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53 Comments

10. Jason2k13

Posts: 1450; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

waterproof + physical home button

16. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Battery capacity don't tell how good the battery life is, it depends on how the software is optimized. Why the 2600 mAh battery on the HTC One M8 can outlast the 3000 mAh one on the Xperia Z1?

53. Karriope

Posts: 148; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

Honestly, better efficiency is always the true way. Getting the same life out of a smaller cell is better: less asted energy, less electrical costs in charging ... and not least of all, faster charging. My Tablet Z's skinny 6,000_cell charges in half the time an iPad 3 takes.

17. xoxoGeorges

Posts: 209; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

OCD has nothing to do with extra batteries. It's an actual disorder...

18. apple4never

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 08, 2013

hasnt anyone heard of stamina mode on Sony's phone? If my battery drops to like 10% and i put it on i get about 12 hours on standby and with it on at 100% i get like 5 days and 11 hours

19. The-Sailor-Man

Posts: 1095; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

Almost every OEM put in the phones some saving mode. But this here is different approach.

22. apple4never

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 08, 2013

all i can see is that it shuts down un needed features like stamina mode which turns off wifi bluetooth and such when the screen is off and such

29. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

It also turns the display in grey scale which is very very efficient only on Amoled screen because of higher presence of blacks. Also if you read wilsong's post, it doesn't sacrifice performance of the device and also implements lucidLogic's smart battery tech.

34. iushnt

Posts: 3075; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

@ apple4never, i recommend u to visit the site that wilsong17 has posted. you'll get better idea about the difference of UPSM of S5 and stamina of xperia

42. apple4never

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 08, 2013

yes i did check it out and i must say its pretty cool! maybe like stamina mode 2.0 ;)

46. RuiBacelar

Posts: 153; Member since: Feb 25, 2014

Sony could use better advertising like Samsung's...just saying. Stamina Mode is awsome.

25. spiderpig2894

Posts: 597; Member since: Jan 10, 2012

Now everybody loves the waterproofing!

31. iushnt

Posts: 3075; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

yes. Its good when people start to accept technological improvements. after all it is important to keep the phone protected after spending so much money.

26. express77 unregistered

This phone sounds great. Wish I had more money.

30. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

Well......you can always sell your kidney :3

36. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

I must say, my sister received hers today and I thought the back was ugly on pictures. But it's actually quite nice. She has the black one and it looks good. Won't trade in my N5 though, but wouldn't mind the S5.

37. gigaraga

Posts: 1454; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

Excellent! As always...a smart way to implement even longer battery life!

38. OnlyOneGio

Posts: 13; Member since: Apr 17, 2014

Nice improvement!!

39. HTCOE

Posts: 650; Member since: Nov 20, 2011

the HTC One M8 does the same thing

50. wilsong17 unregistered

Hmm no power saving mode just turn all wifi, bluetooth gas and sync off

44. hellonerds

Posts: 334; Member since: Aug 27, 2013

Be better if it came with 2 batteries. . I believe in korea most phones that have replaceable batter come with 2 batteries... my note 3 last me all day.. note 4 better have at least 3800mah

48. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Just got getting a S5, Samsung sends you an email for 50% off accessories within 90 days of your purchase date. Guess who's getting a new battery for a weeks worth a juice? ;)
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