Nexus? DROID RAZR maxx? I can't pick one! help!!!

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  1. N3xus

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    Hey guys first of all I love this forum and this is my first thread, I truly need help from you guys. I'm on my fourth nexus and they all had the same issue, which is the reboot. I know it's a software issue but everyday it reboots more than two times. I love everything about the phone. I love stock Android, not a fan of blur, HTC sense, etc. Recently Verizon sent me the DROID RAZR maxx as a replacement. It's a solid phone, it lasted me 17 hours before it died, unlike the nexus it dies in 5 hours. So I'm asking you guys if you were in my shoes which one would you stay with!? Pure Google godness or go with a solid phone that doesn't have any issues at all. Keep in mind i have until Monday to make this decision.
     
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    Are you familiar with root and ROMs?

    If you aren't that could be another option before permanently switching to the Razr if you really want to keep the Nexus.
     
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    well... This might be just me... But it's a nexus device... Unlock it... And go with a different rom kernel combo... Then the nexus will truly shine... But that's my opinion

    "I'll get you my little pretty... And your little dog todo too"
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    With the Maxx's ics coming soon, its a tough decision. If you plan to root/from and like pure ics, the gnex. The reason I got the nexus was for ics and because I wishfully thought Google and vzw would treat it like a real nexus with updates. But its problem free for me, and I wouldn't rather have any other phone
     
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    If you want a 2 year old screen res and OS, then get the razr :D
     
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    Wow thanks you guys for the quick replies, I've seen videos on how to root/unlock the nexus, it doesn't seem too hard to do. But how much longer does the battery increase by?
     
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    I can make it through the day on 4g. I probably get around 10-12hrs depending on how much I use it, and that's moderate to heavy use. If I use it lightly I got upwards of 15hrs or more. I'm running AOKP with Franco Kernel.
     
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    It's really easy to do... Extremely...lol...
    But can drastically increase it... Especially when you find which kernel works best for your phone... With moderate usage on mine(running the imoseyen kernel)... I get twelve... With minimal... I can get like... Twenty hours with seventy-eighty percent

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    The maxx is way more Badass than the nexus. It has 2 x's in the name versus 1.

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    That's a huge increase of battery life! I'm assuming that this rooms doesn't make your nexus reboot?
     
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    Dude that's crazy battery life increase! You guys are such a great help! I'm leaning towards the nexus now haha
     
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    When I was running stock and even a ROM based on stock, I had a reboot every now and then, but it was very uncommon. I've been running AOKP for almost a week now and not a single reboot.