It might sound weird how i resolved the battery issue. I went to settings and unmounted sd card. Then restarted phone. Then inserted card, mounted, and let it go through its motions, when it stabilized... I restarted it again.
All is well....
I just ordered a few cases so I will let you know when they come in. I am/was looking for the same.
Dont think that samsung does not listen. From what I have read on this subject on similar android source blog type sites, the backlash and emails from consumers is what lead to their thought reversal...
Just in case anyone is wondering, with a tpu case & steinheil screen protector on the phone - it sits perfectly in the stand vertically and horizontally as well. Anything thicker I am not sure, of course, it fits perfect with the phone naked as we...