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  • 30% (28)
    Google Galaxy Nexus
  • 51% (47)
    Samsung Galaxy S3
  • 17% (16)
    HTC One X
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post #11 of 67
S3.
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You want a piece of "Key Lime Pie" first next year? I'm going with aosp gsm Nexus thumb.gif
 
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post #13 of 67
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You want a piece of "Key Lime Pie" first next year? I'm going with asop gsm Nexus thumb.gif

And that is why the Nexus is better than the other guys. AOSP > WhateverUI.
post #14 of 67
Galaxy S3 is the best phone on there. I'm already on Jelly Bean also, plus I have superior hardware compared to the Nexus.
post #15 of 67
The S3 has better hardware.

I'm one of the early adopters of the Gnex and I love it. Modder's delight. The only benefit of the GNex over the S3 is the "Nexus" branding, aka a "developer phone" running completely unmodified ROM with no manufacturer goodies.
Edited by ez12a - 8/6/12 at 2:01pm
 
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post #16 of 67
Thread Starter 
So I'm stuck between the S3 and GN
    
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post #17 of 67
I went with the Samsung Galaxy S3 myself. Not looked at the Nexus to be fair but the HTC One X was a disappointment on paper - no removable battery and no MicroSD card slot, what the hell was HTC thinking when they "went Apple" on us!?
Anyway, the Samsung Galaxy S3 takes all of 2 minutes to root and with a process so easy that a donkey who can operate a mouse can do it.
    
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post #18 of 67
I think if you consider yourself a modder, the GN is a great phone. You'll get all updates first vs. any other android phone. I've been running Jelly Bean on my VZW GN since someone copied it off a GSM GN a few months back. There is a ton of developer support for the GN. I'm currently running the Liquid Smooth JB Beta 1 ROM and love it minus some of its quirks (it's beta, after all).

If you don't plan on modding it or flashing ROMs or just dabble in it a little, the S3 would be the way to go. It's a pretty sweet phone, one of my student workers got one. Not a fan of touchwiz though. Looks like a GB interface.
 
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post #19 of 67
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Originally Posted by ez12a View Post

If you don't plan on modding it or flashing ROMs or just dabble in it a little, the S3 would be the way to go. It's a pretty sweet phone, one of my student workers got one. Not a fan of touchwiz though. Looks like a GB interface.

There's a lot of developer support for the S3 as well and lots of custom ROMs. You do however have the disadvantage of having to wait longer for Android updates, naturally. Most custom ROMs out there remove TouchWiz, which in any case is replaceable with Apex Launcher (my personal favourite) or Nova Launcher.
    
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post #20 of 67
grab the s3 I currently have the nexus right now I had bought an S3 and returned it yesterday(not because of issues because of provider).
The S3 is much faster has one of the best screens I have seen to date, battery life is fairly good on LTE when I was using it 40% after 12 hours of my standard use at work (2 hours of music, 1 hour web browsing, odd jump on here and there to check e-mails or look something up online). My only complaint about the phone is touchwiz it's incredible annoying to me but if your rooting it, it won't matter.

Assuming you grab it from one of are canadian providers its an i-747 for its model number (bell, virgin, rogers, fido, telus).
Edited by mr. biggums - 8/6/12 at 6:54pm
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