At Google I/O 2014 events, Google has announced about their new Android 5.0 operating system version or also known as Android L. The new operating system has ability to further increase battery life. And Arch Technica has prove it.
From the experiments conducted Arc Technica, they do it on two LG Nexus 5 smartphone, each phone running different operating systems, one of which uses the Android 4.4 KitKat operating system and the other is running with Android 5.0 L Preview operating system.
From the experiments it proves that the Nexus 5 running the Android L operating system was able to survive two hours longer than the Nexus phones running with the Android 4.4 KitKat.
From the experimental results, the LG Nexus 5 that running with Android L operating system turns last up to 471 minutes, while the LG Nexus 5 phone that running with the Android KitKat operating system only able to survive up to 345 minutes, from these experiments it appears that Android L is able to improve Android battery up to 36%.
Test performed on both phones where the nexus 5 automatically reload a web page every 15 seconds which using WiFi network, whereas this test did not use a battery saver feature that will automatically be activated if the battery condition will begin to run out under 15%.
The Android L that uses in this testis the Preview version, and we assume that the Android L final version will brings more stable and better to increase battery life.