WM6 devices with WiFi: Dramatically Better Battery Life?
Are the days of WiFi chewing through our batteries like a beaver through soft wood over? ZDNet seems to think so, based on an interview with truphone (opens in new tab)'s CEO James Tagg. Now Tagg obviously has an interest in convincing people that WiFi on their phone is a good thing, since he's running a VOIP company. Nevertheless, his claim that, with WM6:
...makes me wonder if we won't see other little surprises when WM6 becomes widely available.
Read: Mobile Wi-Fi battery issues 'solved' - ZDNet UK
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I have tried a few of the different VoIP services and my experience does bear this out. Fring absolutely killed my battery, Im seeing much better results from truphone, and reading this, it looks like there may be more still to come -good stuff!