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I actually like the design of NatureUX Touchwiz. Much more intuitive and efficient than Sense.
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I dont think that the DNA is that bad on batteries. I mean for a 2020mah battery powering a 5 inch 1080 screen is really impressive. I was very skeptical about the battery and thought about trying it out for a week and if it was not good enough I would return it and get the note 2 but after a week of use the battery life was impressive. By no means I think that it is great but considering the hardware that its powering its really good. I hate sense too. I wish that all smartphone makes had an option to get phones with plain android running. I think that the providers are the ones getting on the way of that though.

So it is good for a 2020mah battery that can't be replaced? For me that would be a deal breaker. I don't care how efficient it runs on such a small battery for a phone that size. If the note 2 had a 1500mah non replaceable battery you would not be hearing me saying " well, it has pretty amazing battery life for the size of the batter". Cellphone makers can cut some corners on the hardware but it isn't a good idea to do it on the battery.
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So it is good for a 2020mah battery that can't be replaced? For me that would be a deal breaker. I don't care how efficient it runs on such a small battery for a phone that size. If the note 2 had a 1500mah non replaceable battery you would not be hearing me saying " well, it has pretty amazing battery life for the size of the batter". Cellphone makers can cut some concerns on the hardware but it isn't a good idea to do it on the battery.

Exactly why my sister went for the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 instead of the DNA.

Battery life is a huge area which can't be compromised.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 can go on for 2 days without recharging.

Now that is impressive.
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It's a PHABLET god damn it!
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It's a PHABLET god damn it!

Which is sexy.
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So it is good for a 2020mah battery that can't be replaced? For me that would be a deal breaker. I don't care how efficient it runs on such a small battery for a phone that size. If the note 2 had a 1500mah non replaceable battery you would not be hearing me saying " well, it has pretty amazing battery life for the size of the batter". Cellphone makers can cut some concerns on the hardware but it isn't a good idea to do it on the battery.

Exactly why my sister went for the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 instead of the DNA.

Battery life is a huge area which can't be compromised.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 can go on for 2 days without recharging.

Now that is impressive.
the galaxy note 2 can't go on for two days without charging it if you use it. If it was like that I can also say that the DNA can go on for over a day without recharging. If you don't sit on it and use it for phone calls and a couple of emailsand texts the battery will last.
    
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So it is good for a 2020mah battery that can't be replaced? For me that would be a deal breaker. I don't care how efficient it runs on such a small battery for a phone that size. If the note 2 had a 1500mah non replaceable battery you would not be hearing me saying " well, it has pretty amazing battery life for the size of the batter". Cellphone makers can cut some concerns on the hardware but it isn't a good idea to do it on the battery.

Exactly why my sister went for the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 instead of the DNA.

Battery life is a huge area which can't be compromised.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 can go on for 2 days without recharging.

Now that is impressive.
the galaxy note 2 can't go on for two days without charging it if you use it. If it was like that I can also say that the DNA can go on for over a day without recharging. If you don't sit on it and use it for phone calls and a couple of emailsand texts the battery will last.

Depends on how you define use. Heavy use? No, light to mid use without a problem. 4 to 5 hours of talk time and 70 100 text a day with maybe 10 to 15 emails, hour navigation, it could last for 2 days easily. This phone gets well over 10 hours of actually talk time. For the average user you can say this phone will last 2 days of use. DNA couldn't last a full day under the same use. This thread is about the note 2 and not really how the note compares to the DNA. At the end of the day get whatever phone you like the best.



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the galaxy note 2 can't go on for two days without charging it if you use it. If it was like that I can also say that the DNA can go on for over a day without recharging. If you don't sit on it and use it for phone calls and a couple of emailsand texts the battery will last.

You seriously don't know the awesome battery life of the SGN2 until you use it yourself. My sister uses her SGN2 moderately and it lasted TWO FULL DAYS. We even tested it to see how long it lasts.
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For some reason, I forgot to charge my phone last night. I barely got to 20% at the end of work today with my "normal" daily use. Phone logged 1d9hXXs since it had been charged.
Daily activities include:
Listening to/streaming music during the day while at work. (Sometimes during lunch if I am not watching something)
Multiple texts throughout the day
Push email for 2 accounts
NO power saving shenanigans
Playing games, etc.

I agree with the OP's opinion on how amazing the GN2 is. It's the first phone I have had (since been into buying/selling phones) that I do not want to trade/sell, but ultimately everything has a price.
Never really wanted a tablet, and having this means I do not have to buy one.
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For some reason, I forgot to charge my phone last night. I barely got to 20% at the end of work today with my "normal" daily use. Phone logged 1d9hXXs since it had been charged.
Daily activities include:
Listening to/streaming music during the day while at work. (Sometimes during lunch if I am not watching something)
Multiple texts throughout the day
Push email for 2 accounts
NO power saving shenanigans
Playing games, etc.

I agree with the OP's opinion on how amazing the GN2 is. It's the first phone I have had (since been into buying/selling phones) that I do not want to trade/sell, but ultimately everything has a price.
Never really wanted a tablet, and having this means I do not have to buy one.

Exactly.

The SGN2 is the most progressed smartphone at the moment. Insane battery life, nice slim design and big screen.
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