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[DSLreport] Smartphone Poll: 46% Want iOS vs 32% Android

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According to a new survey by ChangeWave Research, 46% of consumers who plan to buy a smartphone sometime in the next 90 days would prefer a device running Apple's iOS, compared to 32% of consumers who would prefer a device running Google's Android OS.


Well, it seems that Apple has regained its preferential edge back from consumers.

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Edited by born2bwild - 7/25/11 at 10:17am
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I sure hope this isn't fanboyism, and they voted on real facts. -.-
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Preferences vs what people actually buy. Android is compelling to many due to the avaliability and price.
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I wonder how long it will be before Apple try to sue Google for something.

EDIT: I miss read the title
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hmm seems that androids work is far from finished. soon, once we have ice cream sandwich and more apps than ios, android will be the most desired
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To any ignorant consumer, they would pretty much go after the so called famous and "best". Well, to the educated consumers, Android offers more, honestly.
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I still don't see the hype behind the iPhone.I had the iPhone 4 for 5 months and I really didn't like it too much. No dedicated return button or settings button? Major issues with the antenna and Apple's pathetic excuse for causing the issue? You can't even sideload apps on the damn phone without jailbreaking it.

The only thing I liked about it was how responsive the screen was. That thing was extremely responsive!

I ended up getting an HTC Inspire 4G and I fell in love with Android.
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I sure hope this isn't fanboyism, and they voted on real facts. -.-
How would it even matter. People want what people want. If they want an iPhone, then that's that, they'll be happier than if someone were to convince them to get something that they don't want.

I've had both, each has its benefits. I think I preferred my iPhone to be honest, but I'm starting to get used to my droid.
    
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I don't like the style of android. And all of the phones I used there screens and touch response was garbage after using an iphone. I've been using the iphone since 3G and having a grand time. Don't even need to jailbreak cause it offers what I need, Games when I'm idle waiting in the car or just bored and a phone and web when I need it.

Both phones offer the same thing imo for most users but the Iphone offers it more neatly packed at a higher price. Honestly I see no reason to buy an android phone intill they get more organized os and phone wise.

Maybe we should create a new class of Power Smartphone users who apparently need to constantly have 100% customization of there phone.
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Those that haven't bought a smart phone by now probably want some ting simpler.
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