Originally Posted by pl001
Yeah, I know, but I think they're carrying the "pure Google" thing a bit too far. The CDMA Galaxy Nexus caught a lot of flack, but at least it was available on the best network in the US. Smartphones are next to worthless without a good network.
And it's those networks that remove hardware and features, hobble the devices with bloatware, and take forever to push OS upgrades.