"Returned Galaxy Nexus for Droid Razr Maxx"3.0 starson by Lefseboy1
Cons: Terrible connectivity
Short battery life
Gets hot quickly
Summary: I am one who has not bought-in to the Apple revolution. I prefer Android phones, so, when I was ready for an upgrade, I got the Galaxy Nexus based on the stellar reviews. However, when I tried to make a call while leaving the Verizon store (in a major metro area) the service dropped. It took a while for it to come back, and it dropped on almost every call I tried to make. The next day, the salesman and Verizon tried a new SIM card. He said he had never heard of the problem, although, when I looked, I saw it was widespread.
I tried it for two more days, including switching to 3G only to see if that would satisfy me. Service was dropped less, but it still dropped occasionally. But it's a 4G phone, and I want to use 4G service.
I loved the pixel density of the screen and how the phone felt in the hand. Ice Cream Sandwich is wonderful, but not worth dropped calls. Also, during the time I was able to make calls, the phone got uncomfortable hot on my ear.
So, I took it back. I was tempted to go for the safety of the iPhone, but decided on the Razr Maxx. I have been very please with it, and, most importantly, to interruptions in 4G service! The pixels density may not be as high, but I barely notice the difference. No ICS yet, but, after using Froyo for two years, Gingerbread will be just fine until the update. Razr Maxx is thinner that the Galaxy Nexus, and there is no comparison with battery life.
Galaxy Nexus is nice in many respects, but I was very disappointed by it.