what to look out for in new nexus?

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  1. kinfolk248

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    Ok heres a question for you guys....gonna get a nexus friday when i go home for spring break cus my current phone is severely F'd!!!!! when it comes, what do i need to check for out of the box?? i know to check if it makes/receives calls, check for damage/defects, but what else would signal tht i may have gotta a lemon??? i wanna know before i dive deep into nerdism (oh you know what i mean by tht!!!!)...​




     
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    I would open the box and make sure it has a galaxy nexus inside...
     
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    Use like normal is the best way
     
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    yea i would hope there would be a nexus inside lol but seriously tho...
     
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    If you're into rooting and stuff I'd unlock the bootloader before anything, if I were you, because it erases everything when you unlock it


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    oh absolutely, hence the word 'nerdism' lol -_-
     
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    Root that baby then and get the best ROM out in my opinion, AOKP AXIOM CROSSBREED Monolith. Absolutely amazing. Runs on android 4.0.4 and the battery life is tremendous.

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    What Benland and Matt said. I haven't had battery life coupled with performance like this since I can't remember when.

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    Make sure it works:D
     
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    I'd suggest going slow on installing your usual collection of apps. Sometimes what gets tagged as a "bad gnex" is really one/more apps that don't work reliably in ICS, so any gnex will respond the same way.

    Great choice btw. I love this phone!
     
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    any that you know of right off hand ?