"Roy Schestowitz" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> M. Smile wrote:
>> "Roy Schestowitz" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>>> M. Smile wrote:
>>>> Simple question:
>>>> Does a battery charge last longer with a Zire 31 than with a Tungsten
>>> If you are talking about a full (from empty to full) battery charge,
>>> imagine that the answer would be no. I imagine that the Tungsten E has
>>> got higher battery capacity, but only a person conducting benchmarks or
>>> owning both devices _and_ experimenting with both can provide an answer.
>>>> I would assume so because of the smaller STN LCD but... there is the
>>>> faster processor!!!
>>> The processor is not related to the speed of charge. I believe that all
>>> power supplies are merely the same in terms of capacity. So, maybe your
>>> question was intended to be: "if I used the two devices for the same
>>> duration running identical processes, which one would drain faster?"
>> Yes, bad choice of words. I meant:
>> Would a Z31 operate longer than a T E with a fully charged battery?
> Aaron gave an insightful answer, which I hope was helpful. For some
> I have this misconception, whereby the Tungsten will always have the
> superior components when compared against the Zire (even if the Tungsten
> model is at the cheaper end). Clearly my assumption was wrong. I hope I
> wasn't causing confusion.
Not at all.
Any opinion is greatly appreciated.
> Roy S. Schestowitz