1) LTE battery life
2) LTE connectivity
Volume issue should be fixed already.
Yeah, I don't agree about the "constant adjustments", they had the volume bug on the GSM version, which may or may not have even affected the CDMA version and that should have been fixed with 4.02-4.1.
This is a brand new phone, with a essentially a brand new OS, problems occur on every phone, I think it's a good thing to see them addressing these issues early.
If it ends up having the same LTE connectivity problems that the Razr/Rezound/Bionic have, then we'll know it's Verizon's network and not the phone's problem.
As for battery issues, it's going to suck a battery dry, we already know that. So I'd get your extra battery ready, or plan on turning off 4G when at home/office.
Like I said, take it for what you will. I'm basing my constant adjustments comment on talking with the Nexus testers in the field.
I've had a colleague with the Nexus under an NDA, so he's been filling me in quietly over the last few weeks. There's been 3 updates in the last 2 weeks, so I'm assuming those are the adjustments you're talking about, but updates are updates, they occur with every phone prior to release. I don't see those as bad things, as I said, it's Google's new OS, they're going to be updating it until the second the phones released.
Ahh, gotcha, yeah, those are the adjustments I was talking about. Sorry.
Believe me, I really want the phone to release as close to glitch free as possible. Otherwise, the boards are going to blow up. Well, more than they already have. :D
L.A had it's spots where I'd cycle data and some spots were perfect. Living in L.A and now being in Austin I can honestly say Austin's coverage is MUCH better
I'm convinced it's Verizons LTE network based on my travels. Nexus WILL have it's issues with the same thing and it will burn through battery something fierce in some areas. Every phone until mid 2012 will probably suffer the same issues. It all depends where you live and until the network and tech matures people will just have to deal with it.
I hate to bring Apple into the mix but there's a reason they haven't gone LTE. It's just not there yet.
Agreed about the network.