| | Re: Battery ratings in VZW phones
On Tue, 27 Nov 2007 13:33:17 -0500, Jim Higgins
>Joseph Wheeler wrote:
>> "Jim Higgins" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>>> What method does VZW use to arrive at the talk/standby ratings that they
>>> do for phones? My VX8300, with slight-modest usage, gets about 96 hours
>>> of standby time. That is way less than the rated standby time so I have
>>> been somewhat curious as to how they arrive at their rather optimistic
>> The marketing suits at the phone manufacturers present inflated battery
>> ratings when they sell/deliver the phones to VZW. In turn, the VZW marketing
>> suits then publish these-- or even pumped up-- numbers without testing them.
>> I'm shocked--- shocked that this could happen....
>Didn't P.T. Barnum have something to say?
"There's an AT&T customer born every minute"?