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Google Nexus 4 vs. Samsung Galaxy S III: Fan favorites

21 December 2012 | Read the review | Post your comment
Google Nexus 4 vs. Samsung Galaxy S III: Fan favorites - read the full textAndroid devices come from all walks of life, but in each generation there is a "chosen one". In 2012, it's the Nexus 4 and, as an overall package, this is probably the best Google has ever delivered. Yet, by a mean twist of fate, it has the most formidable...


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> In reply to abdullah @ 2013-03-24 22:01 from styN - click to readPress the options button, the bottom left buttton on ur phone.. select view by.. choose contents in phone..

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  • 2013-06-09 06:03
  • utLK

why do people without using a nexus 4 comment on it?
I have sold my sgs3 for my nexus 4 simply because it used to lag!
I am using my nexus 4 for a month now and just got switched off because battery was low
And for people concerned about the battery, I USE MY NEXUS 4 FOR A DAY WITHOUT CHARGING
And for people concerned about storage, I GOT 50 GB ON BOX!
So all my pics and videos are uploaded on it
And till now I've never felt the need of a 32gb space
Moreover of u need more space, root and remove all bloatware!
The only wish I'd have before dying is to see a nexus 4 running 4.2.2 lag :p

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  • 2013-05-28 19:20
  • KgQD

> In reply to mrmjv @ 2012-12-23 03:42 from FEBq - click to readHi frnd pls tell wich phone I buy nexus 4 or s3

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  • 2013-05-26 07:57
  • Hktq

So will the Nexus work in South Africa? I will only get it if I find a friend coming from the USA, here it cost about $1000.00 (for the 8gb version)!!! Definitely take the S3 here as it is roughly $700.00 If the Nexus does not work on a South African network it is a deal breaker. No SD card is just crap.

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  • 2013-05-01 00:51
  • fuvm

> In reply to reals3 @ 2013-01-15 17:09 from RaZ6 - click to readNot when you flash custom rom its not. Navbar gone. So is status bar. I get the entire screen.

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  • 2013-04-27 03:46
  • qd{C

How do I retrieve deleted files

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  • 2013-04-08 11:46
  • Bqv0

2013 year of 4G enabled handsets..

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  • 2013-04-08 01:20
  • 3Jb7

I have problems in my mobile s3 all my photos in gallery is not open from gallery

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  • 2013-03-24 22:01
  • styN

I tried both phones at work and would be hard-pressed to tell which one is technically superior to the other. The Nexus 4 looks and feels better though, keeping in mind that the looks were achieved in part by sealing the battery in so that sturdier (and prettier) material could be used on the back of the Nexus. Also the rounded edges of the S III give it a retro look that not everyone, myself included, appreciates. The display on the Nexus is definitely better, and that is ultimately why I chose it as my personal phone.

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  • 2013-03-14 04:21
  • IwqH

nope...powerVR SGX 554 is the king....

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  • 2013-03-07 16:45
  • KSgt

This is a no brainier, After owning several android phones, including a Samsung Galaxy, I got the Nexus4 and never looked back. My brother was a Windows fan and after seeing mine, now he also has a Nexus4 and he loves it. This phone never seems to slow down and the screen is awesome. Honestly I don't get how sammy justifies their high price for the S-III when the back cover is made of flimsy plastic. The screen is about the same, but the touch of the display is much smoother on the Nexus. Highly recommend the Nexus 4 and now it's available. Shipping took less than one week on my brother's Nexus.

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  • 2013-02-19 05:36
  • q}xR

i hads Samsung s3 & N4 BY SO fare the N4 is the best phone i have ever Google nailed

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  • 2013-02-17 04:29
  • mjLd

LG Nexus 4 clearly WON!

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  • 2013-02-16 20:53
  • t78M

Again indeed adreno320 is king of graphic...

And the sammy ass3 is weeker than this nexus4....

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  • 2013-02-13 07:38
  • vV5G

Press Volume down button and power button

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  • 2013-02-12 07:19
  • uS6P

How can I do screen capture on N4.???somebody tell me pls.

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  • 2013-02-07 19:21
  • PSce

Indeed...the adreno320 is the king of gpu right now...

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  • 2013-02-07 11:16
  • vV5G

Nexus4....very very "GOOD" price from lg...
This year lg offer better value added ...
A healthy competition....

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  • 2013-02-07 11:12
  • vV5G

> In reply to Luke @ 2013-01-26 12:45 from wfBh - click to readIt's not just that.

Even in DPI, phones like the Xperia S managed to beat any iPhone in both number of pixels (720p vs. that weird iPhone 5 res) and DPI. Yes, older Androids have higher DPI.

On tablets, same thing. Nexus 10 should ring a bell.

I don't get this indirect marketing of Retina screens on tech blogs. OK, retina is probably a trademark, but readers will infer that they are the highest DPI screens out there, when that's by far not the case.

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  • 2013-02-04 15:53
  • Jpha

i don't get it. The charts on your contrast ratio. In your brightness table the Nexus get the value of 1341 with 100% contrast ratio but the chart further down it suddenly get a value of 1926. And the SIII get 3419 when you a bit further up said it had infinite contrast ratio.

I am getting dizzy!

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  • 2013-01-26 15:59
  • d$bd

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