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Hello all,

I have a defective G3.
Sprint will exchange the device for me, but are also offering to move me to an Galaxy S5.
As I have not had a working G3, and I only get one exchange, I'm not sure what to do.

I initially purchased the G3 because I thought it would be a work horse (extra gig of ram, it supposedly runs cooler than an S5), and a couple of other reasons (great display, and camera's laser focus.)

Ultimately, I need my phone to be capable of surviving a day in the office: reading emails, sending texts, viewing meeting agendas, taking around 3 hours of calls, all through the course of a 9hr day.

That being said is this something that a non-defective G3 can easily handle, or am I going to be pushing my luck on battery life?


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Honestly, if you need it for work go with the S5. I went from an S5 to the G3. I love the phone, but I barely make it through the day on battery. I use corp email (GOOD), text, phone, web, camera, and evernote throughout the day and while I can usually make it, i'm at less than 20%.
 
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Hello all,

I have a defective G3.
Sprint will exchange the device for me, but are also offering to move me to an Galaxy S5.
As I have not had a working G3, and I only get one exchange, I'm not sure what to do.

I initially purchased the G3 because I thought it would be a work horse (extra gig of ram, it supposedly runs cooler than an S5), and a couple of other reasons (great display, and camera's laser focus.)

Ultimately, I need my phone to be capable of surviving a day in the office: reading emails, sending texts, viewing meeting agendas, taking around 3 hours of calls, all through the course of a 9hr day.

That being said is this something that a non-defective G3 can easily handle, or am I going to be pushing my luck on battery life?


Thanks in advance!
If you really want to keep the G3 you should consider an extra spare battery for the G3... I got 2 of those for 15$ plus a charger for the batteries...

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If you really want to keep the G3 you should consider an extra spare battery for the G3... I got 2 of those for 15$ plus a charger for the batteries...

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Can you point me towards the deal you snagged?
 
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This being a work phone is it truly a work phone so BYOD or you just happen to use it for work purposes? Cause if you're allowed to root it you can remove a lot of the bloat that causes battery drain. You can also use greenify which a great help. I use my phone all day at work (IM, text, notes, meeting planners, web searches and downloads of large files (to keep from being flagged by IT)) and I get home with still 70% battery (10+ hour work day also I have certain tweaks done to the kernel that probably help my battery life significantly). I haven't experienced any heat issues, or lag, or anything that other people have. I'd definitely go with the G3

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This being a work phone is it truly a work phone so BYOD or you just happen to use it for work purposes? Cause if you're allowed to root it you can remove a lot of the bloat that causes battery drain. You can also use greenify which a great help. I use my phone all day at work (IM, text, notes, meeting planners, web searches and downloads of large files (to keep from being flagged by IT)) and I get home with still 70% battery (10+ hour work day also I have certain tweaks done to the kernel that probably help my battery life significantly). I haven't experienced any heat issues, or lag, or anything that other people have. I'd definitely go with the G3

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Not to hi-jack the thread but....Anything you'd be willing to share? I'm on the fence about rooting since I don't necessarily "need" to do it, but if you are getting such good battery life with these tweaks i'm certainly interested!
 
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Not to hi-jack the thread but....Anything you'd be willing to share? I'm on the fence about rooting since I don't necessarily "need" to do it, but if you are getting such good battery life with these tweaks i'm certainly interested!
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M8 has a longer battery then either but if u need removal then its a coin flip imo (pros and cons to both S5 and G3)
 
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I wouldnt mind finding out how you accomplish such good battery life

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I wouldnt mind finding out how you accomplish such good battery life

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I would be interested also

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