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Google to start selling the Galaxy S4 running stock Android

Google to start selling the Galaxy S4 running stock Android - read the full textAt the annual Google I/O developer conference today, Google has announced the planned released of a Samsung Galaxy S4 running stock Android (AOSP). Just as rumored earlier today, the phone will be free of TouchWiz modifications. It will be selling directly through Google Play and it will enjoy...


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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-05-17 08:52 from IaHc - click to readSamsung cameras definetly two classes above HTC.

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  • 2013-05-30 18:27
  • ajUf

> In reply to hepo @ 2013-05-17 11:42 from b$2W - click to readYou are talking in riddles....

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  • 2013-05-18 13:33
  • mX1L

> In reply to hepo @ 2013-05-17 11:42 from b$2W - click to readyou said you never used a stock before,, and now your telling that you used it and it sucks.?. LIAR

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  • 2013-05-18 04:37
  • Q5xN

Ahh. Finally.
They need to launch more devices with stock Android. Most people love the fluidity that comes with it.
The toppings of Touchwiz, Sense, Motoblur and stuff may add a few things, but sure make the device slower.
I'd rather have a faster device with no addons.

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  • 2013-05-17 18:09
  • uw@t

> In reply to kli @ 2013-05-16 11:20 from nCfs - click to readWhat the hell did You do with your Galaxy Nexus?
I'm still using it (for over a year now) with stock Android (4.2.2), never need to restart nor flash anything. I'm a hardcore user, but I almost never get force-closes. And it is very fluid, just today I was chatting with a friend (gtalk), listening to music, Skype was on, and I was playing a somehow hard-core game (for the graphics), and everything was just fine.

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  • 2013-05-17 16:07
  • mD6v

Never used Android stock but I think the TouchWiz UI is great. Tried the stock once and it sucks

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  • 2013-05-17 11:42
  • b$2W

Well you might get more than 8gb user storage.

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  • 2013-05-17 10:37
  • mqMt

> In reply to buppy @ 2013-05-16 15:50 from K2EG - click to readS3 only sold 50 million? no wonder still can't make iPhone market share to 1%

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  • 2013-05-17 08:54
  • IaHc

> In reply to karfous.tnt @ 2013-05-16 23:21 from 6v$x - click to readHTC design definitely a class above Sammy.

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  • 2013-05-17 08:52
  • IaHc

good phone price big many ungrad

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  • 2013-05-17 07:17
  • s%{I

Believe me stock Android is boring, dull and plain that's why manufacturers customize the software in phones to make them visually appealing..

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  • 2013-05-17 07:03
  • vbPf

Why would i buy a Galaxy phone with a stock Android UI ,the most important reason which would make me get the S4 is that i loved The new TouchWiz UI ,and of course the amazing specs .If i want a stock android experience ,i'll buy a nexus device .

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  • 2013-05-17 00:19
  • fvGU

> In reply to Nephylim @ 2013-05-16 18:13 from PqTR - click to readHTC still a classes ahead of sammy

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  • 2013-05-16 23:21
  • 6v$x

The Trillion dollar question,
" Will it support app to sd card ???? "
if it does, then this will be the greatest move done by samsung.
if it does not, then there is no difference if it's stock android or not.
you will be left with limited internal memory.

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  • 2013-05-16 22:50
  • PvmY

> In reply to vrex @ 2013-05-16 18:48 from 0xbT - click to readYou sound like a broken record, do some research on both devices before posting nonsense.

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  • 2013-05-16 21:49
  • Im42

> In reply to vrex @ 2013-05-16 18:48 from 0xbT - click to readIt's no nexus, it's a google edition S4, ps the Nexus series isn't top range more middle range in order to be affordable but the Nexus 4 was a top tier albeit not so top, and still affordable but sold as a nexus, whereas the GS4 google edition will not be branded as a nexus and will be sold for the same unsubsidised price as the regular S4... Ps imagine the most powerful phone on the market running stock android... every software limitation by samsung has been removed, and i for one am looking forward to buy the HOT piece of TECH

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  • 2013-05-16 21:39
  • xqGS

WOW! Impressive Samsung! Finally they've manage a smart move against HTC's flagship. So many complaints about GS4 was a crappy design turns out it was still the best selling phone to date. And with this new promo impartnership with Google im sure this will boost again GS4 sale worldwide. Not to mention that this is the first phone will sport High-End specs with microSD and STOCK ANDROID! (except for the Galaxy Nexus of course). So far GS4 is the only phone with so many variants available check this out:

GS4 LTE: Snapdragon
GS4: Octa-core
GS4 LTE Octa-core
GS4 Zoom
GS4 Active (water resistant)
GS4 mini
and the latest GS4 STOCK ANDROID!

Well done Samsung!

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  • 2013-05-16 19:23
  • v0qJ

lg nexus 4, flaship in 2012 was priced at 300$. samsung's nexus today costs about 650$. wtf google?

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  • 2013-05-16 18:48
  • 0xbT

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-05-16 16:57 from t7J5 - click to readThey are clearer but maybe the fact that theyre front facing makes them seem louder, but in a big room they dont seem to be as loud_ I tested it in a shop as I want a high end device to replace the lww!

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  • 2013-05-16 18:18
  • 39D@

Take that HTC !!!!!

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  • 2013-05-16 18:13
  • PqTR

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