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#16 Raa

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 21:50

i have a S3 but moving to iPhone, why cause of work. The S3 sucks for active sync email address, im not happy with it so im getting the iPhone 5.

No issues at all for all the companies (including my own) that I use them with.

My recommendation? The S3, of course. Android is a hands down winner.


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Posted 21 November 2012 - 22:00

No issues at all for all the companies (including my own) that I use them with.

My recommendation? The S3, of course. Android is a hands down winner.


The problem i have is i have muti folders in my inbox and with rules to divert emails into those folders, android doesnt allow push on selected folders, only on the inbox, while the iPhone allows me to select what folders to push. i think im using the correct terms please correct me if not.

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 23:37

OK, either i'm too drunk to be replying, or the OP is taking the **** - and the responders are looking at the avatar and not the actual post.



1 - Surely the iPhone can do the same as the S3
2 - Someone wants to have their phone, money & ID all in one place?

And someone will choose the phone based on the accessories that you can get for it? Really?


well duh, im a girl of course its gonna come down to the accessories for it if they are both REALLY good phones!!

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Posted 22 November 2012 - 00:37

If you want accessories, get the iPhone. I've had both, and both are very good phones. The iPhone has MUCH better apps, and hands down more accessories. If you don't like how big the S3 is, then don't get it. Either phone is gonna be a solid phone, but it sounds like you are better fit for the iPhone.

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Posted 22 November 2012 - 00:50

If you want accessories, get the iPhone. I've had both, and both are very good phones. The iPhone has MUCH better apps, and hands down more accessories. If you don't like how big the S3 is, then don't get it. Either phone is gonna be a solid phone, but it sounds like you are better fit for the iPhone.


I don't care about accessories one way or another but my wife does, so she has an iPhone. But I totally agree with you, the iPhone has better accessories and apps. I still like Android better, myself.

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Posted 22 November 2012 - 06:26

will the iphone battery die before my 2 yr contract is over? I know for androids you can just buy a new battery but for iphones u need to buy a new iphone

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Posted 22 November 2012 - 06:33

No, it will last. Batteries have come along way even in the last 2 years. Alot of phones now don't have removable batteries anymore, iPhone, Droid Razr, the new HTC DNA. Battery on both phones are gonna be great for you.

#23 Aheer.R.S.

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Posted 22 November 2012 - 06:36

Well speaking as someone who has yet to find something wrong with my s3, all I can say is, Get the iPhone :)
I'm being serious, The s3 is an amazing phone Bursting with features, but HTC have a better one, I could go on all day,
And from what I've understood in your OP, most of those would not be of much use to you, as you probably have no need for them, also if you are worried about the battery, you could get extended cover (I'm not sure if apple do it for batteries, if they do, then great, get theirs) for sealed phone batteries, some banks offer that, so do some, third party insurance companies.

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Posted 22 November 2012 - 06:46

I've owned over 20 android devices and 4 iPhones during the past 5 years.

Stay away from iPhones unless you are the type to buy "smartphones for dummies" books rather than getting **** done yourself. The android team clearly understands what people want and it keeps getting better than iOS since ICS. Don't take my word for it, try it in stores. The iPhone's screen is small and it feels like a fisher price gadget. Don't listen to fanboys on either side. I've owned both and I am currently using a iPhone (I miss my android devices)


Not trying to say one is better then the other, but read what she wants. She wants a phone that she basically isn't gonna use 95% of the stuff on it, wants accessories for the phone, and doesn't want a big phone. That's not the S3. As far as how they feel, that's up to each person, some people have said the S3 feels like cheap plastic, while other hate the iPhone for a lot of reasons.

FOR WHAT SHE WANTS, she should probably get the iPhone. I doubt she is gonna root it and do custom roms, or anything that makes the android system great. The iPhone is simple, easy, and works. That's what she is asking for.

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Posted 22 November 2012 - 06:52

The S3 is a good device and has some awesome features .. but you will only be able to take advantage of them if your friends also have S3's. If you are a conformist, the iPhone is the way to go. It's easier to use and a lot more stable then the Android OS.

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Posted 22 November 2012 - 06:58

And on top of that, you guys speak as if you've never owned both types of devices.

Have you guys even mentioned the Galaxy S2 to the girl? 1/3 of the price and more than enough features to get her started with a smartphone.

#27 Aheer.R.S.

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Posted 22 November 2012 - 07:01

She asked for advise between 2 specific models

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Posted 22 November 2012 - 07:03

She asked for advise between 2 specific models


What's good between a Ferrari and a Porsche? I won't be driving fast... actually I've never driven a car before. I just want to drive around the block to get groceries. Help????

Oh and I won't get the chance to try any before I buy so I'm just diving into fanboy world.


And that's how fanboys (girls) are created.

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Posted 22 November 2012 - 07:05

Aside from the fact that Android does support emoji, if emoji support decides what phone you want, you probably want an iPhone.


ROFL

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Posted 22 November 2012 - 07:09

The S3 is a good device and has some awesome features .. but you will only be able to take advantage of them if your friends also have S3's. If you are a conformist, the iPhone is the way to go. It's easier to use and a lot more stable then the Android OS.


YA all my friends have iphones only my boyfriend has the S3 and he has made me want it but idk! i like both a lot! i just know i will never watch a tv show and surf the internet at the same time on my phone, id rather do that on my laptop with a bigger screen,so idk if i need the s3

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