Top 10 Android Apps That Drains Your Battery Fast

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Top 10 Android Apps That Drains Your Battery Fast

To be honest, a smartphone is a pocket-sized computer. There is only so much you can do to extend its battery life; given the gadgets’ processors has been evolving faster compared to the rate at which battery technologies are evolving. But there are a number of things you can do to extend your battery life.

When you are buying a new phone take a keen look at the battery performance. Don’t just take the manufacturers words for it. Visit various tech sites like Innov8tiv and others where you can find smartphone reviews. Then go for the phone with an impressive battery performance. If your device can accommodate the latest Android L, the better; Android L has a feature that extends battery life.

Secondly, you can kill some apps that are running in the background even when you are not using them. The following list shows the top ten apps that drain your battery fast.

Top 10 Battery Drainers that run at Start Up

  1. ChatON Voice & Video Chat (Samsung)
  2. magicApp: Free Calls (magiclack VocalTec)
  3. Samsung WatchON Tablets
  4. AllShareCast Dongle S/W Update (Samsung)
  5. Facebook
  6. Vault-Hide SMS Pics & Videos
  7. Path
  8. Al-Moazin Lite Prayer Times
  9. Beaming Service for Beep’n’Go (Moheam)
  10. PPS for Mobile

As you can see from the list above, two biggest drainers all come from Samsung, and owners of Samsung devices cannot delete two of these apps. But WatchON Tablets can be deleted. Another revelation by AVG, you should probably know is the list of performance draining apps.

Top 10 Apps Draining your phone performance

  1. Facebook
  2. Path
  3. 9GAG Funny Pics & Videos
  4. Instagram
  5. Spotify Music
  6. BBM (BlackBerry)
  7. QQ (Tencent Technology)
  8. textPlus Free Text & Calls
  9. Wattpad Free Books & Stories
  10. iFunny : )

For gamers who like to play games on their mobile android devices. The following are the top ten games that drain your battery fast.

Top 10 Battery Draining Games

  1. Puzzle & Dragons (GungHo Online Entertainment)
  2. Hay Day (Supercell)
  3. Candy Crush Saga (King)
  4. Minecraft – Pocket Edition (Mojang)
  5. Cookie Jam (SGN)
  6. Pet Rescue Saga (King)
  7. Clash of Clans (Supercell)
  8. Bubble Witch 2 Saga (King)
  9. Farm Heroes Saga (King)
  10. Angry Bird (Rovio Mobile)

Another consideration you take when downloading apps is the amount of storage space they consume on your phone. The following are the top ten app that consume a lot of storage space.

Top 10 Storage Eaters

  1. NY Times – Breaking News
  2. Tango Messenger Video & Calls
  3. Spotify Music
  4. Facebook
  5. Chrome Browser
  6. 9GAG Funny pics & videos
  7. Instagram
  8. LINE camera – Selfie & Collage
  9. Vine
  10. Talking Angela

The above lists have not included the less popular apps but any app even if it has less than a million downloads could drain your battery faster. However, one thing remains almost consistent throughout the above lists, Facebook app. If extending you phone battery life is what you are looking for, then you better settle for accessing Facebook via the mobile site and delete Zuckerberg’s app.

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