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Still using my Nexus 2 with custom rom, battery is way better but I think it time to upgrade soon.
 
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I didn't say you couldn't, I said it is a pain. I can load programs immediately upon first boot automatically with an external SD card, while you cannot. You also shouldn't change ROMs without wiping, and unless you want to reload music and work files every time then an SD card is needed. It makes perfect sense.

Have you ever used a nexus 4 befor? The factory wipe from custom recoveries keep the /SD partition intact. Also there adb and fastboot.

Not to excited that it may have close to a 5 inch screen.
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[quote]I run custom roms, kernels, etc... I don't need a sd card. It makes no since why you would either.tappin from the Nexus 4[/quote]I didn't say you couldn't, I said it is a pain. I can load programs immediately upon first boot automatically with an external SD card, while you cannot. You also shouldn't change ROMs without wiping, and unless you want to reload music and work files every time then an SD card is needed. It makes perfect sense.

Do you know anything about flashing and roming on the phone? I do wipe b4 a flash perfectly fine. I can load crap faster than you can on your sd card, built in storage is faster than a sd card.

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Update, found this picture on Twitter, with follow-up information on Android Police:





An Improvement in Speaker location. The leaked menu also points to 32GB Storage & 8 MP OIS Camera. S800(MSM 8974 is listed on a block diagram) & 2300 mAh battery are also confirmed.

@ OP, Highly recommend you add the photo and Link to the first post.
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Not to excited that it may have close to a 5 inch screen.

The leaked dimensions(132 * 68) is smaller than Nexus 4 ( 134 * 69). If you don't think N4 is too big then this phone's size will be just fine.
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I didn't say you couldn't, I said it is a pain. I can load programs immediately upon first boot automatically with an external SD card, while you cannot. You also shouldn't change ROMs without wiping, and unless you want to reload music and work files every time then an SD card is needed. It makes perfect sense.

I have clean flashed at least 6 times on my Nexus 7 in the last month, not once did I need to reload my music and video files. The Default Wipe on TWRP recovery(which is all you need for clean flash a new ROM) doesn't erase any of my music or video files. Restore Apps from my Titanium Backup folder don't take much time either.
Edited by sherlock - 10/5/13 at 6:58pm
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The fact that the speaker location is on the bottom now, is worth an upgrade in my eyes. I'll be on this for sure.

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The fact that the speaker location is on the bottom now, is worth an upgrade in my eyes. I'll be on this for sure.

tappin from the Nexus 4

Is that a problem?

I never really us the Nexus 4 without some kind of headphone.
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[quote name="sWaY20" url="/t/1430942/cnet-nexus-5-what-we-expect-about-the-announcement-specs-and-release-date-of-googles-next-smartphone/60#post_20931022"]The fact that the speaker location is on the bottom now, is worth an upgrade in my eyes. I'll be on this for sure.tappin from the Nexus 4[/quote]Is that a problem?I never really us the Nexus 4 without some kind of headphone.

Yeah when I lay my phone down, I can't hardly hear it. The back of the phone lays perfectly flat so the speaker is covered up. I love my phone but that's a lil annoying.

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Yeah when I lay my phone down, I can't hardly hear it. The back of the phone lays perfectly flat so the speaker is covered up. I love my phone but that's a lil annoying.

tappin from the Nexus 4

I put my phone face down biggrin.gif
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Update, found this picture on Twitter, with follow-up information on Android Police:





An Improvement in Speaker location. The leaked menu also points to 32GB Storage & 8 MP OIS Camera. S800(MSM 8974 is listed on a block diagram) & 2300 mAh battery are also confirmed.

@ OP, Highly recommend you add the photo and Link to the first post.
The leaked dimensions(132 * 68) is smaller than Nexus 4 ( 134 * 69). If you don't think N4 is too big then this phone's size will be just fine.
I have clean flashed at least 6 times on my Nexus 7 in the last month, not once did I need to reload my music and video files. The Default Wipe on TWRP recovery(which is all you need for clean flash a new ROM) doesn't erase any of my music or video files. Restore Apps from my Titanium Backup folder don't take much time either.

Thanks for the pictures! Added. thumb.gif
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I put my phone face down biggrin.gif

Then you have to flip the phone around to pause, change tracks etc. Also when placing the phone on a Car mount to act as GPS, having the speaker not being obstructed by the backplate of the car mount is a big plus.

Recent Iphones have their speaks on the bottom, G2 & Note 3 followed that trend, looks like Bottom facing speaker is becoming the trend for phones. Ofc front facing speakers would be better, but not all OEM are inclined to increase size/reduce screen size to fit front facing speakers like the HTC One.
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