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Discussion in 'Samsung Galaxy S3' started by Mike8016, Nov 24, 2012.

  1. Mike8016
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    I'm about to purchase the s3. I went to best buy and played with the note and decided it was way too big. I have a couple questions about the s3 though. How is the battery on it and does it suffer from connectivity issues like the galaxy nexus?

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    Just get the phone... Trust me, you wont be disappointed :icon_ rocker:
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    It's better than the Gnex on both of your questions.

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    How long do you usually last with the battery?
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    My battery lasts for freaking ever, I hardly have to charge it... The trick is to get that battery saver app after you get it, that way you can manage the applications so they're not all running in the background ALL day and draining it, if you do that, the phone will last for days!! I forgot to actually charge mine for about 4 days and I was running on red, I turned on the battery saver mode and even the red part lasted another FULL day without recharging it, it's awesome! :)

    Make sure you get a case though because it is fragile, I got mine here:

    NEW Samsung Galaxy S3 S 3 III i9300 Soft Gel Silicone Case Cover - Many Designs! | eBay

    but all phones are fragile.. I was lucky though it was sturdy enough to not break after a few falls the first time I got it (just before my case came in) and then the case saved it from there on, (phew) lol
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    Battery life is actually pretty good considering the huge HD screen.

    I was really surprised, came from an HTC rezound, same resolution (super lcd I believe). I had an extended battery on it and this s3 with stock battery out lasts it.

    Signal and radios are fine, slightly weaker indoors than the rezound, but not dropped connection or anything.

    Outdoors reception it awesome.
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    Battery is comparable to my iPhone 4....just kill the back ground apps when you think about it, just like on the iPhone.:biggrin:
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    I like it a lot. The battery ain't bad. I don't think i'm going to need a extended battery.
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    Battery 3x's longer than GNEX in my experience.