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Old 18-11-2013, 20:09
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Cant work out whether to get a second hand nexus 4 for around 120 or a moto g for (159).

Both are 16gb.

What do you think would be best?
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Old 18-11-2013, 20:11
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Keep your money and keep what you already have
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Old 18-11-2013, 20:17
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Serious suggestions please!
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Old 18-11-2013, 20:35
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Serious suggestions please!
Why do you think mine isn't? What's wrong with what you have?
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Old 18-11-2013, 20:39
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I want to pick one of those 2 options
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Old 18-11-2013, 20:42
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I want to pick one of those 2 options
Why only those 2? Lots of other phones about.
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Old 18-11-2013, 20:59
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Both are great for the price, I would personally choose the Moto G rather than a second hand N4.
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Old 18-11-2013, 21:00
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I need the 16gb really so torn between the 2 phones...
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Old 18-11-2013, 21:00
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Why do you think mine isn't? What's wrong with what you have?
how can your suggestion be taken as serious when you don't know what the OP currently has.
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Old 18-11-2013, 21:07
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It really depends on what you want OP. The Nexus 4 has a slightly larger screen and slightly better camera and may feel a bit more premium than the Moto G which is less slim and more plastic.

However, if those things don't matter to you, then I would just go with the newer device. Both devices are going to get Kitkat, so it really is down to personal preference.
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Old 18-11-2013, 21:09
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how can your suggestion be taken as serious when you don't know what the OP currently has.
How can we advise op if we don't know what they have now? Or what they want their phone to do?

Lots of questions but no answers.
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Old 18-11-2013, 21:11
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Yes, as perfect as it might turn out to be, 2nd hand has much extra risk.
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Old 18-11-2013, 21:11
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I have an old htc hero which ive been using for a while now, wondering if the nexus 4 is going to get as many updates as the moto g - especially when the moto g is newer and looks to be far more popular...

The better camera and dc-hsdpa capability of the n4 is swaying me atm despite it being second hand.. although still slightly unsure.

Should also mention that i would be buying the n4 from someone i know so i know condition and how its been looked after.
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Old 18-11-2013, 21:33
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How can we advise op if we don't know what they have now? Or what they want their phone to do?

Lots of questions but no answers.
maybe you should have asked then rather than give a smart answer.
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Old 18-11-2013, 21:52
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Well, its a massive upgrade on a Hero in both meanings of the word.
So I doubt your questions are all that significant, especially as 'upgrades' are never quite what they seem.
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Old 18-11-2013, 22:00
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maybe you should have asked then rather than give a smart answer.
Prefer my line of questioning but thanks for the advice
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Old 18-11-2013, 22:02
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So which of the 2 would be best?

The n4 cheaper but second hand - is this likely to get more software updates the the moto g?
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Old 18-11-2013, 22:19
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If the N4 is a minter then the N4 is the much better phone, better hardware and possibly better software support, 4.4 is rolling out for it now, whether it gets the next version of Android is debatable, the hardware is certainly up for it, it is down to Google or not, at 18 months they may well say support ends, 3rd party devs will almost certainly be giving it some for a number of years should you want to go down that route.

The N4 is also supposed to have an improved battery chemistry that's good for 800 charges so that's not going to be an issue with it for a good while either.
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Old 19-11-2013, 07:49
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Prefer my line of questioning but thanks for the advice
you didn't offer a line of questioning.
you said to keep the money - that's not a question.
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Old 19-11-2013, 11:28
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...especially as 'upgrades' are never quite what they seem.
Well, Samsung certainly chose to illustrate that point via an S3 upgrade.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-24995544

Best to always have a Plan B ?
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Old 19-11-2013, 13:10
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you didn't offer a line of questioning.
you said to keep the money - that's not a question.
I asked questions afterwards though.

To be honest I think people should make their own minds up on things.
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Old 19-11-2013, 13:22
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I asked questions afterwards though.
only after you were challenged about not giving a sensible respsone

To be honest I think people should make their own minds up on things.
then simply don't contribute at all to threads where people are asking for opinions.
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Old 19-11-2013, 19:44
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only after you were challenged about not giving a sensible respsone



then simply don't contribute at all to threads where people are asking for opinions.
I could always contribute and say I think they should make their own minds up?
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Old 19-11-2013, 19:48
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I could always contribute and say I think they should make their own minds up?
that's not contributing, that's ignoring the OPs question,
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Old 19-11-2013, 19:53
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that's not contributing, that's ignoring the OPs question,
Maybe they could have a more rounded question to start with?
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