Phones forum

Question

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?

Answer This Ask For Clarification
Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: New phone time: Galaxy S4 vs Nexus 4
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: New phone time: Galaxy S4 vs Nexus 4
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.

All Answers

Collapse -
Answer
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.

Collapse -
Answer
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(?)

Popular Forums
icon
Computer Help 49,613 discussions
icon
Computer Newbies 10,349 discussions
icon
Laptops 19,436 discussions
icon
Security 30,426 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 20,308 discussions
icon
Windows 10 360 discussions
icon
Phones 15,802 discussions
icon
Windows 7 7,351 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 14,641 discussions

Tech Tip

Stuck without Internet and want to watch movies?

CNET shows you how to download movies and TV shows onto your device using Amazon Prime so you'll always be entertained.