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#1 badb0y



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Posted 04 April 2014 - 03:36

I personally have 1001 reasons to get it.


1. I have a same old million year old iPhone 4s bought in 2011.

2. I am tired of being stuck in apple iOS (lack of customization's and stuff. you know without JB) Kinda bored with iOS.

3. To match-up with latest tech.


These are a few reasons. What about you guys? Buying? Not Buying? WHY? :D

#2 tsupersonic


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Posted 04 April 2014 - 03:59

I have no reason to - I'm using a HTC One that I bought at end of April 2013. Having said that, the S5 seems to be an alright phone.

#3 Roger H.

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Posted 04 April 2014 - 04:08

Moved here

#4 AsherGZ



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Posted 04 April 2014 - 04:47

Nope. Why would anyone want that ugly piece of ****? The S4 looks way better. The only thing that looks nice on the S5 is the lockscreen wallpaper. :D


Don't really like the new HTC M8's design either. The One was beautiful. But my next phone is going to be the Lumia 930. If anyone knows how to design beautiful phones, it's Nokia!

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Posted 04 April 2014 - 04:51

Mine will be Lumia 930. Windows phone 8.1 is upto my expectations.


I don't like to waste my time in installing junk roms and trying to make silly things work in Android.

I can put that time into work and earn $$ :)

#6 Orange Battery

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Posted 04 April 2014 - 06:57

I just worry that it's not going to fit in my pocket.

Have to agree on the comments about the m8's look - the One was a gorgeous phone and the follow up only needed a better camera and battery.

#7 d5aqoëp


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Posted 04 April 2014 - 07:15

Might as well go for LG G Pro 2

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Posted 04 April 2014 - 07:21

Of the current crop of high-end Android smartphones I'd go with the HTC One M8, Sony Xperia Z2 or Nexus 5 over the Samsung Galaxy S5. Why? Firstly hardware design - the S5 still looks as cheap as its predecessors. Secondly I'm not a fan of what Samsung do with Android.

#9 beanboy89



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Posted 04 April 2014 - 10:25

Very likely going to get a Nexus 5 in the coming few weeks.

#10 +Nik L

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Posted 04 April 2014 - 10:41

It all depends whether they embrace the GPE route or not.

#11 InsaneNutter


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Posted 04 April 2014 - 10:50

Not Buying? WHY? :D

I have a Galaxy Nexus from 2011 running Android 4.4, which suits my requirements perfectly. With that in mind I have no reason to upgrade.

If I was going to upgrade I’d personally never buy a Samsung phone with the touchwiz interface, i’m not really that keen on the design of the S5 either.

#12 techbeck


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Posted 04 April 2014 - 16:54

I am steering clearing of Samsung and I would get the new HTC over anything Samsung.  With that said....


The Nexus series of phones and LG are producing some good devices.  May want to look in to them. The LG G2 is a great phone with great battery life.

#13 adrynalyne


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Posted 04 April 2014 - 17:15

It all depends whether they embrace the GPE route or not.

They did.


Price premium and all.

#14 sc302


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Posted 04 April 2014 - 17:22

If it is anything like the s4, I will pass.  I am contemplating the note3 due to the mere fact that the keyboard accuracy seems to be a bit better than the s4.  I can't count how many times I have chucked the s4 due the keyboard sucking so bad, if it werent for my otterbox the thing would have shattered a long time ago. 


I would rather go back to a iphone3 if there was an option for me. 

#15 MillionVoltss


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Posted 04 April 2014 - 17:22

S2 2011, So yes Its a very strong option.