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  Reply # 811069 4-May-2013 03:45
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What do you guys think about a potential waterproof SIV with nanocoating?? Is this something anyone would be interested in?

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  Reply # 811070 4-May-2013 03:51
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greensalami: What do you guys think about a potential waterproof SIV with nanocoating?? Is this something anyone would be interested in?


Nopes. Playing with water.. would be like playing with fire come warranty time..




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  Reply # 811077 4-May-2013 06:16
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While mentioning that I am completely new to this android lark I was wondering about using google wallet , is this at all possible or worth it ??. I also was looking at this and although I am not wanting to buy it I did see somebody mention about wireless charging.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Samsung-Galaxy-S4-Wireless-Charging-Back-Cover-Touchstone-Dock-Black-/161017494409?pt=US_Cell_Phone_PDA_Chargers&hash=item257d63fb89
Would this be of any use ??




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  Reply # 811085 4-May-2013 08:01
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I have a couple of questions for people that have bought local Telecom NZ or Vodafone versions.
  1. Do they have different firmware versions?
  2. Is the modem version the same between them?
  3. Is the bootloader locked?



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  Reply # 811150 4-May-2013 11:24
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Damager:
joker97: dumb question

how many I9500 types are there and

Is the snap Dragon one better or exynos one better?


2nd question answered below

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9q5f2Vq9mfc


sorry overseas no YouTube access yet

some questions

1 does 9505 have every lte band Inc 700

2 does 9505 have dual band wifi

3 does every 9500 have lte or only some or none

4 which one do you prefer

thanks

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  Reply # 811160 4-May-2013 11:52
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Hi,

The 9500 doesn't have LTE at all.
For 3G it does 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz.

The 9505 does 1800 MHz I believe for LTE.

I'm still trying to decide which I like more.  The 9500 seems to be faster CPU according to benchmarks, but it won't ever do 4G/LTE when that's available where you are.

For wifi, it does 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot

joker97:
Damager:
joker97: dumb question

how many I9500 types are there and

Is the snap Dragon one better or exynos one better?


2nd question answered below

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9q5f2Vq9mfc


sorry overseas no YouTube access yet

some questions

1 does 9505 have every lte band Inc 700

2 does 9505 have dual band wifi

3 does every 9500 have lte or only some or none

4 which one do you prefer

thanks

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  Reply # 811172 4-May-2013 12:38
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Well plugged in the telstra sim tgat came with it now I have to use 3gigs of 4g data in 5 days

that guy sounds constipated but ssys everything is about the same

he also says exynos could have lte

oh well I'll just stick with what I have and be happy

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  Reply # 811180 4-May-2013 13:11
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Presso: While mentioning that I am completely new to this android lark I was wondering about using google wallet , is this at all possible or worth it ??. I also was looking at this and although I am not wanting to buy it I did see somebody mention about wireless charging.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Samsung-Galaxy-S4-Wireless-Charging-Back-Cover-Touchstone-Dock-Black-/161017494409?pt=US_Cell_Phone_PDA_Chargers&hash=item257d63fb89
Would this be of any use ??

I don't even think you can install google wallet in NZ,

Thanks for the wireless charging link... that's really just a bodgie job. I'm actually hoping the official one ships this time.





To other people, the octa core can have 4g, but only for south korean bands.
The octa also has some "unfinished" issues if I remember a post from NZTechFreak correctly



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  Reply # 811402 5-May-2013 00:00
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joker97: battery life?


After 48 hours I have a little over 53% battery life remaining. It's default everything and push email which i use a fair amount.

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  Reply # 811403 5-May-2013 00:01
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Screen on time?



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  Reply # 811405 5-May-2013 00:10
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45 Minutes. Doesn't seem accurate to me, I used it a lot yesterday at work, but pretty quiet today.

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  Reply # 811408 5-May-2013 00:21
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Yeah I saw that on my GNex. 4.3 battery stats seem broken. I've been using Battery Stats Plus. It's accurate.

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  Reply # 811652 5-May-2013 16:57
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Yesterday... 15hrs off charger:




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  Reply # 811658 5-May-2013 17:26
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Not bad at all. I'm getting about 30 hours and 5.5 - 6 hours screen time on my HTC One.



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  Reply # 811659 5-May-2013 17:26
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So what I found interesting is that today I went out and whilst I had 4G Coverage I was basically draining battery before my eyes, so I dropped to 24% after only discharging perhaps 1-3% overnight. I think I'll opt out of my 4G right now as speedtests have shown that perhaps 1 in 20 speed tests are above what I was getting without due to DC and with it having such a significant impact on battery I'd rather have extra life than speed.

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