i am a s3 user for years .
from my experience:
superb battey life on browsing
good for hd games
lil bit hd
s3 gets hot while playing games causing me muscle strain on my both hands and arms.
keyboard is not accurate.
battery not last longer on gaming.
UK user, 05 Aug 2014up to you. I am still on 4.1.2 as i heard a lot of folks had problems with 4.3. Also i dont wa... more Hi. Actually I hve also doubt that after upgrade to 4.3 this problem occurs 4.3 has some issues therefore I decided to upgrade again to kitkat lets see what happened next .
In general this phone when you buy it (without making any update) it has very long standby time battery? and the loudspeaker and music audio are good? (easy to hear it when it rings?)
Can you use it with one hand? when you type messages or to answer a call?
I am between s2 plus ,s3 mini ve, s3 actually i don't want a very big phone.
I am using android 4.1.1 and I want to upgrade my phone but will the next update be 4.2.2 or 4.3..thanks
Tarun, 05 Aug 2014 Thks for rply .but problem is Battery take 5 hrs to charge it doesn't have any draining ... morei would buy Anker batteries, they are very good quality and a good company. Available on Amazon.
Tarun , 05 Aug 2014Thanks for replying . I tried everything look like I hve to buy 2amp charger to charge fast .... moreup to you. I am still on 4.1.2 as i heard a lot of folks had problems with 4.3. Also i dont want the additional apps that came with the 4.3 update.
I actually have the samsung smart dock which comes with a 2amp charger. They now sell for quite cheap on Amazon. A few users seemed to feel after updating their firmware that the dock stopped working. No idea how true that was but here was the upload i did.
Tarun, 05 Aug 2014 Thks for rply .but problem is Battery take 5 hrs to charge it doesn't have any draining ... morei had same problem, it is the usb cable that connected to your phone and charger, use application GALAXY CURRENT that will tell you the problem of late charging, hope this will help.
UK user, 02 Aug 2014same here, in a few months charger played up. I realised that it is as the usb cabled charged ... moreThanks for replying . I tried everything look like I hve to buy 2amp charger to charge fast .bythe way should I upgrade to kitkat does it solve the problem or is the worth for s3 .
Anonymous, 01 Aug 2014try the "WakeLock Detector" app and find which apps drain your battery. Thks for rply .but problem is Battery take 5 hrs to charge it doesn't have any draining problem . And my next question is should I upgrade to 4.4.2 kitkat.
If I upgrade an unlocked android phone.I hope it will not be locked again.
Freefaller™, 02 Aug 2014@ UK user The Google Launcher is just an alternative Launcher. You can switch quickly betwe... morejust tried it. Yeah it looks much better. I cant see any less ram used though.
UK user, 02 Aug 2014whatsup Mike,
if i install a new launcher i assume i will lose all the widgets and homesree... more@ UK user
The Google Launcher is just an alternative Launcher. You can switch quickly between Launchers by downloading an app named 'Home Switch' (it's icon is a green house with a left/right arrow) from the Play Store.
I made the Google Now Launcher my default one so that it loads (first) instead of Touchwiz but I can switch between the two with that app.
I've found the Google Launcher to be faster and smoother than Touchwiz and it also leaves more FREE RAM for the user.
If you don't like it just uninstall it and go back to Touchwiz or whatever Launcher you prefer.
Freefaller™, 02 Aug 2014Hooray! 'Google Now Launcher' is now available for all phones with Android 4.1+
No more reaso... morewhatsup Mike,
if i install a new launcher i assume i will lose all the widgets and homesreens i have and have to reinstall them, amd widgetzoid etc?