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Old 15th October 2014, 18:57   #19441
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I have been using one for 7 months now and the battery lasts a day (15-16) hours with 3g on always and pretty heavy usage
Hey Tarun, have you updated to 4.4.4? I updated as soon as I got the phone a week back and the battery life is pretty pathetic. I read up and in some places it seems to be an issue with the update. If not, I want to get it replaced under warranty ASAP!
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Old 15th October 2014, 19:39   #19442
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Folks owning the Galaxy S3 (specifically i9300-INS) please tell me what stable ROM you are running on your phone?
I am using "cm-11-20141008-SNAPSHOT-M11-i9300.zip". This rom is quite stable for phone functions.

Things that do not work:

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Old 15th October 2014, 20:36   #19443
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Google is expected to unveil Android L (5.0, Lemon Pie, Lion, etc...), Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 devices today.

Does anyone have any idea which all devices are eligible to get the Android L update? How far back is Samsung ready to go to retain the customer base?
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Old 15th October 2014, 20:48   #19444
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Google is expected to unveil Android L (5.0, Lemon Pie, Lion, etc...), Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 devices today.

Does anyone have any idea which all devices are eligible to get the Android L update? How far back is Samsung ready to go to retain the customer base?
Nexus 5 , Nexus 7 2013 will get andorid L.
Nexus 10,Nexus 7 2012 and Nexus 4 may not get android L.

From the Samsung stable I think only S4, Note 3, S5 will get them for sure. Other devices may not get it.
The Samsung grand batch wont get it.

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Old 15th October 2014, 21:02   #19445
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Purchased moto g2 for my father a little over month ago and I use it intermittently. Very happy with the phone and the battery life. Call reception is excellent and active noise cancelation does it's job beautifully. The memory management by Motorola is very good. Best part is phone does not heat up even when playing games which really shows the quality of the product as a whole. Worth the money. I also have a Redmi 1S. Although the latter is more attractive looking, usability wise I preferred moto g2
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Old 15th October 2014, 21:35   #19446
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Worth the money. I also have a Redmi 1S. Although the latter is more attractive looking, usability wise I preferred moto g2
Not a apple to apple comparison. Moto G2 is at Rs 12999, Redmi 1 S is at Rs 5999
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Old 15th October 2014, 22:17   #19447
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Google is expected to unveil Android L (5.0, Lemon Pie, Lion, etc...), Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 devices today.

Does anyone have any idea which all devices are eligible to get the Android L update? How far back is Samsung ready to go to retain the customer base?
It's called Lollypop after all.
And it appears Nexus 4 may not get the upgrade.

Details here: http://www.cnet.com/news/google-unve...ayer-streamer/

"The Nexus 6 has a curved aluminum frame, dual front-facing speakers, a 13-megapixel camera and a Quad HD display. It also comes with a Turbo Charger, allowing the device to get six hours of use with only a 15-minute charge".
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It's called Lollypop after all.
And it appears Nexus 4 may not get the upgrade.

Details here: http://www.cnet.com/news/google-unve...ayer-streamer/

"The Nexus 6 has a curved aluminum frame, dual front-facing speakers, a 13-megapixel camera and a Quad HD display. It also comes with a Turbo Charger, allowing the device to get six hours of use with only a 15-minute charge".
More details are available here about Andriod Lollipop. Nexus 4 will receive the L update as per the below URL.

http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2014/...-not-same.html

http://www.google.com/nexus

Nexus 6 is rumored to be priced at 650$. Expect price in INDIA to be upside of 40K.
Nexus 6
6" Quad HD display
Dual front-facing speakers
Snapdragon 805 quad-core 2.7GHz processor
Adreno 420 GPU
f2.0 lens and 13 megapixel camera with optical image stabilization
3220 mAh battery

Nexus 9

8.9" IPS LCD 2048 x 1536 display
6700 mAh
8MP rear camera, 1.6MP front camera
CPU: 64-bit NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor 2.3 GHz
GPU: Kepler DX1
Memory: 16 GB & 32 GB
Front-facing HTC BoomSound™ speakers

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Old 16th October 2014, 07:22   #19449
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Nexus 7 2012 owners, rejoice!

It has been confirmed that the Tegra 3 device will be updated to Lollipop as well.


Oh, and Motorola has confirmed that ALL of its new phones will get the Lollipop update. Yup, that includes the humble Moto E as well.
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Old 16th October 2014, 07:58   #19450
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Anyone using a Custom ROM for Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo (GT-I9060) ?
I am waiting for the full CM 11 ROM, which will take some time.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/andr...i9060-t2893802

In the meanwhile if I could use another ROM.
Samsung Touchwiz is killing me !! I have rooted the phone and managed to get some of the Samsung bloatware removed. Still the phone is very slow.
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Old 16th October 2014, 09:13   #19451
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Oh, and Motorola has confirmed that ALL of its new phones will get the Lollipop update. Yup, that includes the humble Moto E as well.
Confirmation of this information from the Motorola official blog: a screenshot
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Source: http://www.motorola-blog.blogspot.in...rola-more.html
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Old 16th October 2014, 09:33   #19452
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Thanks. Will look into it.

Just came to know about Lenovo S860 with 4000mAh battery. Any idea how the handset is?
It's a crap phone from Lenovo. I bought it for my mother. Have the following issues -
1) Low Wi-Fi- Signals
2) Poor Network connectivity
3) Too laggy and slow even after numerous updates from Lenovo.
4) Battery practically lasts to 24-30 hrs.
5) Poor re-sale.

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Kind of urgent help needed. Can anyone please suggest a good phone which meets the below criteria

- Budget 18-20k
- Priority: the best battery backup with full time data usage
- Can be Android or Windows

Thanks in advance!
I am also looking for a phone to replace my Mom's crappy Lenovo S860 under 20k -
Shortlisted -
1) Moto X (1st Gen) - 18k
+ Good specs, Decent hardware, Reliable
- Small screen (4.7 in), Avg. Battery life.

2) Huawei Honor 6 - 20k
+ Good Looks, Full HD 5 in display, Great Hardware for the price
- Real-world peformance unknown as in the case of Lenovo, Reliability, Re-sale & service

If can wait till December, we may get -
1) OnePlus One - approx 20-25k (It's still available on ebay.in for 29k after coupon discounts)
+ Great Hardware and Software, Zero laggy performance, Decent Battery life, definitely better than Huawei Honor6 and Moto X (1st Gen)

2) Launch of Nexus 6 in November will subsequently bring the prices of Nexus 5 down. I think it may be available for 18-25k at that time. Nexus 5 is awesome hardware and Software, Reliable, Perfect screen size, decent battery life, good re-sale, great camera.
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Old 16th October 2014, 10:33   #19453
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Hey Tarun, have you updated to 4.4.4? I updated as soon as I got the phone a week back and the battery life is pretty pathetic. I read up and in some places it seems to be an issue with the update. If not, I want to get it replaced under warranty ASAP!
Yeah, I updated as soon as Moto pushed released 4.4.4. Have you tried a factory reset after the update ? That sometimes fixes these battery drain issues.
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Old 16th October 2014, 10:34   #19454
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IMO anything over 5" of screen size is just overkilling it.. And 6" is just too much. Don't know about others, but I feel, companies have mostly got into a 'screen-size' war, where the latest iterations are ought to have a bigger screen size, no matter what; whether its needed or not.

Atleast to me, it is cumbersome to haul such a big phone in my pant's pocket. Or carry it around in hand.. I am the last person to buy a smartphone based on its oh-so massive screen size.

-Bhargav
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You might want to have a look at the HTC Desire 816.
Thanks. Will consider that!

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I think the Moto X (1st Gen) is brilliant value at 18k. It runs super smooth, has really useful unique features and will get an update to Android L. Moto has also announced that it will get all the features of the new Moto X barring the IR related stuff. The only cons are the 16gb memory and probably the camera.
It is for a friend of mine. and he is particular about a 24hour+ battery life.

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It's a crap phone from Lenovo. I bought it for my mother. Have the following issues -
1....
Aah! Thanks a lot for the info. He almost decided on the Lenovo. I will ask him to consider your choices as well!

Cheers.
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