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  1. lsufronier's Avatar
    Hi guys I am trying to decide between these two. I already have an Evo 4G and it stopped sending and receiving MMS so I brought it into Sprint and I am now trying to decide between getting another Evo or a Nexus S. Help please?
    07-26-2011 12:52 PM
  2. digitalslacker's Avatar
    Evo 4g is being EOLed in October, not sure if that helps make the decision.
    07-26-2011 01:04 PM
  3. lsufronier's Avatar
    Thanks yeah I read that. Do we know for sure that the Nexus S will receive Ice Cream Sandwich?
    07-26-2011 01:09 PM
  4. Tenebrous's Avatar
    Between these two phones, there is no question - get the Nexus S 4g. Better and faster than the Evo, not to mention NFC, but the trade off is Facebook sync.
    07-26-2011 01:15 PM
  5. lsufronier's Avatar
    Yeah the Facebook sync is not that big of a deal to me. Does anyone know if the Nexus S will receive Ice Cream Sandwich? Thanks
    07-26-2011 01:53 PM
  6. crzycrkr's Avatar
    Yeah the Facebook sync is not that big of a deal to me. Does anyone know if the Nexus S will receive Ice Cream Sandwich? Thanks
    Yes it will. Nexus is the best phone on sprint right now
    07-26-2011 02:01 PM
  7. digitalslacker's Avatar
    Yeah the Facebook sync is not that big of a deal to me. Does anyone know if the Nexus S will receive Ice Cream Sandwich? Thanks
    I haven't heard or seen it stated so I can't be 100% sure that it will, but if you stop and consider that the Nexus One is still getting updates to the latest and greatest of Android then I think it's likely the Nexus S will get it ICS.
    07-26-2011 02:02 PM
  8. lsufronier's Avatar
    Thanks guys it's greatly appreciated. I am leaning towards getting the Nexus but just wanted to make sure it was going to receive ICS. How has the hardware of the Nexus held up? In the store it feels so light that I am afraid it will break easily. Is it durable like my Evo?
    07-26-2011 02:10 PM
  9. crzycrkr's Avatar
    Thanks guys it's greatly appreciated. I am leaning towards getting the Nexus but just wanted to make sure it was going to receive ICS. How has the hardware of the Nexus held up? In the store it feels so light that I am afraid it will break easily. Is it durable like my Evo?
    It is light, but it is solid. I find it to be more durable and better constructed than my EVO. No flexing or creaking like the EVO.
    07-26-2011 02:41 PM
  10. lsufronier's Avatar
    Okay well that's great to hear. It just feels so light that it made me nervous.
    07-26-2011 02:50 PM
  11. chrismc's Avatar
    Okay well that's great to hear. It just feels so light that it made me nervous.
    You might want to hold out until Sunday (7/31) when the Motorola Photon 4G comes out to see how it looks. Gingerbread, dual-core Tegra 2, 1G RAM, more pixels, 16G + MicroSD storage, HDMI, ...
    07-26-2011 03:11 PM
  12. crzycrkr's Avatar
    You might want to hold out until Sunday (7/31) when the Motorola Photon 4G comes out to see how it looks. Gingerbread, dual-core Tegra 2, 1G RAM, more pixels, 16G + MicroSD storage, HDMI, ...
    The Photon is nice, but I would still go with the Nexus right now. Its cheap and just as fast as the dual core phones right now. I don't see ICS slowing it down much
    07-26-2011 03:16 PM
  13. Bujin#IM's Avatar
    I had the EVO for a year (now son has mine and wifey has one), and moved to the Nexus S 4G. Love the size and feel in the hand. Definitely the right move for me.
    07-26-2011 03:23 PM
  14. lsufronier's Avatar
    Thanks everyone for addressing my concerns. Keep adding your opinions I am very open to hearing all of them. Thanks
    07-26-2011 04:20 PM
  15. Meltony's Avatar
    I just chose the nexus s over the evo and the deciding factor for me was the improvement in battery life of the nexus s. My wife has the evo and is happy with it. The second reason I picked the nexus s was the screen.
    07-26-2011 05:25 PM
  16. mhpspeed's Avatar
    I just sold back my Evo today(ginger-evo-deck rom) for $150 and picked up the Nexus S 4G for $9 and also got a $50 mail in rebate, I think I made money?

    Anyways, besides the fantastic deal, the phone is already considerable faster, I didn't over clock too much on my evo since the battery already only lasted ~14, and the battery already seems to be a bit better. The rear camera also seems better even thoughits lower mp, not sure how
    that worked.

    In conclusion, after 4 hours, and an ex evo lover, I've tried every rom I could, I love the nexus, a little worried about what and when the next nexus will come out but I figured I get a new phone every year anyway, I love spending and wasting money on new tech.

    P.s. DO ITTTTT!!!1
    07-26-2011 05:38 PM
  17. lsufronier's Avatar
    Thanks again everyone it is all greatly appreciated!
    07-26-2011 10:59 PM
  18. prncssmelissa's Avatar
    Glad to run across this thread - my EVO 4G also broke (power button broke on the motherboard somehow) and with EVOs being on backorder, I was given the choice of:

    Waiting for the EVO 4G to come in once it's in stock again
    EVO Shift
    Nexus S 4G

    I grudgingly decided on the Nexus S 4G (as I was hoping for the EVO 3D (yeah right!)), and after reading this, I'm glad I made the choice.

    My EVO was great - first phone I've kept over 6 months! But I can't take a broken power button, it's driving me crazy! Now I can save my upgrade for something better down the line

    Thanks!
    07-27-2011 01:59 AM
  19. lsufronier's Avatar
    Glad to run across this thread - my EVO 4G also broke (power button broke on the motherboard somehow) and with EVOs being on backorder, I was given the choice of:

    Waiting for the EVO 4G to come in once it's in stock again
    EVO Shift
    Nexus S 4G

    I grudgingly decided on the Nexus S 4G (as I was hoping for the EVO 3D (yeah right!)), and after reading this, I'm glad I made the choice.

    My EVO was great - first phone I've kept over 6 months! But I can't take a broken power button, it's driving me crazy! Now I can save my upgrade for something better down the line

    Thanks!
    How are you liking your Nexus compared to the EVO now?
    07-27-2011 08:24 AM
  20. prncssmelissa's Avatar
    How are you liking your Nexus compared to the EVO now?
    Don't get it till tomorrow I had hoped it would be in today - but no such luck. I'm still trying to find a case for it here locally (to no avail) -- it looks like I'm going to have to order one, which sucks! LOL

    I'll let ya know tomorrow evening/Friday morning what I think - it won't take me long to figure out if I like it or not!
    07-27-2011 05:17 PM
  21. cporier91's Avatar
    Go with the Nexus S. i love mine and don't regret buying it. its very reliable and gets all of google's love.
    07-27-2011 06:34 PM
  22. HockeyPre's Avatar
    I'm in the same boat. I have had the EVO since launch. Now debating on the Nexus S.

    How is the camera on it? I would be downgrading to a 5MP instead of 8 but do you notice that much difference?

    Does it sync you're twitter contacts?

    Thanks in advance. Great thread.
    07-27-2011 08:19 PM
  23. crzycrkr's Avatar
    I'm in the same boat. I have had the EVO since launch. Now debating on the Nexus S.

    How is the camera on it? I would be downgrading to a 5MP instead of 8 but do you notice that much difference?

    Does it sync you're twitter contacts?

    Thanks in advance. Great thread.
    The Nexus flat out sh1ts on the EVO. Better in every way by a lot.

    No zoom on the camera, but I find it to take better pics.

    Don't know about twitter as I don't use it
    07-27-2011 08:21 PM
  24. MarkHirt's Avatar
    How is the camera on it? I would be downgrading to a 5MP instead of 8 but do you notice that much difference?
    When it comes to cameras (especially phone) megapixels really means nothing it's all about the quality of the piece of plastic they use for a (cough) lense.

    My very old 2.1mp Olympus C-2100 will still out shoot any phone camera
    07-27-2011 08:34 PM
  25. prncssmelissa's Avatar
    As of right now - I don't have an opinion one way or the other - I'm still in process of getting all my "crap" together - getting apps back, settings back, etc. Should know more in the next few hours
    07-28-2011 04:03 PM
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