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Oreo killed my X Compact Battery

Apprentice
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Oreo killed my X Compact Battery

So 48hrs in and going from where I had a 2 day battery life through moderate use of the phone I am now down to 6 hours using the phone in exactly the same way.

 

Am not going through multiple settings changes as in my thoughts a software update should improve matters not kill the use of a device!

 

Anyone got any good news or do I wait for 8.1? 

 

Great job Sony you have created a brick, you need to fix this QUICK Slightly frowning Face

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Apprentice
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Re: Oreo killed my X Compact Battery

Oreo update has also severely reduced the battery life of my x compact. I've gone from 1 and a half to two days battery life to barely 1. The long life was one of the main reasons I chose the phone, and the thing I was most pleased with. I hope they sort this. Will be contacting sony as my phone is still in guarantee. 

Apprentice
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Re: Oreo killed my X Compact Battery

Just another quick thought. The auto screen brightness seems to have been working overtime, like it can't decide what the ambient light is. Might be using the extra battery making those constant adjustments. Going to turn off the auto brightness and see if it makes a difference. 

Apprentice
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Re: Oreo killed my X Compact Battery

Ah mine is all over the place too, seems to dim then get lighter very unstable... Have turned it off but still watcjing countdown of the battery...

 

What is really strange is the phone is warm now... 

 

I suppose its good for the cold weather

One time poster
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Re: Oreo killed my X Compact Battery

Same here, I am on 34.4.A.2.19. Battery life has been cut in half compared to before the upgrade to Oreo.

Sony, you have to fix this!

Pioneer
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Re: Oreo killed my X Compact Battery

Try a software repair


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Re: Oreo killed my X Compact Battery

The same thing is happening to me aswell I wish I could go back. I would take it off the charger and leave home fully charged at 12 and return at 1130 later that night and still have around 20-40 percent left. After the update, my phone dies around 8 or 9.

 

Sony please fix this!! Or at least give the option to go back

 

Is there any way we could get the 15 hour battery life back?

 

Jo and white

Apprentice
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Re: Oreo killed my X Compact Battery

It’s so sad, a software upgrade should not require such involvement trying to solve what is basically a software error.

 

Dont bother clearing your phone and starting again it is a software error with the aoreo upgrade that has obviously not been tested well enough by Sony.

 

Spent far too long clearing and restarting and it is still working with a now warm and quickly dying battery... Just pushed the button on a Galaxy, can’t live with this.

Apprentice
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Re: Oreo killed my X Compact Battery

Same here! 

After updating to oreo, the battery life is just half the time with same usage!! and the phone overheats!!! 

 

SONY, PLEASE FIX THIS PROBLEM!!!!

I hope it will be solved soon..

Apprentice
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Re: Oreo killed my X Compact Battery

I updated to Oero two days ago. Battery life decreased since then. According to Andriod system information, standy-by constributes about 30% to power consumption. However, this ai not reliable at ll, because some apps I use often are not listed at all ...

 

Unfortunately with Oreo it is not possible anymore to show CPU load anymore, so it is difficlut to find out what is causing the battery drain.

 

I general one should appreciate Sony update policy and the timely release of security patches. But very often the updates are causing only trouble, while the newly introduced functions are of litte use. Onece the system ist running well again I will disable system updates.