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Galaxy Nexus to HTC Droid DNA

23rd February 2013, 11:54 AM   |  #1  
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I'm currently debating whether to pick up the Galaxy Note 2 or the HTC DNA. I love the form factor of the DNA and it's 1080p, sense has always been of interest as well. I currently own a Galaxy Nexus, the new Nexus 4 is kind of underwhelming so I think I'm gonna take a break from the google line of devices.

what do you guys say?
23rd February 2013, 12:59 PM   |  #2  
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Re: Galaxy Nexus to HTC Droid DNA
I looked at both before I got the DNA. The Galaxy Note 2 was just to big for me. The screen on the DNA is much better. The also I prefer Sense over Touchwiz and Sense 4+ is the best yet. The biggest problem people have with DNA is the 16gb of space on the phone. You can easily get around this since the phone has usb-otg built in. With an adapter you plug in any size USB device. I have a dongle with a 64gb microsd card. It also works with TWRP recovery so you can backup your phone to it if you choose to unlock your phone.
23rd February 2013, 01:21 PM   |  #3  
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The DNA is also a world phone, correct? I live in Pakistan (where all the networks are GSM) and plan on having a friend of mine bring a DNA over from the states. I've read that they're unlocked out of the box and can be used on virtually any network.
23rd February 2013, 01:47 PM   |  #4  
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The DNA is also a world phone, correct? I live in Pakistan (where all the networks are GSM) and plan on having a friend of mine bring a DNA over from the states. I've read that they're unlocked out of the box and can be used on virtually any network.

Yups, u should be able to use it in Pakistan. All GSM frequency/band are UNLOCKED in this phone.
Iam using mine in India

My previous phone was also a GNex.
DNA is at another level to GNex. Quad-core, Bigger and better screen , better sound quality, better camera, better battery life.
The only thing GNex has over DNA is custom ROMs. But you should try out ViperDNA. It kicks ass !!
We should be getting AOSP pretty soon
23rd February 2013, 02:18 PM   |  #5  
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The thing that sold me was the 1080p screen... Everything looks phenomenal on this thing. I was nervous about the battery life but that had ended up impressing me also. This has honestly be the best phone I have ever owned
23rd February 2013, 08:55 PM   |  #6  
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man you guys are getting me pumped. I might have the phone by the 3rd week of march.

The only thing that bothers me is the Verizon logo tbqh.
23rd February 2013, 11:38 PM   |  #7  
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Re: Galaxy Nexus to HTC Droid DNA
I bought the note 2 but after two weeks it was just too big. Swapped it for this and never looked back!

For what it's worth I came from galaxy nexus and get easily double the battery life on this phone.

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24th February 2013, 04:00 AM   |  #8  
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Re: Galaxy Nexus to HTC Droid DNA
I was on a gnex before I got my DNA I'm happy as hell with mines. Unlocked,rooted,s-off,viper Rom, can't go wrong with that

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24th February 2013, 06:42 AM   |  #9  
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I could not be happier leaving the gnex

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24th February 2013, 06:29 PM   |  #10  
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AW: Galaxy Nexus to HTC Droid DNA
I have the Note 2 before Dna,Dna is better for me!

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