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T-mobile: Should I get the Nexus 4, Samsung Galaxy S4, or Iphone 5

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I'm stuck between these phones. Errrrrr
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Try them out for yourself in person and make your decision based on what you like best. You can't go wrong with any of them.
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I'd wait and see how good the battery life is on the Samsung GIV, otherwise it seems like the best, what with removable battery and microSD slot. Otherwise they mostly seem like equals.
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Agree with above posts to try it out yourself, but i personally favor the S4 because some of the cray new user features they are going to include
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I'd wait and see how good the battery life is on the Samsung GIV, otherwise it seems like the best, what with removable battery and microSD slot. Otherwise they mostly seem like equals.

+1 for this.
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I'd personally wait two months and see what happens at Google I/O. Lots of rumors on a new Nexus phone, but we'll see what ends up coming out.
    
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Of those three phones, get the GS4 for sure. I'd recommend waiting a little longer though, lots of new smartphones coming out soon.
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The nexus 4 has mediocre reviews in comparison to the iPhone 5 and the galaxy's s3. Both the latter phones smash the nexus in benchmarks. I consider the s3 and iPhone 5 to be about equal with their own perspective give and takes. The s4 however looks like a step ahead of both of these. So even though I am a iPhone user I say go with the s4.

As far as waiting even longer for more phones to come out, that is just stupid advice. New flagship phones hit the market every 6-8 months, so you will always be waiting for the next best thing. Get whatever phone you find is the best for now or immediate future and call it a day.

Keep in mind though galaxy s4 has impressive features but, as usual with technology, may not work exactly as advertised.
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Only good thing about the Nexus 4 to me is the support from google and how you always get the latest Android OS but the lack of an SD Card really sucks. Same can be said about the Iphone 5.


The S4 seems really awesome but TouchWiz is terrible. I had the first Galaxy Vibrant and couldn't stand it. I had installed CM10 on it but due to outdated hardware it ran pretty slow. I'm not really a big fan of installing new Roms because they always contain bugs. Hopefully If I due decide to get the S4 the devs a XDA can make a very stable stock jellybean or Key Lime Pie rom in the future
Edited by kushdaddy144 - 3/27/13 at 12:12am
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Originally Posted by geoxile View Post

I'd wait and see how good the battery life is on the Samsung GIV, otherwise it seems like the best, what with removable battery and microSD slot. Otherwise they mostly seem like equals.

From GSMarena it's quite good. However the battery life on the nexus 4 isn't that great. Talk time on the iphone 4 isn't that great either but boosts competitive browser and video operational times. Personally I'd wait to see if you'd like the Blackberry Q10 when it comes out or not. If not then GS4 is a great choice.

The unfortunate thing for all these phones is that the camera has yet breached lumia 920 benchmark.
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