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  Reply # 686199 14-Sep-2012 22:04 Send private message

Well obviously there are a range of manufactures.

Android Devices - Samsung, HTC, Motorola, LG, etc






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  Reply # 686219 14-Sep-2012 22:20 Send private message

joutei: Well obviously there are a range of manufactures.

Android Devices - Samsung, HTC, Motorola, LG, etc




exactly.

android does not make mobile phones. android is an operating system that can be found on lots of devices including but not limited to mobile phones only. telyhd skype







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  Reply # 686236 14-Sep-2012 22:34 Send private message

Yeah i know that, thats why when people compare android to iPhone it simply does not make sense.

Maybe i should have said  "Android devices" .

Anyway the point I was trying to make across is that there alot of great android devices out there
and iPhone's are great too.

Personal Preference is what it comes down to.




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  Reply # 686273 15-Sep-2012 00:38 Send private message

"I want to buy the iPhone 5 in black please, 64gb"
Erm, we don't have it yet.
"But I saw it got released on the internet?"
Re-read the internet.
"No, you have the iPhone 5 and I want one now please"
We don't have the iPhone 5 yet!
"Yes you do, the internet doesn't lie"
No sorry, it's just been announced today.
"I'm making a complaint, you're not selling me the iPhone 5"






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  Reply # 686285 15-Sep-2012 03:25 Send private message

joutei: iPhone = apple fanboy
Android = android fanboy

Neither will admit the pro's or con's of each product.

Why ?  That's Life !


Exactly. Pity is that fans can talk about them, banter, be constructive. Its the fanbois that get in the way of intelligent conversation.

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  Reply # 686314 15-Sep-2012 08:05 Send private message

macuser: I think ... their UI gets out of the way a little more.  Android UI designer Matias Duarte (ex Danger, Palm WebOS) has an excellent job in creating a digital native UI for Android that uses great visual ques to help you use the phone.


Sure... Then OEMs go and crap the whole thing out by implementing their own UI, launchers and whatever else shitty bells and whistles they can think of, making the whole thing a mess. 





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  Reply # 686373 15-Sep-2012 11:37 Send private message

freitasm: Sure... Then OEMs go and crap the whole thing out by implementing their own UI, launchers and whatever else sh!tty bells and whistles they can think of, making the whole thing a mess.


iPhone lover.

edit: MF, stop posting words that we can't quote.




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  Reply # 686380 15-Sep-2012 11:59 Send private message

mjb:
freitasm: Sure... Then OEMs go and crap the whole thing out by implementing their own UI, launchers and whatever else sh!tty bells and whistles they can think of, making the whole thing a mess.


iPhone lover.


Nope. Windows Phone OTOH hand has a nice UI that allows lots of customisation with informative information on screen...






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  Reply # 686401 15-Sep-2012 12:48 Send private message

freitasm: Nope. Windows Phone OTOH hand has a nice UI that allows lots of customisation with informative information on screen...


I'd say that was off topic in this thread, but whyPhone has already been mentioned.




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  Reply # 686440 15-Sep-2012 14:21 Send private message


it comes down to how you would be using your mobile.

if your are into the whole customizing the hell out of your phone sort of person then android is your choice

if you want a plain simple smartphone that works get an iphone.

haters gon hate but in the end you are using the phone not them so don't always listen to what they want you to get. its hard to find good reviews with mobile since everyone is either trolling android or iphone.

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  Reply # 686603 16-Sep-2012 09:20 Send private message

Ads going to print tomorrow in the USA:





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  Reply # 686610 16-Sep-2012 09:42 Send private message

freitasm: 
Nope. Windows Phone OTOH hand has a nice UI that allows lots of customisation with informative information on screen...


It's a bit sad actually;  of the current generation of phones the windows phone is the one that seems the most innovative, both in terms of UI and hardware. A pity noone buys them and microsoft\nokia seem determined to ruin a really innovative product with really crap release process\release cycles.

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  Reply # 686632 16-Sep-2012 12:01 Send private message

freitasm: Ads going to print tomorrow in the USA:

I particularly like how an outdated version of Android is a feature.

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  Reply # 686754 16-Sep-2012 18:14 Send private message

Can anyone confirm how much ram the S3 has ?

Some websites say 1gb , some say 2gb.

Also I dont think its confirmed by apple that the iPhone 5 has 1gb ram.




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  Reply # 686758 16-Sep-2012 18:22 Send private message

joutei: Can anyone confirm how much ram the S3 has ?

Some websites say 1gb , some say 2gb.

Also I dont think its confirmed by apple that the iPhone 5 has 1gb ram.


North america (LTE variant):
2GB + dual core CPU

International:
1GB + quad core CPU

North Korea (LTE):
2GB + quad core

http://www.anandtech.com/show/6297/iphone-5-memory-size-and-speed-revealed-1gb-lpddr21066





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