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Android runs like a dream for years if you get a flagship phone if not it's going to be problems.
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Android runs like a dream for years if you get a flagship phone if not it's going to be problems.

My phones were the Samsung Galaxy phones, and the flagships from HTC. All crashed, the Galaxy S III was the worst of any phone I had for Android.
    
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Android runs like a dream for years if you get a flagship phone if not it's going to be problems.

Yeah my Note 2 been pretty good to me.
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My phones were the Samsung Galaxy phones, and the flagships from HTC. All crashed, the Galaxy S III was the worst of any phone I had for Android.
Don't know if you did something wrong or anything but I went from a Galaxy S III and it worked perfectly. I'm now using a iphone 5s if anybody wants to call me a fanboy.
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Don't know if you did something wrong or anything but I went from a Galaxy S III and it worked perfectly. I'm now using a iphone 5s if anybody wants to call me a fanboy.

I did do something wrong, I bought a third Galaxy phone after the first two were bad.

My company pays for 11 phone lines right now, all are smart phones. We began moving to iPhones after having so many stability issues with so many Android phones. The big issue we had with the S III was random crashing, and the massive number of dropped calls due to their flawed Antenna design (Think the iPhone 4(?) issue).

Funny enough, my Google Apps run better on my iPhone than they did my Galaxy phones.

EDIT:

I will say this, my very first Android phone from HTC was great. Android had just come out, it wasn't modified heavily yet, and it just ran well.
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Sounds more like a problem with TouchWiz, which surprises exactly no one...

The one "factory" non-basic Android flavor that I've truly enjoyed is Meizu's FlymeOS. I'm told their rival company's MIUI is also very good, being very similar. It's hard to hold a candle on the highly customized, and phone specific, Android ROMSs that folks have come up with.
    
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Sounds more like a problem with TouchWiz, which surprises exactly no one...

The one "factory" non-basic Android flavor that I've truly enjoyed is Meizu's FlymeOS. I'm told their rival company's MIUI is also very good, being very similar. It's hard to hold a candle on the highly customized, and phone specific, Android ROMSs that folks have come up with.

I think Asus UI is pretty good also.
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Funny enough, my Google Apps run better on my iPhone than they did my Galaxy phones.
Same experience here. Chrome hardly ever crashes on my iphone compared to my galaxy nexus.

My android phone used to have a lot of app crashes, however when my iphone crashes it'll just restart itself. Most commonly caused by itunes radio for whatever reason.

Whats interesting about the PDF linked in the blog, is it seems like its purpose is comparing android within itself and iOS within itself. Who knows if the sample size is identical between the two. This blog linked in the OP is making too many assumptions when nowhere in the PDF it states "android is more stable than iOS."
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Same experience here. Chrome hardly ever crashes on my iphone compared to my galaxy nexus.

My android phone used to have a lot of app crashes, however when my iphone crashes it'll just restart itself. Most commonly caused by itunes radio for whatever reason.

Whats interesting about the PDF linked in the blog, is it seems like its purpose is comparing android within itself and iOS within itself. Who knows if the sample size is identical between the two. This blog linked in the OP is making too many assumptions when nowhere in the PDF it states "android is more stable than iOS."

Pretty much my argument here, the article is terrible and isn't actually giving us any real information. It is just making a claim and not backing it up in the slightest bit.
    
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My T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has never crashed. I've owned it since it was released. thumb.gif
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