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Originally Posted by ImmortalKenny View Post

Because OCN thinks Android and Samsung are perfect and flawless.

Did I mention the horrible audio chipset?

Galaxy S4 is overrated. I'll gladly take the new Sony Xperia or the HTC One over it.
Edited by Clairvoyant129 - 3/27/13 at 9:13am
 
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I wonder why no one complained when Samsung decided to stick in a slower dual core Snapdragon + a slower Adreno 225 in the NA GS3? I thought Android was "ahead" of the curve.

Software optimization. If the phone runs well on it's given platform, nothing else really matters.
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Oh, you mean what Samsung did with the S3 Mini?

Hey everyone, let's all bash Apple because it's cool even though other phone manufacturers have done the same exact thing for years.
Mini it's way cheaper.
Just 300 at newegg
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Well for people that want a $0 iPhone with contract its probably a good idea.
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Software optimization. If the phone runs well on it's given platform, nothing else really matters.

So when Apple puts in one the fastest mobile GPUs + a respectable CPU and tons of software optimization, they get criticized as being behind the curve. When Samsung does it on their plastic shells, it's a ok.
 
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Mini it's way cheaper.
Just 300 at newegg

Cheaper than what? The S3?

This "mini" iPhone hasn't even been officially announced let alone officially priced. It could cost $50 off contract for all that we know.
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Oh, you mean what Samsung did with the S3 Mini?

Hey everyone, let's all bash Apple because it's cool even though other phone manufacturers have done the same exact thing for years.

Welcome to OCN. One of the biggest hive-minds on the Internet thumb.gif
post #28 of 132
Its good that apple are hitting this price point market and good that they are using plastic. They will have a phone that sits in with the same quality and rpice as most android. What we need now is for Samsung to wake up and build something that feels like the price tag it demands. Im sorry but the Galaxy S3 feels cheap compared to the iphones and the only company who are remotely close in build quality are HTC with the "One". I shall be getting one of these in the coming weeks as Ive had enough of iphones now. Nothing wrong with the hardware, the software however needs vast improvements before I shall consider again as the only way to make the iphone match Android at the moment is to jailbreak it which lets face it, we as the consumer should not have to.
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What more features can an iphone lack? lachen.gif

No siri? No maps? No notification bar? No video calling?
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Apples phones should be free, The £500 it costs should be £500 to apple store / itunes

I dont see why you should buy the phone with nothing on it with the amount of synchronization apple have with there products.
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