3 Replies Latest reply: Jul 9, 2009 4:08 PM by Limegrntaln
Jose M Olaya Level 1 Level 1 (145 points)

I've been testing Nueva Sync lately to have gmail pushed to my iphone.
I have no previous experience with other exchange servers so I have no idea how well the iphone behaves, in terms of battery life.

I was getting horrible battery life so what I just did was to restore the iphone and leave it blank:

Fully restored iphone.
No apps
no music
No push notifications
No push mails
No push mobile me.

I set up nuevasync with default options.
The battery went from 100% fully charged to 95% in a few minutes:

Usage time: 12 minutes
Standby time: 19 minutes

I sent about 5-10 test emails during this time to test push.
What do you guys think of this?

Is this consistent with other exchange servers pushing mail?
or is nueva sync somehow overtaxing my iphone causing the battery to drain super fast?

MacBook Pro Core 2 Duo Santa Rosa 2.4 ghz 4gb ram 160gb hdd + iMac 2.2ghz, Mac OS X (10.5)
  • Ruthvik Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
    Your battery will drain if you have Push Email enabled.
    I noticed that you restored the phone but how does your battery behave without nuevasync?
    If you battery gets like 7 hours-ish without push (nuevasync) then your battery is fine, its just the software.
  • Jose M Olaya Level 1 Level 1 (145 points)
    Yes I know Push uses battery.. my question I guess is if other exchange servers use comparable battery power. Because if they don't, then it's nueva sync server's fault and I can wait for them to improve or ask for a refund, but if it's a common exchange problem, then I can kiss push gmail good bye

    i've been having very bad battery life since 3.0 though.. maybe i'll wait for 3.1.
  • Limegrntaln Level 1 Level 1 (60 points)
    Im getting usage 9 hours 1 minute
    standby 16 hours,26 minutes.. (I was on edge in Wichita Falls no 3G)
    66% battery left. I use mail2web