Go Back   Android Forums > Android Phones > Nexus 5

Get excited for the Samsung Galaxy S5! Find everything you need and discuss it in our Galaxy S5 Forum!

test: Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old October 31st, 2013, 11:47 AM   #1 (permalink)
New Member
Thread Author (OP)
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Posts: 5
 
Device(s):
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default So Leaked Specs Say Verizon is Out...

So all specs point to the Nexus 5 not working with Verizon? Why is it that Verizon, the US's largest carrier, seems to play so poorly with Google? Is it because they want to showcase the Motorola Droid line (I realize Motorola is owned by Google)? I love my Nexus 7 LTE but had to jump through so many hoops to get an activated SIM card for it from Verizon. I am dying to get my hands on the Nexus 5 but have a hard time justifying moving away from Verizon which is far superior in coverage in my area.

wffd40 is offline  
Reply With Quote
sponsored links
Old October 31st, 2013, 11:49 AM   #2 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 6
 
Device(s):
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

i feel you. im on verizon right now with a MOTO X, which is great. just wish Verizon and Google would figure there issues out. im leaning more toward it being verizons fault but who knows
dro1d4lif3 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old October 31st, 2013, 11:57 AM   #3 (permalink)
Moderator
 
jhawkkw's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Rochester, NY
Posts: 9,372
 
Device(s): Nexus 5, HP 14 Chomebook, Google Glass, LTE Nexus 7(2013), Logitech Revue, Chromecast
Carrier: T-Mobile USA

Thanks: 2,726
Thanked 5,840 Times in 3,298 Posts
jhawkkw
Default

It's as simple as this. Verizon wasn't absolute unilateral control over every device on their network. Their contract with Apple says that they can't with iDevices, but Google and Android OEM's have so such deal. Google wants complete control over their Nexus devices and Verizon refuses. Verizon is flat out breaking federal regulations by denying Nexus 7 owners access to the network through a new SIM card, and they still do it anyways. That should say everything there is to say.
__________________
Site Rules/Guidelines / Meet the Team
If something needs attention, Report it .
If someone helped you, hit to show it.

Current Devices: Nexus 5, HP 14 Chromebook (Data Enabled), Google Glass, (2013) LTE Nexus 7, Logitech Revue, Chromecast
Retired: Samsung Fascinate, Droid Charge, Galaxy Nexus, (2012) WiFi Nexus 7, Asus TF700, Nexus 4
jhawkkw is online now  
Reply With Quote
Reply

Nexus 5
Current Rating:
Rate this Phone:

The Nexus 5 is the 2013 handset release in Google's long line of Nexus phones. The device features a 4.95-inch 1080p HD display, and is heralded as the fastest Nexus phone yet. It gets that title due to the 2.3GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon ... Read More

Tags
nexus5, verizon


Go Back   Android Forums > Android Phones > Nexus 5
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:04 PM.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.