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The battery in Samsung phones aren't garbage, stop trying to find every lil thing wrong you can with a superior phone. Every htc phone I've had was horrible with battery.

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My Tab 7.7 battery died just before warranty smile.gif

Ok that doesn't mean all batteries are bad bc your tablets battery died, that's not even a phone. If you have proof that Samsung batteries are bad, go ahead and post it, I'll wait!

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post #532 of 839
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Ok that doesn't mean all batteries are bad bc your tablets battery died, that's not even a phone. If you have proof that Samsung batteries are bad, go ahead and post it, I'll wait!

tappin from the Note II
My friend's S3 battery just died on him after a year smile.gif And if that isn't enough proof, he isn't much of a user
Also i'm not too comfortable with not having the original batteries because original batteries are seriously expensive and "third-party batteries" are at best a lottery
Go ahead and hug on to your Samsung love forever!
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post #533 of 839
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My friend's S3 battery just died on him after a year And if that isn't enough proof, he isn't much of a user
Also i'm not too comfortable with not having the original batteries because original batteries are seriously expensive and "third-party batteries" are at best a lottery
Go ahead and hug on to your Samsung love forever!

You know you can buy spare batteries from Samsung for pretty cheap right?

I am moving onto a HTC One pretty soon, but not b/c of battery issues. My 10 month old GS3 battery still performs very well, I just need a brighter screen & better speakers.
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post #534 of 839
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Originally Posted by sWaY20 View Post

Ok that doesn't mean all batteries are bad bc your tablets battery died, that's not even a phone. If you have proof that Samsung batteries are bad, go ahead and post it, I'll wait!

tappin from the Note II
My friend's S3 battery just died on him after a year smile.gif And if that isn't enough proof, he isn't much of a user
Also i'm not too comfortable with not having the original batteries because original batteries are seriously expensive and "third-party batteries" are at best a lottery
Go ahead and hug on to your Samsung love forever!

No that's not proof, I will enjoy my great battery life greatly. That's the great thing about having a phone with removable battery, you can change it out for any reason. Batteries aren't that expensive, I bought a bigger battery for my gnex for 30$ at Verizon.

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post #535 of 839
In all fairness, the Galaxy range needs a removable battery.

Not because the batteries are poor quality, that's far from true. I never had any battery issues with my GSII in the 23 months that it had lived. Nor have any of my friends had issues.

The one thing that is common between myself and my friends with the Galaxy range (at least from 1 - 3) is that they have a tendency to crash and freeze. At least once per week my phone just froze and was unresponsive, I had to take the battery out and put it back in - in order for the phone to work again. My friend had to do it so much on his Galaxy 1 that his back cover had cracked from removing it so much. If the Galaxy range had inbuilt batteries we'd all be screwed, we'd have to wait for the battery to go flat before we could use our phones again.

Fingers crossed my One does not suffer from this issue.
Edited by IcedEarth - 5/19/13 at 3:07pm
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post #536 of 839
I voted for the HTC one because frankly I think its much better than the s4 but saying that all of Samsung's batteries are terrible and then supporting it with your own personal experience or your friends personal experience is childish. Correlation does not equal causation just because you received a device with a sub par battery does not mean the same thing will happen to everybody else. You guys have to remember that the s3 line is one of the most best sold phones and having a few of them with did batteries is to be expected when they are making so many.
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post #537 of 839
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In all fairness, the Galaxy range needs a removable battery.

Not because the batteries are poor quality, that's far from true. I never had any battery issues with my GSII in the 23 months that it had lived. Nor have any of my friends had issues.

The one thing that is common between myself and my friends with the Galaxy range (at least from 1 - 3) is that they have a tendency to crash and freeze. At least once per week my phone just froze and was unresponsive, I had to take the battery out and put it back in - in order for the phone to work again. My friend had to do it so much on his Galaxy 1 that his back cover had cracked from removing it so much. If the Galaxy range had inbuilt batteries we'd all be screwed, we'd have to wait for the battery to go flat before we could use our phones again.

Fingers crossed my One does not suffer from this issue.

I have had a Galaxy S2, S3 and now a Note 2 since September and never had a single one of them freeze.
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I have had a Galaxy S2, S3 and now a Note 2 since September and never had a single one of them freeze.
Same here never froze on my note 2. The guy who says he and his friend are freezing probably have a bad app or something
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I have had a Galaxy S2, S3 and now a Note 2 since September and never had a single one of them freeze.

Good, I'm genuinely glad for you.

As for the bad app, that's a negative. I even tried custom ROMs to get rid of it and nope.

The very last time my phone froze, I took the battery out, put it back in and it never turned back on again.

Search for 'Galaxy freeze' on Google and you will find that the 'removing battery to use my phone again' issue quite widespread. If you've owned a Galaxy for more than 12 months and you've never experienced this at least once, I'd say you're most probably in the minority to be honest.
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I have had a Galaxy S2, S3 and now a Note 2 since September and never had a single one of them freeze.

Good, I'm genuinely glad for you.

As for the bad app, that's a negative. I even tried custom ROMs to get rid of it and nope.

The very last time my phone froze, I took the battery out, put it back in and it never turned back on again.

Search for 'Galaxy freeze' on Google and you will find that the 'removing battery to use my phone again' issue quite widespread. If you've owned a Galaxy for more than 12 months and you've never experienced this at least once, I'd say you're most probably in the minority to be honest.

You realize there's a series of buttons you can hold to force the phone/tablet to reset.

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