[Skunkworks] Blackberry Z10 vs Samsung Galaxy S4

Paul Mbugua plmbugua at gmail.com
Wed Jul 10 21:23:41 EAT 2013


Thanks guys.

On Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 8:35 PM, Martin Gicheru <martin at techweez.com> wrote:
> I have both phones and I can confirm that one should not be confused between
> the two, they are worlds apart. The Galaxy S 4 is the better phone. If you
> need to maintain good battery off it, turn the gestures when not using them.
>
> The Z10 on the other hand also does good battery management, compared to
> what we have been used to at RIM, so it'really is not much of a compromise,
> just that the Galaxy S 4 has much more to offer. Then if they opt for it,
> they can proceed to read how-tos and FAQs about the Galaxy S 4 here [A PDF
> Document] http://buff.ly/12Zfvui
>
> Regards,
>
> Martin Gicheru | Editor at Techweez
>
> ww.techweez.com
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>
>
> On Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 5:05 PM, Haggai Nyang <haggai.nyang at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> Haven't had any experience with the BB, but the S4's primary drain is the
>> screen.
>>
>> Having reduced screen brightness to about 25% I was able to use it for
>> 37hrs from full charge, with numerous calls/mails and always being connected
>> to wi-fi in the office and at home. I believe it's possible to drag it
>> further with further tweaks e.g. using EDGE instead of 3G etc
>>
>> With screen brightness at 100% the battery drains the next day in the
>> morning. YMMV
>>
>> Another thing to consider is stability - I haven't had any hanging issues
>> with this phone, given that I consider myself a pretty heavy user (youtube,
>> mp3s, movie streaming via DLNA in my free time). It's now 2 weeks straight
>> without a reboot and no slow behaviour.
>>
>> As a businessman/techie I'm satisfied with the S4. No complaints :)
>>
>> HTH
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 3:40 PM, Paul Mbugua <plmbugua at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi Good people,
>>>
>>> A friend is stuck between 2 choices of going for a BlackBerry Z10 or
>>> for a Samsung Galaxy S4. Are there any BlackBerry Z10 users out there
>>> and do you have issues of battery? Would appreciate your opinion on
>>> the best between the two for a normal user who is constantly on mail
>>> and calls.
>>>
>>> Paul
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