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So I couldn't be more excited about the Nexus S on Sprint!

Sprint.com ? Nexus S? 4G from Google

These are the features/differences that I'm looking forward to:

AMOLED display
4" screen
rounded form factor
No SD card
2.3
No sense UI
Faster processor

I've been excited about the Nexus S since it hit T-Mo, but too loyal to Sprint for their cheap and reliable (in KC) plan.

I LOVE the Evo 4g, but it's too big and square. I'm dying for a more interesting design.

Many of you may criticize the limited internal storage, and point out that I can get most of those features if I root. I don't want to root my phone, so again, excited!

Although if the Evo 3D is a huge improvement...

My .02.

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Could you please explain that problem with the sd card? Just a little confused there.
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So I couldn't be more excited about the Nexus S on Sprint!

Sprint.com ? Nexus S? 4G from Google

These are the features/differences that I'm looking forward to:

AMOLED display
4" screen
rounded form factor
No SD card
2.3
No sense UI
Faster processor

I've been excited about the Nexus S since it hit T-Mo, but too loyal to Sprint for their cheap and reliable (in KC) plan.

I LOVE the Evo 4g, but it's too big and square. I'm dying for a more interesting design.

Many of you may criticize the limited internal storage, and point out that I can get most of those features if I root. I don't want to root my phone, so again, excited!

Although if the Evo 3D is a huge improvement...

My .02.
And the Nexus S is that much better than the Atrix (supposedly coming to Sprint also) and EVO 3D, why exactly?
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The SD card, IMO is slower than the internal flash memory will be on the Nexus. Not to mention not every app can be moved to the SD slot without root. I run into memory issues all the time because of that.

No idea what Sprint's version of the Atrix will be, and especially no clue about the Evo 3D.
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No idea what Sprint's version of the Atrix will be, and especially no clue about the Evo 3D.
You'll see it in the press this week, but it's all at http://androidforums.com/htc-evo-4g/302508-evo-4g-successor-evo-3d-bsod-thread.html and that's a summary of posts by BSOD (an EVO original) over at What features do you want on the Evo 2? thread.
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The SD card, IMO is slower than the internal flash memory will be on the Nexus. Not to mention not every app can be moved to the SD slot without root. I run into memory issues all the time because of that.

No idea what Sprint's version of the Atrix will be, and especially no clue about the Evo 3D.
Okay, but according to the specs, the 16gb memory is portioned out as 1gb internal storage and 15gb usb storage.

That tells me that you'd run into the same exact situation anyway.

Nexus S - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

If you want more info on the EVO 3D, BlueScreen has shared some inside info on the EVO 2 Thread:
What features do you want on the Evo 2?

If you're not familiar with BlueScreen, he shared some great inside information prior to the current EVO release because of the work that he does.
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No sense UI
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My .02.
With that being your desired feature list, it seems like your two cents would be better spent on an iPhone. Haha.

**FOR ME**, the lack of Sense UI makes Android rather blah. I know there are plenty out there who like vanilla Android, but I think that if the first Android phone had come out with Sense UI, I think most people would agree. I've tried non-Sense ROMs and....zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz....what? Oh, sorry...I fell asleep from the boring UI, widgets (or lack thereof), etc. Haha. It even affected my first experience with Gingerbread (CM7 ROM) -- I felt like compared to Froyo (v2.2) + Sense UI, Gingerbread wasn't really anything all that different or special. I guess I have to wait to be impressed when a ROM with Gingerbread + the new Sense UI comes out.

The primary reason I did NOT go with an iPhone 4G over the Evo is because of the lack of a SD card slot. That's also the reason I didn't take the natural course from my Palm Treo 755p to one of the Palm WebOS phones. I mean, no expandable memory? How can that be viewed as anything other than a HUGE step backwards in technology?

With hindsight, I think I made a mistake getting a Sense UI phone, because that has greatly limited what I will tolerate "upgrading" to in the future.
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With that being your desired feature list, it seems like your two cents would be better spent on an iPhone. Haha.

**FOR ME**, the lack of Sense UI makes Android rather blah. I know there are plenty out there who like vanilla Android, but I think that if the first Android phone had come out with Sense UI, I think most people would agree. I've tried non-Sense ROMs and....zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz....what? Oh, sorry...I fell asleep from the boring UI, widgets (or lack thereof), etc. Haha. It even affected my first experience with Gingerbread (CM7 ROM) -- I felt like compared to Froyo (v2.2) + Sense UI, Gingerbread wasn't really anything all that different or special. I guess I have to wait to be impressed when a ROM with Gingerbread + the new Sense UI comes out.

The primary reason I did NOT go with an iPhone 4G over the Evo is because of the lack of a SD card slot. That's also the reason I didn't take the natural course from my Palm Treo 755p to one of the Palm WebOS phones. I mean, no expandable memory? How can that be viewed as anything other than a HUGE step backwards in technology?

With hindsight, I think I made a mistake getting a Sense UI phone, because that has greatly limited what I will tolerate "upgrading" to in the future.
I do agree about Sense making Android usable, but LOL at the lack of an SD card slot. It would be nice to have expandable memory, but are there even any real, working 32gb sd cards on the market yet? I'd rather have a phone with 32 gigs of storage than a phone with 8 gigs.
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The SD memory card read speed is horrid. Hopefully the Nexus S will be quick to pull up pictures, media, etc from memory....at least as quick as the iPhone.

I can't wait to get rid of the EVO.
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One has the option to upgrade to a faster sd card.
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Lol class 10 16 gig here. Sd speed boost, writes at 20 mb plus and reads at 50 mb plus...pictures come up before I click them haha.
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Lol class 10 16 gig here. Sd speed boost, writes at 20 mb plus and reads at 50 mb plus...pictures come up before I click them haha. Change your external memory card in your "_" phone. Wait you can't.
Compare the EVO to the iPhone in photo load times, the EVO loses, big time.

I have a fast 16gb card, and I've done the Speed boost .zip flash...but it is still slower that pulling up pictures on my iPod Touch.


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Oh god lets not start an iphone discussion on the android forums lol. The usual read ahead fix is 128 ever go into sys and edit the file to something like 2048? It is a vast difference. I'm just saying I'd rather have the option of expandable than not and we can r/w pretty damn fast with the right hardware and tweaks
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Oh god lets not start an iphone discussion on the android forums lol. The usual read ahead fix is 128 ever go into sys and edit the file to something like 2048? It is a vast difference. I'm just saying I'd rather have the option of expandable than not and we can r/w pretty damn fast with the right hardware and tweaks
I agree, however, there is no denying internal flash is significantly faster than an sd card.

32GB or 64GB of internal flash would be sufficient for me...my SD only has 16GB anyway...
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Lol class 10 16 gig here. Sd speed boost, writes at 20 mb plus and reads at 50 mb plus...pictures come up before I click them haha.
That's a sweet setup. Especially the psychic pics.

However, you shouldn't have to spend $100 in addition to the phone to have it equal what are industry standards.

And I don't want an iPhone, although if Sprint had one I'd consider it for the display, although I think the Nexus S will be a closer than the Evo.
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As great as the nexux s seems to be there's no denying it's still a samsung phone which makes me worry... I'm still burning from the moment.
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Huh?

Isn't it a Nexus device? Updates from Google etc...?
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I don't mean to "crap" on the thread, but I think it appropriate to pass on the warning I regret not listening to when I bought my Samsung devices. Samsung lures you in with great hardware specs then bitterly disappoints with their support. I know that it's a "Google Phone" which should avoid the usual Samsung upgrade follies, but after my last 2 Samsung devices (Moment, Epic) and dealing with my friends Intercept, I'll be avoiding Samsung for quite a while when it comes to mobile devices. For those that do buy this phone, I hope everything is as advertised and you have a great experience.
Bingo!! I've had two Samsung phones and I'll tell you this, never again! I will never buy a phone from a company who does not support their products, such as Samsung. That Moment I had drove me nuts with it's bugs and not being supported by Samsung made me pretty upset. As a matter of fact because of the Moment, I will never buy another Samsung product period!
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That's a sweet setup. Especially the psychic pics.

However, you shouldn't have to spend $100 in addition to the phone to have it equal what are industry standards.

And I don't want an iPhone, although if Sprint had one I'd consider it for the display, although I think the Nexus S will be a closer than the Evo.
100 bucks? I spent 46 dollars. And pyschic pics are the only way to go. Its only a problem when im at work showing off my phone and random pics of my gf pop up .You can try and boost your read speeds with the class 2 card and use an A2SD but it may not work as well...

I like having the option of having a 16 g card today and in a year going, you know what i really want 32 gig...i can do that with external memory. Whether you want more internal or not you ought to have external also. I can take the card onto the next phone and keep my pics on it, no transfer necessary. It has its advantages and should always be an option. The disadvantage is what? that is pulls up pictures slower? How much slower with my set up? milliseconds? Do i care about milliseconds, hell i dont even take pictures, im a dude.
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Oh god dont mention the intercept lol, my gf has that phone. I HATE it. I rooted it and removed bloatware, flashed a ubuntu rom and a kernel and its...well...bearable now, still a pile of crap. If it ever dies we have to charge it for like 3 hours before itll come on again...SHe gets my evo when i grad the 3d
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that is what i have been sayin!
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I think the only thing causing Samsung to be slow with upgrading existing devices is having to get Touchwiz working with the upgraded Android. As a Nexus phone, upgrades will be easy peasy. I expect the Nexus S to get upgrades before all other Android phones, even under the Samsung name.

Evo 3D specs look good! This might be the first time ever I upgrade my phone at first chance (instead of doing so after 5 years). The two features I've ever cared about (CPU, pixel density) got a significant boost. The stereo cameras are also interesting. Will be great to produce 3D content.
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I think the only thing causing Samsung to be slow with upgrading existing devices is having to get Touchwiz working with the upgraded Android. As a Nexus phone, upgrades will be easy peasy. I expect the Nexus S to get upgrades before all other Android phones, even under the Samsung name.

Evo 3D specs look good! This might be the first time ever I upgrade my phone at first chance (instead of doing so after 5 years). The two features I've ever cared about (CPU, pixel density) got a significant boost. The stereo cameras are also interesting. Will be great to produce 3D content.
I'm debating between the Nexus S and the EVO 3D, and I can't seem to find the ppi for the EVO. The Nexus S has a 480x800 Super AMOLED with 235 ppi. The EVO 3D has a 960x540 qHD screen but I don't know what the ppi is. I also don't know if that resolution gets lowered when you take into account separate images for each eye.

Right now the EVO 3D has a lot of unknowns (how the 3D will affect the resolution, how the 3D can affect the battery, can the 3D be disabled, will it be rootable, will ROM makers make ROMs for it, will those ROMs use the 3D, etc.). So I will be waiting to see before making any decisions. Right now I'm leaning towards the Nexus, but the EVO 3D might win out if it really comes out swinging and Cyanogen makes ROMs for it.
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I'm debating between the Nexus S and the EVO 3D, and I can't seem to find the ppi for the EVO. The Nexus S has a 480x800 Super AMOLED with 235 ppi. The EVO 3D has a 960x540 qHD screen but I don't know what the ppi is. I also don't know if that resolution gets lowered when you take into account separate images for each eye.

Right now the EVO 3D has a lot of unknowns (how the 3D will affect the resolution, how the 3D can affect the battery, can the 3D be disabled, will it be rootable, will ROM makers make ROMs for it, will those ROMs use the 3D, etc.). So I will be waiting to see before making any decisions. Right now I'm leaning towards the Nexus, but the EVO 3D might win out if it really comes out swinging and Cyanogen makes ROMs for it.
True Ive been operating under the assumption it will have an unlocked bootloader and that there will be devs for it. THis is half the reason i love my evo. That would deinitely be a deciding factor for me.
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I'm debating between the Nexus S and the EVO 3D, and I can't seem to find the ppi for the EVO. The Nexus S has a 480x800 Super AMOLED with 235 ppi. The EVO 3D has a 960x540 qHD screen but I don't know what the ppi is. I also don't know if that resolution gets lowered when you take into account separate images for each eye.
Yeah I have no idea how glassless 3D works... But assuming we take 3D out of my picture, here's the math for ppi.

Known:
diagonal (hypotenuse) is 4.3in
aspect ratio = 960/540 (16:9)

hypotenuse for that aspect ratio would be sqrt(960^2 + 540^2) = 1101px
There are 1101 pixels in 4.3 inches. So there are 1102px /4.3in = 256 px per inch.
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I'm debating between the Nexus S and the EVO 3D, and I can't seem to find the ppi for the EVO. The Nexus S has a 480x800 Super AMOLED with 235 ppi. The EVO 3D has a 960x540 qHD screen but I don't know what the ppi is. I also don't know if that resolution gets lowered when you take into account separate images for each eye.

Right now the EVO 3D has a lot of unknowns (how the 3D will affect the resolution, how the 3D can affect the battery, can the 3D be disabled, will it be rootable, will ROM makers make ROMs for it, will those ROMs use the 3D, etc.). So I will be waiting to see before making any decisions. Right now I'm leaning towards the Nexus, but the EVO 3D might win out if it really comes out swinging and Cyanogen makes ROMs for it.
I'm very curious about the 3D's display pixels as well. At least we'll all have some legitimate options.

I've still be looking for a smaller form factor. Plus I think 3D is a fad.
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This is a concept that never seems to gain traction, but I'll give it a go -

Resolution for still pictures is not the same as resolution for moving pictures - and that because of how the eye-brain works.

3D HDTVs are still only 1080p, and can display up to that for 2D. For 3D, the data are split into 2 540-line fields - and yet, no one complains about the resolution - 3D fans say it looks great.

The existing Evo's screen does not dis-integrate (see what I did there?) into pixels until sufficiently close - with static images.

For moving images, you won't care about the resolution of the screen for 3D, and for all 2D use of the device, moving pictures, you're liable to see no difference.

For 2D stills, unless you have exceptional vision and are among the few that claim to actually see dots instead of solid lines on an Evo at say - 7~9" inches from your eyes - then this will amount to equal overkill.

For a smaller percentage of the population than those claiming to see a resolution difference, a resolution difference will occur.
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Fact......I can't see 3d.....not only do I have no depth ....perception but I can't see red or green
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I'm debating between the Nexus S and the EVO 3D, and I can't seem to find the ppi for the EVO. The Nexus S has a 480x800 Super AMOLED with 235 ppi. The EVO 3D has a 960x540 qHD screen but I don't know what the ppi is. I also don't know if that resolution gets lowered when you take into account separate images for each eye.

Right now the EVO 3D has a lot of unknowns (how the 3D will affect the resolution, how the 3D can affect the battery, can the 3D be disabled, will it be rootable, will ROM makers make ROMs for it, will those ROMs use the 3D, etc.). So I will be waiting to see before making any decisions. Right now I'm leaning towards the Nexus, but the EVO 3D might win out if it really comes out swinging and Cyanogen makes ROMs for it.
The video review I saw of it shows a button where you enable/disable 3D.
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Fact......I can't see 3d.....not only do I have no depth ....perception but I can't see red or green
really .. sorry dude..

I am not sure... but the new 3D tech does not use color to give you depth.. since there are glasses needed with this new tech.

again.. i dont know.. just sayin.
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I was watching a video off of the convention AndroidCentral was at/is at.... one of the LG 3-D phones they were showing seems to be using the same type of 3D Illusion like the Nintendo 3DS. The screen has the two different images, but it's something to do with the way it directs the pixels towards your eyes so that when looking at it relatively straight on (still has to be pretty much straight facing you) you get a 3D effect. It's not as dramatic as the IMAX 3D like most of the high-production movies are, but it's still pretty cool when you do see it. The tolerances for viewing off to the side, or any angles really, are fairly limited, but that's to expect. I think sooner or later, if this 3D trend continues to carry on, things will start to use frontwards cameras to track the general location of your face, calculate the angle of viewing, then re-direct pixels (or something) so that the 3D follows you. I duno, stabbing in the dark, talking out of my ass. That's my take on it at least, without professional knowledge of how it ACTUALLY works. That's just from what I've grasped so far, and am assuming the new Evo will use.
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Right now the EVO 3D has a lot of unknowns (how the 3D will affect the resolution, how the 3D can affect the battery, can the 3D be disabled, will it be rootable, will ROM makers make ROMs for it, will those ROMs use the 3D, etc.). So I will be waiting to see before making any decisions. Right now I'm leaning towards the Nexus, but the EVO 3D might win out if it really comes out swinging and Cyanogen makes ROMs for it.

Gaining root access is a big deal but even if there weren't any roms I don't think it would be a deal breaker for me. As long as I can delete crap/bloatware and theme it I can customize my own phone. Custom roms just make it easier for less tech savvy people and those that are just too lazy to fool with it. With the exception of a handfull of devs that write code most custom roms are just themes applied to a colleciton of .apk's and anyone can do that.

That said I'm lazy because I can be, and just flash what's out there.
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With that being your desired feature list, it seems like your two cents would be better spent on an iPhone. Haha.
What? iPhone doesn't have Gingerbread 2.3, AMOLED display, etc. Just about the only thing that fits in that list is the form factor.
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The video review I saw of it shows a button where you enable/disable 3D.
This is for picture and video capture strictly. That said, the only content this is going to have out of the box is 3D videos. Nothing else, according to the reps in all these videos, is going to be 3D. They also showed that the 3D effects can easily be turned off.
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The lack of SD card expandability and a lousy camera will lead me to pass on the Nexus S. Shame, too, as it's otherwise an awesome device.
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Nexus S > EVO 3D

Functionality > Gimmicks
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I'm a semi-pro photographer with a rather expensive DSLR system, which is very fast at both writing and reading to memory cards. If someone like me notices no lag when pics are being written to or reading from the SD card in my Evo, then it's really not a factor.

Not all cards are created equal. In another thread several Evo owners were using a utility to test the write/read speed of their cards, and my Kingston 16GB Class 4 (yes, a lowely Class 4 at like $17) was performing closer to a Class 10 rating for writing and off the charts for reading.

Simply put, I will not buy a phone that doesn't have a memory card slot. I'm annoyed that the Evo's is under the battery, and I'm further annoyed that the Mini and MicroSD format was created at all when a fullsized SDHC (or even SDXC) would serve sooooooooo much better and is available in much larger capacities. My Palm Treo 755p has a stupid (although easily accessible) MiniSD card slot, whereas my old Palm Tungsten|C PDA had a full-sized SD card slot in it. Both these devices were the exact same thickness because even a fullsized SD card slot doesn't take up that much real estate inside a phone, especially one as large as the Evo.
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I'm a semi-pro photographer with a rather expensive DSLR system, which is very fast at both writing and reading to memory cards. If someone like me notices no lag when pics are being written to or reading from the SD card in my Evo, then it's really not a factor.
Your status has been demoted to amateur photographer.

There is absolutely a lag in photo load times.


Make a video scrolling through a hundred or so pictures in grid mode and show me ZERO grey squares....then I will believe you.

Internal flash > SD card.
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Gimmicks? The Nexus S doesn't even have an SD card slot!

-qHD Display @ 960x540 - MAJOR upgrade from E4G
-1.2GHz Dual-Core SoC + 1GB RAM (Qualcomm's MSM8660) - MAJOR upgrade from E4G, besting Tegra 2 / Tegra 3D
-1080P Video Capture/Playback - MAJOR upgrade from E4G
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I will never, ever, ever, never, ever, ever ever ever ever buy another Samsung product. Ever. Complete and utter crap. At one point both my wife and I had Samsung phones at the same time, well sort of, because I'm not sure you can count us both having phones since they never worked. Now I warn everyone I talk to about buying Samsung phones, and its why I won't even consider the Galaxy Tab.
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This is quickly turning into the next generation Evo vs. Epic thread.
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Personally I'm pretty sure that my EVO replacement will have at LEAST a 4.3" screen, if not 4.4" or 4.5". Can't see ever going with a smaller screen.
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I will never, ever, ever, never, ever, ever ever ever ever buy another Samsung product. Ever. Complete and utter crap. At one point both my wife and I had Samsung phones at the same time, well sort of, because I'm not sure you can count us both having phones since they never worked. Now I warn everyone I talk to about buying Samsung phones, and its why I won't even consider the Galaxy Tab.
The nexus phones actually don't have a bad rap. Samsung makes good hardware, but they should leave it at that. They should make a bunch of stock android phones and leave the coding to the people that are actually willing to spend some time into making something good (and updating it once in a blue moon).
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Gimmicks? The Nexus S doesn't even have an SD card slot!

-qHD Display @ 960x540 - MAJOR upgrade from E4G
-1.2GHz Dual-Core SoC + 1GB RAM (Qualcomm's MSM8660) - MAJOR upgrade from E4G, besting Tegra 2 / Tegra 3D
-1080P Video Capture/Playback - MAJOR upgrade from E4G
I fear that the 3D features are going to be this phones achilles heel, at least at launch. So many people can't see past the 3D (as it is far from JUST a 3D phone). And this is me talking about people in the forum, which are generally more educated in this field than Joe Blow walking into Sprint for a new phone.
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