1. Caleb Pelton's Avatar
    Sorry I didn't see this sooner. This is being typed on a Nexus 5 that I dropped the iPhone 5 for. To each their own, but the Nexus is an awesome device who's stats and price point are unbeatable. Android is different from iOS and for some very hard to get used to. I swap between my iPhone and Nexus with no issues, but my iPhone has been dead and dormant for about three months. Both are good devices. For now, I prefer the Nexus.

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    04-06-2014 08:30 PM
  2. BB fan forever's Avatar
    The only Android phone I would get would be the HTC One M8. That phone is a true work horse!!!
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    04-06-2014 08:34 PM
  3. warcraftWidow's Avatar
    I'm going to start making posts about the things I'm thinking about doing throughout the day...prepare for the onslaught.
    Assuming you are a typical male, I think you'll have to censor yourself and not tell us about all the things you are thinking about doing ;-P
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    04-06-2014 08:38 PM
  4. JakePleasants's Avatar
    Assuming you are a typical male, I think you'll have to censor yourself and not tell us about all the things you are thinking about doing… ;-P
    Stereotypes!
    04-06-2014 08:44 PM
  5. warcraftWidow's Avatar
    Stereotypes!
    You're right! How about if I revise my comment to "if you're a typical person" 😄
    04-06-2014 08:45 PM
  6. JakePleasants's Avatar
    You're right! How about if I revise my comment to "if you're a typical person…"
    Sounds good! Just giving you a hard time, though I don't doubt the accuracy of either statement.
    04-06-2014 08:54 PM
  7. JakePleasants's Avatar
    And now I can't get P!nk's song "U & Ur Hand" out of my head.
    04-06-2014 08:56 PM
  8. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    I'm thinking about switching to T-Mobile from AT&T to get unlimited data. T-Mobile will pay my ETF if I trade my phone in which would be my iPhone. I would get the M8 but if I decided to go ahead and get the Nexus 5 I could just use it through T-Mobile and not have to get a phone through them or pay a monthly payment on a phone. But I'm digging the M8.


    Tapped out on my GOLD 5S
    You could also get the 32 GB version which I think is only available through Google.
    04-06-2014 11:01 PM
  9. DudeThatsErin's Avatar
    You could also get the 32 GB version which I think is only available through Google.
    I'd read and watch videos of reviews on it first though. I've heard that the battery only lasts 3-4hrs it the screen is on for that long. Plus, there is a glitch that wakes up the phone when you open the YouTube app (even for a second) and drains the battery behind your back.

    I thought about getting the Nexus as my next phone but I have the TMobile S4 which just got the KitKat update running Nova Launcher Pro and I have no reason to get it now. My screen is .05" bigger and I have more features.

    The M8 is a pretty good phone though. Haven't read/watched many reviews on it yet cause I've been distracted (usually I am up to snuff on this stuff ahhh!) but I am about to starting tonight.

    Sent from my SGH-M919 using Tapatalk
    04-07-2014 01:28 AM
  10. dkhmwilliams's Avatar
    The Nexus 5 is a good device. I really don't have any complaints about it. The battery life was sufficient in my opinion. The OS is smooth and fast. The screen has a higher resolution and bigger size. I got the 32 GB model, but the cloud services Google offers is abundant. For the price, there isn't another device better in my opinion. But...the iPhone 5S is probably the best smartphone I have owned and I have had a lot of them. The screen is smaller, but I have not found it to be problem ever. The phone is fast and smooth despite the hardware specifications being less than the competition. The feature set is efficient. A lot of the gimmicks that I see other platforms or manufacturers use to perform certain tasks I have found that the iPhone can achieve those tasks as well in a more practical and efficient manner. Then we get to the design. Last week I saw the the M8 and thought it was the best looking device hat I had ever seen. But I had to later recant that. I think it was the brushed metal backing that really struck me and the placement of the dual cameras that was so attractive. But when I look at my gold iPhone, there is just no other device that rivals it's perfection. And then there are the little practical things that just makes more sense. The digital lightning port that can be plugged in on either side (the Nexus 5 charging port isn't the best and the Note 3 charging port is awkward). Mute switch. Home button with fingerprint scanner. And then when you consider how universal the iPhone is; the accessories can be found everywhere, they are compatible with all kinds of other electronics/automobiles, and just about every company that has an app has one in the Apple store. The multimedia ecosystem is just that good.


    Sent from my Gold iPhone 5S. The "S" is for sexy.
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    04-07-2014 03:32 AM
  11. Haalcyon's Avatar
    The Nexus 5 is a good device. I really don't have any complaints about it. The battery life was sufficient in my opinion. The OS is smooth and fast. The screen has a higher resolution and bigger size. I got the 32 GB model, but the cloud services Google offers is abundant. For the price, there isn't another device better in my opinion. But...the iPhone 5S is probably the best smartphone I have owned and I have had a lot of them. The screen is smaller, but I have not found it to be problem ever. The phone is fast and smooth despite the hardware specifications being less than the competition. The feature set is efficient. A lot of the gimmicks that I see other platforms or manufacturers use to perform certain tasks I have found that the iPhone can achieve those tasks as well in a more practical and efficient manner. Then we get to the design. Last week I saw the the M8 and thought it was the best looking device hat I had ever seen. But I had to later recant that. I think it was the brushed metal backing that really struck me and the placement of the dual cameras that was so attractive. But when I look at my gold iPhone, there is just no other device that rivals it's perfection. And then there are the little practical things that just makes more sense. The digital lightning port that can be plugged in on either side (the Nexus 5 charging port isn't the best and the Note 3 charging port is awkward). Mute switch. Home button with fingerprint scanner. And then when you consider how universal the iPhone is; the accessories can be found everywhere, they are compatible with all kinds of other electronics/automobiles, and just about every company that has an app has one in the Apple store. The multimedia ecosystem is just that good.


    Sent from my Gold iPhone 5S. The "S" is for sexy.
    This.

    How does the Nexus' battery life compare to the iPhone's?


    Sent from my MF080LL/A 🔘
    04-07-2014 06:32 AM
  12. dkhmwilliams's Avatar
    It would depend on what you are doing with it. Screen time, I would say that the Nexus 5 is a little better but standby time on the iPhone is better. If you are a person who does mostly texting, emailing, calls, maybe some music, but not much else, the iPhone will give you great battery life. On my work days I usually come home after 10 hours with about 75 percent because I usually just text and make a few phone calls and send out some emails. But if I start watching videos, the battery will drain fast. Same with games. The Nexus is constantly processing thing a in the background so the standby time isn't going to be as good. On a normal workday, I'm coming home with about 50 percent.


    Sent from my Gold iPhone 5S. The "S" is for sexy.
    04-07-2014 06:43 AM
  13. Haalcyon's Avatar
    It would depend on what you are doing with it. Screen time, I would say that the Nexus 5 is a little better but standby time on the iPhone is better. If you are a person who does mostly texting, emailing, calls, maybe some music, but not much else, the iPhone will give you great battery life. On my work days I usually come home after 10 hours with about 75 percent because I usually just text and make a few phone calls and send out some emails. But if I start watching videos, the battery will drain fast. Same with games. The Nexus is constantly processing thing a in the background so the standby time isn't going to be as good. On a normal workday, I'm coming home with about 50 percent.


    Sent from my Gold iPhone 5S. The "S" is for sexy.
    Thanks. I was really thinking about getting a Nexus just to have something different, though I love me iPhones.


    Sent from 4 f IV 🔘
    04-07-2014 06:58 AM
  14. Septembersrain's Avatar
    I can't imagine getting the M8. In our sister site for Android, I've been reading a couple not so good reviews on it. I've never been an HTC fan though after they burned me with their horrific Sense UI.

    It's not my style of phone for my choice of Android without a removable battery anyways.

    I'm thinking my Note 3 may be the last Android phone I buy for now. When it dies, I'll replace it then.

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    04-07-2014 07:35 AM
  15. Septembersrain's Avatar
    I'm thinking about switching to T-Mobile from AT&T to get unlimited data. T-Mobile will pay my ETF if I trade my phone in which would be my iPhone. I would get the M8 but if I decided to go ahead and get the Nexus 5 I could just use it through T-Mobile and not have to get a phone through them or pay a monthly payment on a phone. But I'm digging the M8.


    Tapped out on my GOLD 5S
    If T-Mobile works in all the areas you want and need it to, I say go for the switch! I've loved having to not worry about how much data I use. Some months I'll use only 2-5GB though I've done upwards of 30GB. It's nice to not have to think about it and instead just enjoy it.

    Sent from a larger than life device. Using Tapatalk
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    04-07-2014 07:39 AM
  16. WildCatStud333's Avatar
    Just gonna stick with Apple and AT&T.


    Tapped out on my GOLD 5S
    04-07-2014 03:44 PM
  17. iOS Gravity's Avatar
    I'd say about 2.99 days. It will be returned on the 3rd day.
    Just gonna stick with Apple and AT&T.


    Tapped out on my GOLD 5S
    I was correct.
    04-07-2014 05:24 PM
  18. DudeThatsErin's Avatar
    Happy for u. Maybe u should play the lottery. LMWAO!!!


    Tapped out on my GOLD 5S
    What made you stay?


    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
    04-07-2014 06:44 PM
  19. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    Sounds good buddy. U gonna jock my style homey??? Don't hate brah just wanted some opinions and honesty.


    Tapped out on my GOLD 5S
    If you want honesty you'll just have to expect people to give their honest opinions. You could find a plethora of iPhone vs (Insert whatever Android device) talk to see varying opinions from user experiences and comparisons. The point more is that plenty of people (not just you, so don't think I'm singling you out) come on here and feel some sort of obligation to inform the rest of the community that they're switching platforms like they owe it to us to explain. In your case we've already seen you jump back and forth between a 5S and an Android device or at least contemplate it. Now, when you come on here to tell us that you're going to use another device, it's not going to just come off as you just asking for feedback. I'm a moderator here on an iPhone forum and I have quietly used other devices from other companies without uttering as so much as a word about it because quite frankly, I don't owe an explanation to anyone here. I've gone through 8 different 5S's since it was released last September. One was because I broke it and got a replacement. All the others had in betweens. Note 3, Galaxy s4, etc. It's okay to have a hunger to try something else. Everyone doesn't need to know that you're hungry though.
    04-07-2014 07:09 PM
  20. Septembersrain's Avatar
    Ok thanks for ur input moderator. Sorry for posting something. Didn't know it was against the rules to voice my opinion. Thought we had the freedom of speech. Don't worry i won't post anything on here again Miss Moderator. Matter a fact I'm deleting iMore. Ur a joke criticizing me for voicing my opinion what hypocrite. SMFH!!!


    Tapped out on my GOLD 5S
    Just one thing to say to that...

    Woosaaaa. Goos fraba!

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    04-07-2014 09:47 PM
  21. lepra87's Avatar
    I sold my Nexus 5 and buy a iPhone 5s. The only thing that I miss is dr size screen, the rest prefer the iPhone. And I try a lot of Androids...


    Enviado desde mi iPhone 5s con Tapatalk
    04-07-2014 10:24 PM
  22. Speedygi's Avatar
    I can't see myself getting a Nexus 5 if I'm getting far more battery life on the 5S and 5C. It just doesn't make alot of sense, given that I can do pretty much all I need to do on an iPhone.
    04-08-2014 02:04 AM
  23. lepra87's Avatar
    in fact the nexus 5 is very good phone. The only thing I miss is the nexus of the screen size, the rest of the iphone does better, like the camera, the battery life is the same (can last as much 2hs plus nexus), the speaker of the nexus is very bad, the screen quality is not the best (pale colors)
    04-08-2014 06:58 AM
  24. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    I'd read and watch videos of reviews on it first though. I've heard that the battery only lasts 3-4hrs it the screen is on for that long. Plus, there is a glitch that wakes up the phone when you open the YouTube app (even for a second) and drains the battery behind your back.

    I thought about getting the Nexus as my next phone but I have the TMobile S4 which just got the KitKat update running Nova Launcher Pro and I have no reason to get it now. My screen is .05" bigger and I have more features.

    The M8 is a pretty good phone though. Haven't read/watched many reviews on it yet cause I've been distracted (usually I am up to snuff on this stuff ahhh!) but I am about to starting tonight.

    Sent from my SGH-M919 using Tapatalk
    I believe you are thinking of the camera drain, which has been fixed. I have no knowledge of the YouTube glitch you are describing, and my Nexus was purchased about a month after release.
    When I was stock my battery would drain 70% in about 9 hours with an hour and a half screen time. Most of my battery drain could be due to my poor signal with Sprint.
    Last edited by Golfdriver97; 04-08-2014 at 07:39 PM.
    04-08-2014 03:21 PM
  25. newsman787's Avatar
    I loved my Nexus 5 but I experienced problems with Wi-Fi that many believe is needing a software update. That led to my return to the iPhone. Love my 5s. Each phone has its pluses. Users should simply pursue what's right and works for them.

    Sent from my Nexus 7 using iMore Forums mobile app
    04-08-2014 06:18 PM
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