I think I'm gonna order the Nexus 5

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by DrivenByDemons, Nov 1, 2013.

  1. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

    Reputations:
    1,425
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2010
    Messages:
    70,871
    Likes Received:
    43,172
    WTF, it's only $400. It minimalist and clean and has no fluff that you'll never use anyway and that's my style.
     
  2. h5htyt76757j

    h5htyt76757j Chyea Chyea Banned User

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Jun 24, 2011
    Messages:
    34,776
    Likes Received:
    1,352
    so what
     
  3. Xhorder

    Xhorder \m/ VIP

    Reputations:
    315
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    1,626
    Likes Received:
    621
    DBD Style :cool:
     
  4. Blackened

    Blackened Commitment to Excellence VIP

    Reputations:
    369
    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2010
    Messages:
    11,998
    Likes Received:
    4,400
    they're good looking phones

    hope the internals are better than the nexus 7, that was the biggest pos I've ever bought
     
  5. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

    Reputations:
    1,425
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2010
    Messages:
    70,871
    Likes Received:
    43,172
    for really realz? I've been holding out on a move to android and feel like $400 is no big whoop to test it out. I'm still on a 4s
     
  6. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

    Reputations:
    1,425
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2010
    Messages:
    70,871
    Likes Received:
    43,172
    see tags
     
  7. Blackened

    Blackened Commitment to Excellence VIP

    Reputations:
    369
    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2010
    Messages:
    11,998
    Likes Received:
    4,400
    yeah, I heard nexus used inferior ram in the first nexus 7, but it was so unresponsive and laggy.. I've heard good things about the 5 though, well except for the fact that it runs on android :cool:

    that 5 inch display will be nice
     
  8. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

    Reputations:
    1,425
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2010
    Messages:
    70,871
    Likes Received:
    43,172
    interesting. I'm about to go off-contract and switch to straight talk so I'm not dropping 700-800 just to try out android. Figure this is a good way to test it out and if I'm unhappy I'll throw it on ebay and find something else.
     
  9. Lemmy

    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

    Reputations:
    12,174
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2012
    Messages:
    31,705
    Likes Received:
    35,094
    Would you like a balloon?
     
  10. wetback

    wetback #1 Asshole VIP

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    42,955
    Likes Received:
    4,456
    good, because that iphone is a massive piece of shit. ios7 is just awful.
     
  11. koam

    koam Just a big, dumb WOP Gold

    Reputations:
    1,481
    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2010
    Messages:
    13,862
    Likes Received:
    1,817
    I bought the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition last night, was deciding between that and the new Kindle Fire HDX 8.9, but that one hasn't been reviewed or released yet, so I decided to go with what's proven to be the best right now.
     
  12. Blackened

    Blackened Commitment to Excellence VIP

    Reputations:
    369
    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2010
    Messages:
    11,998
    Likes Received:
    4,400
    sounds like a plan.. I'll be interested in your opinion of android.

    I have a year left on my contract, and then it's all about the iphone 6 with the 4.8" display :pimp:
     
  13. koam

    koam Just a big, dumb WOP Gold

    Reputations:
    1,481
    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2010
    Messages:
    13,862
    Likes Received:
    1,817
    Oh, you're talking phones, not tablets. :doh:

    :bigcry:
     
  14. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

    Reputations:
    1,425
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2010
    Messages:
    70,871
    Likes Received:
    43,172
    I'll post some info when I get it.
     
  15. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

    Reputations:
    1,425
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2010
    Messages:
    70,871
    Likes Received:
    43,172
    Duh
     
  16. Blackened

    Blackened Commitment to Excellence VIP

    Reputations:
    369
    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2010
    Messages:
    11,998
    Likes Received:
    4,400
    how much? I'm so fucken antsy to get my hands on a retina mini
     
  17. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

    Reputations:
    1,425
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2010
    Messages:
    70,871
    Likes Received:
    43,172
    My kid has a mini and I like it a lot. Perfect size.
     
  18. Blackened

    Blackened Commitment to Excellence VIP

    Reputations:
    369
    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2010
    Messages:
    11,998
    Likes Received:
    4,400
    yeah I love the form factor and the fact that they upgraded the internals and display to match the full size ipad
     
  19. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

    Reputations:
    1,425
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2010
    Messages:
    70,871
    Likes Received:
    43,172
    Ordered. 3-4 week wait. If it shows on amazon before that I'll cancel and get from there.
     
  20. Phan Neepack

    Phan Neepack Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Aug 24, 2013
    Messages:
    10,107
    Likes Received:
    3,873
    Got the Nexus-10 Tablet a few months back, on account of I am an enormous fan of Google ....

    Was highly disappointing in the cheapness & outdated feel to it, even with the 2560 x 1600, 300 ppi display ... Returned it the following day