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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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S3 is more well known.

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  • 2012-12-29 01:23
  • mg93

N4 will come to my country (Indonesia) in January 2013. The price will be same (or cheaper just a bit) with the S3. It won't be any success product in here, especially the "LG" brand for smartphone is not a popular one in Indonesia, unlike the famous (ads everywhere) Samsung.

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  • 2012-12-28 19:49
  • XMiw

why gsmarena deleted my comment??... s3 is the best .. uncomparable with optimus-g

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  • 2012-12-28 09:18
  • P}vn

> In reply to Zoccat @ 2012-12-23 09:41 from 3qns - click to readSg3 has weathered the storm so to say of quad core phones, but we'll see in April,

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  • 2012-12-26 22:20
  • k2h6

Loved the ending of this article... People reading this on Retina displays LoL

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  • 2012-12-26 19:07
  • t7Pq

> In reply to Gaurav Rana @ 2012-12-22 11:23 from U@SW - click to readAre you kidding me Gaurav????one x+,note 2 as well as Optimus G EASILY BEAT THE S3.S3 is called phone of the year just because it was the most sold phone,no other reason.Think practically.

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  • 2012-12-26 18:12
  • uvjd

Nexus 4 is not available everywhere,
thus it fails on the spot.

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  • 2012-12-25 17:18
  • utxf

S3 is al lot better than nexus4.

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  • 2012-12-25 13:55
  • PScu

> In reply to saev @ 2012-12-24 08:23 from pI}E - click to readare you dumb???

on amazon nexus 4 is $600 down from $800


it is ONLY subsidized on the PLAYSTORE!!!

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  • 2012-12-24 18:40
  • 40D{

Van anybody tell me if The nexus 4 is on stock

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  • 2012-12-24 16:34
  • 8J}1

Just like to say that I was close in getting the N4, but now i'm glad I didn't. Limited everything (availably, storage, etc.) Got a note 2, and love it. Sammy does a good job giving a finish product that is polished for end users. You can be mediocre and run it stock which and everything just works, or you can run a customized rom on it. That's what I love about it!! Don't get me wrong i love the nexus line up. The first N1 was awesome, and I will just ship for the "xphone" being its the true first google phone.

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  • 2012-12-24 16:22
  • RdXL

i bought Nexus 4 and i know that Samsung is better..
why cause they are targets to different markets..

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  • 2012-12-24 09:13
  • S0Cm

> In reply to degazmatic @ 2012-12-24 01:07 from jxXT - click to readAhh, the wonders of the Internet. There are stores like Amazon from where you can get it for cheap.

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  • 2012-12-24 08:23
  • pI}E

Unless price is an issue, I think a Note 2 could be more useful for you.

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  • 2012-12-24 08:12
  • Ps}{

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-22 23:18 from njxA - click to readwait for android 4.2.1 on optimus g and you will know why they are crap at software;)

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  • 2012-12-24 07:57
  • ut%2

Since when is no sd card, 16gb internal, non removable battery, no true 4g lte ok now that android does it? If the nexus 4 was an apple product it would've been crucified but it's being defended simply because it's android. Plus the sub $400 price is only good if your country gets google play store. Outside of the playstore it's $600. No bang for your buck. The only redeeming feature was guaranteed android updates but that is not true as some nexus wont get the latest. The nexus 4 is a lemon. Xiaomi mi2 gets everything the nexus 4 doesnt except lte.

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  • 2012-12-24 01:07
  • jxXT

> In reply to VJ @ 2012-12-23 11:52 from 2F6N - click to readno, the One X+ has that title ;)

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  • 2012-12-23 22:11
  • sp3j

> In reply to VJ @ 2012-12-23 11:52 from 2F6N - click to readfar from....

crap lcd screen
no battery removal possible
no sd card upgrade..

shall i continue ?

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  • 2012-12-23 19:41
  • Tu2w

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-22 09:05 from vaNH - click to readYou can always buy a metal case for your S3.I'll looks way better than the stock back cover.Overall, it feels heavier and more premium with the metal look.

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  • 2012-12-23 14:27
  • q{Tu

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-22 23:18 from njxA - click to readIdiot. LG did not optimize shit. App developers have not updated their apps for 4.2 yet and there is thermal throttling on N4.

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  • 2012-12-23 13:36
  • pI}E

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