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Old 12-07-2006, 10:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I did not realize how much power having Bluetooth on used. I have always had it on till I lost my headset now my battery last longer.
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And I was gonna start a thread about this. Is an OS update looking at fixing this power hog? Using GPS takes more than half my power in less than 2 hours.
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I expected my battery to last longer on the phone using my BT HS since I wouldnxxx8217;t be using the phones own speaker
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Unfortunately, the Bluetooth chip is not the most efficient device. Plus the Pearl is using a V2 BT chip so that even makes it worse for battery life.

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I expected my battery to last longer on the phone using my BT HS since I wouldn’t be using the phones own speaker
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What about keeping the Pearl on the car's charger when using bluetooth. Is that a safety hazard or is it ok to do so? Anyone do it?
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