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VX4400 Battery Life

Discussion in 'alt.cellular.verizon' started by Mike, Jul 2, 2004.

  1. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <hixFc.10744$iJ4.3658@twister.nyroc.rr.com>,
    news@DELETE_THISmccune.cc says...
    > Louise <none@nospam.com> wrote in news:MPG.1b500d282009abea9896c4@news-
    > server.nyc.rr.com:
    >
    > > Mine has a strange "idiosyncracy". After talking for 35 - 40 minutes,
    > > I've gone to only one bar. But it continues without problem.
    > >
    > > Then, about 10 minutes after I hang up, it is back to say 3 or more bars
    > > although it has not been charged at all.
    > >
    > > This is a replacement VX4400 and I've yet to figure this out but it
    > > looks like the battery readout isn't accurate once it gets hot.
    > >
    > > As I say, very strange - but otherwise quite a good phone.

    >
    > I've just recently noticed this (have had the phone for a year). I don't
    > do much talking at any one time, so think I didn't notice this until I
    > started playing with using it for Verizon Internet access.
    >
    >

    I've been wondering what would happen if I ignored it - would it "fail"
    as if the battery were really drained, or does it "know" that the low
    readout isn't "true"?

    Louise
     



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  2. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <hixFc.10744$iJ4.3658@twister.nyroc.rr.com>,
    news@DELETE_THISmccune.cc says...
    > Louise <none@nospam.com> wrote in news:MPG.1b500d282009abea9896c4@news-
    > server.nyc.rr.com:
    >
    > > Mine has a strange "idiosyncracy". After talking for 35 - 40 minutes,
    > > I've gone to only one bar. But it continues without problem.
    > >
    > > Then, about 10 minutes after I hang up, it is back to say 3 or more bars
    > > although it has not been charged at all.
    > >
    > > This is a replacement VX4400 and I've yet to figure this out but it
    > > looks like the battery readout isn't accurate once it gets hot.
    > >
    > > As I say, very strange - but otherwise quite a good phone.

    >
    > I've just recently noticed this (have had the phone for a year). I don't
    > do much talking at any one time, so think I didn't notice this until I
    > started playing with using it for Verizon Internet access.
    >
    >

    I've been wondering what would happen if I ignored it - would it "fail"
    as if the battery were really drained, or does it "know" that the low
    readout isn't "true"?

    Louise
     
  3. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <hixFc.10744$iJ4.3658@twister.nyroc.rr.com>,
    news@DELETE_THISmccune.cc says...
    > Louise <none@nospam.com> wrote in news:MPG.1b500d282009abea9896c4@news-
    > server.nyc.rr.com:
    >
    > > Mine has a strange "idiosyncracy". After talking for 35 - 40 minutes,
    > > I've gone to only one bar. But it continues without problem.
    > >
    > > Then, about 10 minutes after I hang up, it is back to say 3 or more bars
    > > although it has not been charged at all.
    > >
    > > This is a replacement VX4400 and I've yet to figure this out but it
    > > looks like the battery readout isn't accurate once it gets hot.
    > >
    > > As I say, very strange - but otherwise quite a good phone.

    >
    > I've just recently noticed this (have had the phone for a year). I don't
    > do much talking at any one time, so think I didn't notice this until I
    > started playing with using it for Verizon Internet access.
    >
    >

    I've been wondering what would happen if I ignored it - would it "fail"
    as if the battery were really drained, or does it "know" that the low
    readout isn't "true"?

    Louise
     
  4. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <hixFc.10744$iJ4.3658@twister.nyroc.rr.com>,
    news@DELETE_THISmccune.cc says...
    > Louise <none@nospam.com> wrote in news:MPG.1b500d282009abea9896c4@news-
    > server.nyc.rr.com:
    >
    > > Mine has a strange "idiosyncracy". After talking for 35 - 40 minutes,
    > > I've gone to only one bar. But it continues without problem.
    > >
    > > Then, about 10 minutes after I hang up, it is back to say 3 or more bars
    > > although it has not been charged at all.
    > >
    > > This is a replacement VX4400 and I've yet to figure this out but it
    > > looks like the battery readout isn't accurate once it gets hot.
    > >
    > > As I say, very strange - but otherwise quite a good phone.

    >
    > I've just recently noticed this (have had the phone for a year). I don't
    > do much talking at any one time, so think I didn't notice this until I
    > started playing with using it for Verizon Internet access.
    >
    >

    I've been wondering what would happen if I ignored it - would it "fail"
    as if the battery were really drained, or does it "know" that the low
    readout isn't "true"?

    Louise
     
  5. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <hixFc.10744$iJ4.3658@twister.nyroc.rr.com>,
    news@DELETE_THISmccune.cc says...
    > Louise <none@nospam.com> wrote in news:MPG.1b500d282009abea9896c4@news-
    > server.nyc.rr.com:
    >
    > > Mine has a strange "idiosyncracy". After talking for 35 - 40 minutes,
    > > I've gone to only one bar. But it continues without problem.
    > >
    > > Then, about 10 minutes after I hang up, it is back to say 3 or more bars
    > > although it has not been charged at all.
    > >
    > > This is a replacement VX4400 and I've yet to figure this out but it
    > > looks like the battery readout isn't accurate once it gets hot.
    > >
    > > As I say, very strange - but otherwise quite a good phone.

    >
    > I've just recently noticed this (have had the phone for a year). I don't
    > do much talking at any one time, so think I didn't notice this until I
    > started playing with using it for Verizon Internet access.
    >
    >

    I've been wondering what would happen if I ignored it - would it "fail"
    as if the battery were really drained, or does it "know" that the low
    readout isn't "true"?

    Louise
     
  6. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <hixFc.10744$iJ4.3658@twister.nyroc.rr.com>,
    news@DELETE_THISmccune.cc says...
    > Louise <none@nospam.com> wrote in news:MPG.1b500d282009abea9896c4@news-
    > server.nyc.rr.com:
    >
    > > Mine has a strange "idiosyncracy". After talking for 35 - 40 minutes,
    > > I've gone to only one bar. But it continues without problem.
    > >
    > > Then, about 10 minutes after I hang up, it is back to say 3 or more bars
    > > although it has not been charged at all.
    > >
    > > This is a replacement VX4400 and I've yet to figure this out but it
    > > looks like the battery readout isn't accurate once it gets hot.
    > >
    > > As I say, very strange - but otherwise quite a good phone.

    >
    > I've just recently noticed this (have had the phone for a year). I don't
    > do much talking at any one time, so think I didn't notice this until I
    > started playing with using it for Verizon Internet access.
    >
    >

    I've been wondering what would happen if I ignored it - would it "fail"
    as if the battery were really drained, or does it "know" that the low
    readout isn't "true"?

    Louise
     
  7. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <hixFc.10744$iJ4.3658@twister.nyroc.rr.com>,
    news@DELETE_THISmccune.cc says...
    > Louise <none@nospam.com> wrote in news:MPG.1b500d282009abea9896c4@news-
    > server.nyc.rr.com:
    >
    > > Mine has a strange "idiosyncracy". After talking for 35 - 40 minutes,
    > > I've gone to only one bar. But it continues without problem.
    > >
    > > Then, about 10 minutes after I hang up, it is back to say 3 or more bars
    > > although it has not been charged at all.
    > >
    > > This is a replacement VX4400 and I've yet to figure this out but it
    > > looks like the battery readout isn't accurate once it gets hot.
    > >
    > > As I say, very strange - but otherwise quite a good phone.

    >
    > I've just recently noticed this (have had the phone for a year). I don't
    > do much talking at any one time, so think I didn't notice this until I
    > started playing with using it for Verizon Internet access.
    >
    >

    I've been wondering what would happen if I ignored it - would it "fail"
    as if the battery were really drained, or does it "know" that the low
    readout isn't "true"?

    Louise
     
  8. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <hixFc.10744$iJ4.3658@twister.nyroc.rr.com>,
    news@DELETE_THISmccune.cc says...
    > Louise <none@nospam.com> wrote in news:MPG.1b500d282009abea9896c4@news-
    > server.nyc.rr.com:
    >
    > > Mine has a strange "idiosyncracy". After talking for 35 - 40 minutes,
    > > I've gone to only one bar. But it continues without problem.
    > >
    > > Then, about 10 minutes after I hang up, it is back to say 3 or more bars
    > > although it has not been charged at all.
    > >
    > > This is a replacement VX4400 and I've yet to figure this out but it
    > > looks like the battery readout isn't accurate once it gets hot.
    > >
    > > As I say, very strange - but otherwise quite a good phone.

    >
    > I've just recently noticed this (have had the phone for a year). I don't
    > do much talking at any one time, so think I didn't notice this until I
    > started playing with using it for Verizon Internet access.
    >
    >

    I've been wondering what would happen if I ignored it - would it "fail"
    as if the battery were really drained, or does it "know" that the low
    readout isn't "true"?

    Louise
     
  9. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <hixFc.10744$iJ4.3658@twister.nyroc.rr.com>,
    news@DELETE_THISmccune.cc says...
    > Louise <none@nospam.com> wrote in news:MPG.1b500d282009abea9896c4@news-
    > server.nyc.rr.com:
    >
    > > Mine has a strange "idiosyncracy". After talking for 35 - 40 minutes,
    > > I've gone to only one bar. But it continues without problem.
    > >
    > > Then, about 10 minutes after I hang up, it is back to say 3 or more bars
    > > although it has not been charged at all.
    > >
    > > This is a replacement VX4400 and I've yet to figure this out but it
    > > looks like the battery readout isn't accurate once it gets hot.
    > >
    > > As I say, very strange - but otherwise quite a good phone.

    >
    > I've just recently noticed this (have had the phone for a year). I don't
    > do much talking at any one time, so think I didn't notice this until I
    > started playing with using it for Verizon Internet access.
    >
    >

    I've been wondering what would happen if I ignored it - would it "fail"
    as if the battery were really drained, or does it "know" that the low
    readout isn't "true"?

    Louise
     
  10. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <hixFc.10744$iJ4.3658@twister.nyroc.rr.com>,
    news@DELETE_THISmccune.cc says...
    > Louise <none@nospam.com> wrote in news:MPG.1b500d282009abea9896c4@news-
    > server.nyc.rr.com:
    >
    > > Mine has a strange "idiosyncracy". After talking for 35 - 40 minutes,
    > > I've gone to only one bar. But it continues without problem.
    > >
    > > Then, about 10 minutes after I hang up, it is back to say 3 or more bars
    > > although it has not been charged at all.
    > >
    > > This is a replacement VX4400 and I've yet to figure this out but it
    > > looks like the battery readout isn't accurate once it gets hot.
    > >
    > > As I say, very strange - but otherwise quite a good phone.

    >
    > I've just recently noticed this (have had the phone for a year). I don't
    > do much talking at any one time, so think I didn't notice this until I
    > started playing with using it for Verizon Internet access.
    >
    >

    I've been wondering what would happen if I ignored it - would it "fail"
    as if the battery were really drained, or does it "know" that the low
    readout isn't "true"?

    Louise
     
  11. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <hixFc.10744$iJ4.3658@twister.nyroc.rr.com>,
    news@DELETE_THISmccune.cc says...
    > Louise <none@nospam.com> wrote in news:MPG.1b500d282009abea9896c4@news-
    > server.nyc.rr.com:
    >
    > > Mine has a strange "idiosyncracy". After talking for 35 - 40 minutes,
    > > I've gone to only one bar. But it continues without problem.
    > >
    > > Then, about 10 minutes after I hang up, it is back to say 3 or more bars
    > > although it has not been charged at all.
    > >
    > > This is a replacement VX4400 and I've yet to figure this out but it
    > > looks like the battery readout isn't accurate once it gets hot.
    > >
    > > As I say, very strange - but otherwise quite a good phone.

    >
    > I've just recently noticed this (have had the phone for a year). I don't
    > do much talking at any one time, so think I didn't notice this until I
    > started playing with using it for Verizon Internet access.
    >
    >

    I've been wondering what would happen if I ignored it - would it "fail"
    as if the battery were really drained, or does it "know" that the low
    readout isn't "true"?

    Louise
     
  12. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <hixFc.10744$iJ4.3658@twister.nyroc.rr.com>,
    news@DELETE_THISmccune.cc says...
    > Louise <none@nospam.com> wrote in news:MPG.1b500d282009abea9896c4@news-
    > server.nyc.rr.com:
    >
    > > Mine has a strange "idiosyncracy". After talking for 35 - 40 minutes,
    > > I've gone to only one bar. But it continues without problem.
    > >
    > > Then, about 10 minutes after I hang up, it is back to say 3 or more bars
    > > although it has not been charged at all.
    > >
    > > This is a replacement VX4400 and I've yet to figure this out but it
    > > looks like the battery readout isn't accurate once it gets hot.
    > >
    > > As I say, very strange - but otherwise quite a good phone.

    >
    > I've just recently noticed this (have had the phone for a year). I don't
    > do much talking at any one time, so think I didn't notice this until I
    > started playing with using it for Verizon Internet access.
    >
    >

    I've been wondering what would happen if I ignored it - would it "fail"
    as if the battery were really drained, or does it "know" that the low
    readout isn't "true"?

    Louise
     
  13. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <hixFc.10744$iJ4.3658@twister.nyroc.rr.com>,
    news@DELETE_THISmccune.cc says...
    > Louise <none@nospam.com> wrote in news:MPG.1b500d282009abea9896c4@news-
    > server.nyc.rr.com:
    >
    > > Mine has a strange "idiosyncracy". After talking for 35 - 40 minutes,
    > > I've gone to only one bar. But it continues without problem.
    > >
    > > Then, about 10 minutes after I hang up, it is back to say 3 or more bars
    > > although it has not been charged at all.
    > >
    > > This is a replacement VX4400 and I've yet to figure this out but it
    > > looks like the battery readout isn't accurate once it gets hot.
    > >
    > > As I say, very strange - but otherwise quite a good phone.

    >
    > I've just recently noticed this (have had the phone for a year). I don't
    > do much talking at any one time, so think I didn't notice this until I
    > started playing with using it for Verizon Internet access.
    >
    >

    I've been wondering what would happen if I ignored it - would it "fail"
    as if the battery were really drained, or does it "know" that the low
    readout isn't "true"?

    Louise
     
  14. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <hixFc.10744$iJ4.3658@twister.nyroc.rr.com>,
    news@DELETE_THISmccune.cc says...
    > Louise <none@nospam.com> wrote in news:MPG.1b500d282009abea9896c4@news-
    > server.nyc.rr.com:
    >
    > > Mine has a strange "idiosyncracy". After talking for 35 - 40 minutes,
    > > I've gone to only one bar. But it continues without problem.
    > >
    > > Then, about 10 minutes after I hang up, it is back to say 3 or more bars
    > > although it has not been charged at all.
    > >
    > > This is a replacement VX4400 and I've yet to figure this out but it
    > > looks like the battery readout isn't accurate once it gets hot.
    > >
    > > As I say, very strange - but otherwise quite a good phone.

    >
    > I've just recently noticed this (have had the phone for a year). I don't
    > do much talking at any one time, so think I didn't notice this until I
    > started playing with using it for Verizon Internet access.
    >
    >

    I've been wondering what would happen if I ignored it - would it "fail"
    as if the battery were really drained, or does it "know" that the low
    readout isn't "true"?

    Louise
     
  15. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <hixFc.10744$iJ4.3658@twister.nyroc.rr.com>,
    news@DELETE_THISmccune.cc says...
    > Louise <none@nospam.com> wrote in news:MPG.1b500d282009abea9896c4@news-
    > server.nyc.rr.com:
    >
    > > Mine has a strange "idiosyncracy". After talking for 35 - 40 minutes,
    > > I've gone to only one bar. But it continues without problem.
    > >
    > > Then, about 10 minutes after I hang up, it is back to say 3 or more bars
    > > although it has not been charged at all.
    > >
    > > This is a replacement VX4400 and I've yet to figure this out but it
    > > looks like the battery readout isn't accurate once it gets hot.
    > >
    > > As I say, very strange - but otherwise quite a good phone.

    >
    > I've just recently noticed this (have had the phone for a year). I don't
    > do much talking at any one time, so think I didn't notice this until I
    > started playing with using it for Verizon Internet access.
    >
    >

    I've been wondering what would happen if I ignored it - would it "fail"
    as if the battery were really drained, or does it "know" that the low
    readout isn't "true"?

    Louise
     
  16. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <hixFc.10744$iJ4.3658@twister.nyroc.rr.com>,
    news@DELETE_THISmccune.cc says...
    > Louise <none@nospam.com> wrote in news:MPG.1b500d282009abea9896c4@news-
    > server.nyc.rr.com:
    >
    > > Mine has a strange "idiosyncracy". After talking for 35 - 40 minutes,
    > > I've gone to only one bar. But it continues without problem.
    > >
    > > Then, about 10 minutes after I hang up, it is back to say 3 or more bars
    > > although it has not been charged at all.
    > >
    > > This is a replacement VX4400 and I've yet to figure this out but it
    > > looks like the battery readout isn't accurate once it gets hot.
    > >
    > > As I say, very strange - but otherwise quite a good phone.

    >
    > I've just recently noticed this (have had the phone for a year). I don't
    > do much talking at any one time, so think I didn't notice this until I
    > started playing with using it for Verizon Internet access.
    >
    >

    I've been wondering what would happen if I ignored it - would it "fail"
    as if the battery were really drained, or does it "know" that the low
    readout isn't "true"?

    Louise
     
  17. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <hixFc.10744$iJ4.3658@twister.nyroc.rr.com>,
    news@DELETE_THISmccune.cc says...
    > Louise <none@nospam.com> wrote in news:MPG.1b500d282009abea9896c4@news-
    > server.nyc.rr.com:
    >
    > > Mine has a strange "idiosyncracy". After talking for 35 - 40 minutes,
    > > I've gone to only one bar. But it continues without problem.
    > >
    > > Then, about 10 minutes after I hang up, it is back to say 3 or more bars
    > > although it has not been charged at all.
    > >
    > > This is a replacement VX4400 and I've yet to figure this out but it
    > > looks like the battery readout isn't accurate once it gets hot.
    > >
    > > As I say, very strange - but otherwise quite a good phone.

    >
    > I've just recently noticed this (have had the phone for a year). I don't
    > do much talking at any one time, so think I didn't notice this until I
    > started playing with using it for Verizon Internet access.
    >
    >

    I've been wondering what would happen if I ignored it - would it "fail"
    as if the battery were really drained, or does it "know" that the low
    readout isn't "true"?

    Louise
     
  18. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <hixFc.10744$iJ4.3658@twister.nyroc.rr.com>,
    news@DELETE_THISmccune.cc says...
    > Louise <none@nospam.com> wrote in news:MPG.1b500d282009abea9896c4@news-
    > server.nyc.rr.com:
    >
    > > Mine has a strange "idiosyncracy". After talking for 35 - 40 minutes,
    > > I've gone to only one bar. But it continues without problem.
    > >
    > > Then, about 10 minutes after I hang up, it is back to say 3 or more bars
    > > although it has not been charged at all.
    > >
    > > This is a replacement VX4400 and I've yet to figure this out but it
    > > looks like the battery readout isn't accurate once it gets hot.
    > >
    > > As I say, very strange - but otherwise quite a good phone.

    >
    > I've just recently noticed this (have had the phone for a year). I don't
    > do much talking at any one time, so think I didn't notice this until I
    > started playing with using it for Verizon Internet access.
    >
    >

    I've been wondering what would happen if I ignored it - would it "fail"
    as if the battery were really drained, or does it "know" that the low
    readout isn't "true"?

    Louise
     
  19. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <hixFc.10744$iJ4.3658@twister.nyroc.rr.com>,
    news@DELETE_THISmccune.cc says...
    > Louise <none@nospam.com> wrote in news:MPG.1b500d282009abea9896c4@news-
    > server.nyc.rr.com:
    >
    > > Mine has a strange "idiosyncracy". After talking for 35 - 40 minutes,
    > > I've gone to only one bar. But it continues without problem.
    > >
    > > Then, about 10 minutes after I hang up, it is back to say 3 or more bars
    > > although it has not been charged at all.
    > >
    > > This is a replacement VX4400 and I've yet to figure this out but it
    > > looks like the battery readout isn't accurate once it gets hot.
    > >
    > > As I say, very strange - but otherwise quite a good phone.

    >
    > I've just recently noticed this (have had the phone for a year). I don't
    > do much talking at any one time, so think I didn't notice this until I
    > started playing with using it for Verizon Internet access.
    >
    >

    I've been wondering what would happen if I ignored it - would it "fail"
    as if the battery were really drained, or does it "know" that the low
    readout isn't "true"?

    Louise
     
  20. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <hixFc.10744$iJ4.3658@twister.nyroc.rr.com>,
    news@DELETE_THISmccune.cc says...
    > Louise <none@nospam.com> wrote in news:MPG.1b500d282009abea9896c4@news-
    > server.nyc.rr.com:
    >
    > > Mine has a strange "idiosyncracy". After talking for 35 - 40 minutes,
    > > I've gone to only one bar. But it continues without problem.
    > >
    > > Then, about 10 minutes after I hang up, it is back to say 3 or more bars
    > > although it has not been charged at all.
    > >
    > > This is a replacement VX4400 and I've yet to figure this out but it
    > > looks like the battery readout isn't accurate once it gets hot.
    > >
    > > As I say, very strange - but otherwise quite a good phone.

    >
    > I've just recently noticed this (have had the phone for a year). I don't
    > do much talking at any one time, so think I didn't notice this until I
    > started playing with using it for Verizon Internet access.
    >
    >

    I've been wondering what would happen if I ignored it - would it "fail"
    as if the battery were really drained, or does it "know" that the low
    readout isn't "true"?

    Louise
     

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