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Google Nexus S

by kacarter07 / December 6, 2010 1:36 AM PST

Does "unlocked" mean I can use the phone with Verizon? Is this phone a leap forward such that I should buy it now, should I just wait for the next Verizon Droid (I currently have a LG and contract through June), or wait for iPhone5? I am big on web browsing, taking photos and videos, uploading photos and videos and gaming. I use Google apps for my business.

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No
by Pepe7 / December 7, 2010 2:52 AM PST
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Unlocked is associated with GSM/UMTS technologies, meaning you could use it with a cellular provider utilizing such a system, such as ATT or T-Mobile in the U.S. for example.

Whether or not a new phone meets your specific needs is somewhat subjective. I also caution you to switch providers just to get a certain handset. It's a better idea to find the carrier that gives you what you need reception/service wise first, than find a handset.

-Pedro

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Thank You!
by kacarter07 / December 8, 2010 12:47 AM PST
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Okay, Verizon is the best provider in my area so I will just wait on the Motorola Etna. Thanks!

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Nexus S...wait
by BumbleBbee / December 8, 2010 9:52 AM PST
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I've been reading up on the articles I can find (a few are on phonearena.com). I was very much looking forward to the Nexus S; it was originally rumored to have a dual core processor. Well....it doesn't. Based on the hardware it does have, it sounds like the Samsung Fascinate (since that's what's available for Verizon...but basically a Galaxy S phone) except with Gingerbread (Android 2.3 OS). The Fascinate is still waiting for Froyo (Android 2.2), so as I see it, the only benefit to getting the Nexus S would be to get the newer OS. Not worth it when the newer and faster stuff is due out within a few months.

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Wait
by zxxxt / December 12, 2010 5:49 PM PST
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But the question is if you can actually wait or need the phone now.

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Nexus S only work on edge 2G on AT&T
by Rak60090 / December 16, 2010 11:11 AM PST
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This phone is going back in time since if you want to use on your AT&T service and have 3G now but you can not get this phone to provide 3G only 2G and who want to go back in time to 2G????

When will Google make this Nexus S work with AT&T 3G service???

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