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Hi guys, I currently have someone I can buy an LG G2 from for $250 in pretty much new condition, only used for a bit and is going back to an iPhone. I currently own an N4 and love having Nexus devices--- fast updates, AOSP, etc.

I know the N5 is a stripped down G2, and I would prefer the N5 due to looks and feel, but is the better spec'd G2 a better buy at that price? Thanks in advance for any advice!
 
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Hi guys, I currently have someone I can buy an LG G2 from for $250 in pretty much new condition, only used for a bit and is going back to an iPhone. I currently own an N4 and love having Nexus devices--- fast updates, AOSP, etc.

I know the N5 is a stripped down G2, and I would prefer the N5 due to looks and feel, but is the better spec'd G2 a better buy at that price? Thanks in advance for any advice!
How is the G2 better spec'd, other than the battery?
 
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How is the G2 better spec'd, other than the battery?
Battery size, GRAM, Display quality, camera. I know the N5 has received quite a few new updates to make the camera better. Do you think the 32 gb LG G2 at $250 is a better buy?
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It drove someone back to iPhone. That's not a good sign.

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Battery size, GRAM, Display quality, camera. I know the N5 has received quite a few new updates to make the camera better. Do you think the 32 gb LG G2 at $250 is a better buy?
Display and camera can be argued both ways. You're wrong about GRAM though. The AnandTech review confirmed that the N5 also uses it.
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Go with the g2

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Display and camera can be argued both ways. You're wrong about GRAM though. The AnandTech review confirmed that the N5 also uses it.
Agreed, the display is brighter on the Nexus 5 and far more accurate. The G2 is more saturated, and has better viewing angles. So depends on what you want.

Btw, where does Brian mention the GRAM? I can't find it in his review.
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Display and camera can be argued both ways. You're wrong about GRAM though. The AnandTech review confirmed that the N5 also uses it.
I don't see anything about it having GRAM?
 
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I can't stand the LG logo on the front of the device. Would not buy it. I know its stupid but that's me.
 
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So I've been checking out the G2 forums, it's sad how dead it is. I think I'm just going to go with the N5, buy the G2 and flip it on ebay to make the burden on my wallet easier.

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