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Which Phone Would You Choose?

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#1 Sir Topham Hatt

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Posted 04 November 2011 - 09:23

If both phones were out today and cost the same, which would you choose and why?

Please don't use this as an argument thread. It's more of a state your opinion and remember that it's okay for people to have different opinions!


#2 TheLegendOfMart

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Posted 04 November 2011 - 09:27

The phones are very similarly specced, the Nexus edges it out having 1280x720 screen that has anti fingerprint/oil coating to stop smudges.

#3 Tony.

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Posted 04 November 2011 - 09:28

SGS2 or Nexus Prime, that is all.

#4 +Frank B.

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Posted 04 November 2011 - 09:30

The Galaxy Nexus Prime, since it's the Android 4 reference phone without any fugly Sense/TouchWiz junk.

#5 bobbyfabulous

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Posted 04 November 2011 - 09:31

Out of those 2 I would choose the Nexus Prime, its not really even a debate.

But overall I always stick with HTC, I have since day 1 starting with G1 Dream then the Hero....I switched to Samsung Galaxy S after and did not like the experience at all, didn't like touchwiz, had a lousy dev community compared to most HTC devices, lag etc...got rid of the Galaxy S after a couple of weeks and went back to HTC (G2/Vision/Desire Z) and don't think I will switch again until HTC disappoints me which it hasn't yet.

#6 Muhammad Farrukh

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Posted 04 November 2011 - 09:31

I won't choose any of them
But for the topic' sake Galaxy Nexus > Galaxy S II

Purely because of Vanilla Android and 720p screen

#7 Nick H.

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Posted 04 November 2011 - 09:32

Having debated this exact same question with myself, I've settled on the Galaxy Nexus. It makes the most sense, even if it will dent my wallet more than the SGSII...

#8 HardyRexion

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Posted 04 November 2011 - 09:46

S2 as I have a 32gb Micro SD card and the Nexus doesn't support them

#9 firey

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Posted 04 November 2011 - 12:09

Went with the nexus, though my Atrix still has over 2 and a half years left on the contract, so by then the phone I upgrade to will be 10x better than the Prime (Just based on how technology advances)

#10 The Teej

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Posted 04 November 2011 - 12:26

Nexus Prime, by a long shot.

#11 HyBry

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Posted 04 November 2011 - 12:34

I was very excited about the Prime, but somehow I am not so sold on it any more. It is the small things that get me, like it is not AMOLED Plus screen, or that it does not use Gorilla Glass. I am just worried that they have skimped out on other things as well.

Beyond that it would be Nexus Prime for me.

#12 THE END

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Posted 04 November 2011 - 12:37

i own a Samsung Galaxy S2 and its awesome. fulfills all my work needs.

I also added an additional 16gb memory card with tons of videos on them and its screen quality is awesome! HD videos play real smooth with great quality.

#13 IceBreakerG

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Posted 04 November 2011 - 15:31

I voted for the Galaxy S 2. I have the phone and it's awesome, but the Galaxy Nexus doesn't have expandable storage, and that's a deal breaker for me. I have a 32GB card in my SGS2, so now I have 48GB of total storage. The 1280x720p screen isn't really a big deal when we're talking about a screen that's less than 5" anyway. The Super AMOLED+ screen on the SGS2 looks amazing as it is. Also, I'm not a fan of the software buttons on the Galaxy Nexus either. I'd rather have the standard capacitive touch buttons.

#14 +AJerman

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Posted 04 November 2011 - 17:03

Reasons to choose SGS2 over GN: micro sd support, better cpu and gpu, Super AMOLED Plus screen w/ rgb stripe subpixel layout (even at a lower resolution), size, probably better battery life

Reasons to choose GN over SGS2: Comes with ICS (even though SGS2 will get ICS), 720p (pentile) screen, Nexus phone (AOSP)

Winner: SGS2

No worries, SGS2 will get ICS very soon, then the only advantage of the Nexus is an arguably better screen, and AOSP. I'd hold off for a real 720p screen if I were you.

#15 tsupersonic

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Posted 04 November 2011 - 17:08

Galaxy Nexus just because it doesn't have the garbage they call Touchwiz. Plus, the "Google-branded" phones get updated with the latest and greatest.



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