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PCWorld: iPhone 3G Battery Life Mediocre, but Beats Rivals

The iPhone 3G’s battery life of less than 6 hours continuous talk time is not great, according to PCWorld on Sunday. But it still beats the other smartphones that were tested.

"PC World’s Test Center ran it through our standard talk-time battery life test, and found that on average it ran 5 hours, 38 minutes, running time that we consider earns a Fair rating," Yardena Arar wrote.


Credit: PCWorld

Some of the other 3G smartphones tested came fairly close. The HTC Touch lasted 5 hours 18 minutes. The Palm Treo 750 was labelled "abysmal" at 3 hours 53 minutes.

"3G networks in general are notorious power drains, but the network type used by AT&T is particularly power-hungry because voice calls use the same mobile broadband network as data tasks," the author wrote. "In contrast, the EVDO technology on which Sprint and Verizon base their 3G networks supports data only; voice uses older CDMA networks, which (in theory at least) use less power."

Before the iPhone 3G was released, observers were worried that Apple’s new smartphone wouldn’t have sufficient battery power for their needs. That question has now been answered.

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