1. dizlmonsta's Avatar
    Does anyone know? I don't have 4G in my area yet, but would like to use it when I'm in areas as it becomes available. I'm wondering if leaving it on LTE/CDMA mode will drain battery faster, since it required a restart to take effect, I'm assuming there's some hardware involved.

    Thanks.
    10-09-2012 08:16 PM
  2. Skunkape60's Avatar
    I haven't seen any difference.
    10-09-2012 08:41 PM
  3. DannyDefinit's Avatar
    I have the LTE/CDMA mode enabled on my S3, with no LTE here in NYC yet, and my battery life's still pretty good.

    Sent from my Sprint Galaxy S III using Tapatalk 2.
    10-10-2012 01:50 AM
  4. Jao Ozaki's Avatar
    In FortWorth, and yeeeeah. Decided to switch back to 3G mode. Still plenty fast for me and my battery doesnt get murdered.
    10-10-2012 05:16 AM
  5. Skunkape60's Avatar
    Really it only seems too drain fast when you have an lte connection. When I'm without lte it doesn't.
    10-10-2012 05:27 AM

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