The advent of smartphones has reshaped our world in ways we never thought possible. Smartphones have become a big part of our daily human experience – facilitating communication and sustaining relationships, ease in doing business, studying and providing a platform for leisure.
The need for smartphones is increasingly important and their roles in our daily live them very difficult to be substituted. One of the challenges we face in this clime amongst others is erratic electricity supply. Smartphone batteries on the other hand need to be powered up as often as possible when they run low.
Phone manufacturers are constantly and consistently improving the performance and functionality of smartphones. Improvements like reduction of sizes to a paperweight, better cameras, stronger batteries, faster processors and bigger storage space and most importantly the ability to fast charge. The fast charge is a built-in feature in a smartphone
that reduces its charge-time so that it spends a shorter plugin before getting to 100 per cent.
Apple’s smartphones don’t have a fast-charge feature built-in like their Andriod counterparts. iPhone users can charge their devices quicker by using a different wall plug. iPhones are sold with Apple’s small five-volt/one-amp power bricks, but iPads come with larger five-volt/2.4-amp bricks that charge the company’s phones faster.
What Drains Your Smartphone Battery?
It is tough to reduce how often one makes use of a smartphone daily especially nowadays that it can virtually do everything. The temptation of staying away from the internet and using less screen time looks seemingly impossible. However, one can adopt various actions to prolong the device’s battery life and make a charge last longer.
1. Reduce screen brightness. It is better to set the brightness to change automatically.
2. Reduce actions that keep the screen always on. Activities like pressing it for long periods, watching videos and playing games.
3. Avoid consistent internet connection. Try not to use hotspots for long periods.
4. Turn off keyboard sounds or vibrations.
5. Restrict apps with high battery use.
6. Turn on adaptive battery or battery optimization.
7. Limit connectivity. Avoid leaving your Bluetooth, wi-fi and GPS connections for long periods.
By doing all these you will not only be conserving your battery charge, but you will also reduce your need to charge your smartphone more often. Recent smartphones also have a battery saving mode that users can activate to shut off background apps and conserve power.
As I conclude, iPhone and Android users with or without fast charge built into it can reduce charge-time when the phone’s processor is doing little to nothing. So in putting your smartphone into airplane mode that is no internet or cellular connectivity the faster it will charge.