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[Q] Nexus 5 Revised version ?

24th February 2014, 06:50 AM |#1  
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How can I really be sure that the Nex5 I am going to buy will have the tighter power button and larger speaker grills?

Does the serial number matter?
Because I've read that some of the phones with 312k serial numbers have the tighter buttons and larger speaker grills, but some people say that their 312k phones look the same as the original 310k models.
 
 
24th February 2014, 06:51 AM |#2  
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How can I really be sure that the Nex5 I am going to buy will have the tighter power button and larger speaker grills?

Does the serial number matter?
Because I've read that some of the phones with 312k serial numbers have the tighter buttons and larger speaker grills, but some people say that their 312k phones look the same as the original 310k models.

Get a case.

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24th February 2014, 07:03 AM |#3  
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How can I really be sure that the Nex5 I am going to buy will have the tighter power button and larger speaker grills?

Does the serial number matter?
Because I've read that some of the phones with 312k serial numbers have the tighter buttons and larger speaker grills, but some people say that their 312k phones look the same as the original 310k models.

My original 310K has some backlight bleed if you really look for it only appears in very dark dark movie scenes
and buttons don't rattle and is tight but

Its just a manufacturing tolerance as stated by another XDA member. If you buy a brand spanking new device from google play and or a carrier you most likely get the newest one.
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24th February 2014, 07:18 AM |#4  
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24th February 2014, 07:22 AM |#5  
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Then it is not the phone for you.

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24th February 2014, 07:31 AM |#6  
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My original 310K has some backlight bleed if you really look for it only appears in very dark dark movie scenes
and buttons don't rattle and is tight but

Its just a manufacturing tolerance as stated by another XDA member. If you buy a brand spanking new device from google play and or a carrier you most likely get the newest one.

So you're saying that there is no fool-proof way to find out whether the device has got a loose buttons or not without opening the box...

But buying a phone with the latest serial number is the best practice as it would improve my chances of getting a revised version.
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24th February 2014, 07:35 AM |#7  
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So you're saying that there is no fool-proof way to find out whether the device has got a loose buttons or not without opening the box...

But buying a phone with the latest serial number is the best practice as it would improve my chances of getting a revised version.
THANKS

There is no 'revision'. If you are put off by a loose button, either fix it yourself, or choose another phone. Mine is loose, but doesn't rattle at all...I NEVER notice its loose in my Diztronic (thin) case, which has protected me from more than a dozen drops.
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Then it is not the phone for you.

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Ok, I'll consider buying a tpu case.
But what about the small speaker grill issue?

And I asked for a way to spot a good device, not a way to resolve the problems.
24th February 2014, 07:39 AM |#9  
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Ok, I'll consider buying a tpu case.
But what about the small speaker grill issue?

It is still an 'issue' for some.

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And I asked for a way to spot a good device, not a way to resolve the problems.

It is hit or miss. There are solutions, but you seek reassurance that doesn't exist, rather than solutions.
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Ok, I'll consider buying a tpu case.
But what about the small speaker grill issue?

And I asked for a way to spot a good device, not a way to resolve the problems.

The speaker on my Nexus 5 is okay but not as good as a iPhone 4 and or a HTC one
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