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...People still have stability troubles? I'm running a nightly version of Android 4.4 on my Note 3 and it randomly resets very, very, very rarely or starts to show issues when I've had it running for more than 2 weeks. (As in, in the months I've been on teamaseks unofficial CM11 ROM, it's randomly rebooted three times all of which were already showing bugs from the uptime)

I can't speak for iOS, but ever since ICS Android has been very stable for me.
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My Nexus 5 has been rock solid ever since I got it in November. I haven't had to reboot it once on account of stability or speed issues.

My LG Nitro HD was a completely different story, however.

Android has made progress in leaps and bounds in stability and performance since 2.3. Clean 4.4 is hands down the best mobile OS I've used thus far, including Windows Phone (which was my favorite previous to 4.3).
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I guess android would be considered a lot more stable and "better" if Samsung & pals didn't force their Touchwiz and other bloatware down everobody's throats rolleyes.gif
   
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Smanci View Post

I guess android would be considered a lot more stable and "better" if Samsung & pals didn't force their Touchwiz and other bloatware down everobody's throats rolleyes.gif
Amen to that
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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.

It's weird that you have had experiences like that with andoid and good experiences with IOS. I have had an iphone 4 4s and 5 and they all crashed at least once daily and heated up like crazy. I switched to my htc one and it has been smooth sailing. My friend just got an iphone 5s and she has had nothing but crashes and freezes with it. My girlfriend just got a cheapo nokia lumia 521 and it has been rock solid and the most responsive phone I have ever seen. We will have to see how it holds up over the next year or so, but I might get a windows phone next (even though the app support isn't there).
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This thread could go on forever as a war between iOS and Android users. In reality, we all need to just agree that the article is too vague to be taken seriously and seems more like troll bait than anything. This is OCN, take off your flame suits and lets use our brains, we're better than that.
    
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It's weird that you have had experiences like that with andoid and good experiences with IOS. I have had an iphone 4 4s and 5 and they all crashed at least once daily and heated up like crazy. I switched to my htc one and it has been smooth sailing. My friend just got an iphone 5s and she has had nothing but crashes and freezes with it. My girlfriend just got a cheapo nokia lumia 521 and it has been rock solid and the most responsive phone I have ever seen. We will have to see how it holds up over the next year or so, but I might get a windows phone next (even though the app support isn't there).

We have replaced 3 of our Galaxy S IIIs with iPhone 5s and all are running like champs.

I don't think I would have jumped to Apple had U.S. Cellular supported a Nexus phone, that ran pure unadulterated Android. We are in a situation that we pretty much have to use U.S. Cellular due to their coverage area, they work well in super rural areas, and thus had to choose between bloatware Android or Apple. I am thankful they started carrying Apple products in November, we just couldn't handle Android anymore.

As for Nokia, my understanding is they make amazing phones. I used to have their old candy bar phones with the black and white screens back in the day, they were tanks! Also as I mentioned earlier, my first Android phone from HTC back when Android first released was amazing. Not surprising it wasn't modified much at all by HTC, I do miss that little phone.
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This thread could go on forever as a war between iOS and Android users. In reality, we all need to just agree that the article is too vague to be taken seriously and seems more like troll bait than anything. This is OCN, take off your flame suits and lets use our brains, we're better than that.

I would say it is click-bait for sure.
    
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Contradicts all of my years of experience, and I've owned phones utilizing 3 different OS's. My ranking, in order of long term stability:

1. iOS
2. Windows (just a sliver behind iOS)
3. Android


Heavily agree with this. How can a wide-open OS like Android be more stable than iOS or Windows Phone.

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The issue I take with this article is claiming that "An OS is twice as stable as another OS" yet basing that off the percentage of applications crashing on each platform.

Android and iOS are OSes, and an application crashing isn't the fault of the OS, but the application. Usually.

So unless they are connecting the crashing of apps on each platform to some fault in the OS, which I highly doubt, the article should be called "Android apps twice as stable as iOS apps."

But I, too, would like to see an actual breakdown of the numbers they cite.
Edited by steelbom - 3/30/14 at 12:16am
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i've had my nexus 7 since xmas... not a single crash in that time.

Now an old android Motorola smartphone i had once upon a time (on 2.2 i think) used to crash a bit. But I've not seen a crash on any android device running 4.1 or later.
 
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