Test Model for Nexus 3 by HTC?

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    While this may be a generic exterior and not be the final look of an HTC Nexus 3, it does give proof that Google is testing with HTC again, whether they go the HTC route or not is still up in the air.


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    I wonder what the spec's of that bad boy are.
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    I don't think relying on virtual buttons is better or cool... whats the point? if buttons are their always virtually their then you wont use the screen anyway. Just put it back in the hardware. and wow, i thought they would have Moto do it.
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    awe the story has been removed :frown:
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    WOO HTC! Always doing things right!

    Definitely my favorite phone-maker.
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    The only advantage I see is custom placement. For example, I am used to the OG Droid button layout and get frustrated when using my wife's D2 because I habitually hit the word button.

    Having virtual buttons would allow the user to arrange the order anyway they see comfortable with.
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    Edit: I meant to say "wrong" button. Not "word" button.....damn autocorrect
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    I don't believe MOTO deserves to do it.
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    MOTO stuck out with the Xoom. HTC doesn't have good batteries though... Maybe they should go to LG this time around.
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    I just really hope that the Nexus 3 makes it to verizon, that would be heaven:icon_ banana:
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    actually, LG is making the next nexus device with tegra 3
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    I don't see why everyone loves Moto so much? They lock their bootloaders, the Xoom is a rip-off, and moto blur is hideous XP.
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    Probably because Moto makes good phones, and even on this forum (well, let's say regular posters otherwise it isn't even fair) the people who care about locked bootloaders is significantly less than 100%. I'd guess the majority of people flashing roms do so only to get updates sooner and to get a little more speed and optimized memory management out of devices like the underpowered OG.

    After Ice Cream, I think getting the latest update also won't be that big of a deal, kind of in the way you don't need to upgrade to the latest Windows and could still be humming along on Win2003 or even Win2000.

    The people who truly care about locked bootloaders is a very small and very vocal minority. And even a number of them will probably be satisfied with stock Ice Cream.
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    Uuhh...because moto make good quality phones...all others us more plastic material...moto actually uses durable material

    Sent from my DROID2 using DroidForums
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    Because we like our phones to last longer than 3 hours on one charge! Unlike your t-bolt, which has the worst battery life of any Android phone.lol
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    htc phones run and look better than moto brick lookn devices, htc blows em out the water in design and once htc brings ot the next nexus it will be mine! O YES IT WILL BE MINE! and my battery lasts me upwards of 10 hrs one charge with heavy use and of copurse evry other phone has better batt life theyre 3G its a fact 4g is a battery killer...and with the news of unlocked bootloaders from now on thats just another notch in their belt over the prisoner phones by moto...its funny how htc actually listened to their consumer unlike moto will ever do after once we buy the phone it ours and should be able to do what we like with em...and the only moto phone i had was the best one D1 and is still a classic but it had its flaws as well, my keypad peeled up on me twice and the slide mechanism with loose on me also so every phone has its problems.
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    Like I said before, its lg that is making the next nexus device with tegra 3 as confirmed by nvidia

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    Like I said before, its lg that is making the next nexus device with tegra 3 as confirmed by nvidia

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    Show me sum proof and ill believe ya!
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    Quality wise Moto by far makes the best phones, as well as the best selling on Verizon by far. Thats why they don't listen to us, cause they see it that as long as the masses are still buying their devices up what do they care about the small segment that rooting/roming/modding is.

    Moto did make 2 developer devices though, the Xoom as stated and the OG Droid, though neither were ever dubbed Nexus's.

    And i mean if you step back and look at it though the normal consumers eyes, they don't know, understand, or care about hardware specs. They just play with the phone and whichever has the "coolest" UI is gonna win their purchase. If all Android devices ran on Vanilla Android then its more likely people would buy which ever device they saw first, which of course means sales would be more even across the board.