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My fiancee is going to be ugrading from a Samsung SGH-a177. Her current carrier is AT&T and for $.99 she will be able to chooose from the following selections:

Apple iPhone 3GS - 8 GB

Or the

Samsung Focus (TM) Flash

Now being an Android guy myself, I am not sure which is the better choice. Can someone provide a little more info as to the best choice here? She wanted an Android phone but they are not offering her an Android selection.
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On the iPhone side I would try to get the ip4s. Why spend ~2000 over the 2 years to save $100-200.
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Well. Your argument is a good one. But I cant afford the price they want for the iPhone 4S right now. Her upgrade is only going to cost $.99. Thats 99 cents. Not 99 dollars. And with a wedding coming up in 3 months that I myself am paying for the 4S is just not an option.
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Understood. I would just drop to the most basic service and a messaging phone from craigslist or att go phone for a few months rather than "waste" an upgrade.

If your watching your pennies, the upgrade is worth $450. The resale of a 4s will be far better so thats a strong plus. Try asking this question on slickdeals.net, they may have better recommendations.
Edited by hellonwheelz - 2/15/12 at 1:20pm
post #5 of 6
It up to you what you want.
If you want a dated phone but has the huge app market i'd say go with iOS.

If you want a sleek interface that gets the job done but without all the apps i'd say Windows Phone 7.
I'll admit playing with one the interface is like buttery smooth so can't complain about that.
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i would say the focus flash
i've owned iphones
i've owned tons of android devices
my focus s has been the best phone and os i've ever had.

wp7 may not have many apps available now, but they have some really good ones available AND MS listens to its userbase for feed back and makes immediate improvements and updates based on the feedback. wp7 is super smooth and very different than ios and android. no FC's, no incompatibility. the only thing that needs work is the bing maps/navigation. apollo 8 will be a huge improvement to wp7 as well.
 
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