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  Reply # 634519 2-Jun-2012 09:37
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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
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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?




 

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 634525 2-Jun-2012 09:48
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...




 

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  Reply # 634547 2-Jun-2012 10:43
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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
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Can anyone confirm if JB will match the price of the NL?

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  Reply # 634552 2-Jun-2012 11:25
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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
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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
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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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