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  • 30% (28)
    Google Galaxy Nexus
  • 51% (47)
    Samsung Galaxy S3
  • 17% (16)
    HTC One X
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post #51 of 67
Only one of the three I've used is my galaxy nexus. I almost entirely happy with it. Except every so often in the middle of a conversation there will be a hiccup or something because the caller on the other end won't be able to hear, though I will be able to hear them. This has happened at least twice now. I haven't re-rommed/or updated the radio though, maybe one or both of those would fix it.


Also, mr. biggums avatar and all this talk of the one X made me want to post this (for some reason) rolleyes.gif

 
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post #52 of 67
Almost no reason to not get the S3 now. Super easy unlockable bootloader and it doesn't even wipe your phone like the Nexus. Not to mention sheer performance blows the doors off the Nexus.
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post #53 of 67
I'd recommend the HTC One X but since HTC hasn't released the source for their kernel and since it has a locked bootloader, I recommend the GS3. I personally have the HTC One X and I'm not very pleased with HTC for not releasing their source for the kernel and having it locked down.
post #54 of 67
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I'd recommend the HTC One X but since HTC hasn't released the source for their kernel and since it has a locked bootloader, I recommend the GS3. I personally have the HTC One X and I'm not very pleased with HTC for not releasing their source for the kernel and having it locked down.

Yep, luckily I got mine with 1.85 so was able to root and unlock the bootloader. Now it's all up to luck. Some are shipping with 2.20 which can't be rooted.

At this point, if rooting and custom roms are appealing (even at the slightest), go with the SGSIII.
post #55 of 67
Wasn't a fan of the build quality of the GSIII, so I personally went with the Nexus. Much easier device to mess around with too!

Though as a Verizon customer, I don't have a strong opinion about the One X other than that I hear it's not the easiest device to play with/hacking.

EDIT: In case you're wondering why I didn't like the build quality of the GSIII, it's because I have a strong hatred of glossy plastic. It's cheap feeling and tacky as hell IMO.
post #56 of 67
The Nexus is a GREAT phone! I absolutely love it.

I wouldn't really compare it to the Samsung Galaxy S3 though. But considering the pricing of them both, I'd say go Nexus
 
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post #57 of 67
i just went from the HTC 4G LTE tp the S3 and i prefer the build of the Htc way more than the S3. It has a very plastic feel to it. will deff take soem getting used to.
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post #58 of 67
Actually I'd put ease of customization of the S3 above the Nexus. Rooting is done in a minute, and EZ Bootloader unlock unlocks the bootloader in a split second with one button.

Best part? Doesn't even wipe your phone. I HATE that about the Nexus bootloader unlock procedure.
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post #59 of 67
Owned all three devices. The Galaxy S3 is the best of the bunch.

One X was let down by some quality issues and very poor battery life. S3 has everything. It's superb.
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post #60 of 67
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Actually I'd put ease of customization of the S3 above the Nexus. Rooting is done in a minute, and EZ Bootloader unlock unlocks the bootloader in a split second with one button.
Best part? Doesn't even wipe your phone. I HATE that about the Nexus bootloader unlock procedure.

Which is why you pick one good custom ROM and stick to it. No need to ever wipe except for the first time (which personally I do the second I get home with the phone!)
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