Attend XDA's Second Annual Developer Conference, XDA:DevCon 2014!
5,728,832 Members 50,569 Now Online
XDA Developers Android and Mobile Development Forum

4.4.4 Radio

Tip us?
 
MrCatalyst
Old
#1  
MrCatalyst's Avatar
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 83
Posts: 285
Join Date: May 2013
Default 4.4.4 Radio

As many people know, 4.4.3 radio has caused some issues for people, namely increased battery drain, thus I ended up switching back to 4.4.2 just to enjoy the good battery life.
What is the 4.4.4 radio like? Does it have the increased battery drain of 4.4.3, or is it battery friendly like the 4.4.2?

Sent from my Nexus 5 using XDA Premium 4 mobile app
DEVICE: Sony Xperia Z2 (D6503)
CURRENT ROM: Rooted Stock 17.1.A.2.55
CURRENT KERNEL: Stock
BOOTLOADER: Locked


 
Aerowinder
Old
#2  
Recognized Contributor
Thanks Meter 1191
Posts: 3,019
Join Date: Aug 2012
Quote:
Originally Posted by GUGUITOMTG4
In my case.I had to downgrade to the 4.4.1 radio since the the 4.4.3 one dropped signal so much and that drained around 10% battery overnight for 3 consecutive nights. That's the main issue I found with it. Now, with the .4. its all back to normal and get better signal on places like basements and spots that were dead before..
Does this help?
 

Google Firmware: Google
USB Drivers: Google | Mirror
ADB+ADB Drivers: 19.0.2 (4.4.4) + Koush Universal ADB Drivers

TWRP Official: hammerhead | flo
TWRP Holofied: hammerhead | flo

Gapps: BaNkS

Superuser: Chainfire | Mirror
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to Aerowinder For This Useful Post: [ Click to Expand ]
 
MrCatalyst
Old
#3  
MrCatalyst's Avatar
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 83
Posts: 285
Join Date: May 2013
Quote:
Originally Posted by Aerowinder View Post
Does this help?
Yep! Exactly what I wanted to hear. Thanks man!

Sent from my Nexus 5 using XDA Premium 4 mobile app
DEVICE: Sony Xperia Z2 (D6503)
CURRENT ROM: Rooted Stock 17.1.A.2.55
CURRENT KERNEL: Stock
BOOTLOADER: Locked


 
TheLastSidekick
Old
#4  
TheLastSidekick's Avatar
Recognized Contributor
Thanks Meter 1911
Posts: 2,908
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Springfield, Massachusetts

 
DONATE TO ME
Yeah 4.4.4 is working a treat on T-Mobile at least. I used to get WiFi and mobile data disconnections where I would need to reboot my Nexus 5. But ever since the 4.4.4 modem came out, I haven't had a single disconnect.

Sent from my Nexus 5 using Tapatalk
Proud owner of LG Google Nexus 5.
 
madarchod
Old
#5  
madarchod's Avatar
Member
Thanks Meter 18
Posts: 86
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Fortuna
Quote:
Originally Posted by TheLastSidekick View Post
Yeah 4.4.4 is working a treat on T-Mobile at least. I used to get WiFi and mobile data disconnections where I would need to reboot my Nexus 5. But ever since the 4.4.4 modem came out, I haven't had a single disconnect.

Sent from my Nexus 5 using Tapatalk
I still get wifi disconnections on clean flashed 4.4.4.. Icon turns orange, had to restart wifi to again resolve that..
dang google when will you resolve this issue...
 
jbdan
Old
#6  
jbdan's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 506
Posts: 2,198
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Atlanta
Quote:
Originally Posted by madarchod View Post
I still get wifi disconnections on clean flashed 4.4.4.. Icon turns orange, had to restart wifi to again resolve that..
dang google when will you resolve this issue...
Go into your router settings and change "channel width" to 20mhz

N5
"The mind set on the Spirit is life and peace" <><
 
madarchod
Old
#7  
madarchod's Avatar
Member
Thanks Meter 18
Posts: 86
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Fortuna
Quote:
Originally Posted by jbdan View Post
Go into your router settings and change "channel width" to 20mhz

N5
hmm, it was already at 20mhz, it's i think android related only, 4.4.4 just slightly improved it, earlier @ 4.4.2, the icon used to turn orange after about 12hrs., in 4.4.4, it's 36-48hrs, but it eventually does turn orange and i just toggle wifi on the device and it again works for another 36-48hrs.

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes


XDA PORTAL POSTS

MaR-V-iN to Talk Google and Android APIs at XDA:DevCon 2014

Our international xda:devcon 14in Manchester, UK on the weekend of September … more

But First, Let Me Take a #Selfie

“Today while browsing XDA,I’m going tocheck to seeif my favorite ROM has been updated–but … more

Easily Combine Text and Manage Your Android Clipboard with StuffMerge

Android clipboard management has always been impractical without the … more