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By ericwalsh, Member on 2nd November 2011, 08:12 PM
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So my phones been broken since August, and I have no backups. In other words, I haven't had a phone since mid-August. Anyway, I just got some money for my birthday and job. Should I wait until the Galaxy Nexus comes out for tmo in late November? If not, suggest getting any other phone?




EDIT:hmm alright. I need a phone.. Im trying not to spend the most amount of money because im going to buy the Nexus during christmas time, but can anyone steer me in the right direction in buying a used phone off craigslist? Preferably a decent one? Price Range $100-$275. I have T-mobile but any phone thats compatible whether its unlocked or not I'll be willing to get. I'm in jersey BTW, in case any of you want to give it a look.
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2nd November 2011, 08:18 PM |#2  
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if you read this topic http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1316800

you'll know you're in for a very long wait

but it might be worth it, depending how fan are you of stock AOS
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2nd November 2011, 08:30 PM |#3  
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If you have enough money to buy one unlocked for the full price, then you should hopefully have it by this month end.

If you are looking for tmo subsidized, then there is a possibility that you might have wait longer.
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2nd November 2011, 08:31 PM |#4  
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Originally Posted by AllGamer

if you read this topic http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1316800

you'll know you're in for a very long wait

but it might be worth it, depending how fan are you of stock AOS

yea, I read through a bunch of pages in that thread. If I have to wait a week or two, I'll be fine with that... And I'm just going to root it assuming it will be possible as other Nexus phones were easily rooted..


Just not so sure if its hitting tmobile.. I dont come on here as much as I used to, but if you find ANY news having to do with tmo and the galaxy nexus or the release date, mind Pming me? thanks


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If you have enough money to buy one unlocked for the full price, then you should hopefully have it by this month end.

If you are looking for tmo subsidized, then there is a possibility that you might have wait longer.

yea, I think ill just be buying it full price unfortunately.
2nd November 2011, 09:00 PM |#5  
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Only you can decide for yourself which phone is best and what is "worth" the wait for you.

Just do the research and decide what's good for you.
2nd November 2011, 10:09 PM |#6  
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I will personally wait till prices drop at Christmas. My captivate is going super strong after installing miui. I got money, lots of it... So gonna buy unlocked! No seriously, it's because I am going out of the country mid next year for a while... Some legal issues...



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2nd November 2011, 10:17 PM |#7  
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I will personally wait till prices drop at Christmas. My captivate is going super strong after installing miui. I got money, lots of it... So gonna buy unlocked! No seriously, it's because I am going out of the country mid next year for a while... Some legal issues...



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legal issues... considering your forum name is psycho I wonder...
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hmm alright. I need a phone.. Im trying not to spend the most amount of money because im going to buy the Nexus during christmas time, but can anyone steer me in the right direction in buying a used phone off craigslist? Price Range $100-$275
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hmm alright. I need a phone.. Im trying not to spend the most amount of money because im going to buy the Nexus during christmas time, but can anyone steer me in the right direction in buying a used phone off craigslist? Price Range $100-$275

Just search craigslist and find one you like lol.
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Just search craigslist and find one you like lol.

ive been doing that the past hour. I just dont want to find one, get it then regret buying it a day later. Im just looking for a solid phone to use for a month, maybe two.. G2 any good? how about the Aria?

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