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[Q]Best 4.4.2 or 4.2.2?

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By djnino4style, Member on 9th April 2014, 03:49 AM
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The title says it all.
Explain some reason or opinion.
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9th April 2014, 04:37 AM |#2  
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The title says it all.
Explain some reason or opinion.
Thanks in advance.

Why would 4.2.2 ever be preferable?
9th April 2014, 07:55 AM |#3  
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4.4 is lightyears ahead compared to 4.2 (I'm talking about stocks only)
E.g:
More free RAM (200mb at least)
more smoothness
Better performance (10% with benchmark antutu and 3dmark)
Stronger wifi signal
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9th April 2014, 11:14 PM |#4  
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Why would 4.2.2 ever be preferable?

The tablet I bought it two days ago ... I immediately updated to 4.4.2 without testing the performance of 4.2.2. So I asked for advice.

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4.4 is lightyears ahead compared to 4.2 (I'm talking about stocks only)
E.g:
More free RAM (200mb at least)
more smoothness
Better performance (10% with benchmark antutu and 3dmark)
Stronger wifi signal

Thank you bro!
9th April 2014, 11:20 PM |#5  
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has the gamma/brightnes problem been fixed with kitkat? What about battery life?
10th April 2014, 02:11 AM |#6  
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has the gamma/brightnes problem been fixed with kitkat? What about battery life?

Battery life is better, and gamma/brightness depend on your previous ROM. Try the one in my sig if you want a definite improvement.
10th April 2014, 05:13 PM |#7  
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Right now im content with 4.2.2 because i'm rooted, use Nova Launcher and it connects to my dual micro usb/usb flash drive to watch movies. I can also move files around using ES file explorer.

Is there OTG support with the KK update?
Can you write files to SD card with KK?
16th April 2014, 02:41 PM |#8  
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battery life with ART runtime in 4.4.2 is just amazing. had no problems since 2 weeks running.
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battery life with ART runtime in 4.4.2 is just amazing. had no problems since 2 weeks running.

When I enable ART runtime, my G Pad runs very slow. For me Dalvik runtime is the best.

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