Honest review from a critical nerd.

Discussion in 'Samsung Galaxy Nexus' started by TheBoyPat, Nov 20, 2011.

  1. TheBoyPat

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    Edit: Keep in mind that this review is from the UK, and also a lot of these "issues" are with ICS and not the Nexus itself.

    Taken from XDA forums


    Honest review from a critical nerd (me) - xda-developers

    and another furthur down the page.

    Thoughts?
     
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    Looks like this made up my mind. I will still wait for this to come out only for the fact that it will drop the price on the razr. Hopefully costco will still have the bundle available when they do.
     
  3. Larry Mahnken

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    If you read the thread, the guys with these criticisms repeatedly say that the Nexus is the best Android phone ever. And some of these "bads" will no doubt be improved up on in future ICS updates.

    Considering that the Razr and Rezound will be getting ICS next year, having the phone that gets the updates first will be a bonus.
     
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    Exactly, a lot of this will be patched. Also this guy is extremely critical by his own admission. A lot of us won't notice these issues. It's just nice to see a honest layout.
     
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    That front-facing camera thing might be an issue. I don't really do video calling anyway, but that seems like a dumb engineering mistake.
     
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    He may have some faulty hardware with that FFC. In videos I haven't noticed people having to turn the camera away to do the facial recognition, so it's possible his FFC is just not centered.
     
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    I am really trying to keep an open mind about it, but the more I am hearing the more I am starting to dislike it.

    I understand that a lot of the problems described can be patched, but if the ffc, sound quality and bluetooth problems are true we are talking more than a SW patch.

    Like I said I think I have made up my mind but I will also wait and see what people say once they get it in their hands, it's either this or the razr and I have been sitting on my upgrade since July.

    It's more than past my time to pull the trigger on something.

    In the meantime my OG is still a rocking.
     
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    My God,Im so ready to pull the trigger and just get a phone,I mean those of us(like myself)have been waitin since we first heard about the bionic,Ill tell you guys-Im losen it over here!!!!!
     
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    I'm disappointed by the search button situation.

    Also, I'm sure that google search bar can be removed once rooted, right?
     
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    Today I was so close to getting the RazR. I just want to see if this phone will come with 32GB or not..
     
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    Dont do it Preach,FIGHT!!!!:D
     
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    All jokes aside though,Lord I feel you,but then I go 2 utube and get reenergized,man shes so beautiful.I just went 2 youtube and went through all the videos that showed me how to use this phone and i put them in my favs and Ill look at them from time to time and learn as much as I can about her,so all Ill have to do is fight off the savages as I leave the store.:D