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I'd gladly sacrifice optimization for the level of freedom Android provides. But of course, YMMV.
That's the thing that's turned me away from Android though, many Phone makers are locking them and making then uncustomizeable, which is androids best feature. iPhone is actually pretty customizeable jailbroken, I'll wait till iPhone 5 is released to make my own decision, as i want to see how Apple competes with the recent slew of dual cores.
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The main reason that i am interested in the Iphone is for games.

But, as android continues to grow popular, it could see more quality titles
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That's the thing that's turned me away from Android though, many Phone makers are locking them and making then uncustomizeable, which is androids best feature. iPhone is actually pretty customizeable jailbroken, I'll wait till iPhone 5 is released to make my own decision, as i want to see how Apple competes with the recent slew of dual cores.
Well, we could always root it. We could do away with manufacturer updates as more devs strive to bring the latest builds on most Android devices.

But as snowful said, the seamless experience iOS provides is undeniable. Smooth navigation coupled with a unified interface makes Apple's phone look and feel very professional. Apple's quality control on its App Store is a huge plus too.

Can't say the same for Google's Android, but it makes up for the customization on both user- and developer-level. It's pretty much the new Symbian or Windows Mobile 6.5 in terms of the sandbox experience. Lots of room to fiddle around.
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I was given an iPhone 4 for Christmas. I was considering a Droid 2 before I got this gift and had played with one quite a bit.

After having the iPhone for a few weeks, it is pure WIN. You can't go wrong with it. I got this case for it and I'm very happy overall.

LINK: http://store.apple.com/us/product/H2...co=MTY3ODQ5OTY
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The main reason that i am interested in the Iphone is for games.

But, as android continues to grow popular, it could see more quality titles
Android still have a long way to go. I also see a HUGE potential lies within Android, however, as of today it still don't have what it takes to take on the matured iOS.
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I have an iPhone 4 and absolutely love it, but I have also had an iPhone since they first came out. My view on the whole debate is that you should try out some friend's phones of both types and go with whatever one feels best to you. you will likely be happy with either and once you get used to one you will not want to switch.

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only way i would get an iphone is if it was on att...
just curious, is there a particular reason you say this? Is the Verizon one going to be limited in some way the ATT one is not?
post #17 of 57
If all you want is games, you'd be better off picking up one of the new iPod Touches and then getting a phone that suits you best. You won't find a phone with as many games as the iOS devices but that limits your phone choices to 1.
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post #18 of 57
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but that limits your phone choices to 1.
I agree with your sentiment, but that 1 choice is a very good one ;-)

but definatly choose the phone based off what you will use it for 70%+ of the time, not games
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I agree with your sentiment, but that 1 choice is a very good one ;-)

but definatly choose the phone based off what you will use it for 70%+ of the time, not games
Oh definitely. Personally, however, I am leaning towards a Windows Phone 7 based device when I upgrade later this year.
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I already have an iTouch, and i don't carry it around because it is a pain to carry 2 devices.

Funny, the guy at the verizon store said the same thing as you guys
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