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Default [Q] LG G2 or Nexus 5?


I don't know which one should I choose. I live in Brazil and there is no Nexus 5 yet over here (maybe it'll be released in March 2014)
The LG G2 is available at a VERY affordable price, for less than R$1300. For comparison, Galaxy Note 3 costs R$2899 and iPhone 5S costs R$2799. Nexus 4 costs R$900 and a Galaxy S3 costs the same R$1300, so you get the image.
The thing is, the Nexus 5 isn't available here officially. There are independent importers that brought them to here (with 4G compatibility n' all, D821), but they cost as much as R$1800~2000.

As Nexus 5 is nothing more than a "simplified" and unlocked version of LG G2, I expect it to cost a little bit less or the same thing as the LG G2 (but I'd not be surprised if both prices increased).

I currently have an Galaxy S3 i9300 which I'm now using mostly for phone calls and tethering for my Nexus 7 2013, which I carry around everywhere, because the i9300 is no more enough for me (screen estate, multitasking, old android).

I like to mod the phone a lot, and I've heard the LG G2 isn't that good for this, so I don't know what to get. The G2 is really really cheap considering other phone's prices, but I'm a modding addict.

Should I wait and buy the Nexus 5 next year or I'll not lose too much by getting the G2 this christmas?

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