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Ordered Nexus 5 Red

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5th February 2014, 04:17 AM   |  #11  
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Nothin wrong with using chainfires autoroot. Works great.

I've noticed a trend recently in which people using CF's autoroot seem to be running into issues. Either way, rooting the proper way is better. Rooting through a custom recovery installs the SuperSU binaries and the latest version of SuperSU onto the system partition all in one step. Less chances for things to go wrong.
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Great choice! Maybe check out your stock and unrooted Red (lovely) Nexus 5 a week, and then decide of you think it's necessary to root it.

If you decide to, I recommend flashing Franco Kernel for better battery life (especially in stand by) and enabling ART for a better performance. (You won't be able to use Xposed with ART)

You won't be disappointed, enjoy!

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8th February 2014, 04:32 PM   |  #13  
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I had 14 different phones in 2014 (yes I need rehab) and I have to say the nexus 5 and the htc one are tied for my favorite. The nexus has been so reliable day in and day out and never causes me an issue. No surprises, no random drains, just performance. KitKat is on a whole different playing field, and getting the stock experience is truly something to look forward to. You will not be let down! Enjoy it and I'm so jealous you got the red!

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OEM unlock so much easier to unlock on Linux no drivers needed. Just adb and fastboot. Mad jelly you got the red one.

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Driver installation is necessary, and is for any method you use. It can be a pita and if anything slows you down that'll be it.

Unless he uses Linux.

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