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Best App To Tell You How Much Battery Life You Have Left?

After trying a few, I finally settled on BattStat Pro. :)

BattStatt Pro
by Tomas Persson
10,000 downloads, 278 ratings (4.5 avg)
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I quite like the Batterylife widget too, you can customise the information it displays, and set it to change colour based on the remaining battery % (you can define the % value at which it changes colour too). Very small file size too, and the widget itself doesn't take up too much space on the home screen. Worth a try.
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So far I"ve tried BatteryLife and it does not put the battery info in the tool bar. I don't want just a widget, I don't like icons on my homescreen, and dont want to scroll to see it. Just kinda want it there you know?

BatterySolo people say only shows increments of 10 on the DroidX. I use Gauge Battery and i have a droid3, and IT is only showing increments of 10, so that's no good.

Most other Battery apps require special permissions I am now learning are not good to give.

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This application has access to the following:

  • Phone calls read phone state and identity
    Allows the application to access the phone features of the device. An application with this permission can determine the phone number and serial number of this phone, whether a call is active, the number that call is connected to and the like.
  • System tools change Wi-Fi state
    Allows an application to connect to and disconnect from Wi-Fi access points, and to make changes to configured Wi-Fi networks.
    prevent device from sleeping
    Allows an application to prevent the device from going to sleep.
    modify global system settings
    Allows an application to modify the system's settings data. Malicious applications can corrupt your system's configuration.
    retrieve running applications
    Allows application to retrieve information about currently and recently running tasks. May allow malicious applications to discover private information about other applications.

I dont like that one bit!

EDIT: i found out that ALL battery apps will be in 10% increments:

"- 10% increments: due to some manufacturers/devices (e.g. Motorola Droid) only reporting battery status information in 10% increments, Batteryminder will not be able to display more accurate battery level information in the status bar icon and similar."
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