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How is the battery life on the Nexus 4 compared to the Galaxy S3?

Doss anyone know if Bell's LTE network works with the Nexus 4? And if so are there any issues?

Nexus 4 doesn't have LTE support, only HSPA+

it does actually. it just depends on your carrier

http://www.engadget.com/2012/12/10/nexus-4-lte-select-us-cities/


and in canada

http://www.engadget.com/2012/11/23/nexus-4-lte-working-canada/
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Ive been thinking about switching from the S3 to the nexus 4... I went from the Htc evo 4g lte to the S3 and it may have been an upgrade in specs, but the s3 feels super cheap and it's bothersome, and makes me want something different
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post #13 of 19
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So should I buy the Nexus 4? The shipping time went from 1-2 weeks to 2-3 weeks....

I guess I could buy it, try it for a week, and if I don't like it, I could probably sell it for the same price seeing as they're still hard to find.

Anyways, the question is, should I sell my GS3 + case + SD card for $450 and use that money to buy a Nexus 4?
Edited by NMunro - 2/1/13 at 11:10pm
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Ordered the Nexus 4. Says it ships in 2 - 3 weeks. Anyone know how long that will actually take?

Edit:

Got an e-mail that says:

"You've made a purchase on Google Play. You will not be charged until your order has shipped."

But the money has already been taken out of my bank account. So unless they insta-shipped it, that message is a real troll...
Edited by NMunro - 2/2/13 at 1:19pm
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Ordered the Nexus 4. Says it ships in 2 - 3 weeks. Anyone know how long that will actually take?

Edit:

Got an e-mail that says:

"You've made a purchase on Google Play. You will not be charged until your order has shipped."

But the money has already been taken out of my bank account. So unless they insta-shipped it, that message is a real troll...
When I ordered mine it said 1-2 weeks but was at my door 2 days later biggrin.gif
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post #16 of 19
The Nexus 4 is still the best smartphone on the market not including the Galaxy Note 2.

Until the Galaxy S4 comes out, the Nexus 4 will be a top range smartphone.
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Could also flash a different rom on your S3, different kernel, things like that. There are stock ICS roms so you don't have the meh looking Samsung rom
    
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Could also flash a different rom on your S3, different kernel, things like that. There are stock ICS roms so you don't have the meh looking Samsung rom

I'm already running CM10.1

The ROM has a few bugs though. The Nexus 4 is the same price (assuming I sell my S3 for ~$450), with a quad core 1.5 Ghz CPU vs my dual core 1.5 GHz CPU, and has next generation graphics. Plus it will get updates direct from Google, and the software will be optimized to run specifically on that hardware.
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Google's shipping estimate is February 21st. Would this be the day they are shipping it, or the day it should be arriving? I'm about an hour away from their Toronto warehouse.

Feb 21st would actually be convenient because I won't be home to get it until reading week.
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