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New phone time: Galaxy S4 vs Nexus 4

by babarsac / July 15, 2013 3:11 AM PDT

So over the weekend my Samsung S2 met an untimely death on a rock while out wine tasting. I checked with AT&T and I'm eligible for an upgrade and have narrowed it down to two choices.

Samsung Galaxy S4
-$199 from AT&T
-4G LTE capability
-Expandable storage

Google Nexus 4
-$299 from Google
-Only 3G capability
-Fully unlocked with pure Android OS

While the Google phone has less capabilities and costs more upfront then the S4 I'm still leaning that way. I don't stream music or movies nor do I store tons of stuff on the phone. Anyone have any experiences with either of these phones?

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If you aren't streaming/downloading much ....
by birdmantd Forum moderator / July 15, 2013 3:21 AM PDT

..........then either device would suit you needs IMHO. Personally, I prefer the S4 considering it is $100 cheaper for you. I own one and I am very happy. Nice to have access to the LTE data network if you want or have to. I don't know which cellular carrier you use, but either phone will require a data plan.

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You might as well go with an LTE device
by Pepe7 / July 16, 2013 6:45 AM PDT

Hands down, the LTE data network is great. Why not get what you will be paying for each month anyway(?)

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