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  Reply # 634519 2-Jun-2012 09:37 Send private message

UnitedWeFall: I got my S3 from Telecom last night. Just playing around with it today, its been on for 2 hours and i'm looking at what's using the battery. The cell standby is at 50%. Seems a bit excessive? On my previous phones its been closer to 10%. Anyone got any clues why this might be?


This usually improves after a couple of charge cycles..




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  Reply # 634523 2-Jun-2012 09:44 Send private message

Gilco2:
defragger: JB just won't budge saying its below their cost price. Noel leeming only vodafone version. Whs waiting on their delivery. This is at Mt Maunganui.
I paid $944 at JB Hi Fi in Bayfair yesterday.? They had 3 left in the cupboard afterwards.? This will work on any network.? Also gave 50% off a micro sim card and transferred my number to it then.


Yeah I am trying to get them to match Noel Leeming which they won't do. How much does the Vodafone version differ from the Telecom one?




Galaxy S3 i9300 running WanamLite XXEMC3 V6.5 JB 4.1.2 on the network Telecom XT


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  Reply # 634525 2-Jun-2012 09:48 Send private message

old3eyes:
UnitedWeFall: I got my S3 from Telecom last night. Just playing around with it today, its been on for 2 hours and i'm looking at what's using the battery. The cell standby is at 50%. Seems a bit excessive? On my previous phones its been closer to 10%. Anyone got any clues why this might be?


This usually improves after a couple of charge cycles..


Hrm I know the battery life improves, but the cell standby usage? How does that work?

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  Reply # 634529 2-Jun-2012 09:57 Send private message

I wouldn't get too hung up on it honestly, the battery life is good regardless of the cell standby usage. In relation to cell standby I wonder whether that reflect S-Voice's pervasive presence. I'll be turning S-Voice off at some point and will be interested to see the comparison there...




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  Reply # 634530 2-Jun-2012 10:02 Send private message

defragger:
Gilco2:
defragger: JB just won't budge saying its below their cost price. Noel leeming only vodafone version. Whs waiting on their delivery. This is at Mt Maunganui.
I paid $944 at JB Hi Fi in Bayfair yesterday.? They had 3 left in the cupboard afterwards.? This will work on any network.? Also gave 50% off a micro sim card and transferred my number to it then.


Yeah I am trying to get them to match Noel Leeming which they won't do. How much does the Vodafone version differ from the Telecom one?
I honestly dont know. JB didnt even ask what network when I asked about the phone.  They grabbed one out and then said I will need a micro sim and that was when she asked what network so dont really know what difference if any there is





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  Reply # 634533 2-Jun-2012 10:11 Send private message

NZtechfreak: I wouldn't get too hung up on it honestly, the battery life is good regardless of the cell standby usage. In relation to cell standby I wonder whether that reflect S-Voice's pervasive presence. I'll be turning S-Voice off at some point and will be interested to see the comparison there...


According to the techradar.com review, if s voice is set to be activated from the lock screen you will use a lot more juice.

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  Reply # 634535 2-Jun-2012 10:14 Send private message

Hmm interesting. I don't think S Voice would be worth having on if it used significantly more battery tbh.

That reminds me, loving the fact that you can disable stock apps.

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  Reply # 634537 2-Jun-2012 10:15 Send private message

I think it is fine to use in general. But you need to disable it from the lock screen as that uses a lot of power as it is always listening to what you say.

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  Reply # 634540 2-Jun-2012 10:16 Send private message

I've disabled the double tap to launch s voice thing already, also gets rid of the return to homescreen lag

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  Reply # 634545 2-Jun-2012 10:40 Send private message

WHS absolute legends. Matched NL and gave me 5% off that. $797 for a $1049 rrp phone 2 days after its release date. Now time to find a microsim...




Galaxy S3 i9300 running WanamLite XXEMC3 V6.5 JB 4.1.2 on the network Telecom XT


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  Reply # 634547 2-Jun-2012 10:43 Send private message

Hooray my 64GB card and case has arrived lol. But where is my 32GB S3 in blue.

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  Reply # 634548 2-Jun-2012 10:45 Send private message

Can anyone confirm if JB will match the price of the NL?

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  Reply # 634552 2-Jun-2012 11:25 Send private message

Sandisk 64GB SDXC Class 10 for NZD$92 shipped in 4 days

http://www.ebay.com/itm/330727246460?ssPageName=STRK:MEBIDX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1952.l2649#ht_2637wt_905

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  Reply # 634555 2-Jun-2012 11:36 Send private message

jaso81: Sandisk 64GB SDXC Class 10 for NZD$92 shipped in 4 days

http://www.ebay.com/itm/330727246460?ssPageName=STRK:MEBIDX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1952.l2649#ht_2637wt_905


NL have 64GB on their site now - $159 tho... at least you know its a real sandisk card :)

http://www.noelleeming.co.nz/shop/computers/external-hard-drives/micro-sd-cards/sandisk-sdsdqu064guq46a-64gb-ultra-micro-sd-card-with-sd-adapter/prod117019.html

Also noticed they have a few S3 accessories for order too... 
http://products.noelleeming.co.nz/search?af=&login=false&items=0&w=galaxy+s3

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  Reply # 634564 2-Jun-2012 12:09 Send private message

jaso81: Sandisk 64GB SDXC Class 10 for NZD$92 shipped in 4 days

http://www.ebay.com/itm/330727246460?ssPageName=STRK:MEBIDX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1952.l2649#ht_2637wt_905


Mine bought from EBay 3days ago and arrived today. Class Sandisk and it looks ligit in original package.
Cost $110 NZD. Going to test it out.

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