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do any of your friends use sprint out in your location?

As long as your wireless speed is fast enough to stream pandora (or something equivalent) and do a decent job with youtube, what else would you really need?

Mobile websites, like ocn's mobile site, are very data friendly; meaning it's fast to load regardless if you're pulling 5mbps or 50mbps.

As long as the sprint service in your area meets a reasonable bandwidth fairly consistently, you're not really missing out on much by not having 4g LTE that'll pull 30mbps+

and that unlimited data is HUGE. Buying these ridiculously priced phones and plans, only be stuck to 2GB terribly sucks. Pisses me off how much they push these products and services, then try to nickle and dime us to actually USE the product.

in europe you pay half the price (about $30) for faster speed than most us carriers, and most of these countries have a higher cost of living. here you pay twice that for terrible service. you have the choice between not having enough data for it to have any practical use (verizon) and not being able to use your data because it's too slow to do anything you want to do (sprint)
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in europe you pay half the price (about $30) for faster speed than most us carriers, and most of these countries have a higher cost of living. here you pay twice that for terrible service. you have the choice between not having enough data for it to have any practical use (verizon) and not being able to use your data because it's too slow to do anything you want to do (sprint)

well that's because they have us by the balls, and we're a much bigger country geographically.
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I'm so happy! I turned off WiFi to do some diagnostics and LTE turned on for me!

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Ordered my Nexus charging pad and a case!! Can't wait.
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Ordered my Nexus charging pad and a case!! Can't wait.

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Does anyone's unlock/lock power button also feel a bit loose and wobbly? Well when in comparison to the volume rocker switches. Like if I tap on the power button but not actually trigger it, it makes a slight tapping noise.
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Does anyone's unlock/lock power button also feel a bit loose and wobbly? Well when in comparison to the volume rocker switches. Like if I tap on the power button but not actually trigger it, it makes a slight tapping noise.

Mine sounds loose if I shake it violently near my ear, but it still respond to press without noises and function perfectly. If you have more questions please come to the Nexus 5 thread and other N5 users will be glad to help you.
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