My 10 month old original battery recently came to a halt, so now the charging takes twice the time it used to and even while plugged in the battery level drops steadily. I can't even browse the web with ultra power saving mode enabled without the battery draining while charging, so it's definitely time for a replacement.
If anyone could share their experiences with replacement batteries for this device it would be greatly appreciated. I've looked into purchasing a NewPower99 battery, but if the battery is of the same poor quality as the $15 ones from Aliexpress there's no point wasting money. Can't find any retailer who sells a 100% genuine battery, but if they exist that would be preferable.
I have been using my tab s 8.4 LTE since this January and I must say I was happy with my device. Later I upgraded it to Lollipop OTA. No errors nor anything to complain. The battery life was around 10-12 hours (with mostly browsing the internet but only 3-4 hours in continuous heavy gaming). Well, that was it. But yesterday I received a update around 200-300mb saying latest security and battery improvement include.
After the update I noticed 2 main things. There is a new system app called manager and it monitors my device and predict the battery run time and it also optimizes all the apps in routine. (don't know how much effective that will be).
But here is the real problem. Now my tab takes up to 3.30 hours to be fully recharged (previously it took around 3 hours) and the battery drains so fast! As I noticed it will drain within 6-8 hours.
Updates are meant to improve the overall performance of the device and the user experience. Not to downgrade it. I am getting worried of this battery drain issue now and would like to know whether anybody has faced the same situation and was wandering for a solution.
Received a 309MB-update few days ago and I'm totally frustated because the screen goes blink in some area if I scroll it. I forgot the prior version, please somebody help me :(
Jolene , 01 Nov 2015Hi, can I know how long it takes to fully charge? near about 2.45hrs
Hi guys... What will I use if I want to charge my Tab S via PC/Laptop without turning off? Is there any remedy for this? Mine is brand new and no issues beside of not charging when I use USB cable to PC port. Please any advise?
Any body tell me that does tab s has better contrast and resolution than note 3?
plz help...this tab network problem after automaticall restart nd battery reduce suppose u have 100%battery but after restart battery 60% what is problem tell me plese .....and is tab battery is under warranty or not .....if not how much orignol battery thnx
Fabulous Tablet! Used it for 10 months and have no complaints. Everything, including battery life, is excellent. Those who complain about battery life should check their settings. Switch off WiFi, Bluetooth etc if you are not using them because apps will drain the battery whenever they are allowed to.
Am i the only one having issue with my battery capacity? I am using aida64 to check my battery and it says "reported by android: 2100mah and reported by database: 4900mah".
Im from sri lanka, this one is awesome device.but after upgrade to lolipop, battery is wasting very quickly, plz help
Tab S 8.4inc 64 bit? OTG cable supotad? -> Yes it supports.
Does Galaxy tab s 8.4 make phone call? -> If you have LTE version, YES it does.