Thanks for all the responses guys. I'm gonna look into 8sms & textra and see what they're like. I'm not sure yet if I'm gonna be rooting my N3 either. I'll probably end up doing so eventually, especially if we get twrp recovery n the bootloader unlocked, but I'm not holding my breath and even if we don't I think I'll still be staying very happy with this phone! With the exception of some minor bugs that are to be expected with new hardware/software, and that I'm sure will be fixed, I think Sammy did a great job with all the upgrades this time around. It would be nice to delete the bloat ware I don't care for like almost all the Verizon apps, but other than that a lot of what I rooted for is either now in the phone or I can get with Nova or Apex launcher. All n all I'm very happy with this phone and its the first phone I may be OK with not rooting. We'll see lol.
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