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Old 23rd January 2016, 23:44   #22756
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Thanks for the help. The phone was rooted successfully and I used Link2SD (plus) to move part of the apps to the SD card. The phone has otherwise been working fine. But - The phone has slowed down a lot !

Help, pls.
Install this app

https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...dbooster&hl=en

Set the cache to 2048KB. That should speed up the card.
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Install this app. Set the cache to 2048KB. That should speed up the card.
Thanks, Sunnyboi. Installed & rebooted too. Didnt help .. Tried Link2SD, Whatsapp - both taking more than a minute to load up.
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Thanks, Sunnyboi. Installed & rebooted too. Didnt help .. Tried Link2SD, Whatsapp - both taking more than a minute to load up.
I used to use an app called a2sd with my Nexus one. There were two options of using a2sd - create an extended partition or move whole of /data into sdcard.

Moving whole of /data into the sdcard (option was a2sd xdata IIRC) coupled with changing the SD cache to 2048KB boosted the speeds tremendously. However I'm not sure how Link2SD works
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Link2SD seems to move part or all of the files (of movable apps) to the SD card, and creates a link from internal memory to the location on the SD card. At least once the apps loads up the apps seem to work fine.
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Looking for a budget android phone within 6k. Requirements are good battery, stability ( no overheating or crashes ) , good speakerphone. Don't care too much about display specs or camera. Any suggestions ?

I was looking at the moto E 3G/4G that will also get the marshmallow update.
I bought the Moto E 3G for my Dad, and I think it is an awesome phone. The phone is curved so perfect that it fits nicely into the palm. Screen is nice, UI is slick. Camera is not so great.

BTW, only the 4G version has got the Marshmallow update.
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I bought the Moto E 3G for my Dad, and I think it is an awesome phone. The phone is curved so perfect that it fits nicely into the palm. Screen is nice, UI is slick. Camera is not so great.

BTW, only the 4G version has got the Marshmallow update.
Got the same last day ( had 15% Cashback too) . Got my Oneplus1's screen busted and hence this for the time being. Yet to get the marshmallow though.

Also saw the Lenovo K4 today. Its big and looks pretty good. It did come with the VR pack, cover and screen protector! Looks like a good buy.
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Old 27th January 2016, 22:31   #22762
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Looking for android device to replace my ageing nexus 4.
I am basically looking at below attributes.

- Good Voice quality
- Stereo Speakers
- Decent Rear Camera
- >= 2GB RAM
- Good battery
- Budget around 15K

Please advise.
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Looking for android device to replace my ageing nexus 4.
I am basically looking at below attributes.

- Good Voice quality
- Stereo Speakers
- Decent Rear Camera
- >= 2GB RAM
- Good battery
- Budget around 15K

Please advise.
In that price range the only 2 phones i can think of are

MOTO G3 and if you OK with Windows; Lumia 730.

Regards,
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Looking for android device to replace my ageing nexus 4.

Please advise.
You can consider the upcoming Lenovo K4 Note.

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Old 28th January 2016, 16:11   #22765
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Mobile-phone makers seem to grow on trees, these days. What's with this Le bunch, that are taking up the front-page ads in my paper, with a range of phones all the way from low-budget to very expensive? The certainly look nice in the pics!
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MOTO G3 and if you OK with Windows; Lumia 730.
From the specs, it does NOT seem Moto G has stereo speakers.
No, am NOT keen on windows phones.

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You can consider the upcoming Lenovo K4 Note.
Rohan
I don't know why, but NOT so keen on lenovo's. Anything from Motorola, LG, Sony or other established mobile brands.

All am, looking for is good voice quality, stereo speakers, good battery and decent camera.
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Blackberry Priv (android OS) Launched today @ 62.9k, hope this is the right thread for it.

@ this price it is the last nail in the coffin for Blackberry in India atleast.
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Now the joke. Blackberry Android for 64k: Who will buy it?
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When is the Marshmellow upgrade expected for the Samsung world? It was supposed to be 1st week of January originally. I don't know what's the latest on this.
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Old 28th January 2016, 19:24   #22770
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Looking for android device to replace my ageing nexus 4.
I am basically looking at below attributes.

- Good Voice quality
- Stereo Speakers
- Decent Rear Camera
- >= 2GB RAM
- Good battery
- Budget around 15K

Please advise.
You may want to stretch your budget a bit and look for Moto X Play. Phenomenal battery life, moto's call quality, good camera in daylight and acceptable in low light. It is Rs. 18,500 now, but usually price drops by a couple of thousands when flipkart has a sale.
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