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  Reply # 1404095 12-Oct-2015 08:41
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Battery life has improved...




The little things make the biggest difference.

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  Reply # 1404274 12-Oct-2015 12:45
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With Sparx.
My Note 4 has had two update messages and both have failed with (Try Samsung.com/kies)
Totally standard phone.

Any ideas?

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1409219 19-Oct-2015 13:53
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I've definitely seen an increase in battery life (about 4 hours screen on time). Quite happy with the Note 4 at the moment. 

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  Reply # 1420308 4-Nov-2015 04:51
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wow manually checked for update on TNZ Spark firmware, and there it is a new one... fixes stagefrright ..

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  Reply # 1420350 4-Nov-2015 07:38
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SamMobile app alerted me last night, so it's recent. Voda out as well, which I updated last night. How did you know it was for stagefright?

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  Reply # 1420462 4-Nov-2015 09:56
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Mishkin: SamMobile app alerted me last night, so it's recent. Voda out as well, which I updated last night. How did you know it was for stagefright?


I did the stagefright detector test on the first 5.1.1 we got and it failed on one, now it's all green. I am pretty positive it is more than that it fixes...

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  Reply # 1420470 4-Nov-2015 10:04
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Well it's over 117MB so I'd hope something else was in there, but haven't seen anything different or that logs on websites etc that would indicate any changes.

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  Reply # 1421327 5-Nov-2015 07:07
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I think the Settings-Battery options have changed again (they were updated in the previous 5.1.1 firmware also). There is now an App Optimisation setting. A quick internet search suggests this is an S6 feature. Haven't determined if it's of any appreciable value yet.

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  Reply # 1433275 23-Nov-2015 13:31
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I just bought the Gear S2 which works well with the Note 4..
But anyways.. I was talking to the Samsung rep and she said we should see Marshmallow out for Note 4 and up around December or January.
Don't hold your breath.. but that'll be cool if it does come in December..

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  Reply # 1433850 24-Nov-2015 12:05
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Current leaks say February for the Note 4. And that means by the time it passes via carriers for approval I wouldn't expect it until April even... I'd like to think the rep knew better, but sadly this sort of info tends to be poorly communicated... here's hoping though...

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  Reply # 1433853 24-Nov-2015 12:06

Mishkin: Current leaks say February for the Note 4. And that means by the time it passes via carriers for approval I wouldn't expect it until April even... I'd like to think the rep knew better, but sadly this sort of info tends to be poorly communicated... here's hoping though...


Operator approval takes all of a week max unless something is terribly wrong. It's not the cause of delays for software updates in NZ. :)




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  Reply # 1433860 24-Nov-2015 12:14
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Didn't mean to blame carriers... Samsung staggers their rollouts in some mystical way, so once they finalise the firmware it doesn't mean carriers see it immediately and once carriers approve it it doens't mean Samsung rolls it out immediately either.... that process adds a couple of months easy... I've been a stock Samsung owner since the S1 so have watched the painful turn of events many times and watched the NZ carrier forums where they say it's back with Samsung etc... unless anyone can shed a better light on the method of their madness...

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  Reply # 1433872 24-Nov-2015 12:20
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I wasn't expecting an update to Marshmallow at all to be honest. I'll just be happy when it gets here. If I haven't bought a new phone by then ;)

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  Reply # 1433946 24-Nov-2015 14:35
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I've heard a lot of S6 Note 5 features are coming with it..
It's good now.. wonder what MM is going to be like..

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Marshmallow update for U Variants :)


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