What are Your First Impessions Of The Galaxy Nexus?

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  1. Preach2k

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    For those who have the GNEX already what are your First Impressions of the Galaxy Nexus? I am picking mine up after work.
     
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    Terrible I am going back to my D1... wait I don't have my GNEX yet... but soon :biggrin:
     
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    Sweet
     
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    My netflix is laggy during playback :(
     
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    I love it!
     
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    Taking forever to sign in on setup. Anyone else have this problem?
     
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    Would love to see some pros and cons if any of you who have it can pry yourself from it for a few.
     
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    Is it as huge as I think its going to be?
     
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    Played with one this morning but was not blown away. I'd been fooling around with a Skyrocket at the AT&T store just before and actually liked it better. Granted, I didn't get deep into ICS at the Verizon store but still. Camera took a steady hand but did take good, fast pictures (couldn't distinguish from Skyrocket). The biggest thing was the build quality. The door kept coming off because it was attached to a security tether and the pressure was too much to keep it on. The whole thing felt cheap.
     
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    No......
     
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    No. It really doesn't feel any bigger than the 4.3" devices. If you're coming from the og, it'll be an adjustment though.
     
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    Super fast, great screen. Getting used to the ICS UI still. They had a problem activating mine, the SIM card wasn't playing nice, so they put a new one in it and after struggling again got it to work. I did lose all data connectivity after the 4.0.2 update came through and rebooted, but another reboot fixed that so far. So far I really love it, I am coming from a D3 and a D1 before that. Still have a lot of playing and setting it up to my personal uses. :)
     
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    yes, took forever... but once it did, network has been "so so" - I'm sure it's bogged down a bit this morning with activations on this phone

    I have to admit I thought this was a bit overrated, but having it in hand for a couple of hours, it's one slick device... obviously I haven't run it through the ringer yet, but so far I'm impressed.

    A little concerned about network connectivity, but it's WAY too early to tell on that... plus this is Verizon's 4G we're talking about, so it won't be perfect...
     
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    My first impressions were good... I played with one while in line at verizon this morning. the gps wasnt working good with the store model which had me skeptical. however i tested it out after purchasing my own nexus and it was impressive it locked on and navigated within a minute with no bars! as far as the service goes i must say it is up there with motorola. I live where theres not alot of service 1 bar tops and this phone has not lost any service, not only that but it loads faster then any other phone iv had with 3g. It is true that the volume is alittle on the weak side but the phone is fast and reliable. within minutes of having it i was updated to 4.0.2 to that was nice and a app i highly recomend for this phone is LIGHT FLOW it is amazing i went ahead and bought it and i dont regret it one bit.
     
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    I'm loving mine so far. Came from an OG Droid and a "rental" iphone 4s. Love the screen! Device IS big, but compared to 4.3" devices i played with such as the Razr, galaxy s2, it does not feel much bigger at all to me. Everything has been snappy so far, activated fine, call voice quality is wonderful.

    The wifi signal im showing in the statusbar seems lower than other devices i've used, but the speed in speed test was on par with those devices, so many it just shows a different number of bars or something IDK. Didn't do any scientific tests other than the speedtest which was perfectly satisfactory to me.

    Havn't really tested the camera yet either, but I don't use my phone as a serious camera much aside from taking quick shots for facebook / twitter.

    All in all, so happy to have the device, quality feels great, its quick and snappy, great screen. <3