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[Q] LG G2 battery life with other roms and buttons

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By matanc1, Member on 20th November 2013, 04:03 PM
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I'm considering switching to a G2 from my Galaxy S 2.
My main concerns with the G2 are the buttons on the back and LG's rom.

So my questions to you G2 owners are:
1. is the battery life still great after rooting and changing the rom? Since i rooted my GS2 the battery life became terrible and I"m afraid of that happening again.

2. How are the buttons on the back? Do you eventually get used to it?

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20th November 2013, 04:18 PM |#2  
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I'm running cyanogenmod 10.2 on my d800 and the battery is even better than stock. Been using it for 2 hours straight with screen on the whole time and I'm still at 95%

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20th November 2013, 05:07 PM |#3  
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1) I don't even use the buttons. 2) one Rom might work great for one person and not another. 3) this belongs in the q and a section.

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20th November 2013, 05:16 PM |#4  
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1) On my G2 I didn't notice much of a difference in battery life after rooting, however, I am running a stock rom and I found that CarrierIQ seemed to be burning a lot of my battery. After disabling CarrierIQ, my battery life increase was noticeable. I have not tried a custom rom yet. The stock rom isn't bad once you get rid of the branding clutter and clean up the notifications area.

2) I came from an iphone and it took me about a month to get used to the back buttons. I hated them at first and didn't use them at all, just the knock on feature on the screen. I am used to them now and I actually rather like the location. There certainly isn't anything wrong with side buttons on most phones, but there isn't anything wrong with them being on the back either. I know lots of people complain about the button location. I rarely use the knock on feature now. Only if the phone is setting on the desk and I want to check something without picking it up. You will get used to it and maybe even come to like it better like myself.
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when i was roted, battery become very bad, even charging too slow and hot, before rooting battery still 1 weak under hard gaming tests, but now cant still with 1 day
my device d802, im under PARDUS [rom], classic 7, its very great rom, but cant help my battery, i tried many roms.
any body can help?
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