Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | ... | 39
864 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 4

Trusted

  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?




Follow me on Twitter ! 
Get help with Android from a XDA Recognized Developer - Google+

795 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  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.

Cheers

Get this phone it rocks.

2916 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 267

Trusted
Subscriber

  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.

Cheers

Get this phone it rocks.


screen time?





864 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 4

Trusted

  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*




Follow me on Twitter ! 
Get help with Android from a XDA Recognized Developer - Google+

748 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 17


  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

159 posts

Master Geek


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

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

107 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 5


  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.

748 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 17


  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

BDFL
49160 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4159

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  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...





864 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 4

Trusted

  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.




Follow me on Twitter ! 
Get help with Android from a XDA Recognized Developer - Google+

107 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 5


  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.

107 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 5


  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).

748 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 17


  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

864 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 4

Trusted

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

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




Follow me on Twitter ! 
Get help with Android from a XDA Recognized Developer - Google+

1764 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 51

Subscriber

  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.




Areas of Geek interest: Home Theatre, HTPC, Android Tablets & Phones, iProducts.

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | ... | 39
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Hierarchy of a mistake: Gerry Brownlee
Created by joker97, last reply by nathan on 26-Jul-2014 04:30 (68 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Logitech K400r HTPC Cordless Keyboard Half Price
Created by Dynamic, last reply by Blanch on 28-Jul-2014 22:16 (25 replies)
Pages... 2


Checking UHF aerial is working
Created by OnceBitten, last reply by B1GGLZ on 28-Jul-2014 21:49 (21 replies)
Pages... 2


Bridge Work - Auckland
Created by networkn, last reply by jeffnz on 28-Jul-2014 21:18 (19 replies)
Pages... 2


Dick Smith in Continual Sale Mode
Created by Dynamic, last reply by eracode on 29-Jul-2014 01:42 (56 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Is chorus going to deliberately slow adsl internet down
Created by rugrat, last reply by juha on 26-Jul-2014 14:25 (54 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


What Size iphone 6 will you be buying?
Created by mattbush, last reply by myopinion on 26-Jul-2014 20:19 (35 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Geekzone giveaway: Thecus N2310 NAS
Created by freitasm, last reply by BlakJak on 28-Jul-2014 11:39 (99 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7



Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.