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post #31 of 76
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Where do u see that on verizonwireless the droid x2 retail is 449. The iphone 16 and 32 gb are 650 and 750 retail. Big jump
The $450 is some month-to-month thing with Verizon. If you were to buy a Droid X2 at Walmart or Best Buy, it's going to cost you $600. If you were to buy a 16GB iPhone 4 at Apple.com's online store, it will cost you $600 as well.
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post #32 of 76
As an Android user, I liked the iPhone 4. Android is overhyped if this is as well, its a great phone, deserves its fame as a great phone, and I have never had any problem with it, no antenna issue, or otherwise. If you don't jailbreak it, it is not only overhyped, it is a waste. iOS4 < Android < Jailbroken iPhone < Rooted Android.
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post #33 of 76
I can get more money for my iPhone 4 than you can for your x2.
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post #34 of 76
Iphone is basic phone thats easy to use. Kids jailbreak it and have fun showing off useless apps.Overhyped yes, Shiny Apple logo and big price tag
Android is more advanced. Similar apps from Android does much more than Apple.
I love Poweramp music player on Android and Apple's music player can't beat that.
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post #35 of 76
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Iphone is basic phone thats easy to use. Kids jailbreak it and have fun showing off useless apps.Overhyped yes, Shiny Apple logo and big price tag
Android is more advanced. Similar apps from Android does much more than Apple.
I love Poweramp music player on Android and Apple's music player can't beat that.
You do have to give it to apple for marketing. For some reason, people love the design of their products (I like it too, but I'm not willing to pay their prices).

I disagree. I think Apple's music player is the only real advantage it has against Android. Just because it works seamlessly with iTunes (which most people are used to using thanks to their ipods).
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post #36 of 76
Why overhyped, it is just another decently built phone. It isn't any better then other phones out there. I say if you can get one for the right price they are ok, but they suck for reception.
I have a Droid 1, and it is benchmarking just as fast as a droid x.
Most people want to buy an Iphone for two reasons.

1. It is a fashion statement in the technology realm
2. It has an apple logo on it.
post #37 of 76
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Kids jailbreak it and have fun showing off useless apps.
Both the iOS and Android app markets have "useless" apps. You really have no point here.
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Similar apps from Android does much more than Apple.
What apps are you talking about?
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Both the iOS and Android app markets have "useless" apps. You really have no point here.What apps are you talking about?
there are way more apps on the iOS that are useless then on android.
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there are way more apps on the iOS that are useless then on android.
That's quite subjective, don't you think? What makes an app useless? Do you have any figures to back your statement up?
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there are way more apps on the iOS that are useless then on android.
Percentage wise it is right about even.

If nothing else, using other phones is not as fun after using the screen on the iPhone 4, especially for web browsing. I love mine and it still is perfect for me.

I don't think the next iPhone will be a very big improvement and other phones will probably get the next round for me but when Apple goes all out, they do a great job.
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