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  Reply # 611402 18-Apr-2012 19:33 Send private message

How are you guys finding the battery on a day to day basis? Like what do you have left when you get home after work?




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  Reply # 611425 18-Apr-2012 19:56 Send private message

Battery is fine, if you're a heavy data user you might find you need a top up...if you're just using normal 3G daily usage with WiFi off unless you need it....like I was today...then as of now I still have 51% left and today started at 6:30am this morning.

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  Reply # 611426 18-Apr-2012 19:57 Send private message

motorwayne: Battery is fine, if you're a heavy data user you might find you need a top up...if you're just using normal 3G daily usage with WiFi off unless you need it....like I was today...then as of now I still have 51% left and today started at 6:30am this morning.

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  Reply # 611428 18-Apr-2012 19:58 Send private message

Just bought one off Expert Infotech online so ill go pick it up tomorrow lol... dam impulses *Hides from wife*




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  Reply # 611486 18-Apr-2012 21:18 Send private message

Here's a tip for the other guys that have theirs; if you want to actually make use of the 720p screen, go into display and gestures and change font size to small. It definitely improves the experience in gmail, messages and probably a lot more I havent tested yet

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  Reply # 611490 18-Apr-2012 21:21 Send private message

Ordered one from telecom today, bigger screen will be welcome coming from a 4S.

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  Reply # 611508 18-Apr-2012 21:35 Send private message

P1n3apqlExpr3ss: Here's a tip for the other guys that have theirs; if you want to actually make use of the 720p screen, go into display and gestures and change font size to small. It definitely improves the experience in gmail, messages and probably a lot more I havent tested yet


Great tip, thank you.

Battery life is fine, 20 hours since last charge, used it all day, wifi, 3G, over two hours screen time, 25% battery left.

Awesome phone, can't wait till that video bit rate upgrade is stable, only thing I'd change really. Quite enjoying Sense 4, but I'm sure I'll root and switch to a ROM which absolutely flies on this thing.

Riptide GP and Shadowgun THD are fantastic if anyone wants to play games on this thing. Got an MHL cable arriving tomorrow, looking forward to plugging in to my TV. I've always kinda wanted a gaming console, but now there is absolutely no need to get one.

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  Reply # 611511 18-Apr-2012 21:40 Send private message

1.28 update is rolling out OTA for europeans, someone has uploaded the update.zip, yay or nay (aimed more at the other telecomtech guys)?

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=24999343&postcount=590

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  Reply # 611513 18-Apr-2012 21:41 Send private message

For the TelecomTech guys I suggest you do any updates AFTER you finish the blog run, or at the very end if you want to report any "hacks" and other ROMs usage. That's because if things stop working then you won't be able to complete the blog posts...





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  Reply # 611517 18-Apr-2012 21:43 Send private message

freitasm: For the TelecomTech guys I suggest you do any updates AFTER you finish the blog run, or at the very end if you want to report any "hacks" and other ROMs usage. That's because if things stop working then you won't be able to complete the blog posts...



Ill try check it out tomorrow when i get mine and let you know how it goes.




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  Reply # 611519 18-Apr-2012 21:43 Send private message

P1n3apqlExpr3ss: 1.28 update is rolling out OTA for europeans, someone has uploaded the update.zip, yay or nay (aimed more at the other telecomtech guys)?

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=24999343&postcount=590


Sweeeeet! 

Just checked, update available OTA for me, I'm going to charge for a few minutes and then grab it.

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  Reply # 611562 18-Apr-2012 22:35 Send private message

Wow, memory management is *much* better now. Scrolling in widgets and apps is excellent, sense homescreen scrolling nice and snappy, especially just after exiting games. Where previously sense would lag for a few seconds after exiting a memory intensive app, now it's perfect as soon as you exit back home. GREAT. Looks like Sense is using about 100MB less RAM than in the last version.

Signal strength seems a bit better with the new radio (though I didn't take a reading before so this is non scientific).

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  Reply # 611569 18-Apr-2012 22:42 Send private message

Updated GPU drivers as well by the looks of it, apparently zen pinball runs fine with 1.28, very low FPS on my 1.26.something

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  Reply # 611570 18-Apr-2012 22:43 Send private message

Lol awesome, just in time for me to make up my mind lol




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  Reply # 611876 19-Apr-2012 13:37 Send private message

CdTDroiD: Einfo has them in stock over the shore for $895 inc now in both colors


I see they also have the One S, but it is only $45 cheaper. Not sure if that is enough of a price differential for no NFC, half the storage and a smaller display.




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