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The S3 is meant to draw more than the S2... S3 charger is 1A output, S2 charger is 0.7A output. IIRC my HD2 had a 1A output charger too and that phone didn't die despite being charged overnight all the time.

Maybe there's simply something wrong with some of the motherboards in the S3 and we're just chasing ghosts.

And I'm a bit annoyed that mine didn't get upgraded to 32GB when it got fixed... maybe it will die again in 4 months time and I'll get 64GB

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The S3 is meant to draw more than the S2... S3 charger is 1A output, S2 charger is 0.7A output. IIRC my HD2 had a 1A output charger too and that phone didn't die despite being charged overnight all the time.

Maybe there's simply something wrong with some of the motherboards in the S3 and we're just chasing ghosts.

And I'm a bit annoyed that mine didn't get upgraded to 32GB when it got fixed... maybe it will die again in 4 months time and I'll get 64GB

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Eh, just curious, if yours randomly stops working like this, there is no way for you to Triangle Away and reflash back to stock!

Will Samsung take the opportunity to deny you your warranty claim?
 
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If the phone is totally dead Samsung have no way of knowing what's on your mobo
They seem to be good at honouring warranty anyway. I think it's obviously a known issue to them

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I just had a mini freak out.

I haven't experienced any issues with my phone at all until 5 minutes ago.

I pulled my phone from my pocket and the blue led was flashing for a notification. I couldn't turn on my screen, I couldn't reset my phone, even a battery pull and replace did nothing!
I had to put it on charge and it worked, but I still had 70% battery.

I think as Isadora said, seems like motherboard faults in certain batches.
Hope this isn't the beginning of the end for me.

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What happened: Took from charger, was on that over night, drove to work. took phone from pocket, was on Samsung logo on boot, Does go to download mode, not on recovery, Odin flash says NAND write failed.
What ROM/Firmware: CM10 nightly 20121117 I think, not sure on that date
What kernel: CM10
OC or UV: NO and NO
Where phone was made: dunno, got it on 29.5 so first batch
Where battery was made: dunno.

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This sounds very dangerous, Im on CM10. Now I'm afraid my S3 will die..

Can someone help me out get the stock Firmware and unrooted? I dont want to pay 400 Euros for repair due no warranty. Damn..
 
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yeah, sound dangerous. If you are lucky you device will broke that kind it wound not go to Download mode any more so then they can not verify that custom binany and flashcounter then warranty is on. But in my case device can go to download and they spotted flashcounter.

And this sucks big time.
 
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It's not only this phone, happened twice with my cousins XPERIA Arc overnight while charging and also when it wasn't charging. Guess it has to do something with the motherboard.
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This sounds very dangerous, Im on CM10. Now I'm afraid my S3 will die..

Can someone help me out get the stock Firmware and unrooted? I dont want to pay 400 Euros for repair due no warranty. Damn..
Follow this mate there is a video at the bottom from totallydubbed: http://www.modmymobile.co.uk/categor...k-warning.html

I will be doing the same till someone finds out what the hell is killing them.
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