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Anyone else seeing that the "turbo" charging isn't so turbo?
Rschank
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My Droid Turbo is just over a month old, and the battery seems to be an issue already.  Using the supplied Turbo charger last night with nothing running took almost 3 hours to charge (Nothing "Turbo" about that!!!), and then it is discharging WAY sooner than I would have expected - today I used the device VERY lightly and saw it drop to 75% in just over 2 hours. 

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Re: Anyone else seeing that the "turbo" charging isn't so turbo?
zellerandy
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The TURBO part is only to get you to 50 percent.  The fu;; charge isnt so turbo.  It would kill a battery if the whole thing could turbo charge

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vzw_customer_support
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Lets take a closer look, Rschank! Are you using the manufacturer provided charger? What shows as using the most battery under Settings > Battery

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Rschank
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Yes, I am using the manufacturer-provided charger (that was the charger used for the referenced ~3 hours to charge last night).  On Settings, screen is using 36% and cell standby is next at 16%

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Re: Anyone else seeing that the "turbo" charging isn't so turbo?
zellerandy
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The TURBO part is only to get you to 50 percent.  The fu;; charge isnt so turbo.  It would kill a battery if the whole thing could turbo charge

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Rschank
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Thanks zellerandy.  Makes sense...I suppose I succumbed to marketing, buying a pretty shiny thing without adequately understanding specs.  So far I'd say the Turbo fails to deliver on its ad campaign.  And looks like I need to actively manage battery users (like having a screen bright enough to be able to read it).  Now I'm kicking myself for not just getting the iPhone.

Also have had a couple of abnormal, unprompted reboots.  Each time, the settings revert from network date/time to device date/time.  That one has me stumped too.

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Re: Anyone else seeing that the "turbo" charging isn't so turbo?
GalaxyClass
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Go to the play store and download two really great battery apps that I think after their 5 day learning curve kicks in will help you with a longer battery life.     Snapdragon Battery Guru and Battery Doctor

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