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I really wish the rumor of 5 nexus devices had come true.
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Makes it even harder for me to choose it over the 8X. What to do, what to do...
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Kinda funny how some people expected a perfect phone or something. At 350, its bound to have some sort of flaw. I bought the phone despite some bad reviews primarily for low cost and no contract.
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Kinda funny how some people expected a perfect phone or something. At 350, its bound to have some sort of flaw. I bought the phone despite some bad reviews primarily for low cost and no contract.

It's bound to have some sort of flaw? I would understand a less powerful hardware but not design flaws, if the sensors are wonky in some models and others it works fine, it seems to me that there is a manufacturing issue that needs to be addressed. If this was an apple product people would be jumping in the bandwagon bashing it.
I'm android all the way, I really don't like iOS and currently own a SG3 (before someone calls me an apple fanboy). Let's just hope they fix whatever it is the problem with the device.
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Makes it even harder for me to choose it over the 8X. What to do, what to do...

I have a Galaxy S III, HTC 8X, and a Lumia 920. What makes the decision hard, can I provide some insight?
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Makes it even harder for me to choose it over the 8X. What to do, what to do...

I have a Galaxy S III, HTC 8X, and a Lumia 920. What makes the decision hard, can I provide some insight?
The HTC costs more, but I love WP8. And the nexus has better hardware.
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It's bound to have some sort of flaw? I would understand a less powerful hardware but not design flaws, if the sensors are wonky in some models and others it works fine, it seems to me that there is a manufacturing issue that needs to be addressed. If this was an apple product people would be jumping in the bandwagon bashing it.
I'm android all the way, I really don't like iOS and currently own a SG3 (before someone calls me an apple fanboy). Let's just hope they fix whatever it is the problem with the device.

Thats what I dont get. I dont think its a design flaw since I dont have this problem on the Nexus 4 8Gb version. 2 people at my job also got the 8GB version and dont have this flaw. Not sure how its a design flaw if some 8GB models have it and others dont considering they are the same design.
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The HTC costs more, but I love WP8. And the nexus has better hardware.

Hardware wise, the 8X has a great feel in the hand and you can really tell it is the best phone HTC has built. The Lumia 920 may pack more features, but tbh I never use them. The Lumia 920 is heavier, but the real problem is how bulky it is in the hand. It is just too fat. It's a real bummer that you only get 8GB, but I use the SkyDrive more than anything. Compared to Android, I do miss functionality and customization. The problem is that Android is more for when you're bored than actually need it. If you need to get something done, WP8 will get it done just fine. Especially the Office suite, it's great!

Everyone has different needs, I understand that. If you already like WP8, out of all the devices I like my 8X the best. It just feels so great to hold and look at.
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The sensitivity has been an issue on all smartphone ,all smartphone should have 3 option,.15. .30 and .45 ,conductivity of user vary.
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I have had it since the 20th of November, it's a great phone. I moved from an Evo 4G, so the upgrade was noticeable. If you already have an S3, Iphone 5 or Lumia 920 then there isn't much of a reason to move unless you want vanilla android and no contract.

Just like with 4.0 and 4.1, 4.2 won't shine until 4.2.2 or 4.2.3 is out. Most of the current issues aside from the limited storage will be resolved by future updates.

When I first got the phone I ran the AnTuTu Benchmark and I scored around 9000, that is extremely low. They updated AnTuTu about a week ago and I scored right above 18,000.

All in all, I love this phone. I have no issues with its battery life, as I usually get 18h - 22h of battery life, 2.5h - 3.5h screen time and 1h talk with tons of texting.

Edit : Actually ever since I got it, I have not had it die or run below 5%. When I go to bed its usually at 10% to 30% charge.
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