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What does it feel like to press the power button for you?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by euphoriq, Dec 19, 2011.

  1. euphoriq

    euphoriq Newbie
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    Coming from a long line of iphones I have grown used to the solid metal power button and the deep click it makes. The power button on my galaxy nexus seems doesn't have a click like this. When i hold it in my left hand and press it it does feel more solid but held in the right hand it's much softer to the press. Maybe it's the way or angle the right thumb presses it at? Or is this just how plastic buttons are.

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  2. DarbagDarbag

    DarbagDarbag Android Enthusiast

    not all phones (even same exact models) are built equally. Iv'e had multiple incredibles and each one had a different feeling power button.

    my nexus power button has a small 'click' when pushed, not major like an iphone, but enough to feel a click.
  3. euphoriq

    euphoriq Newbie
    Thread Starter

    It has bothered me so much that i don't have an audible click when i press mine. It's not defective by any means, it turns on and off every single time. I wish wish it was a little sturdier >_<
  4. nj02vette

    nj02vette Android Expert

    Intentionally damaging a product to make an claim is insurance fraud.

    Might want to rethink posting that on a public forum.
  5. Dubbin1

    Dubbin1 Android Expert

    You will get no where by doing that... the power button is still going to be the same way on the new one.
  6. nkk

    nkk Android Expert

    Even more obviously, you are within your return window. Is it not cheaper to just pay $35 and just get a new one at a different store?

    But yeah, not only is what you want to do ethically questionable, it is illegal.

  7. NextNexus

    NextNexus Member

    I think the power button is quite solid (when compared to the Fasincate).

    However, the volume rocker on my Nexus is a little less solid. You can ever so slightly move it around in its place. Is everyone's like this?
  8. CharlzO

    CharlzO Android Expert

    Mine seem to be pretty solid on both sides, good feel and feedback.
  9. foo

    foo Android Enthusiast

    Love the new one too. It's just so quick feeling!
  10. ...like hitting a day old burrito with a bat.

    Okay okay, I kid I kid. I see what your saying when you hold it in one hand from the other. I get more of a "click" out of the left hand than I do with the right.
  11. KevinMXoom

    KevinMXoom Newbie

    It's squishy with just the slightest click. I actually like it, because I don't want much resistance getting into the OS, and I definitely don't want it making any noise. My volume rocker has a much clickier feel.
  12. tdub88

    tdub88 Android Enthusiast

    Feels fine. Just wish It was on top since that is what I am used to doing - and still doing every time. I'll figure it out someday..........
  13. Jersey Tom

    Jersey Tom Android Enthusiast

    What does it feel like? Feels like a smartphone button. I don't even give it an ounce of thought.

    I suppose you could always get one of these... that button will probably give you a real good mechanical feel.

    tsargent347 and foo like this.
  14. Gunner

    Gunner Android Enthusiast

    What does it feel like?

    It feels power-ful....obviously.

  15. BubbaNexus

    BubbaNexus Android Enthusiast

    Who cares what the power button feels like? You get a tactile vibration when the phone turns on anyway.
  16. BubbaNexus

    BubbaNexus Android Enthusiast

    Why dont you just exchange it within your 14 day window, rather than conspiring to commit insurance fraud on a public internet forum? :eek:
  17. Flyguy94

    Flyguy94 Well-Known Member

    Beats the hell outta the Tbolt power button. Nice little click.

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