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I upgraded to an S3 a couple days ago and its awesome. Go Samsung.
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Actually it isn't

Huh? They use completely different OS's. You can't possibly believe that one is objectively superior in all circumstances for all people. Case in point: I use OS X in my university Computer Science lab, OS X on my laptop, and a number of Mac applications that only have iOS counterparts, and that is only one example of why I rely on the level of integration that only a matching desktop and mobile OS provide. As someone who values effortless synchronization above pretty much everything else, including hardware specs, iOS is a far better OS for me than Android, thus the S3 (or any phone that doesn't fit into the Apple software ecosystem) would be an inferior phone for my uses as it requires more work on my part, or requires I change to alternate software.

Hardware wise, I don't disagree, but hardware is only a small part of a larger picture.
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Huh? They use completely different OS's. You can't possibly believe that one is objectively superior in all circumstances for all people. Case in point: I use OS X in my university Computer Science lab, OS X on my laptop, and a number of Mac applications that only have iOS counterparts, and that is only one example of why I rely on the level of integration that only a matching desktop and mobile OS provide. As someone who values effortless synchronization above pretty much everything else, including hardware specs, iOS is a far better OS for me than Android, thus the S3 (or any phone that doesn't fit into the Apple software ecosystem) would be an inferior phone for my uses as it requires more work on my part, or requires I change to alternate software.
Hardware wise, I don't disagree, but hardware is only a small part of a larger picture.

I would actually argue that hardware is a big part of the picture, but not the only part obviously.
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Looks like people were waiting to compare both phones?
lol read the comments section...funny troll smile.gif

This?
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I am very disappointed by this news. The Samsung Galaxy S3 is inferior to the iPhone 5. Apple > Samsung in every way possible.

1. iPhone 5 has the revolutionary Lightning connector. It is beautiful. I love looking at it in my spare time. SGS3 uses micro-usb - ugly & very cheap (micro-usb cables cost pennies while Lightning cables cost $20 minimum).

2. iOS6 has what Apple calls the "most powerful mapping service ever." 'Nuff said.

3. iPhone 5 has a revolutionary 4" screen that can be held with 1 hand. SGS3 is too big. You need at least 2 hands in order to use it. It must be uncomfortable to watch movies & navigate the internet on such a large screen.

4. iPhone 5 has a revolutionary processor called dual-core. It is beautiful to look at (in the event the phone must be opened to replace the battery if you don't feel like paying $200 for a replacement phone).

5. iPhone 5 has a revolutionary headphone jack that is on the bottom of the device. The SGS3 has a headphone jack located on top. Really dumb engineering.

6. iPhone 5's rear is sexy. The people claiming that it scratches easily are liars.

7. iPhone 5 doesn't include removable battery & microsd slot. It isn't needed!! Such inclusions would compromise Apple's revolutionary design.
Don't trust negative iPhone 5 reviews. Go to Apple's web site and see for yourself how amazing the iPhone 5 is. Apple... it just works.


Because that's hilarious... Apple guys actually sound like that frown.gif This guy is clearly and hilariously trolling but the sad reality is you see those guys all the time.

"Dual core is better overall than Quad core" rolleyes.gif
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If i could have iPhone 5 (iOS 5) with my current provider i would. When i had iPhone 4 i loved it. Had to let it go. Had it for over 1 year and the fully thing is that it stayed the same, Photos pilled up, music pilled up. Clean and easy. Now with Android i cant seem to stop flashing ROMs, getting new OS, trying different ROMs, Kind of like a beta tester. It gives you that felling if you get a ROM you will get better performance, battery etc.
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If i could have iPhone 5 (iOS 5) with my current provider i would. When i had iPhone 4 i loved it. Had to let it go. Had it for over 1 year and the fully thing is that it stayed the same, Photos pilled up, music pilled up. Clean and easy. Now with Android i cant seem to stop flashing ROMs, getting new OS, trying different ROMs, Kind of like a beta tester. It gives you that felling if you get a ROM you will get better performance, battery etc.

I have my on ROM on XDA. It's more a stock ROM with the AROMA installer letting people pick and choose which mods to install. I mainly made it because I was tried of having to install them all manually with each release, plus I really got into ripping open APK's and theming them to my liking.
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samsung deserves this...apples patents were rediculous
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Would be awkward for apple if samsung successfully appeals the 1 billion dollar fine.
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lol read the comments section...funny troll smile.gif

Lolled really hard, well done, Sir.
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