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Re: Zire and Tungsten Battery Life

"Roy Schestowitz" <newsgroups@schestowitz.com> wrote in message 
> M. Smile wrote:
>> "Roy Schestowitz" <newsgroups@schestowitz.com> wrote in message
>> dd6hmd$19de$1@godfrey.mcc.ac.uk">news:dd6hmd$19de$1@godfrey.mcc.ac.uk...
>>> M. Smile wrote:
>>>> Simple question:
>>>> Does a battery charge last longer with a Zire 31 than with a Tungsten 
>>>> E?
>>> If you are talking about a full (from empty to full) battery charge, 
>>> then
>>> I
>>> imagine that the answer would be no. I imagine that the Tungsten E has
>>> got higher battery capacity, but only a person conducting benchmarks or
>>> owning both devices _and_ experimenting with both can provide an answer.
>>>> I would assume so because of the smaller STN LCD but... there is the
>>>> faster processor!!!
>>>> M.S.
>>> The processor is not related to the speed of charge. I believe that all
>>> power supplies are merely the same in terms of capacity. So, maybe your
>>> question was intended to be: "if I used the two devices for the same 
>>> time
>>> duration running identical processes, which one would drain faster?"
>>> Roy
>> Yes, bad choice of words. I meant:
>> Would a Z31 operate longer than a T E with a fully charged battery?
> Aaron gave an insightful answer, which I hope was helpful. For some 
> reason,
> I have this misconception, whereby the Tungsten will always have the
> superior components when compared against the Zire (even if the Tungsten
> model is at the cheaper end). Clearly my assumption was wrong. I hope I
> wasn't causing confusion.
> Roy

Not at all.
Any opinion is greatly appreciated.


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> Roy S. Schestowitz
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