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define: itunes stuff
If you are already pretty deeply entrenched in their app ecosystem, and have many dollars sunk into the AppStore, I'd say go with the iphone.
If we are just talking songs though, then the Rezound is probably still on the table.
and double data....delicious double data.

About 30 apps and over 100 songs from iTunes.
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assuming the songs are in the new DRM-free ACC format, i wouldn't worry about that.

As for the apps, you need to question how much you value them, and if it is worth the platform change.
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Thanks for the info. Do you think I could make 2 days on the Rezound with limited usage, just texting, few calls, and a game or two?
4S battery?

I can't speak for the 4S but with the Rezound, probably not. Maybe if you turned 4G off and the power saver on so it doesn't use background data then that's your best chance.

I think the battery in the 4S would probably last longer though.
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I see, I think now its down to iPhone vs Rezound. I am still leaning towards the 4S because I can easily move all my iTunes stuff on there and it it global ready. The Rezound does have the double data offer and comes with the Beats earbuds. Tough decision.

Well if you use iTunes then the iPhone would probably be the best choice. The iPhone doesn't have the double the data offer? Really?

If all you have is music on iTunes though than transferring it is no problem, especially since the Google Music app came alone.

I read that the Rezound actually IS a global phone over at XDA.
    
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The iphone is absolutely the way to go. Got sick of android and Googles crap, got a 4S, and haven't looked back.

If there's one thing to sway your decision, the 4S WILL get the newest OS/update in 2-3 years. No android phone can say that. You'll be lucky to get anything after 6 months. I'm talking straight from the manufacturers, not that glitchy XDA garbage.
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The iphone is absolutely the way to go. Got sick of android and Googles crap, got a 4S, and haven't looked back.
If there's one thing to sway your decision, the 4S WILL get the newest OS/update in 2-3 years. No android phone can say that. You'll be lucky to get anything after 6 months. I'm talking straight from the manufacturers, not that glitchy XDA garbage.
Android is absolutely the way to go. Got sick of Apple and their monopolistic crap. Got a Droid 1 and haven't looked back.

HTC already has announced that the Rezound is getting 4.0 update.

hmmm....my Droid 1 must be broken. I got updates well over a year after launch!

My glitchy XDA garbage runs better than what HTC gave me, damn, i guess I must be doing something wrong.

But wow, the glitchy apple garbage that was iOS4 on iPhone 3G, well that was just dandy wasn't it now?
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I must be one of the few people who actually likes both Android and iOS. I do prefer Android though.
    
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Yeah the double data offer is only for 4G LTE phones. At least with the iPhone I can use it with my iHome and charge it when at home.
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Yeah the double data offer is only for 4G LTE phones. At least with the iPhone I can use it with my iHome and charge it when at home.

If you're in a 4G area, and I assume that you are since you're in Seattle you should know that Verizon's 3G network is pretty slow but their 4G LTE network is really fast. It's too bad that the new iPhone doesn't have 4G because it's VERY likely that the next one will and you'll be waiting two years (on contract) until you can actually get a 4G phone.
    
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If you're in a 4G area, and I assume that you are since you're in Seattle you should know that Verizon's 3G network is pretty slow but their 4G LTE network is really fast. It's too bad that the new iPhone doesn't have 4G because it's VERY likely that the next one will and you'll be waiting two years (on contract) until you can actually get a 4G phone.

Yeah, I still like iOS. I don't see many downsides of an iPhone. I don't know much about speeds coming form a basic phone. As long as I can use the internet better than my home network (5Mb/s down) I'm good.

Just unsure about the size of the Rezound, sort of want a slimmer profile for my pocket.
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Yeah, I still like iOS. I don't see many downsides of an iPhone. I don't know much about speeds coming form a basic phone. As long as I can use the internet better than my home network (5Mb/s down) I'm good.
Just unsure about the size of the Rezound, sort of want a slimmer profile for my pocket.

On Verizon's 3G network you'll likely see 1-1.5Mbps average and on their 4G network you will see well over 10Mbps.
    
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