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Correct me if i'm wrong, but I know the Galaxy Nexus doesn't have an external MicroSD card... only internal memory...
But also it can't be used as a USB Mass Storage device to simply drag and drop files like you would a flash drive???
http://www.engadget.com/2011/11/21/ice-cream-sandwich-supports-usb-mass-storage-after-all-galaxy-n/

I had forgoten that. The key is this part of the review:
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However the cost is that Android can no longer ever yield up the storage for the host PC to molest directly over USB. Instead we use MTP. On Windows (which the majority of users use), it has built-in MTP support in Explorer that makes it look exactly like a disk. On Linux and Mac it's sadly not as easy

1, They said "molest" the memory directly! Someone has a warped sense of humor like one of us wink.gif
2, the MTP acts like drag'n drop for windows. This should actually be better than direct mounting if you can use it on both devices at the same time. Mounting the USB has been an issue with Android. Sorry Linux, you get the Mac tonight. No MTP soup for you.

The one X also has no external memory or battery. That is the trade off for being very thin. I worry about the battery only a little bit but I have 16 gigs in my Sensation so lack of memory is not an issue.
 
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So after much research and going to go try out three phones (Samsung Galaxy S2 SkyRocket, HTC One X, Samsung Galaxy Note) I decided that the One X is the right phone for me. The screen on the One X just killed the other screens, it looks more vibrant and alive than the other phones, and coming in at a screen size of 4.7 inches (right between the two other phones) it was perfect. The Note seemed too big to carry around, plus I think I would look a little funny holding that up against my head. The phone is super fast even though it isn't the Quad Core version. Thanks for the help guys ! thumb.gif
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Good choice. You will be happy together. Now I hate you, but that is a small price to pay wink.gif
 
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Battery life is not great, maybe it's because I'm using it all the time? I'll be getting a battery case anyways, then I wont have to worry about the battery dying on me tongue.gif
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So after much research and going to go try out three phones (Samsung Galaxy S2 SkyRocket, HTC One X, Samsung Galaxy Note) I decided that the One X is the right phone for me. The screen on the One X just killed the other screens, it looks more vibrant and alive than the other phones, and coming in at a screen size of 4.7 inches (right between the two other phones) it was perfect. The Note seemed too big to carry around, plus I think I would look a little funny holding that up against my head. The phone is super fast even though it isn't the Quad Core version. Thanks for the help guys ! thumb.gif

Good choice. I know I said I was gonna wait but someone offered me $100 for my first gen galaxy and I was really tired of it. My One X is on its way...
 
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Overall I'm not impressed with the music playback, while locking/unlocking the screen there is a short pause in the audio, which bothers the heck outta me, I want continuous playback in my music without any interruption. It also happens in some apps while listening to music, big disappointment. Hopefully they will fix this soon.
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Overall I'm not impressed with the music playback, while locking/unlocking the screen there is a short pause in the audio, which bothers the heck outta me, I want continuous playback in my music without any interruption. It also happens in some apps while listening to music, big disappointment. Hopefully they will fix this soon.

I would not have expected that. I only have a pause when I take a picture. Get double twist music player first (free) or pay for power amp (not free but good). Let us know if that helps.
 
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Overall I'm not impressed with the music playback, while locking/unlocking the screen there is a short pause in the audio, which bothers the heck outta me, I want continuous playback in my music without any interruption. It also happens in some apps while listening to music, big disappointment. Hopefully they will fix this soon.

Strange, it doesn't do that on mine. Only when I get an email, text message, call, etc does it interrupt the music. I use ZPlayer, which is a paid app (google play link) but completely worth it in my view.
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No pause in music playback when doing anything on my Sensation with Sense 4.0. Must be some kind of hardware bug.
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I agree with PowerAMP... Plays FLAC and gapless continuously... and crossfade on top of that...

Only problem I have with PowerAMP is that it doesn't send music info (title and artist) to my Bluetooth car stereo... While the Google Music Player does; but doesn't support Gapless... lol

Also for the battery life... try switching off WiFi as my Galaxy S II and ICS lasts 20 hours on heavy use with it off... With Wifi it's about 12 hours...
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