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Honestly I love both Android and iOS (I own an iPhone 4, Ipad 2 and a Droid X, Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1). But go for the 4s, much better app selection and imo apps are what define smartphones. Android has a bit of catching up to do i terms of apps.
Android Market has 520000+ apps compared to the App Store's 500000+ apps. In fact, if I type "app" into the market app on my phone, I get 725000 results. The selection of apps is better too, thanks to the lack of restrictions. Things like widgets, homescreen replacements, ftp servers are all missing on iOS, and other things like web browsers and music players are better on Android because they have full access to the OS.




The iPhone 4S isn't anything special, aside from the camera. Its just Apple trying to catch up to Android. Its just an iPhone 4 with a dual core processor. Its still the same tiny little screen running a locked down OS.
    
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What advantage does iCloud give over android alternatives?

Gmail - Contacts Calender Mail
Market - Apps
Google Docs - Documents
Music - Google Music
For one thing its all automatic and wireless

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iMessage is pretty much the equivalent of BBM from my understanding, which is hardly used anymore over sms/mms.
not true actually, most of the people at school are buying BB's for BBM... personally I think that's a waste of money but with imessage has a bigger amount of recipients considering you can message for FREE to any iPod touch, iPhone or iPad so I think that's pretty good haha ;p
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I'm pretty sceptical about getting any android phone to be honest, my friend had one of the first ones ( not a very good representation now ) and after a few months he wasn't able to use any app without it crashing. It seems that iOS has more refinement compared to android.
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It seems that iOS has more refinement compared to android.
Ice Cream Sandwich might change that a little bit due to finally supporting hardware acceleration, but it still won't have the polished look and feel of iOS.
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For one thing its all automatic and wireless



not true actually, most of the people at school are buying BB's for BBM... personally I think that's a waste of money but with imessage has a bigger amount of recipients considering you can message for FREE to any iPod touch, iPhone or iPad so I think that's pretty good haha ;p
All of the ones I listed are automatic and wireless as well.

Hardly anyone in college here in the US use bbm at least people I know. Also BlackBerry are dying off, and it shows by there market share.

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Yup, running a locked down OS so you don't have to rely on the XDA community to write ROMs that are better than the ROMs that the phone comes with.
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Iphone 4s in honor of Steve Jobs
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To the OP, go try the iPhone 4 out and you'll be surprised as to how far it has come from the 3G. The 4S is going to be even better.
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post #29 of 57
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Ice Cream Sandwich might change that a little bit due to finally supporting hardware acceleration, but it still won't have the polished look and feel of iOS.
Definitely agree on that iOS is more polished, but with cost gingerbread roms, and Icecream sandwich right around the corner. Things are about to change with Icecream. I do think refinement will always be better on iPhone because they don't have to work with a vast amount of different hardware. It's sort of like PC vs Console when it comes to gaming. Much easier to develop for one hardware combo vs millions.

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post #30 of 57
Its depend what do you need. If you are a geek and you need a great product I will go definitely for a android, especially samsung galaxy s2. If you what a phone that you can play with... Iphone. Android is like a PC, and Iphone is like a gaming console.
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