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Old November 20, 2011, 10:17 PM
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It won't be LTE as the only LTE version out there is the Verizon one which uses CDMA as the fallback.

I actually have a Nexus for a little while.
The screen is really sharp, very impressive stuff and ICS feels very smooth.
They added something I like which is a bandwidth monitor so you know how much data you use on your network (excludes Wifi if you prefer).

Here's to hoping. The lack of LTE support puts me on the fence.



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apparently its pentaband...does that include aws(mobi and wind)?
Yes. It'll work with the Big 3 and the new entrants 3.5G.
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Old November 21, 2011, 06:49 AM
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8530 that is CDMA, means Bell or Telus. 3G coverage is only in the city, (if you are still in Thunder Bay) outside the city you are out of luck.

We had Rogers but Tbaytel (my local internet, mobile, phone and cable company) bought them out so now its only Koodo, Telus and Tbaytel where I am. Its pretty much 3G here even though Tbaytel call it 4g. Its because they have HSPA+ they call it 4g. So yeah I will wait until Telus picks up the Samsung Galaxy S3 once it gets released.
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Old November 22, 2011, 08:58 PM
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by the sounds of it there is no sd card slot. So hopefully we get the 32gb version as 16gb is not enough but I doubt I will use 32gb any time soon.
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Old November 23, 2011, 08:00 AM
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There is no SD slot, and I believe Bell confirmed theirs is the 16GB version.
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Old November 26, 2011, 09:01 AM
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Well Telus now allows me tp upgrade so just gotta wait for this phone to come out. Any other phones I should look at?
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Old November 26, 2011, 11:15 AM
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The Galaxy S2X on Telus is a solid phone, but honestly, I would wait for the Galaxy Nexus. It's definitely the best phone I've ever used, and I've used plenty!
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This might have been asked before.. but isn't the Galaxy 2 X the same as Galaxy Nexus ?
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No, it's a very different phone.
It's got the snapdragon processor vs the exynos processor. It's also only 800x480, rather than the 720p screen.
Plus the Nexus has Ice Cream Sandwich already on the phone, something we won't see on any other phone until some time in 2012.
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So technically all around (excluding OS), which is a better phone to have.. Was thinking of getting the Galaxy S2 X.. but then heard about Galaxy Nexus. 2012 isn't too far away, I think many places have already advertised ICS coming for S2X like January or start of 2012 at least.

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Old November 28, 2011, 01:05 AM
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If you're willing to wait (which you should, honestly) - the Galaxy Nexus and wait for the review.

I had the S2 LTE - but the resolution sucks and it annoyed me compared to my qHD EVO 3D. 800x480 vs 960x540 is a night and day for me. Even more so when you have a 1280x720 resolution on a 4.65" screen. Text and images are waaaay crisper.

GN is unlocked, pentaband 3.5G and it will get all the official updates faster than any android phone. The downside to me is no LTE and it seems like no ext micro SD.
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