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13th February 2013, 05:58 PM |#2541  
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Hi, I asked a phone vendor about the Nexus 4, he said that he wouldn't recommend me this phone. Why ?? because he said that this phone isn't suitable for personal use and is only for those who are 24 hours on the go and on the Net, above all he also mentioned that I need to pay extra money to unlock some Google Services (like, what the hell is Google Service, I haven't even heard it before). So....

1. Is he talking crap ? (about the "paying to unlock Google Service" thing) , or maybe it is because of regional difference ?? (I am from Malaysia, does that make a difference ?)

2. As far as I know, all smartphones are capable/made for going on the Net, hence isn't the "for those who are 24 hours on the go and on the Net“ issue also applicable to other high-end smartphones ?? I dont see why it should discourage me from buying the phone albeit me being a moderate phone user.


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Hi, I asked a phone vendor about the Nexus 4, he said that he wouldn't recommend me this phone. Why ?? because he said that this phone isn't suitable for personal use and is only for those who are 24 hours on the go and on the Net, above all he also mentioned that I need to pay extra money to unlock some Google Services (like, what the hell is Google Service, I haven't even heard it before). So....

1. Is he talking crap ? (about the "paying to unlock Google Service" thing) , or maybe it is because of regional difference ?? (I am from Malaysia, does that make a difference ?)

2. As far as I know, all smartphones are capable/made for going on the Net, hence isn't the "for those who are 24 hours on the go and on the Net“ issue also applicable to other high-end smartphones ?? I dont see why it should discourage me from buying the phone albeit me being a moderate phone user.


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Yup he's talking crap.

I've owned 7 smart phones and this is by far the most user friendly high end smartphone I've ever owned. I would highly recommend the N4 to a new android user or a Developer

Oh yea I have no clue what the vendor was talking about with having to pay more for Google services that's BS

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13th February 2013, 06:12 PM |#2543  
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Hi, I asked a phone vendor about the Nexus 4, he said that he wouldn't recommend me this phone. Why ?? because he said that this phone isn't suitable for personal use and is only for those who are 24 hours on the go and on the Net, above all he also mentioned that I need to pay extra money to unlock some Google Services (like, what the hell is Google Service, I haven't even heard it before). So....

1. Is he talking crap ? (about the "paying to unlock Google Service" thing) , or maybe it is because of regional difference ?? (I am from Malaysia, does that make a difference ?)

2. As far as I know, all smartphones are capable/made for going on the Net, hence isn't the "for those who are 24 hours on the go and on the Net“ issue also applicable to other high-end smartphones ?? I dont see why it should discourage me from buying the phone albeit me being a moderate phone user.


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1) he's an absolute moron, nothing he told you is factual.

2) you can do everything with the N4 as you would with any other smartphone.

3) I suggest reading through this thread ( yeah I know its long) there is a wealth of information and most(if not all) of your questions have been answered here

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13th February 2013, 06:38 PM |#2544  
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Out of curiosity haige, what did he recommend?

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13th February 2013, 07:04 PM |#2545  
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Out of curiosity haige, what did he recommend?

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He told me that "I am better off using Samsung devices" ... I think its because he doesn't sell N4, so he purposely talked crap so that I'll buy Samsung devices from him

Anyway, I'm still choosing N4, prefer the size and UI and the speedy update from Google, and also the PRICE.
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He told me that "I am better off using Samsung devices" ... I think its because he doesn't sell N4, so he purposely talked crap so that I'll buy Samsung devices from him

Anyway, I'm still choosing N4, prefer the size and UI and the speedy update from Google, and also the PRICE.


Speedy updates? Have you been following this 4.2.2 thing

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He told me that "I am better off using Samsung devices" ... I think its because he doesn't sell N4, so he purposely talked crap so that I'll buy Samsung devices from him

Anyway, I'm still choosing N4, prefer the size and UI and the speedy update from Google, and also the PRICE.

Its a beautiful phone you will love it.

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this phone isn't suitable for personal use and is only for those who are 24 hours on the go and on the Net, above all he also mentioned that I need to pay extra money to unlock some Google Services

I think I know what he meant, and he's right (though he didn't explain well). This phone maxes out at 16GB internal storage (about 13 is usable), with no SD card slot. To effectively use a medium or large collection of music or videos, you need to store it online. So you need to have internet access 24-hours, and if you want to use Google Music (or the alternative services), you'll need to pay for a big data plan (or be on wifi all the time).

But don't get a Samsung if you care about basic usability. (IMO, obviously.)
13th February 2013, 08:43 PM |#2549  
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Is there any way to enable notification led while charging on stock? Haven't got a chance to root it yet.
Edit: never mind just realized it only works with screen off.

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Speedy updates? Have you been following this 4.2.2 thing

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I think I know what he meant, and he's right (though he didn't explain well). This phone maxes out at 16GB internal storage (about 13 is usable), with no SD card slot. To effectively use a medium or large collection of music or videos, you need to store it online. So you need to have internet access 24-hours, and if you want to use Google Music (or the alternative services), you'll need to pay for a big data plan (or be on wifi all the time).

Thanks for the info, though I am most certainly NOT going to store 13GB of musics and videos in my phone, I've my notebook for handling games n multimedia + external HDD for storage, why would I use my phone as a storage. Besides, I am using WiFi at home and I rarely even touch my packet data. Just promise me that the basics (Google Maps, Google Now, and Google *whatever*) are free and I will not complain


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But don't get a Samsung if you care about basic usability. (IMO, obviously.)

I definitely care for the basic usability. I, for one, don't enjoy experiencing lags be it web surfing or scrolling between windows...(currently using Samsung Galaxy Y)

So, I guess we have come to a conclusion then Thanks guys for helping me out, really.
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