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General ***Official Galaxy Nexus Pre-Release speculation thread**

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Steven58, Aug 23, 2011.

  1. ZachMob

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    Just put your phone in your pocket with your keys. By the time you get scratch number 2, you won't worry about scratches anymore. Peace of mind.

    The screen has gorilla glass so it won't get scratched unless you have a diamond ring in your pocket.

    Putting a cover over your phone is like putting plastic over a sofa. It will always look and feel crappy even if you buy a $10,000 sofa. It is better just expect some normal wear and tear and enjoy using it the way it is meant to be.

    A naked phone will always look and feel better than anything with a cover, even if your phone is covered with scratches The phone is only suppose to last for two years anyways, so there is no point preserving its pristine state when you will never use that way.
     

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    The obviously do not have jobs, or at least if they do, they don't get paid much. Then again, maybe they spent the two weeks that they do get for vacation waiting for the iphone.
     
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    I don't bother with cases. I wear some tight pants sometimes and the thickness is too annoying. Couple that with the fact that if it's a thinner case it's silicone, so it becomes hard as hell to get out of your pocket to begin with.

    I don't understand it anyway. It's not like I bubble wrap my car, and it's worth a lot more than my phone. You take a risk, but it's not that hard to just not drop your phone.
     
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    Totally agree!
     
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    Trust me. All accessories will be available day 1.

    Verizon wants nothing more than to sell you a bunch of overpriced accessories, and with you in the store all excited for your purchase, it's the perfect time to pounce.

    Wait a few days and get genuine Samsung power and car chargers for a fraction of the price on the web.

    But I'll probably spring for some screen protectors too, at least until I can get a Steinheil CrystalClear protector.
     
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    Do all MHL adapters have power cables? Or is it just that Monoprice one?
     
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    2 things to keep in mind.

    1) Gorilla glass scratches too, and not only with diamond. Sand has a higher hardness and will scuff it up pretty good. Plus it's not only scratches, but chips.

    2) The GNex does NOT have Gorilla glass. It uses another fortified glass. Verdict is out whether it will be much better, or much worse.
     
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    I am hoping this case is offered for the Nexus!

    Case
     
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    My Dinc started out in the N1 case, but the fit became loose so I looked elsewhere.

    If you want simple pocket protection that looks nice, check out Sena. Not cheap products, but their Ultrathin case does the job that I ask of it.

    Not a Sena employee, etc.
     
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    I'm using a 16gb card and I've only ever once used more than half of that so to me this is not an issue either.

    I don't think I'll make it till then. After Christmas probably but no way till Feb. I will stoop to using feminine charms on store managers to let me upgrade early if necessary.

    But accidents happen. I went well over a year, even dropped my phone a couple times and nothing happened but one time it hit the ground the wrong way and went smoosh.
     
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    I have 14 days to put this baby through her paces. I am ready to get all the accessories DAY ONE (car dock, desk dock, car charger). Call me all-frills, spend-happy, wasteful, whatever... but I'm going all out on Launch Day and yes, Verizon will be very happy to see me.
     
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    All in, huh. You certainly know what you want. Awesome.

    I'll take a look at what they have and if there are any deals or bundles. The docks you rarely find for much less, but the cables are just a complete waste of cash.
     
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    In large part this will depend on accessories available. I lean towards putting it in a case if a good one is available. I had Ghost Armour on my TB but it peeled off at the edges to the point where I took it off. Dropped my phone and it now has permanent marks on it. Bought a Seidio with a holster and I have no complaints. I could never deal with having a phone in my pocket. I think it's a generational thing.
    ^^^^ I like your style...and this would look very good sitting in my garage next to my '66 Dodge Charger!
    Me too. I hope this is what we get. Big difference between 32 and 16.

    Please, for the love of (whatever REALY important to the reader fits here) make it so I don't have to pull the battery in this baby at all, let alone 3 TIMES A DAY like I do with the TB! Please!

    Try being a Browns fan...

    Okay, Dexter is on. Gotta go watch my wife's niece do her magic playing Debra Morgan! Go Jennifer Carpenter! Let's hope we get some good leaks this week. 'Night all.

     
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    If ya got em flaunt em right? :D:p
     
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    Okay, maybe not the car charger. I can buy that OEM online and save what? A few bucks after shipping?
     
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    What exactly do you have to wait till February for?
     
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    I drool every time I see your avatar. I went to the Adirondack Car Show this year and spent the weekend floating from being around all the classics.


    I don't do it often but when I want something bad enough....... :p




    As far as accessories, I definitely try to avoid buying at Verizon.




    If the poster is like me that's when our NE2 is available.
     
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    maybe around February's when other carriers are going to bet this phone ?
     
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    Terminology disconnect.

    What I have been calling a case is actually a thin leather pouch. I don't like the snap on or stretch on cases either due to the bulk.
     
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    I'd bet you'd save a lot more than that. $40 vs. $5. Kinda like Verizon will probably price the MHL dongle for $50 with a cable, when you can get it in the link above for $15.
     
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    They all do and the monoprice comment that the Evo 3D doesn't need it as one example is baloney, and I ought to know. ;)
     
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    I recall all the sweet accessories being released for the Droid X. Motorola has a way of creating accessories that everyone wants. Docks, window mounts, EVERYTHING. We got very little that wasn't "manufactured" by other Dinc owners. How does Samsung do in that category. Personally I will never give Moto another dime. I think they make pieces of crap. But at least they know how to get accessories out.

    For your reading convenience I highlighted the portion of my post that was actually important in red.
     
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