Why is everyone going crazy about the Nexus One?

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  1. acetwo

    acetwo Member

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    Google did not make the phone. HTC did

    its just coming with android 2.1, which us droid users will get anyways

    I would still choose droid over the nexus one cuz it has a keyboard
     
  2. Martin030908

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    HTC did the hardware, but it's 100% Googles phone. Google controls this device entirely... where as other HTC devices have Sense added to it.
    Also Google is controlling the flow of this device released to the market.
     
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    And were stealing everything that is'nt bolted down on it.......
     
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    Martin030908 Super Moderator

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    lol, without hesitation. :icon_ banana:
     
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    Probably because of the Snapdragon processor.
     
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    ^Snapdragon ftw :)
     
  7. LordKastle

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    Again..I'll ask... going crazy? Who?... people on T-Mobile who haven't gotten a phone since the G-1? The phone has had no hype due to it being grid-locked on that one carrier in the US.

    If you consider tech-blogs as a form of advertising on the masses...then maybe.
     
  8. darreno1

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    I care about Android 2.1 more than the Nexus 1 to be honest. I really don't know if it being under Google's control makes a difference. Only time will tell but let's say Google gets stingy with the updates (doubtful), you know someone is going to cook up a rom with everything anyway. It may not be official and will require rooting, but it will be available.

    And like Backnblack said, those not into rooting will still get 'stolen' goodies to play with.

    I would have been a bigger fan of the N1 if the speed gap was geater. But from what I've seen, it really doesn't seem to be anything to call home about. For people with a G1, Hero, or Eris on the other hand, it will be a big jump.
     
  9. Tillers_Rule

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    Because it's the next big thing:lifting:
     
  10. LordKastle

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    I also love how people make something out of nothing. You realize why Google can't get "stingy" with updates is for one specific reason. The developers will leave the Android OS. There can't be fragmentation of the OS or developers cannot profit. The Moto Droid will have the highest share of marketplace potential out of all Android devices going in to 4G...then it is a whole new ball game.

    Last time I checked the MyTouch and G-1 did not do a whole lot of much for the app marketplace and that was after how long?
     
  11. bacalao

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    I'm with lord kastle on this one.
     
  12. Martin030908

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    Might have trouble 'calling home' with T-Mobile's coverage :) just a joke....