Always an iOS fan. I like the simplicity about how things can be done easily. How I could control the usage of the phone, tablet and installation of the apps easily. To access the emails, messages without much troubles. Ok, I wanna use easily.
I may have overdoing it, with ‘easily’.
Got the Nexus 5 LTE everywhere else in the world edition from Japan.
Took some time to convince a client in Japan to do this for me. The client was really hesitant at first, I do not blame him. “Samuel, I thought you are an Apple fanboy, what is this with an Android?” client asked.
I just wanna try, something. I do not have very good track record with Android. My last Android phone was a Galaxy Nexus, which it is not safely and happily used by my brother-in-law. I decided to pass it to him as Christmas gift after using it for less than 4 weeks.
I think I survived really well with that Android for few weeks. Why I switched back to iPhone? The Android some how did not work well for roaming. Again, after dinner with client, we walked about in a mall, then the client bought the latest iPad & iPhone as Christmas gifts for kids and families etc, I bought myself the iPhone5.
It is hard to determine what I really like or not, sometimes. Especially when coming to technology gadgets.
I love smartwatch and I got myself the MetaWatch, then I have to let go after using it for a month. I liked it a lot at first, then I like my Swiss watches more.
Quite often we are confuse with what we want in life, what we thought is the best, may not be the best for now.
So, what we think may not work out well at first, may have changed over time.
Very often I am hesitant to do something or meet someone or be at some where etc, but when I did it, the results are quite frequent, surprisingly good.
Ok, to sum this up. You never know what is in store until you been there, done that.
I was away and roamed with the Nexus 5 few days ago and guess what, it worked, flawlessly.
I am going to share with you what I do not like about Nexus 5.
When I hold my iPhone, the built is solid. The aluminium body really makes things great for a phone. Apple has done this right.
However, Nexus 5 may need to lower the price, so plastic, it is.
The side grip, not the best for me. The phone can slip easily, especially after a long day of working outdoor, oily hair, face, fingers, palms etc. You know what I mean.
I passed the Nexus 5 to Inez sometimes, so she could try an Android.
Guess what, she spent more than USD10 on apps purchased and in-app purchases in just few attempts.
I have to then contact three app developers to void these payments, So far, much success.
Will I continue to hold on Nexus 5?
The technical specifications:-
Nexus 5 Tech Specs
|Size||69.17 x 137.84 x 8.59mm|
|Weight||4.59 ounces (130g)|
GSM: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
CDMA: Band Class: 0/1/10
WCDMA: Bands: 1/2/4/5/6/8/19
LTE: Bands: 1/2/4/5/17/19/25/26/41
Rest of World:
GSM: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
WCDMA: Bands: 1/2/4/5/6/8
LTE: Bands: 1/3/5/7/8/20
|Ports & Connectors||
|OS||Android 4.4 (KitKat)|