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post #11 of 38
I know its partly nvidia's fault. But as a company that uses nvidia chipsets i think its normal that you put a little pressure. It's like LG is afraid to ask them. Same as motorola. They need to stand their ground and force nvidia.
Its easy to blame someone else and not knowing where you stand. They buy chipsets, they deserve support and everything that it needs. Its Nvidia and LG's fault.
Even though its not only LG's fault, promising the clients that purchased the phone with upgrades and then delaying time after time is not fun. Makes people angry and mad. They should have tried harder.
I hope for them that this phone will get better support. I realy hope so, looks solid. But i wont by LG stuff anymore.
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post #12 of 38
I still wouldn't trust an LG phone. Updates are apparently horrible as was phone quality in the past. Specs are amazing though but it won't be long before others jump on the Quad-S4.
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Originally Posted by Mr Frosty View Post

That is nvidias fault not LG's, Nvidia won't release the source code for hardware acceleration in ICS for there Tegra SOC's.
There are a number of Tegra 2 phones and tablets that have been updated to ICS...
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post #14 of 38
Looks like a good phone. The writer of this article is juvenile and is obviously an apple hater. That intro paragraph was hard to sit through.

Looks a lot like my HTC One X, only with a quad core S4, Adreno 320, and the 13mp camera (which probably isnt as good as the 8mp backlit cmos wtih dedicated image chip).
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post #15 of 38
Will never buy an LG phone again. I suggest that everyone here do the same.
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There is a planned upgrade to v4.1.1 Jelly Bean coming, however. So threat not, for you shall be able to update to the latest version as soon as it is available.

Yea rolleyes.gif Don't count on it. ICS has been "Coming soon..." to the G2x since last November and would now be redundant with JB having been released for a few months already. I will very likely be sticking with a Nexus phone (and tablet) from now on. After experiencing a phone that is always the first one to get each and every Android update, you'll never want another phone again.
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post #16 of 38
Pretty good phone but it won't get any love from the devs
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post #17 of 38
It's still an LG handset. Even in the pre iOS/android days LG handsets were just one of the worst. These days their track record is horrible, lack of updates, serious flaws that go unpatched, etc.

It would be like buying a new HP laptop, one of their Envy line or whatever. It might seem great spec wise, but you take a step back and see that it is still a HP...given their track record why not go for something that...well has a better track record?
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post #18 of 38
Excellent specs but it's still an LG phone with LG software and support. I seriously doubt LG is going to support this phone beyond the Jelly Bean update. I may consider the rumoured LG Nexus if it has similar specs, though.
post #19 of 38
Damn, I would love to have that resolution and it is only about .2 inches bigger than my 4G touch. Though that is why I didn't get one of the S3's...there were a bit bigger. I don't want a phone any bigger than than what I have. Any bigger than this and I will want it to be a tablet. However, for this resolution I could handle .2 inches bigger bigger.
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post #20 of 38
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Excellent specs but it's still an LG phone with LG software and support. I seriously doubt LG is going to support this phone beyond the Jelly Bean update. I may consider the rumoured LG Nexus if it has similar specs, though.

Even if they were to release a Nexus, I'd refuse to give LG my business. It shouldn't take a Nexus device to keep your customers up to date with the latest and greatest OS that shouldn't take but a month or two to get onto your popular device. I know Samsung was guilty of the same thing, but at least the S2 has ICS now and the S3 will be getting JB very soon. They have at least changed their perspective on the issue in response to all the complaints.
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