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Battery life reminds me of the 6s Plus which is great. First Samsung phone that I don't have to charge all the time. Loving performance from my replacement as well. Seems snappier than my first defective Note 7.
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Originally Posted by MDalton10 View Post

Exynos is garbage. Samsungs shifty ass source code releases. http://www.xda-developers.com/samsung-exynos-and-aosp-explained-a-story-of-betrayal/
Irrelevant for ~99.9% of people who use the phone with the stock rom or stock based rom.

The Exynos variant since the S6/Note 5 have been the better version, wins everything vs the Snapdragon version except that the Snapdragon has slightly better GPU performance.
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Originally Posted by pez View Post

Same. I actually skipped out on charging it overnight and with some heavier usage this morning, I'm looking to hit the same numbers you are with my Snapdragon variant. Whatever that update did not only improved performance for me, but battery life as well.
I'd be super curious to have them do the test again with the newer update, but I have a feeling that this won't happen :/. Yesterday i was on track to 8-10 hours of SoT , but by habit I set it on the wireless charger on my desk redface.gif.

Something they do an update after Android gets updated, so probably after a couple of months.
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Originally Posted by alawadhi3000 View Post

Irrelevant for ~99.9% of people who use the phone with the stock rom or stock based rom.

The Exynos variant since the S6/Note 5 have been the better version, wins everything vs the Snapdragon version except that the Snapdragon has slightly better GPU performance.
Something they do an update after Android gets updated, so probably after a couple of months.

There is no reason to your other ROMs for Samsungs phone. You lose a lot of features.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DADDYDC650 View Post

Battery life reminds me of the 6s Plus which is great. First Samsung phone that I don't have to charge all the time. Loving performance from my replacement as well. Seems snappier than my first defective Note 7.

Indeed. Feeling like a much better move from the 6S Plus for me now tongue.gif.

However, my Note 3 did get this same battery life...though that took significantly more updates and nearly a year's time lol.
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Irrelevant for ~99.9% of people who use the phone with the stock rom or stock based rom.

The Exynos variant since the S6/Note 5 have been the better version, wins everything vs the Snapdragon version except that the Snapdragon has slightly better GPU performance.
Something they do an update after Android gets updated, so probably after a couple of months.

Then I look forward to it biggrin.gif.
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Really starting to love the coral blue. Spent the weekend customizing the phone to my liking and it's been great! Got an awesome HD live wallpaper of Mars with parallax motion and its absolutely stunning on this screen. Using Nova launcher with the smoky glass icon pack and it looks amazing. I keep pulling the phone out of its case to look at the color, lol. Didn't think I'd like the blue and rose gold this much...
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Glad I canceled my iPhone 7 Plus pre-order. Used my lady's phone enough to realize that it was practically a sidegrade coming from the 6s Plus. Plus it annoys me how they removed the audio jack just to stick in a bigger haptic engine. Phone is still a little big and bulky compared to the Note 7.
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The Coral Blue on the Note 7 is extremely good looking. Better than the Silver and the Black versions without a doubt.
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Got tracking for my Gear VR the other day. Due to arrive on Wednesday this week via FedEx. Pretty excited about that biggrin.gif.
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Why do people like the GearVR? I tried it, wasn't impressed. It's a cool novelty, but I'd rather get the 256gb card tbh. Or the GearFit.
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Why do people like the GearVR? I tried it, wasn't impressed. It's a cool novelty, but I'd rather get the 256gb card tbh. Or the GearFit.
I thought it was cool but I wouldn't use it much. I hooked up an S6 to it though and that phone is garbage. Battery life is terrible and I would constantly get a overheating message, lol. The experience was ok but I haven't used it after the first few times that I did. Nobody in my family was blown away either.
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