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hey guys i've been avidly lurking in xda for a year now and running my cappy on GR-11 and I love it to death but my friend gave me his nexus S for free because he broke the simcard reader but i fixed it so now i have a free nexus S!! anyways i need to sell one of them but what should i keep? the cappy has awesome dev support and it can record 720p but the nexus is aosp andseems much more polished as a phone even with much less dev wsupport.

what should i go for? the main thing concerning me with keeping the nexus S is that it might not grow in dev support. is this true u think?

thanks, your friendly e-hood awesome man
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post #2 of 27
Both phones are high end powerful phones but it all comes down to your personal preference, and just which one is better in you eyes according to size,formfacter and overall setup. Personally I would keep the nexus s, but thats just me.
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Judging purely from cyanogenmod:

Galaxy S: Been out for a year, floundering with an alpha for the past several months.
Nexus S: Stable release.
    
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Super AMOLED. That is all.

Sent from my Galaxy S Mesmerize using sFc 6lock rom
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Super AMOLED. That is all.

Sent from my Galaxy S Mesmerize using sFc 6lock rom
they are both super amoled....
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So wait... the carrier locked version of the phone has more dev support than the OFFICIAL DEV PHONE?

Keep the Nexus S, obviously. Its been out for half the time and already has just as many roms, and more Gingerbread roms.

They are pretty much identical in hardware, except that the Nexus S has near field communications. Both still use the same disgusting, fuzzy, SAMOLED screen.
    
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they are both super amoled....
More like both were, or did they fix that shortage they were having?

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So wait... the carrier locked version of the phone has more dev support than the OFFICIAL DEV PHONE?

Keep the Nexus S, obviously. Its been out for half the time and already has just as many roms, and more Gingerbread roms.

They are pretty much identical in hardware, except that the Nexus S has near field communications. Both still use the same disgusting, fuzzy, SAMOLED screen.
HOW DARE YOU CALL IT DISGUSTING i hope u die ========== (ur face)
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Both still use the same disgusting, fuzzy, SAMOLED screen.
As opposed to?
     
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post #10 of 27
Nexus S... its a developers heaven, even with much less developers it'll get many more roms than the galaxy.

As for the screens... the AMOLED screen on my desire is better than anything else I've seen, including the galaxy.
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