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I enjoy my rooted d2 as the os is fast (despite blur ), tethering is decent (not as good as stock usb tethering offered by the nexus 1), and especially the keyboard. The open market is a huge plus as well.
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I just play games on my iPhone. Also I think because the iPhone is so much harder to customize makes it more worthwhile...but my opinion.

My sisters thunderbolts eats my iPhone for breakfast when it comes to mobile browsing but dies 5 hours earlier in doing so.
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My sisters thunderbolts eats my iPhone for breakfast when it comes to mobile browsing but dies 5 hours earlier in doing so.
"eats my iPhone for breakfast when it comes to mobile browsing" in what way?
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Quote:
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My sisters thunderbolts eats my iPhone for breakfast when it comes to mobile browsing but dies 5 hours earlier in doing so.
What good is a phone that you say can browse better but dies so much faster ?

Please go ahead and explain the bolded text .
Edited by Benny99 - 5/24/11 at 12:10am
post #115 of 183
The browsing experience is much better on android, especially with a good phone running it and a third-party browser(although the stock one still is superior).
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I like the fact that my HTC Legend can be customised the way I want it, and I also like the fact that devices tend to get more updates (Still waiting on Gingerbread mind you... Legend = Wildfire S in terms of specs and that has Gingerbread).

Different designs too. My Legend is an aluminium unibody without a keyboard, and I love it.
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The browsing experience is much better on android, especially with a good phone running it and a third-party browser(although the stock one still is superior).
Are you comparing to Safari or Mercury?
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You can . if you are good enough - customize you whole system - Open Source FTW!

I also got Gingerbread on my SGS before it was released by Samsung, since I just can flashmy phone easily, and allways be up to date.
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Are you comparing to Safari or Mercury?
Safari, I wasn't aware there was a good alternative now?
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removable battery means you can pack a spare or yank it out if it locks up. I don't have an ios phone but even the most stable system encounters errors.

in addition to physical keyboard, some have physical buttons of scroll balls. Huge help if it gets hot and wet out (capacitive touch screens do no like moisture) or you need single-handedly operate your phone.

Higher level of control over the device (both comparing stock-to-stock and jailbroken to rooted). Warning - some crappier android phones are too locked down or limited to begin with for this to be effective.

This brings me to one of the best and worst things about android - It's put on all kinds of hardware. This means you get more choices and potentially better BETTER choices, but it also means theres no promise that your device will perform the same/as well as another android device at the same task. In that respect, it is similar to windows VS mac (well actually to be correct it is like linux vs mac... literally)
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