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# 80260 29-Mar-2011 19:53
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Hey Guys

Just wanted your input... Which do you think is better? N8 or the Nexus one?

I really cant decide between the two..:P

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  # 453258 29-Mar-2011 20:32
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Android appears to be a much more popular platform than Symbian^3, so I'd say Nexus... just cause I'm a Symbian-to-Android convert (lovin' the IDEOS in all its low-end glory). I do miss my E50 though... :(
Nexus it is, IMHO. ^_^



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  # 453262 29-Mar-2011 20:37
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Yea... I am thinking that too. Loved my n79 too.

Nexus S or Nexus one?

 
 
 
 


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  # 453272 29-Mar-2011 20:54
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Symbian is a dead platform, no ones going to bother developing for it anymore. Android is where the apps and updates are :)

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  # 453275 29-Mar-2011 21:05
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Up until October I was a big fan of Nokia but since I have had my android device I am a fan no more.
The best thing about the Nokia's is their hardware.

You should be able to upgrade to 2.3 Ginberbread stright away with the Nexus as well.

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  # 453394 30-Mar-2011 09:32
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ushare: Yea... I am thinking that too. Loved my n79 too.

Nexus S or Nexus one?


Guess it depends on the cost and availability. I have the N1 and also had the Nexus S (though since it was still unopened, the only experience I had with it was in the store where I bought it). In the end I didn't feel the upgrade was sufficient to warrant the expense but if you're going from no phone and want a native Google phone without the bloatware the NS is a good choice.




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  # 453405 30-Mar-2011 10:03
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IMO the N8 felt dated when using it, hardware was only ok, and the software made it a lot more unbearable. Epic Camera, but that's not everything in a camera. Thats my opinion on the N8. Used to be a Nokia only buyer, but have since converted, partly due to OS, now using Android and WP7. Nexus is a fairly well built device overall, and has a solid feel to it.

Agreed that the Nexus devices are a better option as you get a vanilla experience and faster updates.

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  # 453416 30-Mar-2011 10:40
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I recommend windows phone 7. HTC 7 Trophy from vodafone or mobicity who have other wp7 handsets to choose from. Unique UI and very speedy platform.




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  # 453421 30-Mar-2011 10:59
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billgates: I recommend windows phone


Not the most unexpected thing I've read Wink 

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  # 453465 30-Mar-2011 12:53
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Shouldn't you be asking N8 vs Nexus S / Galaxy S / Desire HD / Huawei X5 / Huawei X6 / Galaxy S2 / Atrix / SE Arc

Nexus one is quite an old phone, and not as good value anymore.

I would choose the N8 for the camera, otherwise android phones are better




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  # 453493 30-Mar-2011 14:28
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If photographic features are important, then the N8 has 12Mp camera with Carl Zeiss lens, 720p 25 FPS video, HDMI out - but since you are considering the Nexus One, then perhaps those things aren't important for you - so compare with Nokia C6-01 or another Nokia instead. If having Android O/S is important to you, then why consider any Nokia?

Nokia N8 and Nexus One seem to target different markets.

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  # 453494 30-Mar-2011 14:29
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If photographic features are important buy a camera!

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  # 453495 30-Mar-2011 14:32
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langers1972: If photographic features are important buy a camera!


Totally agree!!  Otherwise I'd take the Nexus S or Galaxy S II Mini when they get released in April(according to VFNZ), May everywhere else according to most other blogs 




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  # 453501 30-Mar-2011 14:47
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I am thinking of the Nexus S now. I will mainly use it for..
- Gaming (Important, 3d games)
- Texting
- Calling
- Bit of photo and video
- Multimedia like music and movies.
- GPS

Mainly the above. Will want lots of apps. :p

What do you think? Nexus S? according to my above wants. Cause it looks nice and its got features.

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  # 453503 30-Mar-2011 14:56
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I think galaxy s is similar in spec but can be had a lot cheaper, it also has micro sd slot which the nexus s doesn't have.




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  # 453510 30-Mar-2011 15:07
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Yea... But I dont like the look of the galaxy s. :P

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