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Default I have a Nexus 5, but I am looking to replace it with a Note 3. is it worth it?

I've had Nexus' my whole life and the one thing that attracts me about the Note 3 is the battery life. I wake up 5am and get home around 7pm and I use a LOT of screen time. Idk too much about the Note 3 but I'm hoping to get, at the most, 8 hours screen time from browsing the web, listening to music, and other little things.

What is your guys' experience with the Note 3? Is the development good? Battery life good? Was thinking of getting it and replacing it with an AOSP ROM.
 
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I've had Nexus' my whole life and the one thing that attracts me about the Note 3 is the battery life. I wake up 5am and get home around 7pm and I use a LOT of screen time. Idk too much about the Note 3 but I'm hoping to get, at the most, 8 hours screen time from browsing the web, listening to music, and other little things.

What is your guys' experience with the Note 3? Is the development good? Battery life good? Was thinking of getting it and replacing it with an AOSP ROM.
yeah tw sucks but with a aosp rom its great i have 100% battery at 7am go to work watch 4/5 youtube vids lots of web calls sms a few games and music on all day get home about 5pm and still have about 50% left
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The average is 6 hours screen on time.
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yeah tw sucks but with a aosp rom its great i have 100% battery at 7am go to work watch 4/5 youtube vids lots of web calls sms a few games and music on all day get home about 5pm and still have about 50% left
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Well TW doesn't suck, especially on KK, it's actually really smooth and works very very well.. but AOSP is better if you prefer a clean vanilla feel
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I'll get a new one from my carrier and trade it for a new nexus 5 if your want
And plus 1, tw sucks. Even on stock rom I run apex launcher
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I have a Nexus 5, and I purchased a Note 3 for $380AUD a few days ago with the intention of selling it on Ebay for $600. After playing around with it the last few days, my girlfriend has decided she wants to keep my Nexus 5, so I'll keep the Note 3. Honestly though, other than the bigger battery, it feels like a bit of a side-grade. That being said, I can get 6+ hours easily of SOT, with an hour or so of heavy gaming. If I was to just browse the web, check emails and listen to music, I'd get 7.5 to 8 hours. I love the feel, look and concept of the Nexus 5, so I really wanted to keep that, but the Note 3 is still pleasant to use. The longer battery life is certainly welcome. The size is a bit ridiculous though. I'm used to being able to operate my Nexus 5 one-handed, whereas that isn't possible with the Note 3. I'm not a small guy either. I'm 6'2 and have pretty large hands.

All in all, if you can get a Note 3 for the price that you could sell your Nexus 5, it might be worth it. I certainly wouldn't purchase one for any more than that though, as you'll find it offers diminishing returns for the cost.
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