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03-16-2010, 01:38 PM
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Nexus One available on Rogers, Telus, Bell, Wind

You can buy it now.

Curse them for doing this when us students get our tax returns! Well planned Google. Well planned.

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And, as expected, Telus came out today saying the phone will work on Telus and Bell.


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03-18-2010, 10:38 AM
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Just ordered mine.

This is working out well for me...great timing. Got it with my tax refund, sold my Dream for $250, and my buddy just got a job with Telus. Is able to buy out my contract with rogers and offer me a much cheaper retention plan. So I will also be able to buy the Milestone for $150, then turn around and sell it for like $500.

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Crazy. My contract ends in May, I will definitely get it.

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Enjoy your Nexus One, jerk

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I think I'm just going to have to buy one straight up. I've got a year left on my contact with Rogers.

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You can only buy it straight up from Google. It isnt available any other way in Canada.

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Yeah it's only available off contract.

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My gf just called to tell me it came in. I work for another 7 hours

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My gf just called to tell me it came in. I work for another 7 hours
That was fast... 5 days?

Let me know what you think of it. I may get one.

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That was fast... 5 days?

Let me know what you think of it. I may get one.
I ordered Thursday around 2pm. My first order actually didnt go through (forgot my middle initial when putting in my name for the CC...doh) If I had ordered earlier in the day I think it would have made it Friday. Google got the phone to DHL around 8pm that night. DHL says it gets shipments from anywhere in the US to anywhere in Canada in 1 day. It sat in their warehouse all day Friday though.

They ship from Indianapolis, so it wasnt too far from from me anyway (Ottawa)

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Ah ok. I was going to ask next where they shipped from. Post review soon even though I know what to expect it's always nice to hear about the experience from endusers.

I'm thinking of getting one to go with my iPhone. Since Canada has 3 year contracts I'm not going to get a good deal on the next iPhone so I might as well

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If there was a hole to have sex with it, I would.

So fast. So smooth. A lot of great features (the car homescreen, voice searches, google goggles, full contact integration).

Thats all for now. Must go play. Will post more later.

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Damn.... no exclusive crap like we got in the States. I really hope AT&T starts selling it!

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Still waiting to pawn off my HTC Magic before I buy it. I'm definitely itching for it...

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Alright....my two biggest complaints....

1. Proprietary charging port. Boo to no mini USB, but whatever.

2. The screen get pretty smudgy. Much worse than my dream.

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The voice recognition is incredible. Me and my gf were on Google Earth for over an hour on it last night just saying things like "Sphinx" and "Stonehenge" and it whisked us to it. Great for text messages and for searching the net.

Google goggles is ridiculous. I cant believe how well it works.

Need more N1 games! They are coming, but more more more. Use the hardware please!

Now that the paid for market is open, there is soooo much more. There are even more free apps...which I dont get.

Google needs to get navigation in Canada. Now. It looks incredible.

Live wallpapers are surprisingly awesome. I thought they would be a little annoying, but its a great lil wow factor when showing off your toy.

It is so light I am checking my pocket often to make sure it is still there.

The camera is quite good. Havent tried in a number of different conditions, but so far I am impressed.

I love that your contacts pictures are their facebook profile pics. Means they are constantly changing without you having to do anything. You can override it if you want though.

The trackball seems unnecessary.

It loads everything lightning fast. Apps, webpages....fast fast fast.

The call clarity is amazing. My gf said that the speaker phone is lightyears better than my Dream.

Videos on it give me erections.

The 2.1 layout is great. The extra homescreens make a big difference.

Everything is far more polished than any android experience I have had (including playing around with a milestone). The app menu and gallery are particularly slick.

Battery time seems surprisingly good.

The auto adjust sreen brightness based on lighting conditions is pretty cool.

The phone is much MUCH sexier than it looks in pictures. Its got a very cold hard look to it, despite the rounded look.

The car dock "app" is awesome. Nice big buttons to all the things you need while driving.

The built in weather widget is great. A little ugly looking until you open it up, but customizable news and the weather in one little widget is a great use of space and creates the most used app for me.

The screen is just beyond gorgeous. Like I said, smudging is an issue, and it is quite a bit behind the screen cover, which you can see on extreme angles, but it is, without a doubt, the nices screen I have ever seen on a phone (for comparison, my last 2 phones were the Dream and n95. I have a few friends with 3gs, and I have played around on a Milestone)

Im sure I will have more complaints in a week. That is always the case. Im sure I will also find more things I love though. So far I am extremely impressed.

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How is the screen in sunlight? AMOLEDs usually hate sunlight.

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What's the data usage on that thing? Will you blow through 500 mb/month with all those live update things?

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How is the screen in sunlight? AMOLEDs usually hate sunlight.
Hasnt been any since I got it lol.

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What's the data usage on that thing? Will you blow through 500 mb/month with all those live update things?
Well, I use a ton of data anyway. Im at 3.5gb halfway through the month, and that was on my dream.

You could easily stay under that I am sure.

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How are you using 3.5gb HALFWAY through the month. I can barely use 1gb through the entire month.

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6gb/$30

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6gb/$30
Where the **** do you live?! Rogers has 3GB @ $60!!!

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6gb/$30
Same ... I also have a $30 unlimited incoming call plan they dont offer anymore either.

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