View Poll Results: I am buying this device because:

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  • unlocked bootloader is the ONLY reason, I need it as a dev. Me hate carrier locks.

    6 5.36%
  • G-Nex is a flagship, and the Nexus program is delicious icing. I have no mod/dev plans.

    78 69.64%
  • Developer phone + developer + specs = happyness

    19 16.96%
  • Im just here for the free food....No free food? Im out.

    9 8.04%
  1. TheDave's Avatar
    Curious as to the demographics of the following of the G-Nex.

    Which option describes your situation best?


    Im not a dev by any means and want the phone for specs and the nexus part makes it even more of a flagship. Ill run it stock as is.


    Lets hear your thoughts below, too.
    10-25-2011 07:35 AM
  2. experiment 626's Avatar
    Not a Developer or even really a hacker.I just want a pure Google device where the OS upgrades will come unfiltered straight from Google itself with no carrier interference.
    10-25-2011 07:56 AM
  3. TheDave's Avatar
    Not a Developer or even really a hacker.I just want a pure Google device where the OS upgrades will come unfiltered straight from Google itself with no carrier interference.
    Couldnt have said it better myself.
    10-25-2011 07:58 AM
  4. qnet's Avatar
    Yep, I'm not a Dev either, just like the pure Google phones.
    10-25-2011 08:02 AM
  5. ggpike's Avatar
    Not a developer, but use my phone for business. I have a Tbolt now but would prefer to go back to pure Android and not have to worry about whether the next Sense/HTC update is going to break something or have an issue with the phone that doesn't get addressed for 5 months or more. I need something reliable with consistant timely updates, support, and the ability to keep up with my work. I've loved having LTE and really am looking forward to partnering that with ICS.
    10-25-2011 08:07 AM
  6. Mooem's Avatar
    Not a developer but I do aspire to get into the thick of it one day. In this case, however, I'm getting the phone purely for the Nexus experience on Verizon's network.
    10-25-2011 08:12 AM
  7. Iceman0803's Avatar
    Not a Developer or even really a hacker.I just want a pure Google device where the OS upgrades will come unfiltered straight from Google itself with no carrier interference.
    Yup!!
    10-25-2011 08:28 AM
  8. obi5683's Avatar
    This phone is everything I want in a phone: dual core, LTE, large screen SAMOLED, zero bloatware, latest version of Android with updates directly from the source. I might write some apps at some point, but I have no plans right now.
    10-25-2011 09:30 AM
  9. th0r615's Avatar
    I don't fit into any of those categories so I voted for free food.
    10-25-2011 09:39 AM
  10. Mr. Poppalopolis's Avatar
    Basically want to root. I'm sure there will be some very good roms out shortly after launch that add new features. I went from using CM7 on my Inc to a stock AOSP rom, but just can't go without a lot of the CM7 features. Mainly the notification bar widgets.
    10-25-2011 10:13 AM
  11. stevozip's Avatar
    As far as I can tell, the Nexus is/will be the only phone on Verizon that offers NFC capability, which I've said before is my one requirement in my next phone. Also, my current phone is OG DROID, and that's as close to a Nexus as Verizon has had, so this just feels right.
    10-25-2011 10:38 AM
  12. CynicX's Avatar
    I love Honeycomb, dislike Gingerbread. So I just want ICS.
    10-25-2011 11:10 AM
  13. TheDave's Avatar
    Shouldve put in a "all i want is ICS, canvas makes no difference" option
    10-25-2011 03:27 PM
  14. jdbower's Avatar
    It's the only device available on VZW with NFC. It's not the only phone getting ICS (and Moto promises said ICS pretty quickly, but I still think Cyanogen will beat them to it). It's not the only phone to allow rooting or custom ROMs, a locked bootloader doesn't stop me from doing what I want with my X. Even if it has the "best" screen by some definition, it probably won't be by all definitions. It won't have the top-end GPU/CPU you'll get from consumer phones. It's a developer phone with the one feature that I want to play with - NFC.
    10-25-2011 04:33 PM
  15. kath00's Avatar
    Not a Developer or even really a hacker.I just want a pure Google device where the OS upgrades will come unfiltered straight from Google itself with no carrier interference.
    Yup. Plus I want a big screen and a lightning fast phone. And no bloatware. And a better camera than my droid. And ICS...

    Sent from my DROIDX using Tapatalk
    10-25-2011 07:49 PM
  16. Colin's Avatar
    Learning Java and Android API simultaneously. Also Cocoa though. Gotta be bilingual.
    10-26-2011 07:32 PM
  17. stockandroidguy's Avatar
    FLAGSHIP, UNLOCKED BOOTLOADER, ICS Thats a winner for me
    10-26-2011 07:38 PM
  18. zourtney's Avatar
    I'm a programmer. I've been on an iPhone (3G) since 2009, which is great, but stale. I'm looking to this as my next personal device. Also, I might get the opportunity to do some Android development soon...which I haven't had enough insomnia to do it in my free time

    Edit: just saw the poll (dang Tapatalk). Please tell me misspelling "happiness" was intentional
    10-26-2011 08:44 PM
  19. CZ Eddie's Avatar
    None of the answers fit my top five reasons.

    What is "the nexus program"?
    10-26-2011 08:46 PM
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