Ever since picking up a 42mm Galaxy Watch (non-LTE) a few weeks ago, I have been experiencing extremely disappointing battery life. While I expected to have to charge my watch every night, I had at least hoped (based on the advertised battery life) to have it last through an entire day. Yet, I'm finding that on most days, I am lucky if I can get 12 hours of use from taking it off the charger in the morning until the battery dies (see attached).
I should note that this is the best-case scenario, with all battery optimizations enabled (Wi-Fi off, NFC off, AOD off, GPS off, touch-to-wake off, auto-stress-tracking off, 10 minute HR intervals, and 10 second display timeout) and without using the watch to track any workouts. If I go for a run with the watch, I can expect that to knock another 30-40% off the battery, leaving me with maybe 6-8 hours of normal use.
This short of a battery life seems like it can't be working as intended, but I'm not sure what else to try: I've restarted the watch almost every day and factory-reset it half a dozen times since purchasing it (also to resolve issues I've been having with Samsung Health), I've tried completely discharging and recharging the battery. Is there anything else I can try to make the battery at least through an average day? Is this battery life considered normal for this model of watch?
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