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Old 2nd October 2013, 18:56   #16456
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Nexus 5 is round the corner (Oct 18). Wouldnt you want to wait for it ?
As far as I know the nexus 5 will sport a higher configuration in terms of speed, memory, storage and display size which will directly target the Samsung S4 category. I'm sure they will also place it in competitive price which should be anything between 30k-35k (my guess).

However I've strict budget between 15-20k but looking at the specs of Nexus 4, i've stretched upto 25k! So Nexus 5 will be completely out of my budget hence the version 4. Since there is so much shortfall of Nexus 4 (i guess almost sold out) in US, I don't want to miss it while its still available here at the moment.
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Nexus 5 is round the corner (Oct 18). Wouldnt you want to wait for it ?
Oct 18 in USA. Not in INDIA. There is no information what so ever about launch in INDIA.

LG has its flag ship device G2 on sale in INDIA and I doubt LG would even launch Nexus 5 in INDIA,which is based on the G2.

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Guys,

I've almost finalised for Nexus 4. However in a dilemma buying through flipkart or ebay. Somehow not confident on ebay though some pieces are cheap than flipkart!

How is it safe buying from ebay?

Any idea how much it costs in LG stores?
First check out on mysmartprice.com which is a meta search site and will help you get the best price.
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My Note 2 charger/usb cable has become frayed with the wires showing. Will need to stop using it pretty soon. Can I use any standard micro usb + usb cable or is the Note 2 one rated for passing higher current e.g. commensurate with its 2 Amps charger?
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My Note 2 charger/usb cable has become frayed with the wires showing. Will need to stop using it pretty soon. Can I use any standard micro usb + usb cable or is the Note 2 one rated for passing higher current e.g. commensurate with its 2 Amps charger?
Any 2 Amp charger cable should work. No issues.
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First check out on mysmartprice.com which is a meta search site and will help you get the best price.
Thanks for your suggestion and I did checked that link. Found a portal Big C selling the cheapest. However I went ahead and booked it through Flipkart itself since till now I have had good experience with them!

Waiting now for delivery on 8th
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Thanks for your suggestion and I did checked that link. Found a portal Big C selling the cheapest. However I went ahead and booked it through Flipkart itself since till now I have had good experience with them!

Waiting now for delivery on 8th
Great. Enjoy your Nexus!
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Thanks for your suggestion and I did checked that link. Found a portal Big C selling the cheapest. However I went ahead and booked it through Flipkart itself since till now I have had good experience with them!

Waiting now for delivery on 8th

Congratulations Sir

I think considering your requirement 5 would have been an overkill, this one does suit your needs ! Enjoy the pure android !
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Xperia ZR has got its 4.2.2 update in India. Got it OTA last weekend.
Updated last week. Did a phone reset and re-installed all apps. Dont see any major change.

On Battery life (nothing to do with OS update). Used to get 1 day with Tasker. Turned on stamina mode, its goes to 2 days !
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Great. Enjoy your Nexus!
Thanks a lot

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Congratulations Sir

I think considering your requirement 5 would have been an overkill, this one does suit your needs ! Enjoy the pure android !
Absolutely, I am currently using Nokia E52 since 2years+. I've been used to hardware keys and migrating to a touch screen device and that too a Android was like entering into a unknown territory. My primary usage involves lot of calls, messages, whatsapp these days and music. Not fond of playing games.

May be this android phone will bring out something new for me and make me do lot of work through it
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Thanks for your suggestion and I did checked that link. Found a portal Big C selling the cheapest. However I went ahead and booked it through Flipkart itself since till now I have had good experience with them!

Waiting now for delivery on 8th
Why not infibeam -many of us here have used it - why leave 1.2k on the table? It is as good a setup as FK

That said, I tried android (defy was okay, chacha was terrible). My primary phone is still the BB9320 but it misses far too many things on the navigation / kindle etc front. currently debating between a nexus7 and a nexus5!

dear all folks who are well read/knowledgeable on the nexus 5 - please tell me - I am in USA till Oct 25th evening. What can I do to get it AS SOON AS it is released? Please guide me on this aspect.

Else I am thinking of picking up a used 720/820 on the cheap and atleast enjoy guaranteed lag free service

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Why not infibeam -many of us here have used it - why leave 1.2k on the table? It is as good a setup as FK

That said, I tried android (defy was okay, chacha was terrible). My primary phone is still the BB9320 but it misses far too many things on the navigation / kindle etc front. currently debating between a nexus7 and a nexus5!

dear all folks who are well read/knowledgeable on the nexus 5 - please tell me - I am in USA till Oct 25th evening. What can I do to get it AS SOON AS it is released? Please guide me on this aspect.

Else I am thinking of picking up a used 720/820 on the cheap and atleast enjoy guaranteed lag free service
I don't think Google had officially announced Oct 18 as the release date. Even if it does get released on that date, getting it in your hand by the 25th seems a long shot. So either get someone to receive and send it to you later, or use a service like ppobox.com to have it shipped to India.

If neither is possible, why not go for Nexus 4? It still is an awesome phone if you can live with 16 GB internal memory and no SD card slot. I use it and I can tell you that it ROCKS!
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Posting my Defy's new battery performance on Android 4.3.

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I know the phone is old and is probably well past its discussion worthiness status, but hope that someone here is still using the phone, just like me.

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Why not infibeam -many of us here have used it - why leave 1.2k on the table? It is as good a setup as FK

That said, I tried android (defy was okay, chacha was terrible). My primary phone is still the BB9320 but it misses far too many things on the navigation / kindle etc front. currently debating between a nexus7 and a nexus5!

dear all folks who are well read/knowledgeable on the nexus 5 - please tell me - I am in USA till Oct 25th evening. What can I do to get it AS SOON AS it is released? Please guide me on this aspect.

Else I am thinking of picking up a used 720/820 on the cheap and atleast enjoy guaranteed lag free service
i got additional 1k discount on the original price that flipkart displays That was coming more cheaper than infibeam!

When motorola was there at the end of its life here, i almost ended by buying the Defy! Just like Nexus today, it was one of the good quality phone by means of hardware and software. Price was also affordable under 15k. But I missed it.

BTW Nexus 7 and 5 are different kinds, one is smartphone (5) and other (7) is a tablet.
Currently the 16GB Nexus 7 is selling at 10k approx in Flipkart since a newer version is going to come.

Nexus 5 could be near to the recently launched LG G2 in specs and size!

Its widely rumored that Nexus 5 will be launched in October. Readying for grand Christmas sale for sure If released before 25th, pray you get your hands on it
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I know the phone is old and is probably well past its discussion worthiness status, but hope that someone here is still using the phone, just like me.
I am still using the phone and got a new battery for it. I will flash 4.3 soon after your feedback. Only issue is, the screen of my Defy has developed few black spots and it is increasing gradually. Any clue where/how we can get the screen fixed/replaced.
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