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    Default NEXUS 4 help?

    hey guys, i am buying a nexus 4 on nov 13 but i would like to know 2 things:

    1. If the specs say that the back of the nexus 4 is made out of gorilla glass 2, why does the back scratch so easily then?

    2. does anyone know if when buying the nexus 4,will we have to pay delivery costs too?
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    1. Gorilla glass isn't scratch proof
    2. Yes

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    Quote Originally Posted by ehsaan View Post
    hey guys, i am buying a nexus 4 on nov 13 but i would like to know 2 things:

    1. If the specs say that the back of the nexus 4 is made out of gorilla glass 2, why does the back scratch so easily then?

    2. does anyone know if when buying the nexus 4,will we have to pay delivery costs too?

    Who says it scratches easily? One or two reviewers, who are going out of their way to beat up the phone?
    Can everyone just calm down and wait for the phone to be released? Please?
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    I had a SGS1 with gorilla glass 1. For the first year I had a screen protector which scratched up easily and looked like crap fast. Took that off and for the next year i had no scratches and smooth scrolling. Both my brothers had a SGS1 as well and no protector. Both of their screen are still fine. I even went to the beach with my phone and managed to get sand on the screen which i carefully removed. I also kept it in my pocket with all sorts of keys and I'm sure sand also and no scratches on the screen.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ehsaan View Post
    1. If the specs say that the back of the nexus 4 is made out of gorilla glass 2, why does the back scratch so easily then?
    No one has ever claimed that Gorilla Glass 2 is "scratch proof". And how do you know it scratches easily? Reviews? 10 random people reviewing a device doesn't give you an idea of how it will manage in the general public.

    2. does anyone know if when buying the nexus 4,will we have to pay delivery costs too?
    You have to pay sales tax and shipping from the Play Store.
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    Will T-Mobile be selling it off-contract at the same prices as Google Play?

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    yeah thats true, but even if it does scratch easily im still getting it like most people

    and does anyone know or have a clue how much the delivery costs will be?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lanhoj View Post
    Will T-Mobile be selling it off-contract at the same prices as Google Play?

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    T-Mobile will sell it next day on 14th
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    Quote Originally Posted by Andrew Martonik View Post
    You have to pay sales tax and shipping from the Play Store.
    Probably why the price is beefed up in my country i couldnt find any shipping costs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lanhoj View Post
    Will T-Mobile be selling it off-contract at the same prices as Google Play?
    T-Mobile is selling it Nov 14th in select stores. It'll cost:

    $199 on a Classic Plan w/ 2-year contract.

    $199 down on a Value Plan and $15/mo for 20 months w/ 2-year contract.

    $499 unsubsidized.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Andrew Martonik View Post
    T-Mobile is selling it Nov 14th in select stores. It'll cost:
    ...
    $499 unsubsidized.
    499$? Screw that! Google Play it is then, thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lanhoj View Post
    499$? Screw that! Google Play it is then, thanks.
    Yup, the vast majority of people considering this device should buy it from the Play Store.
    LG Nexus 5 / Galaxy S5 // T-Mobile / AT&T

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