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Old November 13th, 2012, 07:05 PM   #26 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by ExtremeNerd View Post
Look at the mess that is the Verizon Galaxy "Nexus." Until LTE is an open standard, Google will likely not use it in their direct offerings. (I would bet there will be an exact replica though only for Verizon, but NOT a Google experience phone.)

Also, it is HSPA+ capable. In my area, T-Mobile gets 11-12M down, which is as good if not better than Verizon.

Gotta look at the big picture.
This is why I am glad it is not LTE. Sprint created the same mess first with the Nexus S 4G (WiMAX, not LTE). Anytime carriers have to get involved it only makes the phone updates slower.

If the Nexus 4 was LTE I would be hesitant to get the phone.
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