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Exynos isn't still pretty good too. But the Apple SOC is without question the best by a lot.
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Is there really a reason to have 20 threads up about the iphone 7? Where is the moderation now a days.
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That was my experience. The device was good for a mid-range phone, and the platform itself was responsive, attractive, and efficient. The downside came with the apps, or rather the lack thereof. That and the number of apps that were poorly built Russian crash grabs. To a lesser degree it was also annoying to be out and about with mates talking about some new app or such and realising that it wasn't available for Windows Phone.

 

Yea, but even in the last year with Windows 10 phones, the whole APP thing has rocketed. Most likely, if you are complaining about a MS app today, chances are you are just being picky, when there are plenty of others that do the same, etc. I have found that developers make better use of their apps on WP10. (The formula 1 app is much better on WP10, than iOS, or Android for example.)

 

And honestly, with the xbox thingy and the new Surface phones rumored to come out in 4 months... I think MS is going to win a lot of disgruntled android and iOS users. WP10 is real..   and is the most robust smartphone ecosystem out there. It is time people took another look.

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Yea, but even in the last year with Windows 10 phones, the whole APP thing has rocketed. Most likely, if you are complaining about a MS app today, chances are you are just being picky, when there are plenty of others that do the same, etc. I have found that developers make better use of their apps on WP10. (The formula 1 app is much better on WP10, than iOS, or Android for example.)

And honestly, with the xbox thingy and the new Surface phones rumored to come out in 4 months... I think MS is going to win a lot of disgruntled android and iOS users. WP10 is real..   and is the most robust smartphone ecosystem out there. It is time people took another look.

i had lumia 950 XL the store was sh#t af and the phone in general too buggy random restarts, skype not working blah blah the list goes on and on

i sold it
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Exynos isn't still pretty good too. But the Apple SOC is without question the best by a lot.
Apple A10 benefits a lot from 16nm TSMC, which also enabled the crazy clocks of nVidia Pascal GPUs at lower power consumption/heat.

Btw, Apple A10 still can't do multitasking properly, so it wouldn't be called the best.
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Yea, but even in the last year with Windows 10 phones, the whole APP thing has rocketed. Most likely, if you are complaining about a MS app today, chances are you are just being picky, when there are plenty of others that do the same, etc. I have found that developers make better use of their apps on WP10. (The formula 1 app is much better on WP10, than iOS, or Android for example.)

And honestly, with the xbox thingy and the new Surface phones rumored to come out in 4 months... I think MS is going to win a lot of disgruntled android and iOS users. WP10 is real..   and is the most robust smartphone ecosystem out there. It is time people took another look.

To start, my bank app, official YouTube, Hulu, HBO GO, Twitch are all missing. These are important apps to me, so that already rules it out. These are apps I use daily, and if not, multiple times a week.

That's just entertainment. They do not have FreeOTP for the 2-step verification I need for work. I would be happy to see the store grow, and see it be viable as a solution for what I need and want, but it's still not there.
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Apple A10 benefits a lot from 16nm TSMC, which also enabled the crazy clocks of nVidia Pascal GPUs at lower power consumption/heat.

Btw, Apple A10 still can't do multitasking properly, so it wouldn't be called the best.
It can't do it properly? What do you mean by that?
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It can't do it properly? What do you mean by that?

I think what he may be referring to is rather, that iOS multi-tasking is not true multi-tasking that exists on Android (which is why some of those speed tests, where the user just opens lots of apps sequentially aren't really valid).

That is of course more of an iOS limitation (chosen albeit, for battery reasons I presume), can't blame the processor for that I would have thought?
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I think what he may be referring to is rather, that iOS multi-tasking is not true multi-tasking that exists on Android (which is why some of those speed tests, where the user just opens lots of apps sequentially aren't really valid).

That is of course more of an iOS limitation (chosen albeit, for battery reasons I presume), can't blame the processor for that I would have thought?

Probably. I think the reason iOS has such amazing standby time is because many processes are stopped when the phone is idling. Then when the phone becomes active again, they kick back up. I've noticed that the GPS is hardly ever on, even if you turn it on. This is in Stark contrast to GPS on Android phones which are perpetually on if you turn it on.

That's why I left GPS off on my Note 4 most of the time. It sucked the battery dry, even when idle.
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Probably. I think the reason iOS has such amazing standby time is because many processes are stopped when the phone is idling. Then when the phone becomes active again, they kick back up. I've noticed that the GPS is hardly ever on, even if you turn it on. This is in Stark contrast to GPS on Android phones which are perpetually on if you turn it on.

That's why I left GPS off on my Note 4 most of the time. It sucked the battery dry, even when idle.

Yeah, you cant beat Apple standby time. This is a problem with Android and Windows.
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