I am currently using an LG Esteem on MetroPCS which I am happy to get away from now that I am finally back to work. Hence, I seek your advice on a good phone. I'm going to get a little off track for a sec about battery life. The LG Esteem battery is terrible. If I listen to music on it for 30 minutes while on the BART train, the battery goes down to 60%. Are newer devices going to be pretty much the same thing? Should I be using a separate MP3 player or is that just my phone? I'd like to be able to listen to music for about an hour and a half a day on a single charge if I can. My biggest decision is whether or not I want to get a Phablet or not. A friend of mine has the Galaxy Note 3 and I fell in love with the screen. The question is what am I giving up for that big screen? From what I have read the Note 3 is a top device even from a battery standpoint. Another phone that has recently caught my eye is that LG G2. It has a bigger than average screen size and is apparently great on battery life. The Nexus 5 has my attention as well. Anything else I should consider? Thanks in advance.