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Old Feb 9, 2013, 05:40 PM   #1201
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Well, it depends, because the Samsung GS4 is rumored to be out, or at least announced, around April. So, while the N4 is a great phone with the pure Android experience, there might be better options on the horizon. Keep in mind though, if you are always waiting for the next big thing, all you'll ever be doing is waiting.
I guess my thought on going with the nexus was that I can get it for 350 without having to use my upgrade. There isn't a new Nexus on the immediate horizon (next 5 or 6 months) is there?
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Old Feb 9, 2013, 05:44 PM   #1202
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I guess my thought on going with the nexus was that I can get it for 350 without having to use my upgrade. There isn't a new Nexus on the immediate horizon (next 5 or 6 months) is there?
That's exactly why I picked one up. As for a new one, not that I've heard of yet. The N4 is still pretty new if you consider the 2 months it was sold out right after going on sale.
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Old Feb 9, 2013, 07:00 PM   #1203
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That's exactly why I picked one up. As for a new one, not that I've heard of yet. The N4 is still pretty new if you consider the 2 months it was sold out right after going on sale.
Cool I decided to order one from the play store. Hoping that the 2-3 weeks until shipping is an overexageration
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Old Feb 9, 2013, 07:54 PM   #1204
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Is there any verdict yet on whether the constant buzz/static coming from the nexus 4 earpiece is causing harm and or battery drain?

It's so obnoxious to hear it when you're on a phone call too.
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Old Feb 9, 2013, 10:40 PM   #1205
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Cool I decided to order one from the play store. Hoping that the 2-3 weeks until shipping is an overexageration


I got mine three days after I ordered it and it said 1-2 weeks
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 12:26 PM   #1206
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Here's another annoying bug that I hope Google will address...

Sometimes my Nexus 4 is slow to wake. I'll press the wake button, and it'll be a good solid 2-3 seconds before it wakes. It's usually instant.

It happens rarely, but it does happen. What's frustrating is you think you didn't press the button, so you press it again, and when it comes on, that second press turns off the screen.

That's 4.2 fer ya.
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 01:57 PM   #1207
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The Nexus 4 wireless charger is now on available through Google Play Store. $59.99
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 02:52 PM   #1208
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Here's another annoying bug that I hope Google will address...

Sometimes my Nexus 4 is slow to wake. I'll press the wake button, and it'll be a good solid 2-3 seconds before it wakes. It's usually instant.

It happens rarely, but it does happen. What's frustrating is you think you didn't press the button, so you press it again, and when it comes on, that second press turns off the screen.

That's 4.2 fer ya.
When I put mine to sleep sometimes it will wake right away like I double pressed =(

I had to put in for an RMA on my week old Nexus 4 today. I will charge it to full and after about an hour it will sleep, flash the notification LED a few times, and shut off. When I plug the charger in it will boot showing 0% battery.
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 11:13 PM   #1209
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Here's another annoying bug that I hope Google will address...

Sometimes my Nexus 4 is slow to wake. I'll press the wake button, and it'll be a good solid 2-3 seconds before it wakes. It's usually instant.

It happens rarely, but it does happen. What's frustrating is you think you didn't press the button, so you press it again, and when it comes on, that second press turns off the screen.

That's 4.2 fer ya.
It still happens.
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 11:59 PM   #1210
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It still happens.
You mean with 4.2.2?

You got/flashed the update?

EDIT: Awwww snap. I'm reading about it now. So it still randomly is slow to wake? ... That's majorly disappointing.

The real thing to keep an eye on though is the battery life. I haven't gotten the update, but do share anything new with the battery you discover in the coming days, please.
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Old Feb 12, 2013, 09:15 AM   #1211
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EDIT: Awwww snap. I'm reading about it now. So it still randomly is slow to wake? ... That's majorly disappointing.
Pretty much.

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The real thing to keep an eye on though is the battery life. I haven't gotten the update, but do share anything new with the battery you discover in the coming days, please.
lol I've been telling you for more than a week that the battery life will be much improved.
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Old Feb 12, 2013, 11:18 AM   #1212
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Well, this weekend I stuck the Paranoid Android 3.0 release on my Nexus 4 and boy, is it a joy to use 100% of that screen for browsing.
Thumb resize.

PIE soft buttons & extended desktop + AOSP browser with quick controls enabled is fantastic and having total control to how apps render (tablet mode/DPI/Phone mode) has given another level of use to my N4.

Thumb resize. Thumb resize.
So nice to see more of that screen put to use, especially when gaming.
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Old Feb 12, 2013, 01:59 PM   #1213
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Nexus 4 here onscreen buttons went busted (that part of the screen) allready ordered the whole part.
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Old Feb 12, 2013, 04:20 PM   #1214
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The only N4 issue I've experienced has been the battery life - any confirmations of 4.2.2 officially on an N4 - I'm not rooted.

Looking forward to better battery life, although JuiceDefender is working well today with minimal use. Still well over 75% and its been going all day, though I've been at a conference and haven't used it much.
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Old Feb 12, 2013, 04:34 PM   #1215
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Ordered a Nexus 4 today and it has already shipped with free over night shipping. I should have it tomorrow. I haven't been excited about a phone since the early days of the iPhone.
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Old Feb 12, 2013, 04:44 PM   #1216
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The only N4 issue I've experienced has been the battery life - any confirmations of 4.2.2 officially on an N4 - I'm not rooted.

Looking forward to better battery life, although JuiceDefender is working well today with minimal use. Still well over 75% and its been going all day, though I've been at a conference and haven't used it much.
If you're asking if 4.2.2. has been released to the public yet for the N4, the answer is no. That said, you will be quite surprised at the battery life difference.
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Old Feb 12, 2013, 04:45 PM   #1217
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If you're asking if 4.2.2. has been released to the public yet for the N4, the answer is no. That said, you will be quite surprised at the battery life difference.
Any idea when it will be released? Days? Weeks?




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Old Feb 12, 2013, 05:00 PM   #1218
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Any idea when it will be released? Days? Weeks?
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Old Feb 12, 2013, 05:36 PM   #1219
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Well, this weekend I stuck the Paranoid Android 3.0 release on my Nexus 4 and boy, is it a joy to use 100% of that screen for browsing.
Thumb resize.

PIE soft buttons & extended desktop + AOSP browser with quick controls enabled is fantastic and having total control to how apps render (tablet mode/DPI/Phone mode) has given another level of use to my N4.

Thumb resize. Thumb resize.
So nice to see more of that screen put to use, especially when gaming.
dam thats a huge difference compared to the 3.5 inch screen, the 4 inch screen on the i5 is such a HUGE difference to the 3.5 inch screen honestly... at least to me it makes all the difference in the world
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Old Feb 12, 2013, 06:22 PM   #1220
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Ordered a Nexus 4 today and it has already shipped with free over night shipping. I should have it tomorrow. I haven't been excited about a phone since the early days of the iPhone.
Where did you order from? The play store forced me to pay for overnight shipping despite its 2-3week shipping estimate.
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Does 4.2.2 address the constant buzzing sound from the earpiece? Or is that unfixable?
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Old Feb 12, 2013, 08:49 PM   #1222
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Does 4.2.2 address the constant buzzing sound from the earpiece? Or is that unfixable?
I'm thinking that may possibly be a hardware problem as I've had 3 different N4's and haven't had any of them do it. That said, I've heard some say theirs did, but most do not.
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Old Feb 13, 2013, 01:43 AM   #1223
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Where did you order from? The play store forced me to pay for overnight shipping despite its 2-3week shipping estimate.
I ordered mine from the T-Mobile site. Yes, I started a new contract to get the phone for $49, free after rebate and free over night shipping. UPS says I'll have it later today by 3PM.
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Old Feb 13, 2013, 02:55 AM   #1224
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Should have mine in less than 12 hours!
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Old Feb 13, 2013, 03:20 AM   #1225
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Is there any way of assigning the up-volume button to be the camera shutter button when the camera app is on? For example, like on the iPhone? Trying to look at the thing/person you are taking a picture of while trying to figure out where the shutter button is on the screen is incredible annoying.

I would really like to be able to do this without flashing the rom, trying to keep myself from doing that. I like stock Android.
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