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Poll Results: Samsung Galaxy S IV or HTC One?

 
  • 40% (116)
    Samsung Galaxy S IV
  • 59% (170)
    HTC One
286 Total Votes  
post #481 of 839
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Originally Posted by IcedEarth View Post

Indeed, we also need to bare in mind that the poll has been active during a duration when the One has been commercially available and the S4 hasn't. This may somewhat affect the results.

Or, to put it another way, 120 of the people who voted either bought or intend to buy an HTC One and 78 voters have bought or intend to buy a Galaxy S4.
post #482 of 839
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Or, to put it another way, 120 of the people who voted either bought or intend to buy an HTC One and 78 voters have bought or intend to buy a Galaxy S4.

Or that one of the people who voted for GS4 in March have changed his mind after seeing the AMOLED brightness only improved marginally from S3 (277->319), and maximum screen brightness would cause overheat throttling. Thus Screen visibility in sun light will continue to be an issue.
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post #483 of 839
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Or that one of the people who voted for GS4 in March have changed his mind after seeing the AMOLED brightness only improved marginally from S3 (277->319), and maximum screen brightness would cause overheat throttling. Thus Screen visibility in sun light will continue to be an issue.
I am neutral since I have the Note 2 and intend to keep it that way. However I have a friend who always gets the latest phone from his company and they have just given him an S4 which he raves about, especially the sound quality. Being in the UK, visibility in "bright sunlight" isn't an issue. rolleyes.gif
post #484 of 839
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Both of you are wrong. Look at the poll. wink.gif

Polls indicate nothing other than popularity. McDonalds is probably the most popular place to eat but that tells you nothing about the quality of their "food".

So the personal opinion of almost 200 people vs the personal opinion of the 2 I quotes.

Ya, my claim holds more weight.
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After playing with both the One and the GS4 in an ATT store for a few more hours today, I am leaning toward buying the One. The only thing holding me back so far is the power button location(Right side (GS4) = a lot easier to reach when using single handed than Top Left(One)), and getting used to Sense 5.
Edited by sherlock - 5/12/13 at 10:50am
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post #486 of 839
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After playing with both the One and the GS4 in an ATT store for a few more hours today, I am leaning toward buying the One. The only thing holding me back so far is the power button location(Right side (GS4) = a lot easier to reach when using single handed than Top Left(One)), and getting used to Sense 5.

After having a GSII for 23 months I thought the exact same thing, but you know what? The power button is actually more convenient to reach.

Holding the One in my right hand, it's easier for my index finger to hit the power button if it's on the left, rather than on the right. I adjusted pretty quickly, now it feels just as natural as turning my GSII on.
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post #487 of 839
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So the personal opinion of almost 200 people vs the personal opinion of the 2 I quotes.

Ya, my claim holds more weight.

is known as "Argumentum Ad Populum" ie "if X number of people believe this it must be true". Several hundred years ago a majority of people believed the Earth was flat. They were wrong.
post #488 of 839
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After having a GSII for 23 months I thought the exact same thing, but you know what? The power button is actually more convenient to reach.

Holding the One in my right hand, it's easier for my index finger to hit the power button if it's on the left, rather than on the right. I adjusted pretty quickly, now it feels just as natural as turning my GSII on.

right or left doesn't matter, just that the button being on top makes it harder to reach on my natural grip(where I have 4 finger on one side and thumb on the other side), on a GS3/4 I can hit both volume and power button easily with that grip. So it just means I have to learn a new grip style just to use the ONE effectively.
Edited by sherlock - 5/12/13 at 2:54pm
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post #489 of 839
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When will people learn, there is no 'correct' decision.

If someone wants an iPhone, it isn't a 'wrong' decision.

People should quit enforcing their opinions, because an opinion is not a fact. There is no correct choice, it's personal preference.

Yes you are right agreed with you, but if someone wants S4 its also not a wrong decision, it was just my opinion, nothing much smile.gif
post #490 of 839
I actually hate the right sided power button on my GNex. Its so easy to hit the volume button on the opposite side at the same time as the power and then the phone won't turn on or off. At least with the power button on top you won't be hitting other buttons by accident....
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