Google Nexus 7 Tips – Basics: #29 Power Usage

Google Nexus 7 Tips - Basics: #29 Power Usage

In this continuing series of videos, I go back to android and tablet basics on the Google Nexus 7

In each video I will describe a useful hint, tip or tutorial in approximately 30-60 seconds. These are bite-sized videos to help you get the most out of your tablet, android and/or Google Nexus 7 device

I want this to be a community set of videos so if you have a suggestion, an idea or a question which you think I can answer and demonstrate in 30 seconds, leave it in the comments section.

In this video I show you how to quickly diagnose where all your battery usage goes and it’s spread between the different functions.
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10 thoughts on “Google Nexus 7 Tips – Basics: #29 Power Usage”

  1. yyAjax says:

    And how is your screen only consume 37%? I put the lowest brightness it is
    still 87%.

  2. BuzzsawfromLU says:

    Good stuff to know, like in all your videos! I heard that some people
    experienced some serious lag with about 3 GB or less left on their Nexus 7
    16gb. Do you know if there is any truth in these reports? If I get a Nexus
    7, it’ll probably need to handle a fair amount apps and maybe a bit of

  3. Bas B says:

    For general web use, how long would its battery last?

  4. Video Gadgets Journal (VGJFelix) says:

    I haven’t got near its capacity to be honest so I can neither confirm nor
    deny those rumours. It sounds like one of things that will randomly affect
    a small number of users who make a song and dance about it (and rightly so
    as I have with my Prime reset bug).

  5. Video Gadgets Journal (VGJFelix) says:

    Battery widget reborn. I did a video on that too 🙂

  6. Video Gadgets Journal (VGJFelix) says:

    I would put it anywhere between 6-9 hours. I tend to judge it more in how
    many days until I need to recharge it and for me it’s usually 3 days or so.

  7. BPMorais1 says:

    great videos man 😀 I’m watching all of them

  8. BuzzsawfromLU says:

    Okay…. Thanks!

  9. Video Gadgets Journal (VGJFelix) says:

    It might be because on that particular cycle I hadn’t actually used the
    tablet that much so it was slowly draining without using the screen. It can
    vary quite a bit.

  10. yyAjax says:

    Thanks. What app is the battery icon? and how long is your battery life
    with screen on?

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