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Re: Android thread
« Reply #1580 on: November 18, 2017, 11:30:25 AM »
a cheap but very capable fone is the xiaomi redmi note 4/4x.  i believe this is xiaomi's best selling fone to date.

i got one 6mos ago for 7k and it has ff specs:

sd625 octa core
3gb ram
32gb rom
5.5in full hd 2.5d screen
13mp rear w/ dual tone flash/8mp front cam
fingerprint scanner
4100 mah batt


currently running MIUI 9 w/c is nougat-based.  lovin the split screen feature  :)


4gb/ 64gb rom version is around 2k more


it shld be even cheaper now that the redmi note 5 is being released soon
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Re: Android thread
« Reply #1583 on: November 21, 2017, 09:40:33 AM »
went with paranoid android in my xiaomi mi5
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Re: Android thread
« Reply #1584 on: November 24, 2017, 09:44:57 AM »

ditch my asus zenfone 4 max after a couple of months- no major flaw just runs sluggist.


got a new xiaomi mi mix2, looks great, runs great, battery is good. Among the low bezel next gen look phones, I like the mmix2 proportion best. Also for people like me who's not into curved edges.

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Re: Android thread
« Reply #1585 on: December 26, 2017, 08:01:35 PM »
Asusí ZenFone 3 Max gets the ZenUI 4.0 update it was promised

http://flip.it/pflvLL
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Re: Android thread
« Reply #1586 on: January 20, 2018, 04:14:54 AM »

OnePlus got pwned, exposed up to 40,000 users to credit card fraud

A malicious script injected into OnePlus' payment page went undiscovered for two months.

Dunno if this affects local OnePlus users, but just a heads-up to check your statements in case there's anything funny.
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Re: Android thread
« Reply #1587 on: January 20, 2018, 04:11:21 PM »

OnePlus got pwned, exposed up to 40,000 users to credit card fraud

A malicious script injected into OnePlus' payment page went undiscovered for two months.

Dunno if this affects local OnePlus users, but just a heads-up to check your statements in case there's anything funny.

from what i understand, its their website that was compromised and not the phones themselves.  i guess since most people here probably bought their oneplus offline there shouldnt be a problem
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Re: Android thread
« Reply #1588 on: February 21, 2018, 07:49:19 PM »
the reason why i hadn't tried factory reset on my Zenfone 3 Max to see if that would help with its fast battery drain problem is that Mobile Legend's options to restore an account are quite daunting. but i decided to do a reset and then resintall Ml after. and true enough after being forced to play the tutorial again i almost had a heart attack when i thought i have accidentally written my old account with a new one. fortunately, that is not the case after i restarted ML.

i'm currently recharging the phone. hopefully, it would no longer drain 40% overnight while i sleep.


-- update --


nope, battery still drains like crazy.


and from what i've been reading online, daming reklamo sa asus phones. bakit ngayon ko lang nababasa mga yan, hindi noong bibili pa lang ako. ah well tiis muna at gumamit ng power bank. gusto ko yung Huawei Nova 2i pero baka may paparating na new models na mas updated.

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Re: Android thread
« Reply #1589 on: February 24, 2018, 10:24:33 AM »
@Seph,

If you wish to downgrade your phone...

https://www.asus.com/zentalk/thread-151852-1-1.html

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Re: Android thread
« Reply #1590 on: February 24, 2018, 05:21:28 PM »
ayaw ko downgrade eh. complicated para sa akin, baka ma-brick ko phone. hintayin ko na lang Oreo update. sana maayos na problems dun.

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Re: Android thread
« Reply #1591 on: February 24, 2018, 06:50:06 PM »
Newer versions of Touchwiz are actually pretty smart regarding battery draining apps. There's a built-in service that monitors background app power, and automatically kills off apps that drain your battery.

After unlocking the phone in the morning I just see a notification that it had killed off VLC remote control or something ilke that.
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Re: Android thread
« Reply #1592 on: February 24, 2018, 06:53:40 PM »
same with Huawei and EMUI, 1.5year P9+ still does more than a day of battery, most of the time I get above 35% when I get home
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Re: Android thread
« Reply #1593 on: February 24, 2018, 07:11:55 PM »
ayaw ko downgrade eh. complicated para sa akin, baka ma-brick ko phone. hintayin ko na lang Oreo update. sana maayos na problems dun.

kung hindi downgrade baka pwede ka mag custom rom kung may available sa phone mo.  tanong mo kaya sa greenhills kung magkano pa change firmware?  or maybe even a custom rom.  kahit 500 pa ang charge sayo siguro pumayag ka na.  lalo na kung custom rom.  i think its possible for them to charge 300 for that.  wala naman kasi sila masyado puhunan dun.  puro labor lang ang gastos nun
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Re: Android thread
« Reply #1594 on: February 24, 2018, 07:51:16 PM »
ayaw ko downgrade eh. complicated para sa akin, baka ma-brick ko phone. hintayin ko na lang Oreo update. sana maayos na problems dun.

kung hindi downgrade baka pwede ka mag custom rom kung may available sa phone mo.  tanong mo kaya sa greenhills kung magkano pa change firmware?  or maybe even a custom rom.  kahit 500 pa ang charge sayo siguro pumayag ka na.  lalo na kung custom rom.  i think its possible for them to charge 300 for that.  wala naman kasi sila masyado puhunan dun.  puro labor lang ang gastos nun
pwede kaso ang layo ng GH eh. nasa Laguna ako. tyaga na lang hanggang dumating Oreo.

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Re: Android thread
« Reply #1595 on: March 05, 2018, 11:21:36 PM »
What could be the problem if the battery:

- won't charge (or charging too slow to keep up with the power drain) when the phone is ON.
- charges when the phone is OFF but only up to around 60 percent (sometimes 50 or 40) then starts dropping slowly.

Already tried several known good 2A and 3.4A chargers and cables. I tried using an app for calibrating the but it needs to be rooted.

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Re: Android thread
« Reply #1596 on: March 06, 2018, 12:17:24 AM »
^ Battery is going bad.
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Re: Android thread
« Reply #1597 on: March 06, 2018, 09:54:02 AM »
^
I suspected as much although there's no telltale sign of a bulge.

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Re: Android thread
« Reply #1598 on: March 08, 2018, 03:39:29 PM »
my Zenfone 3 Max's battery drains away faster than ever since last week. probably breaking down due to frequent recharging and overheating. i think it's time to replace it. i saw Huawei Nova Lite's got a promo.
http://www.yugatech.com/mobile/huawei-nova-2-lite-up-for-preorder-march-14-philippines/#5hPXMRhYxRpgbHLF.97

free JBL E40BT bluetooth headphones which when i googled costs around P6,000. no full retail price indicated, although the specs which in some aspects are inferior to my ZF3 max like camera and battery capacity are largely similar to the Max's, so maybe the full retail price is around P10K.

i can't decide whether or not to go for it because it's the battery life and camera quality that i am after and Huawei Nove Lite seems inferior (at least on paper) to the ZF 3 Max.

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Re: Android thread
« Reply #1599 on: March 11, 2018, 07:51:55 PM »
been reading some user comments that found that Huawei Nova 2i (maybe a few units) also has battery problems. what the hell.