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post #31 of 92
Wow that looks stunning but battery life can't be too good on a quad core phone with a 5" 1080p screen.
post #32 of 92
Cnet has it coming in around 40 minutes less battery stamina than the S III in a video drain test. Respectable IMO considering how much whining has gone down in the last couple of days across the interwebz. I've been having nothing but problems with the Galaxy S III hardware (7 replacements, holla!) and last week they offered to swap it out for a Note II, but this phone seems to be a much more reasonable compromise.

http://reviews.cnet.com/smartphones/htc-droid-dna-verizon/4505-6452_7-35536642.html
Edited by Infinite Jest - 11/15/12 at 7:47pm
post #33 of 92
This looks awesome, too badI'm on contract for 2 more years... and I don't think I can justify 600+ for a phone.
post #34 of 92
Eww. Too many pixels. The only difference between this screen and the one on the One X will be that the latter will be brighter with much better battery life. You won't notice any difference in sharpness without a magnifier or macro lens, and the denser display will require a much brighter backlight just to keep the same brightness. The more than 2x increase in resolution will only cause the hardware to work harder, draining the battery even more. With a 2020 mAh battery the phone will probably get 5-6 hours of battery in most reviewers' battery tests.

Add in the archaic capacitive buttons and Verizon CDMA and we have the worst high end phone released in 2012.
    
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Cnet has it coming in around 40 minutes less battery stamina that the S III in a video drain test. Respectable IMO considering how much whining has gone down in the last couple of days across the interwebz. I've been having nothing but problems with the Galaxy S III hardware (7 replacements, holla!) and last week they offered to swap it out for a Note II, but this phone seems to be a much more reasonable compromise.
http://reviews.cnet.com/smartphones/htc-droid-dna-verizon/4505-6452_7-35536642.html

How the hell can you have 7 replacement of a S3?!
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Awesome screen, as someone who's short sighted I could probably see the difference (Not that I can prove that yet) but I want a MicroSD card slot and a physical keyboard, it's a shame that it seems like most people are happy with on-screen keyboards.
    
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Awesome screen, as someone who's short sighted I could probably see the difference (Not that I can prove that yet) but I want a MicroSD card slot and a physical keyboard, it's a shame that it seems like most people are happy with on-screen keyboards.

Physical keyboard?

Forget that, such a waste of space on a phone.
You can connect Bluetooth keyboard and even a mouse to your phone. I can even plug my S3 to a HDTV!
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16GB storage is a joke

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Awesome screen, as someone who's short sighted I could probably see the difference (Not that I can prove that yet) but I want a MicroSD card slot and a physical keyboard, it's a shame that it seems like most people are happy with on-screen keyboards.

Physical keyboard?

Forget that, such a waste of space on a phone.
You can connect Bluetooth keyboard and even a mouse to your phone. I can even plug my S3 to a HDTV!

Yes, because I want to be carrying around an extra bluetooth keyboard for texting and the like compared to just having a slider which can work great, that's the one thing I miss every day from my HTC Dream. It's definitely not a waste of space, you can type way faster, have way less mistakes, etc.
    
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tiny battery
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