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Report of LG-made Nexus phone point to an Optimus G-based droid

05 October, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
Report of LG-made Nexus phone point to an Optimus G-based droid - read the full textSo, the rumor mill has been abuzz that the LG Optimus G (the Snapdragon S4 Pro powerhouse) will be used as base for the next Google Nexus Phone. A tipster has contacted AndroidAndMe to give it a first hand account of what the LG-made Nexus is like. It reportedly looks about the same as the...


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> In reply to fuck face @ 2012-10-07 23:28 from j4B$ - click to readActually, it's LG who's gonna make the next Nexus.

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  • 2012-10-08 10:28
  • 0UsW

there flagship device will never narrow down consumers to a certain size gb, thats retarded. and they would never downgrade there specs from what they currently have to what sony currently puts in most there devices. i can assure you sony will not make the next nexus, it will be samsung

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  • 2012-10-07 23:28
  • j4B$

LG phone never look good

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  • 2012-10-07 07:50
  • sc3C

The rumor mill also says that internal memory will be 8Gb and 16GB with no micro-sd slot. Plus non-removable battery. If this were true, they would be deal breakers as far as I'm concerned.

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  • 2012-10-07 05:47
  • 4yS3

If Sony make the new Nexus it'll look gorgeous but specs will be it's downfall. If LG make the new Nexus specs would probably be beastly like the Optimous G and with Google doing the software it would be perfect.
Either would be a good choice but I'll rather see LG

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  • 2012-10-07 00:25
  • HCvK

last year all forums wrote that the next Nexus comming from LG . Comming from HTC now they are talking about Sony . Guys wake up Samsung will continue product Google Nexus Phone until Galaxy Series get over.

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  • 2012-10-06 21:12
  • a0u4

not good for LG.. Google shud make a BB Curve Nexus..

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  • 2012-10-06 18:57
  • P@1G

> In reply to johnis @ 2012-10-06 13:35 from a0un - click to readGalaxy Nexus only has 3 variants:
Toro (Verizon version)
Toro Plus (Sprint version)

both yakju and takju is Maguro.
the only difference is in software, one with Google Wallet, one doesn't have.

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  • 2012-10-06 18:03
  • vfxa

Google Fail

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  • 2012-10-06 17:59
  • LDY1

> In reply to MeeGo Takeover @ 2012-10-06 16:45 from jxxN - click to readAgreed. Personally, i feel that Galaxy phones are overrated

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  • 2012-10-06 17:59
  • uH%4

> In reply to MeeGo Takeover @ 2012-10-06 16:45 from jxxN - click to readApart from your semi-trolling post, what gives you the executive right to say that Sony or LG's turn is next?

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  • 2012-10-06 17:29
  • nxX0

I am soooo Glad that Samsung is NOT making this next Nexus. They've had their turn and now it's Sony or LG's turn.

I can't wait to see how much better the next Nexus is than what Samsung has delivered.

Hope Sony makes it but LG makes great hardware as well.

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  • 2012-10-06 16:45
  • jxxN

So far from the looks of things, like the fact that aosp sas been working on vanilla ics for xperia s, we might see an xperia nexus in near future as well.

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  • 2012-10-06 16:39
  • w7ia

> In reply to Naveen @ 2012-10-06 13:27 from UqvY - click to readhtc phones are garbage..

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  • 2012-10-06 15:35
  • thaa

> In reply to johnis @ 2012-10-06 13:35 from a0un - click to readTrue, but the software hardly requires changing by Samsung. Also, Samsung are a conglomerate. So it's within Googles best interests to pass this on to them and show them this trust. Hence why they got the second contract to build the Galaxy Nexus.

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  • 2012-10-06 15:01
  • nxX0

i'd prefer moto nexus

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  • 2012-10-06 14:41
  • TSAY

Cool2000 it is not true what u said. Only two version of gnex ( yakju and takju) take google updates. All the other versions take updates from samsung and their carrier ( verrizon, tmobile ect

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  • 2012-10-06 13:35
  • a0un

Next Nexus should be made by HTC! , Samsung is just a Copy righter of other manufacturers and they are just making cheap plastic quality things , But HTC Rocks in quality and performance !!!

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  • 2012-10-06 13:27
  • UqvY

Given track records, the only two companies that seem to have any sense of urgency in regards to updates are Samsung and HTC. But as the phone requires only Googles input to be updated, it takes out the UI from any manufacturer. To be honest, it doesn't matter who makes the next Nexus phone as the company making it is only presenting forward its hardware and saying 'look at what we did for Google!'. Ultimately, any update will be fed by Google and that is all that matters in staying ahead in the Android game.

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  • 2012-10-06 11:48
  • nxX0

Maybe samsung is just a update but... LG is a good phone if we take the Optimus G like a guide to create a nexus, but i will like to HTC to the next gen of nexus.... :(

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  • 2012-10-06 03:19
  • PHyi

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