LG's Sparkly Nexus Phone - Coming Next Month?

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Oct 12, 2012
  1. ComeTurismO
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    Hmm, I need a phone for high school since I am going to be needing one, as for walking there.. I don't know, wait for this phone, or get the S3? On the other hand, it makes me kind of think from reading this article... Might sound stupid but, CELLPHONES PROBABLY HAS MORE RAM THEN CONSOLES!! My opinion LOL, but i see that there are rumors saying that it's specs are: a quad-core Snapdragon S4 processor and 2GB of RAM, and 1280×768 on its 4.7-inch display.
    What to say?

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    eh. too big.
     
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    I just hope it doesn't have the LG logo.
     
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    IGN for tech news? Meh.

    I think LG has proved with the Optimus G and other recent devices that they can make some pretty decent hardware. It's just the software that has always held them back. That should change, of course, with it being a pure Google device. ;) I look forward to seeing what they have for us.

    By the way, androidpolice.com has been covering this extensively for the past few weeks. They and The Verge are some of the best places to get the latest scoop on Android and general tech news.

    Engadget? Read some of the comments and you'll quickly see why I don't bother with that site much anymore.
     
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    Waiting for Google/Asus to come out with a Nexus 5 cell phone. Would be so awesome.

    I've sworn that I'll always be going with Nexus phones from now on, unless competition warrants otherwise. But LG making one... well, Lucky Goldstar's phones have proven quite unlucky for me.

    Edit - Every single one I've ever had has broken on me through the course of normal, non-abusive use.
     
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    Love the comparison with a toy parrot!

    Although I'm possibly looking for a new phone during the next year, the Asus/Google or Samsung/Google Nexus phone could interest me more based on previous experience :3
     
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    S3 is nice because it has a Microsd slot and removable battery. Otherwise, if you don't mind losing those 2, go with the Nexus.

    I personally went with the S3 (Just got mine 2 days ago).
     
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    The Nexus has a removable battery. Samsung also sell an extended battery for it.

    Also looking forward to any announcement from Google. Looking for a Nexus 10 more than anything (though the rumours are making that really high spec...)
     
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    2GB of Ram? What is going to be shipping with Android phones in 3 months? 4GBs?

    Android is getting more of a resource hog than a full-blown desktop operating system like Windows. Astonishing.
     
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    Well if you would allow applications to be developed in Java......
     
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    I think they just do it for bragging rights tbh. My phone has 1gb of RAM. It shows about 600gb available (presumably the rest is OS still a lot for OS) ; then I'm currently using just over 300mb. 2gb seems overkill
     
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    this makes me sad, why? because samsung still needs to update the samsung GS3 to jelly bean.
     
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    This.

    Lets don't talk iOS, but my GS2 works fine with ~768MB RAM (according to my task manager).
    Almost lag free.
     
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    I don't see how that's relevant to LG releasing a new phone.
     
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    Awesome I would so want one but the only thing stopping me is that it doesn't come with expandable memory and that is a deal breaker for me since I don't want to be online and use cloud network to store my music and anime otherwise it seems pretty good. Also for those complaining about screen size doesn't the S3 have a 4.8 inch screen so this should be about the same size as it.
     
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    So out of a maximum 1GB of RAM you have 600GB free? Surely you must've meant MB :P
     
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    Only thing which kills this device is 8GB (may be a 16GB) storage and no sd card support
     
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    Most everyone has agreed that the shown devices with 8GB of storage are prototype units. It makes sense for them to put a limited amount of storage in test units since anything more would just be a waste
    I've also read that prototype Galaxy Nexuses had 8GB of storage, so not all is lost. ;) No SD card shouldn't be a surprise. Nexus devices haven't used SD cards since the Nexus One if I remember correctly.

    Google apparently has their reasons to for not including it. This quote explains most of it,

     
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    Typing on a phone. It's a btich.
     
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    Hopefully it is a prototype but Im betting the max will be 16gb as they want to make money from cloud service. Retarded that it is limited to 16gb because the phone itself does hd recording and I'm sure people would want to fill it up with hd content.

    Nexus One did have a memory card, I had one.

    Then you have the Optimus G, which also has variants in the US....
     

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