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This just in, different people want different things, even if they're educated on the subject!
Haha, well played.

Still, I don't get why people still tout the iPhone as still the "best" ever and pass it off as fact - when it's far from it. Specs alone, it has been overtaken already by the likes of the Galaxy S II, Sensation 4G etc. and apps originally exclusive for iOS are being ported to Android. I'd say it's one of the top handsets today, but simply not *the* best in its class.
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I'd still take iOS over Android, but I love my Android phone nonetheless.
    
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i'll take webOS over iOS or Android any day.
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Got an ipad 2 and thunderbolt, but I prefer android. Customization ended up being a big thing for me.
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Preferences vs what people actually buy. Android is compelling to many due to the avaliability and price.
What price? You know android phones contract over 2 years are the same or maybe even more costly than the iphone 4's right?
    
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So basically 46% are mindless hype drones, and 32% know what an all around good phone is.
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So basically 46% are voicing an opinion mindless hype drones, and 32% are voicing an opinion know what an all around good phone is.
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As in most of these surveys:
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The survey, which polled 4,163 consumers during the month of June
Fail.
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post #29 of 138
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So basically 46% are mindless hype drones, and 32% know what an all around good phone is.
Well you can pencil me in under "mindless hype drone" category then because I'm on iOS and certainly won't be switching to the slow, unstable turd of an OS named Android.

If margin is growing already, imagine where it will be by the time the next gen iPhone releases.
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I chose Android over iOS because of cost, ability to customize, and 4G. iPhones are simply too expensive compared to other offerings IMO and while I do like the OS, I like Android as well and feel like I'm getting more. I also have insurance on my phone and an iPhone costs twice as much per month to insure and has twice the deductible my Thunderbolt has. That all adds up pretty quickly.

What I don't get is people calling Android unstable or slow. I got none of that, even using the stock OS without any performance tweaks or rooting.
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