TheNE1GHB0R, 16 Sep 2017If you had monitored and documented your S8+'s battery from the very start, you'll see that ba... moreRecalibrate the battery meter once every two months by draining the battery to 0% and recharging back to 100%. Voila, the battery is back to what it used to be.
anon4321, 17 Sep 2017tech reviews have become an absolute joke. If this were any other phone or manufacturer such a... moreOnly the substandard camera performance in dark conditions is true. Otherwise don't put words into the reviewers' mouths. They did say that the XA1 and XZ1 battery lives are good. And what does Sony have to do with this review? Too many overzealous Sony fans lurking on this website.
My S8 hasn't received a software update since long and it hangs a lot. Samsung phones are crap. That's it. I am moving to Nokia probably
tech reviews have become an absolute joke. If this were any other phone or manufacturer such as Sony the writer would have torn shreds off it about poor battery life, terrible ergonomics and a substandard camera performance in dark conditions (pointing your phone at an object that is blaring out a tonne of light is not a good test)
Rawoen, 16 Sep 2017Fast Charging will reduce the charge cycles anyway. But always keep the phone charged over 40%... moreYes, keeping the charge between 20% to 80% prolongs the battery power holds. While other literature tells that keeping the charge above 80 or 90% will even increase the cycle to more than 2000 cycles (if my memory serves me right)!
That's why I'll be getting a power case right away to keep it constantly above 50% with just one press of a button. Zerolemon seems to have nailed it with the least dimensions:
I'll get two units right away, and they will usually come out with a bigger capacity like 8500 mAh which can charge 1.5 times the internal battery.
Even the average iphone has steteo.
A 1000 dollars phone does not.
There is no point of using ip68 if audio is not good enough without earphones. Many ppl listen to music during shower.
A 2013 phone of Htc or Sony has better audio system.
zodiacfml, 17 Sep 2017I just want it for the display. Can't they change the philosophy and make an Edge/Plus with t... moreI've never had an S Pen fail on me. I've never even had to use any of the spare tips Samsung bundles with the Note phones. So, there's no added cost with using an S Pen. Also, if you only want it for the display and not the pen, just don't use the pen... :)
mir, 17 Sep 2017Samsung began this aggressive practice of shutting down background processes since the S6.That's utter BS. Samsung's phones aren't aggressively shutting down background processes. You have an option to manually shut everything down with the memory optimiser, but it lets Android handle background threads by itself unless you use that.
Anyone constantly killing background threads, like those old pre-2.0 app killers, will increase battery usage as Android will restore those apps to the background.
There are features on Samsung flagships to suspend everything, to give the foreground all the performance, something even Microsoft has copied with the Game Mode on Windows. Though, those features doesn't kill anything to work. It's mostly used for the Oculus VR mode.
Anonymous, 16 Sep 2017You don't get it. This is a fake image. Samsung has almost completely killed parallelism this ... moreSamsung began this aggressive practice of shutting down background processes since the S6.
the presenter in video could speak slower, clearer. no one forced him to complete the video fast. such video could be on youtube as a record forever, could make it better, for anyone on earth to watch anytime.
All selfie sample I have seen so far have high exposition.
I just want it for the display. Can't they change the philosophy and make an Edge/Plus with the Note's display? How many year will utilize a costly pen? It is costly in battery and price.
LG superfan, 16 Sep 2017Gsmarena why didnt you put battery scores with always on display onProbably end up with a weak 60hrs endurance. Can anyone confirm?
Why this phone is so heavy? It's like carrying brick in your pocket. In fact I don't understand why last generation of phones from almost all manufacturers (except LG) are so heavy without any justified reason? Is it a new idiotic trend just like removing of 3.5 mm jack?
Lets see if note8 could take the crown from G6:www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0nV2mnDB5c
TheNE1GHB0R, 16 Sep 2017If you had monitored and documented your S8+'s battery from the very start, you'll see that ba... moreFast Charging will reduce the charge cycles anyway. But always keep the phone charged over 40% to get maximum durability (not battery endurance in a measured period) out of your Battery. They say Lithium iON battery can give up to 800 charge cycles, but ofcourse it differs with various outputs from various chargers.