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Default [Q] Chosing Nexus vs S2

Hi, I am from india and we don't have galaxy nexus over here yet. However, i can get a phone from US through ebay at around the same cost as S2. The difference is S2 is available in India with an year of warranty. Nexus however is available with a US warranty of an Year which i might avail of through relatives in US. The main advantage of Nexus for which i am considering it is its brilliant display and pixel density and the fact that Jelly Bean would be definitely updated on Nexus. Can you guys suggest if i should go by the jelly bean update and display of nexus and get it from US or I should get S2 in india? Just need your opinion guys as I am really concerned that if Jelly Bean is released this year, then, spending this much amount on an ICS phone won;t make sense...

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In my opinion, go ahead and buy the galaxy s2 coz i think its better than the galaxy nexus, in terms of camera, battery life and performance. Galaxy S2 with ICS gives better performance than the nexus.

Coming on having jelly bean, it is being anticipated that if Google does release jelly bean this year, it will be an upgrade to honeycomb that is jelly bean will be only for tablets. I am not 100% sure about this, but if you research more on the internet, a lot of websites say that it is likely to be just for android tablets.

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also i m pretty sure that if galaxy nexus gets the jelly bean update, the galaxy s2 will also most likely get it.
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The s2 has better battery, camera, and procesor (assuming youre getting the exynos model, snappdragon sucks). Not to mention itll be getting an ics uodate....eventuaaalllyy. The display on the nexus isnt that great anyways considering its pentile. S2 for suuuuuure
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Default Thanx so much

Thanx so much for your quick response guys...just one more questions...You think its good to get the already available Galaxy S2 instead of waiting for Sony xperia P?

Thanx very much!!
 
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Default S2 is about an year old

Guys, S2 is a brilliant phone for the price its available now. But, does it make sense to buy such an old model phone now or wait for xperia P or HTC one S in that price range? Further, which of these models or the current phones do you think stands the chances of getting a jelly bean update (except the nexus of course!!) when it is out as i can't change me phone so frequently as google releases new updates.

Thanx in advance for your help!! I want to join the android community soon
 
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Thanx so much for your quick response guys...just one more questions...You think its good to get the already available Galaxy S2 instead of waiting for Sony xperia P?

Thanx very much!!
If you're going to wait for a phone, just go with the S3. The S2 has been out for a while now. The One S is good if you're a Sense guy. I personally like touchwiz.
 
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go for the s2. verry good phone at all.
 
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Guys, S2 is a brilliant phone for the price its available now. But, does it make sense to buy such an old model phone now or wait for xperia P or HTC one S in that price range? Further, which of these models or the current phones do you think stands the chances of getting a jelly bean update (except the nexus of course!!) when it is out as i can't change me phone so frequently as google releases new updates.

Thanx in advance for your help!! I want to join the android community soon
If you want a phone that has a high chance of getting a jelly bean update then go for Sony Xperia S (don't get the Xperia P!!!). it was released with 2.3 but ICS is on the way.

BUT take note that the old Xperia X10 started from 1.6 and got updates all the way to 2.3. In my opinion, Sony has a good reputation in updating their flagships.

But if my options are limited to the S2 and the Nexus then of course I'll be getting the S2. It's better overall and dev support is great.
Samsung Galaxy S < Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo < wishing for an Xperia S
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Default can't buy S3 or Xperia S

Many thanx for your replies. The problem is both xperia S and one X and S3 would be beyond my budget. If i just have a choice of S2, Xperia P, one S, Atrix 2 or equivalent phone in that budget, then which phone would have the highest chance of getting a jelly bean update and which one do you think would be better.
 
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go for the S2, both have customs roms but for s2 are nicer + u have usb support if u need (mouse, etc)

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