I am about to buy a new phone and I am totally confused on what to base my decision whether to get SG5 or N5. I have SG3, had it for over 2 years (Since day of sale), and never had any troubles at all with it, been making my own apps and everything works pretty good. I went to check prices earlier today on phones, and noticed that SG5 is simLocked to the operators that are selling it while Nexus isn't. In general that shouldn't be a big issue but I am currently visiting my parents in a country that I don't live in and it has to be unlocked before I could use it(I find it idiotic to simLock phones). So they said it could be unlocked if I paid for it( Like wtf?). Anyway, I checked a couple of reviews and SG5 has better CPU, better camera and so on over Nexus and the price is a bit higher for that. But is it worth it?
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Last I heard the cellphone technology is plateau-ing. There is little difference between the last generation and the latest generation of smart-phone and differences between makers are mostly related to the locked-in/built-in software abilities than hardware differences.
PS simLocking is just another way for operators to 'subsidize' phone prices by …
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I got a Nexus 5 a few months ago. I love it, it works great and it's fast and crisp and all that.. no complaints. Also, the wireless charger is really nice to have.
I guess the SG S5 has higher specs but like Agilemind said, that's pretty much plateau'd …
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