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iPhone 3gs Battery....

Sucks ass... i havent had the 3gs for even 20 days and it wont hold a charge for more then 2 hours... if i leave it on i cant watch it lose its life about every 10 or so seconds... thats stupid...

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post #2 of 16 (permalink) Old 08-31-2009, 12:04 PM
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I'm shopping around for one as we speak, and that is the MAJOR issue I would like to know before I go blow $200 on one.
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I'm shopping around for one as we speak, and that is the MAJOR issue I would like to know before I go blow $200 on one.
you find a 3gs for 200 buy it and i will give you the 200 for it...

i have a apt with the apple store at 4... they should just swap out the phone...

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Don't care if you do. This is not going to be another talk about Kenny's Cobalt thread. I know what my other car runs and I am proud of it. It might be hard for you to swallow that pill, but there are lots of 4 bangers that run 13s and better. SRT-4 Neons, Cobalt SS's, Saturn Sky Redline's and Evo's do it all the time.

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you find a 3gs for 200 buy it and i will give you the 200 for it...

i have a apt with the apple store at 4... they should just swap out the phone...
Yeah I thnk you have a defective battery... I can go all day on a charge using my Phone a lot (texting and data)

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Yeah I thnk you have a defective battery... I can go all day on a charge using my Phone a lot (texting and data)
it was fine sunday morning... i fell asleep with 23% or something woke up put it on the charger... took it off at 100 texted a few people and what not... withen 30 i was around 50%

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Don't care if you do. This is not going to be another talk about Kenny's Cobalt thread. I know what my other car runs and I am proud of it. It might be hard for you to swallow that pill, but there are lots of 4 bangers that run 13s and better. SRT-4 Neons, Cobalt SS's, Saturn Sky Redline's and Evo's do it all the time.

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post #6 of 16 (permalink) Old 08-31-2009, 03:37 PM
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yup something is wrong... my 3gs hasnt been charged in 2 days, and i use it heavily when taking a shit... and ive taken 2 so far today.


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If you have the push, and notifcations on all the time it will drain the battery. Also, the brightness of the screen affects it as well.

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If you have the push, and notifcations on all the time it will drain the battery. Also, the brightness of the screen affects it as well.
3g wifi push all are off....

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Don't care if you do. This is not going to be another talk about Kenny's Cobalt thread. I know what my other car runs and I am proud of it. It might be hard for you to swallow that pill, but there are lots of 4 bangers that run 13s and better. SRT-4 Neons, Cobalt SS's, Saturn Sky Redline's and Evo's do it all the time.

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post #9 of 16 (permalink) Old 08-31-2009, 03:56 PM
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No battery problems here, i can go 12 hours on a charge, i use it all day
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you find a 3gs for 200 buy it and i will give you the 200 for it...

i have a apt with the apple store at 4... they should just swap out the phone...
I think whats WRONG is the battery, and the fact you have to make an appointment to go to a retail store and speak to an employee. just my .02
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yup something is wrong... my 3gs hasnt been charged in 2 days, and i use it heavily when taking a shit... and ive taken 2 so far today.
hahaha

This was just after I jail broke it, when I started reading how battery life is shit once jailbroken.


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I think whats WRONG is the battery, and the fact you have to make an appointment to go to a retail store and speak to an employee. just my .02
yeap... i went in.. he gave me the whole story about how long it should last blah blah blah.... then tried to give me my phone back... i was like uhhh no... he pulled the diag on it and it shows minuted used since last charge was 2 minutes and some seconds... i just updated it to the 3.0.1 in the parking lot and cleared everything off it.. it was jail broken... after a few min he gave me another one...

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No battery problems here, i can go 12 hours on a charge, i use it all day
he said the typical on the 3gs is 4-6 hrs of moderate use...

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hahaha

This was just after I jail broke it, when I started reading how battery life is shit once jailbroken.

mine lasts about 6 hrs really....

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Don't care if you do. This is not going to be another talk about Kenny's Cobalt thread. I know what my other car runs and I am proud of it. It might be hard for you to swallow that pill, but there are lots of 4 bangers that run 13s and better. SRT-4 Neons, Cobalt SS's, Saturn Sky Redline's and Evo's do it all the time.

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Just pull the battery out and get another one...oh wait

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post #14 of 16 (permalink) Old 08-31-2009, 06:30 PM Thread Starter
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Just pull the battery out and get another one...oh wait
oh funny man.. i was looking for one for that purpose.. i have repaired a few 2g and 3g iphone the 3gs is about the same as the 3g... should be easy.. but as long as i have a warrenty i will let them do it

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Don't care if you do. This is not going to be another talk about Kenny's Cobalt thread. I know what my other car runs and I am proud of it. It might be hard for you to swallow that pill, but there are lots of 4 bangers that run 13s and better. SRT-4 Neons, Cobalt SS's, Saturn Sky Redline's and Evo's do it all the time.

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I just got one, so we'll see how good mine will last.
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