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Funny how no one here on the S3 forums seem to mention the price of the N4 as an advantage.

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How is the price an advantage, there are plenty of places where you can get the s3 cheaper than the n4.
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How is the price an advantage, there are plenty of places where you can get the s3 cheaper than the n4.
Well unless you are on the value plan. Then your price is 500+ $$. That's what drove me to get a gnex prior to this phone. I paid only 250 for it when I paid 529 fory gs2. I paid 549 for this phone and laying it in installments. The nexus four is half that price. So yes it is an advantage.

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It's not an advantage to get something that's gonna suck when the real s4 comes out.

It's like calling an HTC hero a g2

That "thing" is just to trick people who can't wait for the real s4.

Also Google wants to prove they can put out phones by themselves. Which they can't. Lord knows I wish they could.

We need to let the companies know we aren't Isheep.

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Oh yeah. S3 is better than the fake s4 in every way

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Let me try again. If I dropped my personal s3 I'd drive straight to the store and buy another one.

And, i still rock a real g2. And, I buy and sell gnex's and fake s4's all day.

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It's not an advantage to get something that's gonna suck when the real s4 comes out.

It's like calling an HTC hero a g2

That "thing" is just to trick people who can't wait for the real s4.

Also Google wants to prove they can put out phones by themselves. Which they can't. Lord knows I wish they could.

We need to let the companies know we aren't Isheep.

Rant over

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Oh yeah. S3 is better than the fake s4 in every way

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Been installing flip out decks all day. Little harried. That may not have been as helpful to the op as I usually try to be.

Let me try again. If I dropped my personal s3 I'd drive straight to the store and buy another one.

And, i still rock a real g2. And, I buy and sell gnex's and fake s4's all day.

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Well comparing a phone that is actually sold to a theoretical phone "s4" is not a comparison at all. I do think that Google has put out good nexus devices bit obviously not everyone likes what they put out, hence why people choose the s3 or other devices . Those people want SD card support, etc. When I owned a gnex I actually felt at peace knowing I'd be running g the latest and wouldn't have to be refreshing xda forums hoping for a good rom to run. There are reasons I'm on the sgs3 and not in the gnez but its not because it wasn't an awesome phone , but because the features it offered were not as beneficial as what I get from an s3. (WiFi calling, SD card, increased in call volume, media volume. ) I am not going for the "s4." Because Samsung is also towing us along like sheep. Yes I said it. How many of you actually will keep your s3 longer than 1 year? They only care about competing with iPhone.

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What exactly is a fake s4?lol

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I'll sell you one.

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Wrong forum

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I know Samsung is doing that, too. It would be hard not to. Don't buy a note 2 and they learn a lesson

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Lmao "fake" S4...

Google wasn't trying to make an S4, or to even compete with the next generation of the Galaxy line; they wanted to make a high end Nexus device with a low price point so they can gain a higher userbase in their ecosystem rather than giving Apple a chance to herd more people into their's.

It's really not about which is the better device, the S3 or the N4, but rather which device is more suitable. I love the S3 because of its screen size, microSD slot, and the screen saturation. On the other hand, I'd jump at the chance to try out a Nexus 4 because it's pure vanilla with a sharper screen, pure black slate at the front with no branding or logos, and the build quality looks to be able to provide a very premium feel.


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That's actually a good point.

I still like girls staring at my screen size

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Lmao "fake" S4...

Google wasn't trying to make an S4, or to even compete with the next generation of the Galaxy line; they wanted to make a high end Nexus device with a low price point so they can gain a higher userbase in their ecosystem rather than giving Apple a chance to herd more people into their's.

It's really not about which is the better device, the S3 or the N4, but rather which device is more suitable. I love the S3 because of its screen size, microSD slot, and the screen saturation. On the other hand, I'd jump at the chance to try out a Nexus 4 because it's pure vanilla with a sharper screen, pure black slate at the front with no branding or logos, and the build quality looks to be able to provide a very premium feel.


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I almost bought an N4 over the S3 until I heard about no wifi calling on the N4 through T-mobile. That plus the lack of expandable storage and glass back of the N4 pushed me towards the S3 and I haven't regretted my purchase at all. Dropped a 64gb Micro-SD in the S3, installed Nova Launcher and BAM..Samsung knows how to make a great phone. I still hate touch-wiz, but any launcher of choice fixes that rather quickly. I really wanted the N4 until I tried the S3 + Nova Launcher.
Hahaha +1 .. Nova launcher . Touchwiz blows

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