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Topic # 102527 16-May-2012 13:17 Send private message

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  Reply # 626125 16-May-2012 13:37 Send private message

If this is true that would be awesome!

One of the first things I do with android phones is flash a vanilla rom.

Hopefully this will fix alsorts of issues like fragmentation and carrier updates. I'm hopeing that NZ is lumped into the "and Asia" avalibility.

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  Reply # 626130 16-May-2012 13:40 Send private message

They need to bring back the RGB LED that the Nexus One had.

Best feature of the phone.

When they bring out the 2Ghz 6-core phone with the 1080p Super-ultra-OLED screen, I'll be all over it! :)




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  Reply # 626166 16-May-2012 14:16 Send private message

This is the way it should be, maybe if/when the concept works hardware manufacturers might sit up and listen and sell hardware which allows the end user to install generic or branded UI?

After using a CM9/GNex themed rom on my S2 I am erring toward trading my S2 for a GNex mainly for the screen and but also for the simplicity of updates and vanilla AOS

I'm not sure that as a samsung user i want to wait an extra 6mths to get 5.0 once it is released

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  Reply # 626170 16-May-2012 14:19 Send private message

I'd be _amazed_ if Samsung bothered releasing 5.0 for any of the current devices other than _maybe_ the SGS3, and that'd be several months after drop as per usual.




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  Reply # 626172 16-May-2012 14:26 Send private message

Just a small run for early adopters. As per the last attempt to sell direct, it primes the pump and forces consumer demand. Manufacturers then get A into G and provide 5.0 models instead of sticking with the existing platform to max profit.



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  Reply # 626183 16-May-2012 14:43 Send private message

The future is so bright "We gotta wear shades" Cool

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  Reply # 626188 16-May-2012 14:47 Send private message

Holding out for a Nexus with a qwerty slider :|

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