4 Replies Latest reply: Aug 12, 2012 1:05 AM by joey78
joey78 Level 1 (0 points)

It was an Apple store replacement, Ive only had it a few weeks.

iPhone 3GS
  • Rudegar Level 7 (25,549 points)

    defect battery

  • arodecap Level 2 (215 points)

    It could be a defective battery however, Apple will require you troubleshoot in order to rule out any software issues first.


     you will need to restart the device and deplete battery til it powers off; then once charged to 100%, test how long it takes to fully drain to 0% again.


     tech specs on iPhone 3GS below:


    Power and Battery3

    • Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery
    • Charging via USB to computer system or power adapter
    • Talk time: Up to 5 hours on 3G, up to 12 hours on 2G
    • Standby time: Up to 300 hours
    • Internet use: Up to 5 hours on 3G, up to 9 hours on Wi-Fi
    • Video playback: Up to 10 hours
    • Audio playback: Up to 30 hours
  • esilva208 Level 1 (70 points)

    Are you closing apps on the phone for the multi-tasking?


    how long do you get on the battery?


    What are you doing on the phone?

  • joey78 Level 1 (0 points)

    I charged it fully last night at 1900, unplugged from charger and left it on satndby, i've just checked it and it's on 10% its now 0900 the next morning. All Apps closed however i dont really have any apart from those that came with the phone, as I said ive only just started using it.