Because we didn't do proper tests until the last few days, and there is still much room for improvement.WizardStan said:My math may be a little off here, but if
4000 mAh => 10 hours
4800 mAh = 4000*1.2 => 10*1.2 = 12 hours
And that's with the assumption that we were getting the full 10 hours, which previous testing suggested we weren't quite getting. More like 8 hours, which only now gets bumped to 10.
How did he arrive at 14 hours?
edit: whoops, I'm way off. It was only bumped by 200 mAh, not 800. That makes the suggested 14 hours even more suspicious. How can a 5% increase in battery power translate into 40% increase in life expectancy?
So are you suggesting that, if you had done proper testing, we would have found the 4000 mAh already capable of 12 or 13 hours under ideal conditions? This may be the first time you (personally) actually made a conservative guess and found that the reality exceeded expectations.craigix said:Because we didn't do proper tests until the last few days, and there is still much room for improvement.
HEHE, i understood what u meant but it looks like if the pandora required 1400mAh just to barely boot upcraigix said:The battery life has always been one of the main parts of the Pandora we wanted to kill the competition with. I think we have the biggest battery ever put in to a modern hand held.
Consider that other omap3 devices are shipping with 1400mah batteries and getting 4-6 hours.
At 1400mah the Pandora is just warming up.
Yes, but they are the most current random guesses based on latest information. This way some random guy doesn't have to roam the forums to get the latest estimates. Of course we who check the forums on a more regular basis already know better.Enverex said:Is there any point to the roadmap at all? All I ever see is the dates being constantly amended. It's no more use than random guesses.
To be worried now, when everything is coming to a neat conclusion is a little bewildering.
Michael got the new keymat, the keys are perfect, but it's a good thing we got a set of samples as the rubber isn't quite soft enough, after a while the Dpad gives some ache on the thumb, so the 4000 are going to be ~20% softer.
I know I keep repeating but it's little things like that which make all the difference on a device you will likely be using for at least 2 years.