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So it looks like I'm deciding between the Nexus S and the Evo 3D

More opinions?
I am pretty sure that it will hurt your eyes after a while and you probably have to hold it at a certain angle/distance. I can't really say but those are my assumptions
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I am pretty sure that it will hurt your eyes after a while and you probably have to hold it at a certain angle/distance. I can't really say but those are my assumptions
You can disable the 3D capability via a toggle switch.
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So I got to try out the 3D at best buy today... it was pretty cool! The 3D worked a better than the 3DS, but overall it seemed gimmicky. I was impressed by the detail of close up 3D pictures, but 3D video wasn't the best. I'm also not a fan of how obtrusive the cameras on the back were (they take up a lot of the back of the phone, and they stick out a bit too much for my liking)

While it was a great phone, I'm kind of leaning more toward the Nexus S because I can get it without a contract, and from what I hear it's still a great phone.
 
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So I got to try out the 3D at best buy today... it was pretty cool! The 3D worked a better than the 3DS, but overall it seemed gimmicky. I was impressed by the detail of close up 3D pictures, but 3D video wasn't the best. I'm also not a fan of how obtrusive the cameras on the back were (they take up a lot of the back of the phone, and they stick out a bit too much for my liking)

While it was a great phone, I'm kind of leaning more toward the Nexus S because I can get it without a contract, and from what I hear it's still a great phone.
you will not be disappointed goin with the nexus S. even though its only a sin gle core, it oc's like a champ and is the most optimized and balanced phone out there. plus you get updates sooner than everyone else.

btw if I were you, I'd go with fido because it as much better service and plans are miles cheaper than rogers or bell. It also uses rogers's antennas so reception will be good as well.
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you will not be disappointed goin with the nexus S. even though its only a sin gle core, it oc's like a champ and is the most optimized and balanced phone out there. plus you get updates sooner than everyone else.

btw if I were you, I'd go with fido because it as much better service and plans are miles cheaper than rogers or bell. It also uses rogers's antennas so reception will be good as well.
My current phone (cheap LG prepaid) is with fido, and I'm pretty satisfied with the service. Telus/Koodo are the other providers that I've used (those two share the network as well), I think I'm gonna go with Koodo this time around ($200 upfront, then a $150 tab that's paid off with a percentage of monthly bill, but it's not a contract so if I want to switch in a year I'm not stuck with it).
 
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Nexus S isn't worth it IMO. Its hardware is outdated, and yes it gets updates before any phone (Provided by Google <3) but the hardware is outdated.

I'm not sure what phones are up there in Canada land but get a newer phone. You won't regret it. Especially when the phone doesn't freeze up because of too many apps installed and such. And if I remember correctly the Nexus S doesn't even allow for microSD cards.

I have the Sensation 4G and am completely happy with the phone. Never slows down/lags/freezes and has decent battery life. And it's a dual core

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