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[Q] Nexus 5 vs LG G2 vs Galaxy S4?

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18th June 2014, 11:16 PM   |  #11  
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If you get one that can have recovery otherwise its a stock based ROM with safestrap get one that has twrp and is rooted

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Other wise I would stay away from the s4

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19th June 2014, 12:25 AM   |  #12  
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Phone snobs lol. Craziness here.

I would pick the g2 but I'm happy with the n5.
The phones may have been released somewhere 6 months ago but here in Canada the s5 is maybe a month or 2 ago the others a few months. Not old at all.

People here get really crazy about what they consider old. I remember you from the HTC desire days Suroot. I still have that phone too.

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Just realized he said s4 not s5. Lg g2 is closer to s5 in terms of age.

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19th June 2014, 01:47 AM   |  #13  
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This thread will probably get closed...as they usually do....Lol....but...

G2 if you aren't a flashaholic.

N5 if you are.

S4...any Samsung....never again. Terrible. 👍
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19th June 2014, 06:58 AM   |  #14  
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I remember you from the HTC desire days Suroot. I still have that phone too.

So do I

I wouldn't say it's crazy. In the UK on contract we're expected to keep a flagshship phone for 24 months. Thats a long time in the Android world and most. OEMs don't give official after 18-24 months and development really slows down and suffers after that point.. That's why I always try to get the absolute newest phone possible that meets my criteria.. If I get a phone thats 6 months old, I may only have a year of updates which makes year 2 an unpleasant experience.
19th June 2014, 05:17 PM   |  #15  
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It was 36 months here in Canada until this year they changed the law. My friend kept his desire for 40 months and he bought it when it was 6 months old.

It still ran fine but never got any updates and he just didn't know what he was missing. Never had a smartphone before so he was happy no matter what.

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It was 36 months here in Canada until this year they changed the law. My friend kept his desire for 40 months and he bought it when it was 6 months old.

It still ran fine but never got any updates and he just didn't know what he was missing. Never had a smartphone before so he was happy no matter what.

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Yeah I remember hearing about the 36 month thing. I'm actually moving away from subsidised handsets.

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19th June 2014, 05:38 PM   |  #17  
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Yeah I remember hearing about the 36 month thing. I'm actually moving away from subsidised handsets.

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Rogers in Canada ticked me off bad enough....I paid 800 to leave them. (Took my sweet time paying them) and paid cash for a moto x. Then passed that awesome, but boring phone, to my wife and paid cash for an N5. Never again will I do a contract.

Of course I won't be buying brand new flagships either....maybe used once they're out awhile.

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350 of that was for an 18 month old S2....that was worth a hundred bucks at best at that point. Nope....cash only from now on. Lol
19th June 2014, 05:54 PM   |  #18  
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This thread will probably get closed...as they usually do....Lol....but...

G2 if you aren't a flashaholic.

N5 if you are.

S4...any Samsung....never again. Terrible. ��

Why samsung s4 terrible?
19th June 2014, 06:34 PM   |  #19  
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Why samsung s4 terrible?

Touchwiz and all the Samsung bloat are a horrible mess. Lag. I have had an s2 since it came out, and my daughter has a gtab3. . I'll never buy a phone again that I HAVE to root, debloat and possibly flash a ROM JUST to make it smooth. The Gtab3 came out if the box a laggy nightmare. After rooting, deviating severely, its not too bad. Tho my N7 2012 dances circles around it.

Just my experience and opinion tho. To each their own.
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19th June 2014, 07:01 PM   |  #20  
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The price of the Nexus 5 makes it my choice. We are currently in a bit of a technology slump. By purchasing a cheaper phone like the Nexus 5, you have a cheaper/sooner option to upgrade when the next benchmark comes out (which I personally dont think will be for a year or so).

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