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S3 will tear the Nexus apart, get the S3.
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Why is that? I've heard a few different things. What are some of the guaranteed specs of the gs3? Potentially same resolution, same ram and maybe a quad core... which is totally useful on a cellphone. Unless you live your life in a benchmark, I don't see the gs3 blowing anything out of the water.

My Galaxy S 2 tears apart the galaxy Nexus...

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This is with my newly upgraded ice cream sandwich...
Also the Nexus has an inferior camera... both front and back... and screen with the non plus Super AMOLED screen is quite noticeable... even though it has 720p resolution.

Well yes the S2 is more powerful, don't use quadrant it is a notoriously bad and bias benchmark.
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I would just stick to Nexus. I found iPhone 4 more then enough spec wise. They just want you buy this new phones just because of specs. Let me tell you it will not make a single difference. What is a Super fast phone going to do? Sent Text faster?, Makes Calls faster? The next Android version 5.0 is coming out during summer. Nexus will get it first. To me Software > Hardware. Just look at Windows Phone 7. Its not like you have to play BF3 in phones where hardware matters. S3 will be a better phone but for 95% of the stuff most people use their phones it will not matter.
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Ehhh it might not "matter" but if the S3 (more than likely will) costs practically the same crap as the Nexus, why WOULDN'T you wait and get the better phone at the same price?
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Ehhh it might not "matter" but if the S3 (more than likely will) costs practically the same crap as the Nexus, why WOULDN'T you wait and get the better phone at the same price?

Is S3 even coming out any time soon in NA?
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Quad core will only extend battery life if it is the Tegra 3 with the companion core or clocked significantly lower.

Samsung would not use a Tegra 3 SoC in their flagship...they will use the Exynos. And better battery life definitely does not always necessitate lower clock speed...But the point is moot SGS III is most likely going to be dual-core: http://www.anandtech.com/show/5467/samsung-exynos-5250-begins-sampling-mass-production-in-q2-2012 The SGS II has a Exynos 4210.
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Quad core will only extend battery life if it is the Tegra 3 with the companion core or clocked significantly lower.

Samsung would not use a Tegra 3 SoC in their flagship...they will use the Exynos. And better battery life definitely does not always necessitate lower clock speed...But the point is moot SGS III is most likely going to be dual-core: http://www.anandtech.com/show/5467/samsung-exynos-5250-begins-sampling-mass-production-in-q2-2012 The SGS II has a Exynos 4210.

Outdated article, and I don't see a thing about the S3 in there. This one was from a few weeks ago:

http://www.androidauthority.com/samsung-galaxy-s3-specs-quad-core-exynos-64989/
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I would wait for S3. Nexus is good, but it has a bad battery life, and in some places, bad reception on LTE.
    
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I would just stick to Nexus. I found iPhone 4 more then enough spec wise. They just want you buy this new phones just because of specs. Let me tell you it will not make a single difference. What is a Super fast phone going to do? Sent Text faster?, Makes Calls faster? The next Android version 5.0 is coming out during summer. Nexus will get it first. To me Software > Hardware. Just look at Windows Phone 7. Its not like you have to play BF3 in phones where hardware matters. S3 will be a better phone but for 95% of the stuff most people use their phones it will not matter.

What? Those examples are carrier dependent. A faster phone will operate much smoother, usually have better battery life, and be an overall more pleasant experience. I just went from an HTC Wildfire S to a Samsung Nexus S 4G and I'm never going back to a phone that's slower than what I currently have (even if it's just a wee bit weaker.)

Wait on the S3. I think it'll be worth it in the long run.
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