Samsung Galaxy Nexus can grant its whole screen if an app requests it, hiding away the on-screen keys
2. The_Miz (Posts: 1496; Member since: 06 Apr 2011)
Meh, I still find the $299 price tag and no expandable memory to be a turnoff. But Ice Cream Sandwich looks good so far.
6. The_Miz (Posts: 1496; Member since: 06 Apr 2011)
Don't say it like that. It gives the wrong impression ;)
22. Jobes (Posts: 364; Member since: 27 Oct 2011)
Lol id take it but its not an impressive phone :( I'm cool with ma bionic for now lol. Dazzle me with something amazing in comparison and I might jump the bionic boat. (if anyone tells me iPhone... I wish ill on you.)
5. iShepherd (Posts: 38; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)
The Miz... your post seems reasonable and not from someone who is crazy. That's really creepy. Stop it please.
9. protozeloz (Posts: 5188; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)
Are you nuts? Comments like this are great
12. vantenkiest (Posts: 308; Member since: 20 Apr 2011)
i would agree but i have had 3 Verizon Reps tell me from different stores that its going to be the 32 gig version for 299 so I might be ok with that.
like i said MIGHT be ok with that.
14. The_Miz (Posts: 1496; Member since: 06 Apr 2011)
So you're ok with Verizon scre...I mean overcharging you for a phone? Might as well just buy it off contract imo. Sure, it's probably a few hundred more, but at least you're not locked into a 2-year extension.
Or buying it from 3rd party sellers like Amazon.
15. roldefol (Posts: 2855; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)
Off contract it will probably be $700. So we're still getting a decent deal at $300.
But yeah, I'll probably hit Amazon for mine.
19. cnoevl21 (Posts: 7; Member since: 07 Nov 2011)
1. I have a hard time believing that the 32GB is the $299; everyone has been saying 16 GB $299 and 32GB $399. That is of course the price you get at Verizon, but who really buys phones at a Verizon store? You obviously go through Amazon or Wirefly. Though I may have an issue doing so and keeping my unlimited data plan :-\
4. nanozander (Posts: 56; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)
See, this is what i was talking about. So in the end apps have to be optimised to be able to hide the on-screen keys to achieve a full screen experience huh~ Don't know bout you guys but i kinda still prefer having seperate function keys..
10. protozeloz (Posts: 5188; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)
I think the apps that have use for this are mostly videos and games. I don't see why you would like to see full screen On apps like twitter
11. protozeloz (Posts: 5188; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)
I agree they could have made the body smaller, but I guess they decided to pass on that for some reason. But I can see samsumg trying to make it super thin and small with its new chipery
16. readingthissh1t (Posts: 303; Member since: 20 Jul 2011)
omg i think i just... just *falls over*
now that i know that those software buttons can be hidden for fullscreen apps, screw the razr (not in a bad way) this phone shall be mine!
17. robinrisk (unregistered)
Now, how can you go back to the regular screen without any buttons?
18. firelightx (Posts: 71; Member since: 13 Oct 2011)
Just guessing, but I imagine it's a lot like how things are now. Watching a movie? Tap the screen to get the options to show up.
Games will likely vary wildly, but Angry Birds is a good example I guess. It has a menu button on the screen (top left corner) despite the physical buttons on the phone.
20. robinrisk (unregistered)
Nice, though do you imagine an app made wrong that takes the whole screen, with no buttons, so you get stuck in it :P
That would be funny.
21. Carlitos (Posts: 211; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)
Like "The Miz" said I think $299 is way to much. And don't tell me that LTE chipset blah blah cost to much, because if At&t has LTE phone s and they cost way less, Verizon can manage.