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Originally Posted by TFL Replica View Post
What a load of nonsense. Other phones are better, thinner, lighter AND you can replace the battery AND the factory battery lasts longer to boot.
One of the main caveats of Android phones are battery life. I know there are ways to improve it, so you can save your breath on that topic. Some phones are better than others, obviously, but the biggest complaint I've heard amongst Android phones in general is their battery life.

Also, the iPhone battery can be changed by a matter of two small screws. If you have the technological genius/know-how to turn a screwdriver, then you're capable of changing the battery in an iPhone.
 
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post #12 of 80
iPhone 4's battery life was better than every android phone I've owned even the Atrix which had a huge 1900mah battery.
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I have to disagree there. I have yet to see a phone that matches the quality of the iPhones. Some of HTC's phones do but that's about it. And with no removable parts you can manage the space better and do more than if you have a removeable door/battery... I own a Xperia Arc and I think it's sexier than the iPhone but the build quality is not as great as the plastic creaks a bit when you squeeze the sides. Just an example.
honestly i'd take the removable battery, because having to send it in is a pain, not to mention applecare/repair cost as compared to the cost of a replacement battery (got a battery for my diamond for 5 pounds 2 years ago) and the 3 HTC's i've had (magician, wizard, touch diamond) have all had epic build quality.
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interesting how this is a modding forum, and people complain about the iPhone not being able to change its battery..

afaik, this is an overclock, custom pc forum. meaning, we all know and purchase specific tools and hardware for our PCs. well, why would the iPhone be any different? you all demand customization. well, go out and buy the screwdriver for the iPhone and replace battery if you want.

>_>
post #15 of 80
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What a load of nonsense. Other phones are better, thinner, lighter AND you can replace the battery AND the factory battery lasts longer to boot.
The only reason these phones are able to have faster processors and to be thinner, is they have much larger screens. You won't find a more powerful or (much) thinner phone with a 3.5" screen.

The iPhone 4 has always ruled when it comes to battery life and I expect the 4S to do the same, as well.
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I have to disagree there. I have yet to see a phone that matches the quality of the iPhones. Some of HTC's phones do but that's about it. And with no removable parts you can manage the space better and do more than if you have a removeable door/battery... I own a Xperia Arc and I think it's sexier than the iPhone but the build quality is not as great as the plastic creaks a bit when you squeeze the sides. Just an example.
My Galaxy S II easily has better/just as good build quality.

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interesting how this is a modding forum, and people complain about the iPhone not being able to change its battery..

afaik, this is an overclock, custom pc forum. meaning, we all know and purchase specific tools and hardware for our PCs. well, why would the iPhone be any different? you all demand customization. well, go out and buy the screwdriver for the iPhone and replace battery if you want.

>_>
Ever heard of this thing called a warranty? They're quite useful.

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The only reason these phones are able to have faster processors and to be thinner, is they have much larger screens. You won't find a more powerful or (much) thinner phone with a 3.5" screen.

The iPhone 4 has always ruled when it comes to battery life and I expect the 4S to do the same, as well.
Then Apple is behind the curve yet again, 3.5" screens feel way too small after using a 4.3" screen.
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post #17 of 80
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Then Apple is behind the curve yet again, 3.5" screens feel way too small after using a 4.3" screen.
I'd not say that, they're just not ready to go bigger... but when they do, it'll be perfect.
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post #18 of 80
Give me a 4 incher and I'll be satisfied.

EDIT: Wow... I honestly just posted that with out giving it a second thought.
Edited by Infinite Jest - 10/30/11 at 5:37pm
post #19 of 80
Dunno what ppl are complaining the iphone battery is way better than any other android phone i have used/seen..

Cheers for the info OP
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I'd not say that, they're just not ready to go bigger... but when they do, it'll be perfect.
So they'll pretty much just use the screen from the SGSII, but with the retina style PPI? That'd be the perfect screen, IMO.

Maybe a bit bigger though.
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