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Wifi battery drain in the D5300

stevelink3

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stevelink3 Registered since 20th Apr 2013
Sat 25-Jan-14 06:30 PM

Greetings!
As a new D5300 user, I successfully implemented the wifi capability with it and my iPhone 5. However, I am noticing a quite substantial "hit" on battery life! For example, at 100% charged, after only a few (10) exposures using wifi, the battery drops to 35%. Is this normal? Perhaps a firmware update will improve this, although I don't expect to being using that feature much regardless, as I usually post process my images before distributing anyway, and the ML-3 IR remote works just fine.
Thank you.

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