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Originally Posted by xoleras View Post

There's some variance among android phones, sure. It's like comparing the iphone 1 to the iphone 5 in some respects - the key point here is that the author stated that all android phones are cheap junk.

This is not true. There are many excellent android phones with many exceeding the capabilities of the iphone 5. Iphone 5 also does not have the best screen - and this divide will be even greater when the Galaxy S4 hits. That will sport a true full HD 1080p screen on a phone.

I thought the HTC DNA already had a 1080p screen?
post #72 of 102
What an Apple Fan boy. People think that because Android is a FREEWARE that it's a lesser equivalent to iOS.

Android is open development, and Apple tends to horde their software, and products in general. I don't remember when iOS had a serious makeover like Android did.

Froyo > GB > HC > ICS > JB

Those are major improvements that's had the THOUGHT of the consumer in hand.
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post #73 of 102
For all the haters -

Its like a Bugatti being built!



Nothing is more stable or smooth then iOS.

My GF has a GS3 so i am not what you would call bias because i like it but my preference is the iphone 4S/5 because of the way it feels in my hands.I cant stand phones that are as big as the GS3 or the ridiculous Note 2. I also do not care if i can customize more things with Andriod because i don't need to.I simply need a buttery smooth OS that does everything flawlessly and that's what iOS offers with simplicity.

The only reason i would go with the GS3 is because i can expand the memory for cheap opposed to spending a ton on a 64GB iphone. I actually just convinced my cousin to buy a GS3 today from teen mobile so i can play both sides eh.
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post #74 of 102
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What an Apple Fan boy. People think that because Android is a FREEWARE that it's a lesser equivalent to iOS.

Android is open development, and Apple tends to horde their software, and products in general. I don't remember when iOS had a serious makeover like Android did.

Froyo > GB > HC > ICS > JB

Those are major improvements that's had the THOUGHT of the consumer in hand.
Majority of people don't know even know what open source is. So no.
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post #75 of 102
Wheres my BS flag?
I like both platforms. I've owned both, and loved them both. But we all have favorites.
Android is really user friendly, you can make almost everything with your own personal touch and taste.
With iOS, it feels way more locked in. iPhones have the same design: cameras, home button, power, volume rocker, vibrate thing etc.

Don't get me wrong, iOS is great too. IMO, it feels a lot smoother. But I have an older Nexus, so yea...
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Can someone please tell me why Gizmodo is still considered a valid "news source"?
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post #77 of 102
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The story goes like this: The iPhone comes out, and it's the only smartphone anyone wants, because there's never been anything like it. It is the smartphone.

LOL Gizmodo you can't even bother to research that Apple stole their design for the iphone from several smartphones that were either released or releasing that year? LOL. Just hilarious. This article was a good laugh.
     
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post #78 of 102
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I still find the iphone 5 superior to anything but that's just my preference.

The Galaxy S3 is not cheap and has sold well so idk what they mean by cheap.

They must be talking about all the other smaller overinflated market of Andriod devices they sell!

Its a fact no other phones holds its value better then an iphone and that's a fact so at least it has that going for it.

what? the iphone 5 is not superior to anything....the Droid DNA and the One X+ take a huge steaming dump over it.


Also to the guy that said the S4 is the first one with a 1080p screen..wrong. The Droid DNA has that honor. 1920x1080P super led 3 display with 440 ppi. blows EVERY other phone away.

There's so much ignorance in this thread.. like the guy saying he wants a buttery smooth OS. He's obviously never touched ICS or JB.
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Anything from gizmodo is to be disregarded instantly.
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post #80 of 102
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Also to the guy that said the S4 is the first one with a 1080p screen..wrong. The Droid DNA has that honor. 1920x1080P super led 3 display with 440 ppi. blows EVERY other phone away.

android manufacturers: let's pointlessly increase the ppi of our products beyond the point visible to the human eye, so people buy these products based purely on these irrelevant numbers. it'll be like when camera manufacturers kept adding to the pixel count on their mid-range, sub-compact cameras, with at best mediocre sensors.

*people buy 1080p phones*
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