Going from Droid to GNex

Discussion in 'Samsung Galaxy Nexus' started by baldybill, Nov 9, 2011.

  1. baldybill

    baldybill Member

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    Ok, so let me get this straight. Here’s the stuff I love about my OG Droid (CM7) and how I can get it on the GNex:

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    [TD]Droid [/TD]
    [TD]GNEx[/TD]
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    [TR]
    [TD]Removable battery [/TD]
    [TD]Same[/TD]
    [/TR]
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    [TD]16GB Removable[/TD]
    [TD]16 or 32 GB internal, but partitioned as if it’s a removable card[/TD]
    [/TR]
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    [TD]Power widgets in notifications[/TD]
    [TD]Use an app for it[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Wireless Tethering[/TD]
    [TD]Root and run wireless tethering[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [/TABLE]

    Sound good?

    Also, should I sell my OG Droid (Ebay) or keep it for a backup (or would I need a backup)?
     
    #1 baldybill, Nov 9, 2011
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  2. Liderc

    Liderc Silver Member

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    Probably would get less than $50 for your OG, I'm personally keeping mine for a back up.
     
  3. Chizzele

    Chizzele Team Sourcery
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    Same here, didn't have any back up for my OG but i will keep it as back up for the Galaxy Nexus. I'm calling it OGVintage :p
     
  4. doublea500

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    may as let a younger relative use it. not worth selling for $35.
     
  5. Larry Mahnken

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    I talked my parents into getting smartphones last year, but they cheaped out and got LG Allys because they were 99 cents each. So I'm going to give my OG to my Dad, and hopefully when his contract is up he'll realize that a real phone is worth it.
     
  6. baldybill

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    What would be the reason for a backup phone?
    In case there's issues with the new one or something?

    I wonder since I had no backup when I got smartphones before, thanks!
     
  7. Liderc

    Liderc Silver Member

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    Well just for any reason really. I had to send my original Droid in 4 times before I got one that worked properly. So it would be helpful to have a spare around in case you have to send the Nexus out for a screen crack or antenna replacement. Things do happen even to the most careful users.
     
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    Or you lose your phone and need to activate the old one while a replacement arrives or until you can get to a store. Very helpful and a life saver
     
  9. mikeinctown

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    No offense, but I was looking for a Droid to use for parts a few weeks back... Nothing decent shape for less than $75-$100. Mine was in pristine condition until a month back when the power button broke and I slid it across some asphalt.. Now it looks like the case got hit by a grinder. :( Can't wait to get me a new phone...