ZombieVille, that game drains battery fast for me.


Battery drainage is a factor I consider, like if a Lite version takes up alot of battery for me, it is something I am going to take account when I look at the full version.
04-01-2009, 10:31 PM
#2
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: SF Bay Area
Posts: 1,679
I play mostly when my iPod is plugged in, so it isn't a major factor for me.

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04-01-2009, 10:34 PM
#3
Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 1,363
Quote:
Originally Posted by wonderva View Post
What games really drain your battery?

For me, it would be ZombieVille, that game drains battery fast for me.


Battery drainage is a factor I consider, like if a Lite version takes up alot of battery for me, it is something I am going to take account when I look at the full version.
No, not at all. I'll be able to charge my ipod by the time my battery would try to run out. I don't care if a game drains my battery.

Last edited by darkhorse; 04-01-2009 at 10:36 PM.
04-01-2009, 10:35 PM
#4
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 3,208
Battery is a pretty big factor. For example, I only play Galcon when I'm plugged because it's a big battery drainer. On the other hand, I can play Jabeh or TanZen anytime since it uses barely any energy.

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04-01-2009, 10:35 PM
#5
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: California
Posts: 550
I would probably ask a few people about the battery before I buy an expensive game, but it's not a major factor in deciding whether or not to buy it.
04-01-2009, 10:35 PM
#6
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Sacramento, CA
Posts: 4,568
Quote:
Originally Posted by coconutbowling View Post
Battery is a pretty big factor. For example, I only play Galcon when I'm plugged because it's a big battery drainer. On the other hand, I can play Jabeh or TanZen anytime since it uses barely any energy.
Looks like your the only one lol (7-1)

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04-01-2009, 10:37 PM
#7
I think it can be a big deal but not for me. I always have no brightness, wifi, push or anything
And it's plugged in
Although it has bad battery it does not affect my desicions
04-01-2009, 10:37 PM
#8
Joined: Nov 2008
Location: California;
Posts: 239
Quote:
Originally Posted by Zincous View Post
Looks like your the only one lol (7-1)
nope i got ya back cocunut

04-01-2009, 10:37 PM
#9
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: USA BABY
Posts: 924
not a real big problem for me, i charge it when ever i can so in most cases my battery never dies...

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04-01-2009, 10:38 PM
#10
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 3,208
Quote:
Originally Posted by Zincous View Post
Looks like your the only one lol (7-1)
it's not as bad now... 8-2

Normally, I wouldn't care, but lately as I have been on my iPod a lot more often, I need to conserve energy.

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