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[Q] i9305 4.3 to 4.4? Is it possible?

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26th January 2014, 03:33 PM |#11  
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Just did my wife's i9305 today. Moving to cm/omni shouldn't be an issue, however be warned you lose a lot of features like HDMI out and the camera doesn't work as well. I just put the galaxy project ROM on there as the i9305 has the extra GB of ram which keeps stock nice and smooth, also you can debloat if the need be. And if you run into camera issues like I did simply flash stock kernel then reflash rom. Honestly unless you prefer KitKat its a waste of the extra ram your device has as most of it simply will never get used.

Also with wanam xposed you can customize everything! Can't do that with an iPhone. Sorry to hear you have had a bad run but while Samsung's software isn't exactly great the hardware is beast and once you learn how to configure it and unlock its full potential you will see you made the right choice.

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26th January 2014, 05:49 PM |#12  
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Thanks for your reply!
- How worse will the camera get?
- What other important features you know? (HDMI does not really matter to me.)

I do use it a lot, so I don't want to lose everything. (Only use simple picture/HDR modes tho.)
Tried again every kind of combination with Google+ and it's still eating my battery like crazy.

I mean... what the hell is the "Disable" for then? It "almost disables" the app or what? lol.
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26th January 2014, 07:34 PM |#13  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by shoalinagent

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Forgot to quote, sorry. (just quoting you now so you will get a notification, hopefully.)

Thanks for your reply!
- How worse will the camera get?
- What other important features you know? (HDMI does not really matter to me.)

I do use it a lot, so I don't want to lose everything. (Only use simple picture/HDR modes tho.)
Tried again every kind of combination with Google+ and it's still eating my battery like crazy.

I mean... what the hell is the "Disable" for then? It "almost disables" the app or what? lol.
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28th January 2014, 10:04 PM |#14  
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Topic solved!

Installed CM without any problem. Everything worked flawless.
Now I have a fast (MUCH faster) phone. And all those god-tier features. Holy sh*t I love my phone now.

(I hate you Samsung.)
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