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post #11 of 76
I wasn't impressed with my 3GS so i sold it and bought the SGS.

3GS was quite slow, camera was crap, digitizer was sometimes a pain in the arse etc etc.

My main issue was living with it for the price i paid, luckily i sold it for more than what i bought it
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I've had mine since launch and it's been a great phone.
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post #13 of 76
Had the 3G. Tried a Sony Xperia for a week and hated it. Returned it for the iPhone 4 at a renewal cost ($200). Love it and haven't looked back. That being said, anyone who pays $700 for a phone needs to have their money taken away.
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post #14 of 76
Overhyped. The only good thing about iPhone4 is the long battery life. But, then you could always buy an extra battery or two for your android phone, and it would woop the iphone4.

All BS aside, it's a fashion symbol. Here, in LA, most of the smartphones are iphones. The more tech-savy people own andriod phones (obviously because the OS is more open-source).

Actually, I do really like the iphone music player because it works seamlessly w/itunes.
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post #15 of 76
With it jailbroken, it is a very capable device. Remember, all of the big apps and software usually will come to the app store. Although, remember you are funding apples world domination.
post #16 of 76
I also liked the increased resolution. Only now are the higher res android phones hitting.

Seriously, it's preference. Don't get why Android users feel like their phones are superior.
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post #17 of 76
PLUS, all iphones are "batch" phones.

Brothers 3GS gets full wifi reception in (area x) while my 3GS was on 1 bar (barely connected) and his girlfriends was ~ half reception.
All sitting in the same spot in (area x)

We tested 3G reception also and my brothers one was really horrible compared to mine.
I sold mine because the wifi was just terrible.

I don't know if anyone else has picked up on this
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I also liked the increased resolution. Only now are the higher res android phones hitting.

Seriously, it's preference. Don't get why Android users feel like their phones are superior.
Depends what you mean, but if you are talking hardware then Android phones are clearly superior. The screen on the iPhone 4 really looks very small and dull compared to new 4" and 4.3" in Android phones. Of course an operating system is going to be down to opinion though..
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I also liked the increased resolution. Only now are the higher res android phones hitting.

Seriously, it's preference. Don't get why Android users feel like their phones are superior.
I think we do because a jailbroken iPhone is not going to have nearly as many capabilities as a rooted Android phone. Apple puts too many restrictions, both software and hardware. You can't remove the battery. You have to have special chargers. That, and also the iPhone is more expensive. For example, my Captivate was $100 cheaper than an iPhone4. My captivate is just as good (if not better) than an iPhone4. It's faster (OCed), I can switch out batteries, I can add a microSD card for more storage, I can charge it with any micro-USB cable.
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But, it all comes down to the OS. I'll just leave it at that.
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