20 apps draining your cellphone battery: Study

20 apps draining your cellphone battery: Study

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Have you arrived at work at 09:00 in the morning with a full battery on your phone, only to find yourself having to re-charge your smartphone again at 11:00? There might be an interesting explanation you’re unaware of.  

In a recent article by pcloud.com, 93% of smartphone users use apps on their phones. From fitness to food to games, there are apps that appeal to everyone!

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To be able to get you the best experience on these apps, the developers continually update them, which often results in our batteries draining more quickly.

Here is a list of apps and the battery power they consume.  

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Graphic: Jacaranda FM

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