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Why the gold 5s?

Due to screen size, resolution, OS

To be fair, the 5S has a pretty decent PPI, iOS 7 is smooth and gets updates (android has to make updates for thousands of phones) and screen size is preference. I like to be able to reach across the entire screen with one hand.
    
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To be fair, the 5S has a pretty decent PPI, iOS 7 is smooth and gets updates (android has to make updates for thousands of phones) and screen size is preference. I like to be able to reach across the entire screen with one hand.

Moto X matches that PPI, runs smooth and gets updates at the same time as Nexus devices (its 4.4 update appeared before most Nexus 4s got their OTA), and can easily be operated with one hand(only 5.5 mm longer & 6.7 mm longer than 5S while offering a 38% larger screen). X also offers various Android goodness & its own exclusive features(Touchless counch & Active Notification).

5S's sale point(aside from those that must stick with IOS due to already purchased apps & familiarity) is the fingerprint scanner(an exclusive) & camera(aside from lacking OIS, it is one of the best phone camera out there).
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Nexus 5.....


Sent from my iPod touch
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Well i will be converting my htc one gold into a google experience, which can receive OTA updates straight from google.
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I secretly wish I bought me one of those blackberry's with a full hardware keypad. Reason I got me a smartphone at the first place is because I hated to type on a number keypad, but I also hate typing with a touch screen. I would have preferred a full keyboard. frown.gif

Only thing that's worth my android phone is the app Poweramp, which makes the phone a better version of my awesome Sony Walkman.
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I secretly wish I bought me one of those blackberry's with a full hardware keypad. Reason I got me a smartphone at the first place is because I hated to type on a number keypad, but I also hate typing with a touch screen. I would have preferred a full keyboard. frown.gif

Only thing that's worth my android phone is the app Poweramp, which makes the phone a better version of my awesome Sony Walkman.

Full keyboard means either tiny screen or brick phone....
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G2 or Nexus 5
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I secretly wish I bought me one of those blackberry's with a full hardware keypad. Reason I got me a smartphone at the first place is because I hated to type on a number keypad, but I also hate typing with a touch screen. I would have preferred a full keyboard. frown.gif

Only thing that's worth my android phone is the app Poweramp, which makes the phone a better version of my awesome Sony Walkman.

I like real keyboards too.
 
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To be fair, the 5S has a pretty decent PPI, iOS 7 is smooth and gets updates (android has to make updates for thousands of phones) and screen size is preference. I like to be able to reach across the entire screen with one hand.

The 5S only has a decent PPI because it's such a small screen. If it had a 5 inch screen, then its PPI would be in the low 200s.
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That's a dumb way of looking at it. If 5s was bigger then apple would've made it with a screen just as good with high ppi. What line of retna products have they none done to impress you with their screens?
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