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Kitkat killed battery life

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16th October 2014, 08:32 PM   |  #51  
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My battery life is great with KitKat. I did not use my Tablet very much the last 2 days and battery dropped only 20%:

19th October 2014, 07:45 AM   |  #52  
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diferent firmware?
Originally Posted by chgambini

I agree the battery has taken a hit. I used to ave about 9hrs of screen on time, now about 6hrs. I also have the chromecast issue. Strange thing is that sometimes the screen doesnt even show up In the battery stats. Sometimes the usage time doesnt change when it shows in battery stats. I am stock, 32gb white US model updated with Kies. I have done many factory resets. I have tried it for 2 days without installing any apps or disabling any samsung bloat, with no change in the tablest behavior.

maybe u could try installing a different firmware?
that's what I'm planning to do now

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Originally Posted by jimaginet

Agree and disagree!
I did have charging problem and battery drain right after KK update. I have to do the Factory Data Reset. Luckily my tablet is back to normal if not better. I did spend sometime go thru all setting. So I managed to get 4 hrs of screen time with moderate use and I still have about 59% of battery.
So I say kk is good or better then jellybean

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where is your firmware from?
my note hasnt come back to normal u_u
19th October 2014, 09:18 PM   |  #53  
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Originally Posted by c6vette

Any update on this? I can only get about 5 or 6 hours after the update and would like to know if doing a reset will solve my problem.

factory reset hasnt solved my problem
I've just tried flashing a firmware from spain

hope it works

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Originally Posted by alpha_330

my battery shown funny behavior , when battery drops to 5% restart my tablet and battery go back to 28% i do this procedure 3 times from yesterday :
battery usage is:
16H 51M 38S on battery
Screen : 2h 32m
fifa14 GAME ; 1H 21M
and battery percentage is 21% at now

KITKAT on P601 3g+WIFI

thats the same damm thing that happens to me
I really hate it so I've flashed a firmware from spain

hope it works

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Originally Posted by rushless

Staying on 4.3 since no desire to root and want to keep sd writes. If 5.0 does not change this I will remain on 4.3. Happy with 4.3 so no need to rock the boat.

deffinetelly a wise decition
19th October 2014, 10:20 PM   |  #54  
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Originally Posted by LordKoga

The newest Hyperdrive is awesome in terms of battery life upgrade is highly reccomended.

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seems a pretty good option to solve this problems
what about the native apps from the p600? i mean sketchbook pro, what about the stick options and air command?
20th October 2014, 04:28 AM   |  #55  
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I am using US firmware. After few months using KK. I think battery is NOT that great any more. I have about 4 to 5.5 hours of screen time.

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3rd November 2014, 12:29 PM   |  #56  
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Here screen shot of my p605 device , still there 41%

Most use browsing and youtube on 4g and some wifi

Not using power saving
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5th November 2014, 04:39 AM   |  #57  
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Bought my Note 10.1 2014 about two weeks ago. Right of the box upgraded to Kitkat and like everyone else battery life drained extremely fast. However, as soon as flashed the Hyperdrive KK rom things got better. Ran with that for about a week then flashed over to the Aroma Galaxy Tab S rom and battery life has been great during usage and stand by lasts days if I don't touch it at all.

I was a bit worried at first but I'm happy and very satisfied with my purchase now.

XDA roms are much better than stock roms on tablets in my opinion.
16th December 2014, 10:30 PM   |  #58  
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ok i need help with the battery, i own a P601 3G model, i updgraded to russia 4.4.2 , now the battery drains like ultra fast 2% per minute if not playing and 10%+ per minute if am opening a game,
started tracking the issue since Android OS is the top battery drainer with keep awake time of 17hours, i noticed that when i switch the WIFI off the battery drain is not there anymore, any ideas? ??????
17th December 2014, 05:03 PM   |  #59  
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to perform a thorough, have you tried bringing back battery stats to non system apps and checking through a program like Battery Stats Plus?


Furthermore, read the following:

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18th December 2014, 03:57 PM   |  #60  
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My standby battery life is terribad compared to my wife's iPad. Makes me want to switch back to Apple. Gotten worse with the last 2 updates.
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