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Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by sammino, May 23, 2011.

  1. sammino

    sammino Lurker
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    Long time iphone user but been wanting to get an iphone for some time. I recently decided that I will go ahead and get one and been heavily considering The Nexus S because of the standard android install it has (and ability to get updates as soon as released).

    I was looking at the Nexus S that was being sold at Best Buy which works on the TMobile network. I did some research and I am pretty sure that it is compatible with France/Israel 3g networks. This is important because I will be traveling there often and need to have the ability to use local cell phone company sim cards w/ 3g.

    Now what is holding back is that I read that some people have had a lot of trouble with wifi/3g reception with this phone. Additionally, It is a older phone compaered to whats coming out now with dual core cpu phones like the G2X, Samsung s2 etc...

    So my question is, for 529 (unlocked price), is it the best and only choice for me? If not, what are my other options out there? Remember must be unlocked and be able to work in France and Israel.
     



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  2. sammino

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  3. MyNamesTooLong

    MyNamesTooLong Android Expert

    Aside from being GSM and unlocked, what other need do you have?
     
  4. ZukoFan

    ZukoFan Newbie

    Samsung Galaxy S2 has gotten some fantastic reviews...
     
  5. sammino

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    ya I ended up getting a nexus s, got 30 days to try it out.. .. my requirements are/were gsm, european 3g, fast, latest android os, not too big, good battery life.
     
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