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I am looking for a new phone and currently my choices are the HTC One S or Galaxy Nexus. I have had a quick play with both in the store and I do prefer the physical feel of the One S - the interfaces seem to be fairly similar.

If somone could give me any reason to choose one over the other, or suggest an alternative, I would greatly appriciate it.

Any suggetions have to be available on Wind as they have the best deal for somone who is not sure about staying in one country for then next 3 years.

The Galaxy SIII and HTC One X are too big for me - I have quite small hands (and pockets).

I would use the phone for music / video, light surfing and, of course, calling / texting. I would like to avoid paying a fortune, so budget of <$500.
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Any suggetions have to be available on Wind as they have the best deal for somone who is not sure about staying in one country for then next 3 years.

Lol so u dont know if ure not sure about staying in 1 country yet u choose wind. Wind is quite limited to Toronto, GTA, and big cities around Canada and thats about it. If ure not sure about where ure going in the next few years i would actually suggest a bigger company that can offer better service internationally.

As for the phone, I would choose a Galaxy nexus:
http://smartphones.venturebeat.com/compare/171-252/Samsung-Galaxy-Nexus-vs-HTC-One-S

this very much sums it up.
    
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Lol so u dont know if ure not sure about staying in 1 country yet u choose wind. Wind is quite limited to Toronto, GTA, and big cities around Canada and thats about it. If ure not sure about where ure going in the next few years i would actually suggest a bigger company that can offer better service internationally.

Because they have no fixed term contracts - meaning that if I should move to another country I can easily just cancel my contract, pay for the phone and leave. All the big providors will charge you to cancel a fixed term contract and I am not aware of any large company which will allow me to move my contract to a different country.

There is no way I would hold on to an already expensive Canadian contract if I were to emigrate and then pay international charges on top of that - why pay through the nose rather than get a cheaper deal locally?
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Because they have no fixed term contracts - meaning that if I should move to another country I can easily just cancel my contract, pay for the phone and leave. All the big providors will charge you to cancel a fixed term contract and I am not aware of any large company which will allow me to move my contract to a different country.
There is no way I would hold on to an already expensive Canadian contract if I were to emigrate and then pay international charges on top of that - why pay through the nose rather than get a cheaper deal locally?

Wow i didnt know that. Thanks! biggrin.gif like thats actually pretty good biggrin.gif cuz im stuck with bell and their overpriced contracts and their dumb cancellation fee for me is too expensive but if i cud just cancel, so switching to Wind biggrin.gif

But then yes I standby my suggestion of the Galaxy nexus
    
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Of course the Galaxy Nexus.
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