30 Mar '13, 9pm

@sivavaid Might be when you switch from 1 base stn to another. If it happens when you remain still, I have no idea.

@sivavaid Might be when you switch from 1 base stn to another. If it happens when you remain still, I have no idea.

Phones have advanced levels of sleep modes, from light sleep to a very deep sleep in which almost everything is switched off. Most of this advanced power management is invisible to the end user. You might notice that it occasionally takes longer than normal to perform a certain operation such as starting your Internet browser. The PMIC also coordinates charging. Modern phones have lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries. Unlike the nickel-cadmium or nickel-metal-hydride batteries used in older consumer electronics devices, these batteries do not have a “memory,” which reduces the amount by which you could charge the battery if it wasn’t fully discharged first. So, there is no penalty in frequently recharging a Li-ion battery other than the inconvenience of having to find a wall socket. In fact, charging it more often from a less discharged state improves the total life of the batte...

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