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The Verge is saying the camera is pretty much... not good. Go to around 31:30. Not something I care about, but there it is.

Well the nexus line has never been known for having an industry leading camera so I am definitely not surprised.

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stupid question......Can I activate this on sprint AND tmo/att at the same time?  just switch the sim cards?

I don't see why you can't.

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Question for those who have pre-ordered devices from Sprint before: Are you better off ordering online (i.e. via www.sprint.com/nexus5), or being first on a list at a corporate store? Which one will have it actually on sale first and does one method include charges the other does not?

 

Also, if you do a preorder online, can you retain your old plan and not upgrade to the MyWay plans?

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Ok. Ordered the 32gb black model from the play store. It is 2-3 weeks for processing.

 

That should give me time to get the iPhone 5s on upgrade and sell it for around $400 profit. All in all after taxes and shipping charges I should wind up paying net $50 for my Nexus.

 

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So how much are the SIM cards and who will carry them?

 

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When can we start taking ppdoimg pre orders in store??

 

I love everything about this phone except for that batterry. Don't really care too much about a missing sd card because I use cloud programs and it's nice having your stuff anywhere just as long as there is good coverage :P

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Ok. Ordered the 32gb black model from the play store. It is 2-3 weeks for processing.

 

That should give me time to get the iPhone 5s on upgrade and sell it for around $400 profit. All in all after taxes and shipping charges I should wind up paying net $50 for my Nexus.

 

Sent from my EVO using Tapatalk 2

 

FWIW, with the Best Buy mobile freedom $50 back offer, I will be able to get the phone for $108 out the door i think.

 

I got the Evo lte for $54 out the door as well.

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This phone could be a game changer IF I can active the CDMA on Sprint, and have a t-mobile LTE datacard in it. 

 

I live in an area where Sprint is still building out LTE, so if this phone could use Sprint for voice, and able to accept a Tmobile or AT&T pre-paid monthly GSM LTE sim, seems like it would give us a great work-around until Sprint's LTE is fully deployed. 

 

Thoughts?

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Sorry to destroy your dreams, but there is no way the iPhone 6 will be anywhere near as "big screen" as the Nexus 5. Which is, by the way, almost 4.95" I think.

And what's funny is I am looking at the Nexus 5 thinking to myself that it better have some damn good RF performance to overcome the small screen.

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Question for those who have pre-ordered devices from Sprint before: Are you better off ordering online (i.e. via www.sprint.com/nexus5), or being first on a list at a corporate store? Which one will have it actually on sale first and does one method include charges the other does not?

 

Also, if you do a preorder online, can you retain your old plan and not upgrade to the MyWay plans?

 

I preordered the GS3 online when it became available for preorder July 2012, It shipped the day it was released to Sprint ( days later). I would pre-order online.

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He now loves in South Dakota.

That's how I ended up with four kids. Evidently, I tend to love in other states too! :hah:

 

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That's how I ended up with four kids. Evidently, I tend to love in other states too! :hah:

 

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Four that you claim and know about right? ;)

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I hope this phone doesn't have the same issue as the g2 with connecting to lte

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stupid question......

Can I activate this on sprint AND tmo/att at the same time? just switch the sim cards?

I used Tmo and ATT SIM cards in my Nexus 4 interchangeably. I'm hoping Sprint will be no different.

 

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FWIW, with the Best Buy mobile freedom $50 back offer, I will be able to get the phone for $108 out the door i think.

 

I got the Evo lte for $54 out the door as well.

Well I can still cancel before shipping if I find a better way to buy it for less.

 

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Just read a post on XDA regarding activating the Play Store version of the phone:

 

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=46990648&postcount=2

 

 

 

 

I am a manager at a sprint store. The only difference between the play store version and the one from sprint directly is that the play store one doesn't come with a Sim card that is needed to activate the phone on the sprint network. We were advised today that anyone purchasing the phone from the play store should be directed to a sprint service and repair center as they will have the cards needed to identify the device on the sprint network. Hope this helps!
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I used Tmo and ATT SIM cards in my Nexus 4 interchangeably. I'm hoping Sprint will be no different.

 

Robert via Samsung Galaxy Note II using Tapatalk

 

The heck with switching SIMS, I want to activate it on Sprint CDMA and Tmobile LTE at the same time. 

 

Side note, I assume Sprint will be providing LTE sims? 

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I can think of one reason to buy from google instead of Sprint.  If you get the one up plan it's only $65 for unlimited data and you don't and your not paying the extra $18.75 a month for the phone till you pay off the higher sprint price tag.

 If you are on one up though, you only get the $15 a month discount while you are still paying off your phone. Right? So this wouldn't help you.

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The heck with switching SIMS, I want to activate it on Sprint CDMA and Tmobile LTE at the same time.

 

Side note, I assume Sprint will be providing LTE sims?

I'm not optimistic you'll be able to do this. Unless the CDMA side is done via ESN authentication only, I bet your Sprint SIM will be required. You'll probably have to swap SIM's. But we should know soon. I have a Tmo SIM card, so I can check that out soon after arrival.

 

SIM cards will not come with the device and will have to be obtained by Sprint.

 

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SIM cards will not come with the device and will have to be obtained by Sprint.

 

Robert via Samsung Galaxy Note II using Tapatalk

 

I plan on getting dead silence when I call my local Sprint repair center tomorrow and ask about this process.

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I preordered the GS3 online when it became available for preorder July 2012, It shipped the day it was released to Sprint ( days later). I would pre-order online.

 

Cool - were you able to retain your old plan or did you have to switch to one of the new ones? It sounds like you had it shipped to you - not picked up at a store, correct?

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Cool - were you able to retain your old plan or did you have to switch to one of the new ones? It sounds like you had it shipped to you - not picked up at a store, correct?

that was probably before the new plans

 

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