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Coming from Playbook and old user of SGS the battery life is not good at all down 40% with 2.3 hours of internet any thoughts or is it 4.4.2 ?

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What does Battery Use say? You might have something else running.

You wouldn't happen to be viewing Flash, would you? I tried that once on CBS' site, and the resulting software rendering was a huge battery drain.
 
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Are those Battery Saving Apps worth or just another drainer ? Don't see anything drastic in usage as its used by OS.
 
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Check this thread:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2381370

A lot of people (including me) are very satisfied with battery performance. Just so you know, you need a few charges to get a full potential from the battery.
 
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Coming from Playbook and old user of SGS the battery life is not good at all down 40% with 2.3 hours of internet any thoughts or is it 4.4.2 ?

Custom kernel ?
I've had some issues since 4.4.2 too, and I'm no newbie to Android. I was disabling location in the quick settings and found that whenever I did that Google Search would keep the phone from sleeping. Please update with anything you find is causing your battery problem. As mentioned, these devices can give good battery life!
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I don't play games on mine but I get between 10 and 13 hours screen on time every charge. Most of my time is on the internet with 3 emails syncing every 30 minutes and WiFi on all the time. I charge it every second night.
 
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Rooting and installing a new custom ROM will help with battery life. I noticed on 4.3, the media server bug was present. I had to disable the media server scan. That helped a ton with battery. For 4.4.2 i use purity ROM. In on 2 days one charge with 49% left. You need to charge the battery a few times also as mentioned
 
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Rooting and installing a new custom ROM will help with battery life. I noticed on 4.3, the media server bug was present. I had to disable the media server scan. That helped a ton with battery. For 4.4.2 i use purity ROM. In on 2 days one charge with 49% left. You need to charge the battery a few times also as mentioned


Any recommended ROM or Kernel ?
 
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I use purity ROM 4.4.2 with faux 11u kernel
 
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i dont know about you guys, but i found the best performance on stock 4.3
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