so...what are you gonna do?


  1. Fuzzy13

    Fuzzy13 Well-Known Member

    Bought the Gnex straight from Google. Will run on T mobiles BYOD $60 unlimited talk text w/ 2Gb of data. :D 4G coverage is great in my area.


    Honestly, I've always wanted the Gnex but I havent checked the price in a long time. After seeing the price I didn't hesitate. I cant fathom paying $200 more for the S3 when the Gnex is still a developers dream.

    Im excited :D
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  2. Johnny Crapple

    Johnny Crapple Well-Known Member

    Yeah sounds good I'm gonna stick with metro for a while. I'll probably do what you did though :thumbup:

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  3. Fuzzy13

    Fuzzy13 Well-Known Member

    Too many "pros" for me NOT to switch.

    Gnex $200 cheaper than the S3

    Basically the same plan but faster 4G and WAY more coverage.


    I weighed the pros and cons all day and it was just very very clear the option. I thought the Gnex was still in the $400 range so I just never even gave it an option but I just so happen to check GPlay and that got the ball rolling. Made calls to Tmobile and got my info, checked the coverage map and made up my mind. :D
  4. mike28

    mike28 Well-Known Member

    Is the gnex lte fuzzy think about that too hspa will be slower
  5. AndroidDroidOne

    AndroidDroidOne Well-Known Member

    The Galaxy Nexus is a good phone, but it's $200 less then the GS3 for a reason. GS3 is pretty much top of the line Android while the Galaxy Nexus is considered old tech.
  6. Sterlsilver

    Sterlsilver Well-Known Member

    That's the plan i was on until i switched back to metro just because i can't deal with having 2gb per month and i use alot of data. And i don't have wifi.

    how do you manage? I bet you have wifi at least.
  7. AndroidDroidOne

    AndroidDroidOne Well-Known Member

    I would personally wait for T -Mobile to roll out LTE which should be sometime in 2013 and wait for them to start selling LTE compatible devices before even considering switching to them. Or I would just wait for MetroPCS to start selling GSM/HSPA+/LTE compatible devices like I've said before.
  8. Fuzzy13

    Fuzzy13 Well-Known Member

    Faster than what I've got now in my area by 3-4 times PLUS after seeing the comparisons of battery life of lte vs gsm, GSM battery life FAR exceeds lte. So once again, win win for me. Keep in mind, this is in MY area.

    Plus I've been picking PG's brain all day because he too lives around me and has the Gnex.
  9. Fuzzy13

    Fuzzy13 Well-Known Member

    Old tech? lol.
  10. Fuzzy13

    Fuzzy13 Well-Known Member

    I dont stream videos or music. At all. So just surfing the web, email, facebook, etc.... 2GB is plenty for me. I do have wifi at my house but usually then im on my PC.
  11. HereticSins

    HereticSins Well-Known Member

    The gnex and the gs3 aint that different so idk how its considered old tech. Only .15 inches bigger and 1 more gig of ram which the gs3 still lags and feezes, my sister-in-law has it and she hates that. Gnex has more support from google which is a plus, oh and dont forget the better battery life and consistent good speeds on hspa+ throughout the nation, not like metro.
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  12. AndroidDroidOne

    AndroidDroidOne Well-Known Member

    HSPA+ 21 radio, older 5-megapixel camera, and slightly slower dual-core processor compared to a HTC One X or GS3 which makes the hardware slightly dated.
  13. Sterlsilver

    Sterlsilver Well-Known Member

    Ahh i see. You can manage just fine lol.

    As for me i can't at the moment. As of right now i stream music and watch, Netflix but not too often. And i watch streams from twitch tv.

    T mobile is, nice but i can't go back to having to worry about my data usage again :(.
  14. Fuzzy13

    Fuzzy13 Well-Known Member

    If that's worth the extra $200 then good for you.

    For me? Not in this lifetime. The nexus's HUGE development makes up for anything and everything you can come up with to say it's "old tech".

    Remember, this is MY phone. Not yours ;)
  15. HereticSins

    HereticSins Well-Known Member

    Yeah and lte.
    Camera? No normal person can even tell the difference between the two, ive seen the pictures the s3 takes and they look the same as my esteem and the gnex haha.
    Well they had to go with the omap to make it cheaper, you wont even notice the difference with jellybean+.
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  16. Fuzzy13

    Fuzzy13 Well-Known Member

    Oh god yeah, you would kill that 2GB.

    Im not the type of user that does all that. No offense. Im more on the development side while maintaining traditional phone values.
  17. mike28

    mike28 Well-Known Member

    Well good luck bro you know where to find us in my area lte rules and I'm a light user and still go over 2.5 gb I stream a lot of music and do Tapatalk the whole day :D
  18. Sterlsilver

    Sterlsilver Well-Known Member

    So like basic talk, text and web browse. And also customizing your phone.. I can respect that.

    Maybe if i had wifi then it would be different for me. I at least have a,laptop and my closest hotspot is a, McDonalds.
  19. Fuzzy13

    Fuzzy13 Well-Known Member


    Really? I feel I use my phone a lot all day and I dont touch 2GB.
  20. Fuzzy13

    Fuzzy13 Well-Known Member

    Yeah basically. And honestly I hardly talk on my phone, mainly text. I hate talking on the phone actually. Just sitting there hearing the other person breathe. lol I've never been big into the whole movie thing or streaming music. I actually delete all that stuff. lol. im more into building themes and ROMs and what not. I like learning all that nerdy stuff. lol
  21. AndroidDroidOne

    AndroidDroidOne Well-Known Member

    GS3 is the best Android device in the U.S. That is until the Galaxy Note 2 comes out, lol.
  22. Fuzzy13

    Fuzzy13 Well-Known Member

    US? You mean worldwide? Note 2? Negative. Making it the "best" would also include sales. You wont see 20 million plus sales on the Note 2. Now The GS4 will likely become the "next best" device tech wise and sales wise.
  23. nailzer

    nailzer Well-Known Member

    No microsd slot for the Nexus. That wouldn't make me happy..
  24. Fuzzy13

    Fuzzy13 Well-Known Member

    Luckily there's a huge market of Android phones to choose from to suffice each user.
  25. nailzer

    nailzer Well-Known Member

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