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So going from a single core processor to a dual core now is considered slight? I remember when AMD came out with the Athlon X2 and gamers everywhere were calling it God send. iPhone 4S has significant hardware improvements, just not much in comparison with other phones, proving the age old adage that experience is everything. It is undeniably true that there are more technologically advanced phones, but at the end of the day the only thing that matters to the general consumer populace is that their perceived experience of iPhones are that they are always easy to use and are great phones and they will keep going with what they are comfortable with.

Google may have a larger mobile OS market share, more carriers, and more manufacturers, but Apple had the huge advantage of setting the experience for the market. Unless Apple has a huge stumble, people will still continue to stay with iPhone or move over to iPhone due to this perceived consistent experience and the customer experience from the company itself.
Then again though, I could argue that Apple is late to the dual-core game when Android is ready to make the transition to quad-core SoCs by next year. Tegra 3 demos prove that technical superiority can translate to a better experience in the long run; see the vast graphical improvements it's showcasing.

Also, it's wrong to perceive Android as an infinitely more difficult experience than iOS. Sure it requires a steeper learning curve, but it's not a hurdle the common man cannot comprehend. Hell I was a noob at Android last year, but learned it in a matter of hours. The OS can be consistent - the only difference is that you make the experience consistent, not someone else.
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post #32 of 64
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Having no problems with my Bionic. I had a choice of going with an Iphone 4S or this, but I chose the Bionic. I hate Itunes with a passion.
iOS 5 wireless sync, never ever need itunes, seems like no issues to me. Did you time how long it takes to take a picture?
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Not surprising. I'm waiting for a half way decent non bias review (if possible). I still have my Eris from it's day 1 release and I've been sitting on my upgrade for a couple months now and I'm in need of a new phone. It's finally starting to show it's age even with CM7 on it.
Edited by Zerkk - 10/10/11 at 8:37am
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iOS 5 wireless sync, never ever need itunes, seems like no issues to me. Did you time how long it takes to take a picture?
Oh, I see what you did there.

The Bionic is hampered by MotoBLUR, I tell you that. Once the ball starts rolling on custom ROMs, expect everything (not just the camera speed) to improve by a lot.

If ICS delivers on that promise of hardware acceleration, things will go super smooth with that OMAP 4430 on board.
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So that means android is Battlefield?
yes,ios is the popular one and android is the good one
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Then again though, I could argue that Apple is late to the dual-core game when Android is ready to make the transition to quad-core SoCs by next year. Tegra 3 demos prove that technical superiority can translate to a better experience in the long run; see the vast graphical improvements it's showcasing.

Also, it's wrong to perceive Android as an infinitely more difficult experience than iOS. Sure it requires a steeper learning curve, but it's not a hurdle the common man cannot comprehend. Hell I was a noob at Android last year, but learned it in a matter of hours. The OS can be consistent - the only difference is that you make the experience consistent, not someone else.
Hey I know how to use the Android OS just fine. I am commenting through the eyes and shoes of your every day average Joe. The Android OS is a good solid one and now much easier to learn than the clunky POS it was when first released. However, IMHO the iOS is still much easier for the average Joe to pick up.
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yes,ios is the popular one and android is the good one
That is wrong. They are both good mobile OS, just targeting different audiences. Why can people not understand this?
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Yawn. The pre-orders would still top a million even without Steve's death.
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Hey I know how to use the Android OS just fine. I am commenting through the eyes and shoes of your every day average Joe. The Android OS is a good solid one and now much easier to learn than the clunky POS it was when first released. However, IMHO the iOS is still much easier for the average Joe to pick up.
Well, I just hope the Average Joe will step it up and be more technically knowledgeable than just settling for his current level of competence.
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Well, I just hope the Average Joe will step it up and be more technically knowledgeable than just settling for his current level of competence.
See here is the thing, the average joe has no motivation or incentive to up his knowledge level about phones. They don't need the additional technology. They don't need external storage cards. They need something that is immediately easy for them and something that continues to provide the same consistent experience again and again.
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