I recently bought an 8GB Sansa Fuze for my sister, but it seemed the battery was draining too fast (we’d only get about 10-12 hours from it). So we returned it and the new one works better but still doesn’t come close to the 24 hour mark specified. We get about 15-17 hours with this one.
All the tracks on the player are MP3 at 256 kbps with the volume at about 55-60%. We did a drain test where we just let the player run through the library on shuffle (all files MP3 at 256), only checking the screen maybe 4-5 times total, with brightness at 40% and 10 second backlight.
I read on the “Anything But iPod” forums that people get around 20+ with a similar setup. Could this battery also be defective or is this pretty normal life?
Message Edited by UssjTrunks on 07-31-2009 08:21 PM