How To Increase Sony Xperia Z Battery Life
Few important tips to improve the battery life of Sony Xperia Z in daily routine. Sony Xperia Z have 5-inch touchscreen display and have a 441 ppi pixel density. It feature a 1.5GHz Krait quad-core processor and 2GB of RAM. The water proof and dust proof phone also have a non-removable 2330 mAh battery. As you see Xperia Z is the flagship phone from Sony for 2013.
Sony Xperia Z comes with a good battery capacity which is 2330 mAh battery. Considering the hardware it quite understanding why Sony put such a large capacity battery on Xperia Z. The battery specification is just good enough for the device to run it for complete one day or the one and half day of operation that includes few minutes video playback, SMS, few minutes of internet browsing, voice calling and games play. Another notable point is, Xperia Z comes with pre-installed Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean version which is on the lighter side of battery consumption than the earlier version and offer better battery management. But still there are lot many functions on your phone which you should look out as those continuously consumes battery.
Given the issues of battery life, we provide you some tips on your newly purchase Sony Xperia Z to have a better battery life, follow them here –
Battery Charging Practices
It’s important for you to understand how you are charging your phone. This has the great impact on the battery life and the heath of your battery. Just like most other smart phone batteries, Sony Xperia Z battery is supplied with certain number of fixed cycles. So, it’s recommended to charge your device in timely manner. It’s not recommended to over charge or less charge your phone. You should charge it to full 100% and remove the charger and only charge your device when the battery is fully out(or maybe 10% to 20% is remaining). That’s why we recommend, never put your phone for charging over night as this may hamper the battery’s life very badly due to which you may even end up spoiling battery sooner than expected.
Use Original Charger
Another good way to save battery life and stay charged for longer is, use a charger that comes with your Xperia Z smart phone. Because, various chargers have different operating voltage. That’s why, It’s recommended that you go with the original Xperia Z charger which has come along with your device kit. If you have lost that one or its missing from your side then you need to purchase one original one meant for Xperia Z device only. Another advice is, make use of the AC chargers rather than using the USB points for charging the battery as basically the USB charging does the trickle charging which is not good for charging the battery.
Connectivity Toggle ON/OFF
We all use Wi Fi or 3G or 4G to access internet and various other related service. However, you should note this features are the battery drainers as well. As they consume a considerable amount of battery, it’s recommended that you should turn it off while you are not using it.
Sony Xperia Z GPS/ Wi Fi tether
GPS is one the highest battery draining component of Xperia Z. Turn on the feature when you are using the Google Maps or location-based applications, but don’t forget to turn it off when the work is done. Until GPS is connected, the device will communicate with the nearby satellite connection for the location of your device if any application need it. Also apart from that, Wi Fi tether is also consumes a considerable amount of battery life on your device. So, use this feature only when you really feel a need.
Sony Xperia Z Auto Sync
Sony Xperia Z is designed to stay updated with Facebook notifications, new mails in Gmail and other updates. It also automatically check for the synchronization of data, apps and cloud storage apps data sync. This background data sync can be a major battery draining component as well. You should set up auto sync to check the updates every 4 hours or more but never immediately.
Sony Xperia Z Live Wallpapers
Live wallpapers on your Xperia Z smartphone is one of the continuous battery draining component which also utilizes RAM. We know Live wallpaper is a good way to impress your friend but as it consumes much battery, you should try to avoid it or use it only when you feel a need. It’s recommended to use a wallpaper that have lot of black on it as it consume less battery.
Force Close Unused Apps
In our daily life we use a lot of apps to make thing easy but often we forget to turn off those apps properly which allow them to run in background and consume both memory and battery. It’s better idea to force close this apps. You can do it using a task manger or app manager.
One should understand the brightness level of their device. This is one of the basic things to reduce the continuous power consumption when display is on. It’s a good idea to set the brightness to 10% of the maximum and this is the best way to save the battery.
Camera Flash ON/OFF
You should also take care of camera flash because this drain the battery pretty quickly than you imagine. Just turn it on for 30 minutes and your device most likely runs out of power.
Power Saving/ Custom Power Saving Modes
There are many apps available in Play Store that comes with different power saving mode that help you to do most of the above mention task with a tap. Find an app that best match your need.
Restart Phone in Regular Interval
You should also restart your smartphone at least once in three days or in a week period of time. This provides longer battery life for the device and gets longer life to it.
By following the above tips we ensure that your battery on Xperia Z smartphone will last almost double the time which you get right now. Try this and do let us know about this.