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post #11 of 24
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Originally Posted by Oupavoc View Post

NEXUS 5

^ this. nexuses have a rep for lasting longer than other phones.
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post #12 of 24
Iphone 5s beats samsung in many ways

Fingerprint scan,Dual flashlight ,Metal ,3d icon display ...
post #13 of 24
The iPhone 5S is a great phone and very easy to use. Very user friendly as well.
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post #14 of 24
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Iphone 5s beats samsung in many ways

Fingerprint scan,Dual flashlight ,Metal ,3d icon display ...

Those are gimmicks. Which actually performs better is the question.
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post #15 of 24
I love my Lumia 1020. Would have gone back to Apple but screen just too darn small. I tried an S3, but did not like the OS. The Galaxys also feel cheap and plasticky to me, does not feel like a quality phone aesthetically.
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post #16 of 24
I would personally prefer iphone 5s. Both are amazing phones, depends what you value most.

iphone 5s: GODLY battery life, smoothest UI, lowest touchscreen response time (55ms vs 114ms on S4) , flawless transition animations, fingerprint reader, INSANE ammount of customizability from jailbreak including MANY things you can not do on Android without HEAVILY modified/unstable kernels.
s4: excellent form factor, thin bezels, small size considering the screen size (when compared to others), boat loads of features, many custom ROM's, face tracking, great camera app, looks better then iphone 5s (subjective)

Personally I love the form factor and buttery smooth UI and transition animations on my highly tweaked iphone 5. Although I wrote kernel code for androids and spent a few years tweaking, cooking my own ROM's, android is not really my thing until they fix the hiccups in vertical scrolling and transition animations. Most people don't pick up on them but I tend to notice right away and it bothers me, perhaps more then it should.

*Disclaimer - everyone who complains about crappy battery life on iphone 5 and 5s is a complete idiot. I get 3-4 days consistently with all syncs turned off, 2 days with all syncs on (2 email clients push, BBM, Whatsapp, Viber, Skype, google hangouts and facebook sync all permanently connected). Those people are not configuring their phones properly, I have fixed many config related battery issues.
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post #17 of 24
+1 to the Nexus 5.


Otherwise the GS4.
post #18 of 24
INteresting read. Also looking for a new phone. Was going with the HTC One but might look into the Nexus now. See what that has to offer.
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post #19 of 24

Never liked iOS device, I've had the s1 s2 s3 s4 and note 2 and note 3 , Yes I am a phone junky, And i just got a iPhone 5s and to be honest its a very great phone very very good phone. The s4 to me was just a fail from samsung. I would go for the iPhone 5s. 

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post #20 of 24
GS4. Bigger screen than the S3,but the same size phone. Better battery life. The versatility of Android is 2nd to none.

If sending a text message is confusing and hard for you, get an IPhone. Other than being for old people little kids, and others that are oblivious to technology... I have no idea how they sell so many Apple phones.

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