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A noob's journey to find a custom ROM for best battery life Galaxy S2 GT-I9100

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2nd January 2015, 09:38 AM   |  #81  
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When i had the s2 i was using Jellysnapp.. I think it.s ok..but s2 have big problem with battery..it.s too low in capacity!!

Now i have N4 witch is really great and i recommend it to you all..32 h battery? Cmon..

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6th January 2015, 12:53 PM   |  #82  
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Originally Posted by foreign body

Neat ROM extra lite with Apollo seems to be the best.

---------- Post added at 04:51 PM ---------- Previous post was at 04:41 PM ----------

The AOSP Neat ROM drain battery much more then the stock one...

I went flash-crazy and ended up with a combo of CM10.1 and a Siyah kernel (I thought...) which gave me 22 hours before the low-battery warning on a 2600mAh battery, about 35% screen-time. (6-8 hours on stock[!])

Thinking I could do even better I kept flashing, lost the combo and didn't have a backup - DOH!! ALWAYS BACKUP GOOD COMBOS AND BACK THEM UP TO PC...

For the life of me I couldn't flash another kernel to 10.1 and only managed at best 12 hours before the low-battery warning (roughly 35% screen) with the cpu limited to 800mHz (no noticable [extra] lag - I don't game) So seeing as a couple of posters mentioned the above combo I thought I'd give it a go, but first without the Apolo kernel. Given I don't play games I installed CPU Tuner, limited the cpu to 1000mHz, and yesterday I got 9hrs/50% battery left (screen 35%) and today 11hrs/45% battery left (screen 37%).

Wonder what the Apolo kernel will do?

Can I be bothered...?
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