Last week, I installed Ubuntu on my Nexus 4 and also “vowed” to use my Nexus 7 more. A week passed and I have a review of it:
Battery: Compared to my old phone, during my eight hour shift, the charge level falls at the same rate. On average, it only falls ten (10) percent. Usually, I have Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and all apps closed but the brightness level is at automatic.
Sound: Compared to my old phone, the notification sound level, at its highest, is much louder. There was times, on my old phone, that I was not able to hear notification for a text message. But now I can. I do not know if this is a feature of Ubuntu or the phone itself.
BlueTooth: No issues on the phone and the tablet. I bought a mini keyboard to use with my tablet and it works great with the tablet. Thought BlueThooth and my desktop, that’s a different story.
System: It’s 99% stable, but the other 1% of the time, one of the system apps (like Notes or the Messaging app) will freeze. Sometimes, it will unfreeze on its own but sometimes, I have to restart the phone.
Hopefully, I will have more thoughts as time goes by but sofar, I’m liking it and I would never switch back.