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Are you going to buy the Google Nexus S?

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Are you going to buy the Google Nexus S?
December 16, 2010 is quite a big day for all Android lovers in the US, because this is the launch date of the long-awaited Google Nexus S. You are, of course, very informed about this handset thanks to our Nexus S round-up, our coverage on its introduction and all the rumours we reported to you before it was officially unveiled. According to some of our readers, however, the handset didn't live up to their expectations and that's why comments of disappointment were expressed, since the Nexus S doesn't offer something yet unseen (for example, a dual-core processor), but rather it packs all the goodies that we know and love with the Samsung Galaxy S along with some new perks like the Contour Display and an NFC chip. Nevertheless, since one of the most anticipated phones of the year is now here, we feel the time is right to ask you...

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Are you going to buy the Google Nexus S?
9.22%
86 votes
(86 votes) Absolutely! I'll be camping in front of the store all night.
10.29%
96 votes
(96 votes) Yes, but I'm waiting for a discount.
28.19%
263 votes
(263 votes) I will take my time and see what else is going to be launched in the coming months.
19.51%
182 votes
(182 votes) Nope, because it's on T-Mo.
32.8%
306 votes
(306 votes) No chance, 'cause this is more of the same, while the dual-core handsets are just knocking on our door.

933 votes


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posted on 16 Dec 2010, 08:41

1. protozeloz (Posts: 5381; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)


I might wait and see another phone with 2.3 since Droid's will probably get updated and there are some promises with other phones I might hold my wallet for a bit, even if its pure android... i just hope companies realize adding custom UI's only causes delays in updates (most rumored models I've seen with 2.3 seem to be running a stock 2.3 UI) so i hope ill be seeing some stock experience on other devices

posted on 16 Dec 2010, 08:44

2. abel guzman (unregistered)


u might as well fuk off u polish dik u think ur sik for commenting first

posted on 16 Dec 2010, 10:09

3. ryq (unregistered)


lg and samsung are coming out with new phones almost every months that sony ericson and nokia and other makers are being left behind.

posted on 16 Dec 2010, 11:20 3

4. Misanthropos (Posts: 56; Member since: 03 Aug 2010)


why don't they have an option in the survey, "No, because it's Android" ?

posted on 16 Dec 2010, 11:46 1

5. cellguy (unregistered)


they have the no because i am a hater button. did you see it?

posted on 16 Dec 2010, 12:30

6. Misanthropos (Posts: 56; Member since: 03 Aug 2010)


oh yeah, it's right next to the, “No, because I spend $30 per month flushing my shit down the toilet, I’m not gonna spend $199-529 on another turd.” button. thanks for pointing that out tool.

posted on 16 Dec 2010, 13:13 1

7. jd829 (Posts: 155; Member since: 24 Feb 2010)


IMO this just doesn't stand out enough. LG just launched a new phone with a dual core processer, motorola is set to launch the olympus in the next month or two, why spend the money on something that's just a little better than a galaxy S?

posted on 16 Dec 2010, 13:28 1

8. btbotimtim (Posts: 150; Member since: 08 Dec 2010)


ditto!

posted on 17 Dec 2010, 09:52

14. iHugo (Posts: 1; Member since: 09 Dec 2010)


In fact, the specs are pretty much the same if not some worse than the galaxy S (except the NFC hardware)!!

posted on 16 Dec 2010, 16:39

9. 530gemini (Posts: 2198; Member since: 09 Sep 2010)


Nope. The plastic materials make it look cheap, although I'm sure its screen is beautiful.

posted on 16 Dec 2010, 20:01 1

10. Wardski (unregistered)


Clearly the only reason to buy the Nexus S is to be the first with Android updates...

Its definitely not because it has the latest and greatest HW....

Don't waste your $$

posted on 16 Dec 2010, 20:39 1

11. psn1819 (Posts: 41; Member since: 06 Jun 2010)


nope...reminds of a refreshed vibrant. dont need another one

posted on 16 Dec 2010, 22:30

12. mr. droid (Posts: 278; Member since: 21 Aug 2010)


how about no, because t-mobile does not have stores/service in my area.. they are not available around here..

posted on 17 Dec 2010, 04:25

13. illiad (unregistered)


how about, it has less capability than other phones?? It may be attractive to a new user or upgrading from a very basic phone, but if you have a SD card with 16Gb of media and pics already, this phone does NOT have a card slot!!!

posted on 17 Dec 2010, 22:11

15. theo14461 (Posts: 172; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)


...how about, got it, and this is the slickest, smoothest, absolute best Android phone I've ever owned! IMO, I thought the same way as everyone else before taking a chance with this device. I like it!

posted on 18 Dec 2010, 07:32

16. The Justin (unregistered)


If it ever gets an update to work on 3g with AT&T then i'll consider it. Until then ill stick with my captivate.

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