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Originally Posted by j3st3r View Post

So people hated the iPhone because:
no sd card
no removable battery
no lte
Now this android phone comes out and people go nuts over it.
*Wonka meme* Go ahead and tell me how I am the one that's the sheep.
I don't think people necessarily hate the iPhone because of those reasons. People dislike the iPhone because of it's simplicity. Yes there is a market for those who prefer simplicity, the people who aren't tech savvy.

For people like ourselves, we prefer tinkering with what we purchased and therefore we favor the Android OS.
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I don't think people necessarily hate the iPhone because of those reasons. People dislike the iPhone because of it's simplicity. Yes there is a market for those who prefer simplicity, the people who aren't tech savvy.
For people like ourselves, we prefer tinkering with what we purchased and therefore we favor the Android OS.

I don't like the iPhone because:

I can't customise it
Never had an SD card slot
Can't change the battery
Is ridiculously expensive (both the unlocked and in-contract prices)
You can't customise practically anything about it.
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no sd card and phone size so small Idk I would love it if google can release a 32gb or even a 64gb model of the phone! I mean right now I have a samsung s2x with 16 plus 32gb sd card and its almost full!
 
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what are you smoking? the GNex doesn't have a physically separate sdcard.

I derped sorry. Been messing around with the DroidX recently too, made me think the Gnex had a removable card as well.
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This^. Do you have any solid proof of the opposite being true?
GSM 3G whether it bet T-Mobile or AT&T is worlds ahead and much faster than the 3G you get from your VZW or Sprint GNex. VZW's 3G (CDMA) is much much slower in comparison. Also, HSPA+ is currently competitive with VZW's LTE, and I'm proud of AT&T and T-Mobile for pushing and perfecting that before LTE. I would love to have my phone default to HSPA+ from LTE instead of 3G. So you could legitimately conclude that from your list of cons wink.gif.
Also, I believe if you can get some great battery life (enough to last you through a day of pretty moderate to heavy use), you could eliminate that as a factor.
If you own a Samsung Galaxy Nexus, then you shouldn't have any other slot than that of a SIM card...

That's good to know. Thanks!
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No LTE = no buy for me. Still, it aggravates me what a crummy company Verizon is considering I'm pretty much stuck with them because of their superior network and my grandfathered unlimited data plan...
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The Nexus is only 200$ with no contract? Wow, that is cheap.
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Has there been any mention of the Nexus 10 having an active digitizer for styluses?
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Has there been any mention of the Nexus 10 having an active digitizer for styluses?

I dont think so. I thing thats Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1. I would not think Samsung want to kill its own lineup.
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post #249 of 254
Best phone out there?

Most probably no.


Phone with best price/performance? I do think yes.


If it was available in my country I'd buy it.

If it had SD slot and LTE but 100 - 150 USD more? I'd say it is out of my reach.

I think Google did the sensible thing by leaving out some features just to make an affordable smart phone with top specs.
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Originally Posted by Deni View Post

Best phone out there?
Most probably no.

Here we can say no but almost. tongue.gif
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If it had SD slot and LTE but 100 - 150 USD more? I'd say it is out of my reach.
I think Google did the sensible thing by leaving out some features just to make an affordable smart phone with top specs.

+1000

They are targeting a consumer segment that practically doesn't exist yet... those who want to have the absolute best phone and show that they spent a lot of money on it, or those who need a lot of memory or have an need for LTE will still get the $600 flagships.
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