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#31 wv@gt

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Posted 10 September 2013 - 15:05

I don't know what they did to the battery life with the update, but my battery life now is incredible. Before I was coming home from work with about 20% left. Yesterday I was listening to Spotify and pandora all day and came home with 85% left! Didn't charge my phone last night which is a first, trying to see how far I can stretch this out




#32 primexx

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Posted 18 September 2013 - 03:41

My phone's status just changed from "waiting" to "coming soon" on Nokia's website. Hopefully it gets here quickly.



#33 Dirk

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Posted 21 September 2013 - 14:19

My phone's status just changed from "waiting" to "coming soon" on Nokia's website. Hopefully it gets here quickly.

 

Who are you with?



#34 primexx

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Posted 21 September 2013 - 23:56

Who are you with?

 

Unbranded HK version.



#35 R1pper

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Posted 22 September 2013 - 00:23

me vodafone, 1308.0007, status: coming soon.



#36 Dirk

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Posted 22 September 2013 - 00:54

Unbranded HK version.

 

Lucky.  AT&T is taking forever.



#37 primexx

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Posted 22 September 2013 - 03:40

Lucky.  AT&T is taking forever.

 

well it is toward the end of the deadline Nokia gave. you should get yours soon probably. then again wherever a carrier is involved deadlines probably mean squat.



#38 -Himanshu-

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Posted 22 September 2013 - 03:43

India's 520's status changed from Waiting For Approval to Coming Soon. Hopefully, it is just around the corner!  :D



#39 George P

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Posted 22 September 2013 - 16:54

AT&T might jump from GDR2 up to GDR3 probably,  it's a longer wait but in the end you do get everything.



#40 Gabotrilius

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Posted 22 September 2013 - 17:41

I just upgraded my fiance's Lumia 920 to Amber. All I can say is that it is very fast and battery life become from very good to unbelievable.



#41 jakem1

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Posted 22 September 2013 - 18:02

I just upgraded my fiance's Lumia 920 to Amber. All I can say is that it is very fast and battery life become from very good to unbelievable.

 

I'm not sure I'm seeing significantly better battery life but the new glance screen and double-tap to wake features are really useful.



#42 vetFourjays

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Posted 25 September 2013 - 14:42

Seems my HTC 8x updated to GDR2 yesterday (version 8.0.10327.77). Only thing I've noticed so far is that when opening apps it sometimes lags slightly now (the animation "stutters"). :(



#43 OP StandingInAlley

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Posted 25 September 2013 - 14:44

India's 520's status changed from Waiting For Approval to Coming Soon. Hopefully, it is just around the corner!  :D

 

The update has been released for all Lumia's in India. You should check for update.



#44 OP StandingInAlley

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Posted 25 September 2013 - 14:45

I'm not sure I'm seeing significantly better battery life but the new glance screen and double-tap to wake features are really useful.

 

Both those features suck a lot of battery especially double tap to wake. 



#45 Mobius Enigma

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Posted 25 September 2013 - 14:49

I'm at the mercy of VZW releasing the update for my 822 :(

 

Verizon released the 822 update last month. 

 

Settings - Phone Update

 

To get the Glance and other features you might need to use a tool like SysApp Pusher and get all the App listed under System like 'display' etc.
(Some of the system Apps weren't available when the 822 launched, so they don't download automatically.)