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I'm really surprised by the amount of build quality and camera posts. I think the build quality is great, phone feels and looks awesome and it can take some falls. Where do you guys live that you're talking about those things rather than the crap 4g radio? I'm 5 mins outside nyc, I never even saw 3g on my bolt because it held 4g like glue.. and my nexus has the opposite problem; can't get 4g in my house

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Noise cancellation is for recording video, not calls.
Found the thread I was thinking of:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1507414
Also this one:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1363972

So what you wrote seems to be true, but with the caveat that it's only true because Samsung made a deliberate choice to leave out hardware to enable it. I.e. it's a feature not a bug :P
Unless I just read a lot of misinformation?

As someone who talks on my phone and isn't very inclined to record video often, this is a disappointing example of hardware design choice.
 
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What i think adrynalyne is trying to say is that pure hardware specs don't mean anything. You could have a hex-a-core-twin-turbo-intercooled-super-snapdragon-tegra-omap, but if there is no software optimized for it, there's no much point. Who cares if the benchmark is 3x the GNex if it loads a web page in the same amount of time? It's more of a "my junk is bigger/better/faster than your junk" thing, not much more.

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What i think adrynalyne is trying to say is that pure hardware specs don't mean anything. You could have a hex-a-core-twin-turbo-intercooled-super-snapdragon-tegra-omap, but if there is no software optimized for it, there's no much point. Who cares if the benchmark is 3x the GNex if it loads a web page in the same amount of time? It's more of a "my junk is bigger/better/faster than your junk" thing, not much more.

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Samsung is cruising towards top smartfone company. so it makes sense that google has given order for nexus to it..
 
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Having owned in the past 18 months a sgs4g, several lg g2x's, 2 sensations, an amaze, a sgs2 and a gnex I find Samsung to have the best build quality even with all the plastic and the phones just seem to run better in my opinion.

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If you ask me the all plastic is good for build quality. It's light, durable and Samsung is doing a good job with it. My metal HTC phones all creak after a while and are too heavy.

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I personally like the plastic build and light weight of Samsung phones. I carry my phone around in my pocket all day long so the lighter the better IMO.
 
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I don't mind the plastic used in the GN to be honest but it would be great if the 'plastic' were made of GRN (Glass Reinforced Nylon), the same material used in the production of many handguns today. Light, heavy duty, and sturdy.
And this material is much more expensive, as normal plastic.
Additional to this, this material will break faster because of his structure.

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I figured Google might use Motorola this time around, but I'm perfectly ok with Samsung making another Nexus. They makes great phones, I don't care what anyone says. They're HORRIBLE with software support/updates/etc IMO, but that's almost a non-issue on the Nexus line so whatevs.

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