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Default [Q] Which modem do you guys use?

I'm currently on the stock 4.4.4 modem and I think it consumes way too much power. As you can see from the screenshots, it consumed a ****load of power for 1 hour of call, and no, I keep my wakelocks under control, 98% deep sleep, so what consumed the battery is simply the 1 hour of phone call and 1 hour of screen on. Ironically, the phone call used more power than the screen, which is kinda absurd to me...

So yea, I was wondering if you also noticed that the 4.4.4 modem drains so much battery.

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The thing with modems is that every modem works differently for every person. What causes drain for one person will be amazing for another, this is due to usage and almost infinite environmental variables that all contribute to the radio performance. This thread will not help you learn what the best modem is. You'll just have to try them all and find the one that works best for you.
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Better a radio that drains than one that loses connection, no?
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I use 4.4.4 modem and still get the usual 24 hours and 6 SoT hours....usually.
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I use 4.4.4 modem and still get the usual 24 hours and 6 SoT hours....usually.
Same, but we don't usually use our radio very much haha. I've actually noticed the radio is much better at keeping its connection even in concrete buildings that were giving my phone data troubles in earlier versions. This may have come at slightly higher drain but nothing too noticeable for myself.
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Same, but we don't usually use our radio very much haha. I've actually noticed the radio is much better at keeping it's connection even in concrete buildings that were giving my phone data troubles earlier. I think this may have come at slightly higher drain but nothing too noticeable for me.
Good point. Lol

I make tonnes of texts, but my phone call minutes are usually like 15 minutes a week. Lol

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Tho....standby drain is definitely no worse for me.
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Good point. Lol

I make tonnes of texts, but my phone call minutes are usually like 15 minutes a week. Lol

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Tho....standby drain is definitely no worse for me.
I use the .15 modem. I have 15,17, and the new one, and flash between them pretty often. 15 locks down a connection quite a bit when the other 2 won't. Not always, but it has been worth the experimenting..
 
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You had the screen on a hell of a lot, the main problem. Where cells are in relation to you, is what causes you to use more power. If it's jumping from mast to mast or 3~4g

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