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Originally Posted by GAMERIG View Post
i really really dont care W-ever you thinking.



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Therefore, Galaxy Nexus will be a 'dinosaur' in 6 months or so if can't keeping up with Samsung, Motorola, HTC, ZTE release new devices with SUPERIOR specs like that in future. GNEX will join within a dinosaur of Nexus family, sooner.
That's funny because for one, it won't have 1.8ghz quad core, at most a 1.2ghz, 1.5ghz if we're lucky quad core. It won't have 2gb of ram, a phone only needs 1gb. It'll probably be 16gb internal, expandable to 32gb with a sd card. It will probably be Super AMOLED Plus at 720p with a 4.65 inch screen. That post looks like nothing more than a troll post since Samsung hasn't verified anything. Look at the Galaxy Nexus spec leak, it said it would have 1.5ghz Exynos Super AMOLED plus and SD card expandable.
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I'd say the Galaxy Nexus since it is a official Google Phone you will get the latest updates until they stop supporting it then: xda-developers.

Since it is basically identical to the SGS2 but the Camera difference you get the awesome support from Google.
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G-Nex if lack of removable storage doesn't bother you. I'm a bit nervous about getting one for that reason.
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Um, Galaxy Nexus. Later, when your SII isn't recieving updates, you'll be glad you went with it.
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Um, Galaxy Nexus. Later, when your SII isn't recieving updates, you'll be glad you went with it.
Honestly with the power of next gen phones (SGSII, etc) updates will still be received for many years to come, unless Googles new OS's require desktop hardware... which by then they would have failed.

All software should be able to run on 1.2ghz dual-core and 1GB for probably 3-4 years from now, and I expect to have a new phone by then.
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Both phones are great choices and have their pros and cons.

But the Galaxy Nexus' high price tag, PenTile display, outdated and weak GPU, non-expandable memory, and supposedly inferior battery life turn me off. The GPU especially. Why on earth Samsung stuck a 4 year old SGX540 into their flagship phone baffles me, especially since it has to drive a tons more pixels compared to other phones. The SGS2 and iPhone 4S have far superior GPU's.

I have the Epic 4G Touch (SGS2 on Sprint) and while it's a great phone, the screen is a bit pixelated and I'm not looking forward to waiting for an official ICS release.

Tough choice...
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post #48 of 71
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Originally Posted by ZainyAntics View Post
Honestly with the power of next gen phones (SGSII, etc) updates will still be received for many years to come, unless Googles new OS's require desktop hardware... which by then they would have failed.

All software should be able to run on 1.2ghz dual-core and 1GB for probably 3-4 years from now, and I expect to have a new phone by then.
Well, what I mean is that generally Google updates their phone way before anyone else sees an update. I mean, how long has Gingerbread been out on the Nexus S before others got it? O_o

The Galaxy SII has Gingerbread and the Galaxy Nexus has Ice Cream Sandwhich.

Either phone would be fine, I'm sure.

Quote:
Originally Posted by aznofazns View Post
Both phones are great choices and have their pros and cons.

But the Galaxy Nexus' high price tag, PenTile display, outdated and weak GPU, non-expandable memory, and supposedly inferior battery life turn me off. The GPU especially. Why on earth Samsung stuck a 4 year old SGX540 into their flagship phone baffles me, especially since it has to drive a tons more pixels compared to other phones. The SGS2 and iPhone 4S have far superior GPU's.

I have the Epic 4G Touch (SGS2 on Sprint) and while it's a great phone, the screen is a bit pixelated and I'm not looking forward to waiting for an official ICS release.

Tough choice...
Galaxy Nexus high price tag? Doesn't appear so, but I guess it depends on your budget.

As far as the "out dated" display, well, in a review:

Quote:
Featuring a whopping 4.65-inch screen with a dizzying 1280 x 720 resolution, we're talking about a phone that really pushes the boat out when it comes to display technology.

It's 'only' Super AMOLED, rather than the Plus technology we've seen on Galaxy S2, but it's still pin-sharp - almost at iPhone levels but on a much larger scale.
Source

So, in other words, it's not lacking in display capabilities. It's high resolution screen more than makes up for it's non "+" status.

As far as non expandable memory goes, well, IMO, 16GB or 32GB seem to be fairly reasonable options to decide between. This is opinion of course. Most people are capable of making a decision on which fits their needs, they've been doing it with the iPhone 4 for a long while now. Not a con.

I haven't read many issues in terms of the phone's over all performance, regardless of it's aged GPU. I think you have to look at an entire package.

Quote:
The speed of the 1.2GHz dual core processor means taking snaps is blindingly quick - even beating the nippiness of the iPhone 4S in the process.
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Edited by Miki - 11/6/11 at 3:46pm
post #49 of 71
The lack of gorilla glass kills the Galaxy Nexus for me but that's just my preference.
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The lack of gorilla glass kills the Galaxy Nexus for me but that's just my preference.
I had an iPhone 4, screen got scratched. I have Nexus S, no scratches. I don't use a screen protector.

You could argue I wasn't careful with my iPhone 4, but then, my point is it really doesn't matter. I'm sure the Galaxy Nexus screen is scratch resistent, even if it's not called "gorilla glass"...
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