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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by jredecop, Dec 14, 2011.

  1. jredecop

    jredecop Lurker
    Thread Starter

    And how is it?! I know not many people have the phone yet, but I'm making the switch tomorrow and little nervous! Im just ready for something new. Thanks for any input!
     


  2. Matthew

    Matthew Well-Known Member

    I am. I'm bored with iOS and with the iPhone in general. I think it will be a good switch although 2 things I am worried about are 1. The display. 2. The camera. My iPhone camera is ridiculously good. I'm not expecting it to be as good but hopefully it isnt that far off.

    I'm going to wait a week or two before I sell my iPhone however just to make sure I can live with the Gnex.
     
  3. HauntedHallows

    HauntedHallows Well-Known Member

    I have a 4s right now and I am tempted to jump back to android but I don't know if I can give up the app store. Most importantly android phones leap frog each other every 3 months. Just look at the bionic to razr jump and with apple I get at least a year with my phone being top of the line. It seems like a cool phone but it also seems like its on the last wave of dual core phones before everything announced at CES!
     
  4. jredecop

    jredecop Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Yup. I have the same concerns. Ready for something new but not sure how it'll be after having an iPhone so long. They just work so well. Maybe enough to tie me down til iPhone 5..I did play with the nexus yesterday and loved it.
     
  5. brent_strong

    brent_strong Member

    I'll be switching. Any advice on where to sell the 4s? Going to start with Craigslist I think.
     
  6. jredecop

    jredecop Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Yup. Best place. Lots of fraud on eBay now. Buyers claiming they receive empty boxes and get there money back an have your phone...messed up world.
     
  7. Keasbey

    Keasbey Newbie

    I am switching from the iPhone 4. Its either the nexus or the 4s right now. I am going to be picking up the GN at costco in the morning to try it out for a few weeks and will make my decision on which will be my main phone for the next year.

    Everything about the nexus sounds great. I am hesitant though about the battery life. Another thing I am worried about is running with the damn thing. I love running with my iPhone since its so compact and easy to carry. This thing is going to be monstrous in comparison.
     
  8. Matthew

    Matthew Well-Known Member

    I've done well on eBay selling phones without fraud problems. Mostly the problems I have are people buying and not paying. It hasn't happend for a while but it's definitely a love hate thing with eBay. If Craigslist fails eBay or Amazon would be your next best place.
     
  9. jonesdx

    jonesdx Lurker

    Going to give the GNex a week before I post my 4S and the wife's 4.
     
  10. Mormonstang

    Mormonstang Member

    Not to be rude, but your android figure looks mentally challenged hahaha
     
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  11. Matthew

    Matthew Well-Known Member

    HAHA wow I never noticed that but yeah he does. I can't change him though he's been with me since the beginning. I'm just going to have to accept him for who he is I suppose.
     
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  12. xliderider

    xliderider Android Expert

    Wow, that's rude... Lol. No comments about mine then. ;)
     
  13. guitarevan07

    guitarevan07 Newbie

    I'm coming from the 4s. I had all android phones before though. Honestly though, the nexus is the only android phone worth switching from the 4s for. Although the 4s will still take better pictures, and maybe have a slightly clearer display, I think it's worth the trade. 4g, huge screen, not BORING(I find the iPhone very boring). I miss customizing my phone like you can with android. And ics is beautiful. Plus, iPhones are so damn fragile. In 17 minutes I'm gonna rock my nexus without as case.
     
  14. mrvirginia

    mrvirginia Android Expert

    i've never had a problem on ebay and i've sold tons of stuff on there including an iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, HTC Evo and i sold a GNex, that i thought was dead, on there. soon i'll list my SGS2 as well.
     
  15. jbarrack

    jbarrack Newbie

    I switched from the iPhone 4. I had an iPhone since the first day they came out back in 2007. Tried Android before, never could really get it to stick. Always had my problems with it. I've had the Galaxy Nexus for 3 weeks now. I'm not going back to iOS unless they make some drastic change to both the OS and the design. 3.5 inches for a screen is way behind the times, as is just rows and rows of icons on a screen.

    I say make the switch now ... ICS makes all the difference.
     
  16. Trekk

    Trekk Member

    I had every Iphone since release after the Iphone 4 I switched to a Galaxy S2 then back to Iphone 4S. I could not live with IOS anymore it needs to be revamped its feeling very archaic. Bought the Galaxy Nexus and I love it much more than my Iphone 4S that I had. No regrets with purchase.
     
  17. Colchicine

    Colchicine Android Expert

    Apparently, you are not familiar with the HTC Rezound.
     
  18. l0gan5

    l0gan5 Newbie

    I got my Nexus last weekend and I'm running it side by side with my 4S this week to see which one I am going to keep.

    It's a tough call at the moment as I love iOS but I also love Android and especially ICS on the Nexus!
     
  19. Matthew

    Matthew Well-Known Member

    I think I'll keep my Nexus. I have 2 weeks to return it but I'm already loving it. I was worried about the screen and have read a few complaints on various reviews about it being a pen-tile display but so far I think it looks absolutely awesome!
     
  20. Dubbin1

    Dubbin1 Android Expert

    LOL top of the line :D
     
  21. sgrinavi

    sgrinavi Android Enthusiast

    I have both, the 4s is my work phone and I just got the Gnex today. I'm really digging the screen & the keyboard. It's not as seamless as the iP, but that's a double edged sword.


    There's more crack heads and whack jobs on CL, I got $435 for a 16GB white iP4 two weeks ago on ebay, you just have to watch out for the idiots... I would start on the various forums (xda, anandtech) for a week or so and then go to Ebay.


    I had one, it was OK, but I really prefer the Gnex with the "pure google" interface. I don't think I would trade in an iP4s for a Rehound.
     

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