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Review: Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini for Sprint

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poncho524

Dec 3, 2013, 3:14 PM

What about the notification light?

I heard this phone doesn't have one. Is that true?

If so, that detail should definitely be stated in the review.
Slammer

Nov 27, 2013, 5:35 PM
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"On the bright side, you can swap batteries if you need to"

This is definitely a bright side.

While my friend's HTC One is still under defect warranty, he could've easily spent up to $175 deductable if the battery had died outside the warranty. He asked me who's bright idea it was to seal the battery? He has been playing tether with an electrical outlet for the last two months.

I really hope this trend is just a pie throwing contest with manufacturers. People are slowly seeing my point that when you pay good money for a device, it shouldn't have the potential to be rendered useless due to a failed battery.

I'm on a quest to litter the web with this argument. So, excuse my continued rant.

John B.
Keep at it. Don't excuse yourself.

I too aim to make people understand that a sealed battery is not a good idea. Even less for a "premium" device.
Though it will be extremely difficult to make manufacturers/carriers change this due to the profit t...
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I've seen you make this argument many many times before, and it always rings true. If one manufacturer can make a super high end device with a removable battery, any manufacturer can. This is a situation where I personally would not even consider bu...
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