So one week in, and I know you want to know if I crashed my Nexus yet. No, not yet, but I gotta say, I really like this device. I like the form factor, I like the speed. Pretty peppy in going to any app, multitasking, and being my goto device. I could probably easily replace my tablet with using it exclusively. I won’t do that, but I could!
There’s really not too much specific to share. Android is Android. Where it obviously excels are the better specs. There are some things I do not like. No expandable storage (so it is like my tablet!). Of course, with all my apps, I am only using 1.2GB of 27GB. So lots of room. I don’t like the headphone jack at the bottom, as I like to set it up on my desk and charge as well. Minor things, though!
One thing I think could provide huge is the NFC, Near Field Communication. Think of it as another wireless category, similar to Bluetooth. Some of the application on the Nexus include the Google Beam, where you can beam info and apps to other users and my favorite, Google Wallet. You see those little displays by a cashier–well this is one way to use it. You can use either a prepaid card or a Citi Mastercard to pay for your purchases where accepted. As you can see in my image, Sheetz accepts Google Wallet. The phone comes with $10.00 in credit, then when buying a Nexus and activating it, you receive another $40.00. That will go a long way toward my Sheetz habit. I think we are only scraping the surface here though. Lots of potential!