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#1 of 7 Ronald Epstein

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Posted May 20 2013 - 12:43 PM

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It's been about 8 months since I switched from an iPhone to an Android phone. 

 

People told me I would not like my Android phone and would switch back very

shortly. A co-worker, who went to AT&T to switch from iPhone to Android was told by

the salesman that he would be unhappy.

 

Started with the Galaxy S3 and two months later I was the proud owner of a Galaxy Note II.

 

Neither my co-worker or I have looked back.  We love our smartphones.

 

I know I talked a few people in this forum into switching.  I hope my advice was

good.  I am wondering how those people like their phones as they close in on a

year of ownership.

 

The best things I like about my android phone?  Well, the screen of course.  

There is nothing like browsing the web on a screen that you don't have to squint at.

I own an iPad, but never use it.  That's because I seem to be satisfied with a phone

that has a large enough screen that it satisfies my tablet needs.

 

Love using a stylus.  I don't miss putting my greasy fingers all over the phone.  I use

the stylus for everything and my screen is finger-print free.

 

I have an extra battery so I never have to worry about my phone going dead 

without a charger nearby.  Never could do that on an iPhone.

 

I love the customization I can do on the phone.  I love the fact that there are more

free (and cheaper) apps available than there were in the Apple App Store.

 

In all, this has been the best phone I have ever owned.   Very tough for me to put

Apple down, but this is one area that they have been unable to keep me as a customer.

 

 

 

 


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#2 of 7 schan1269

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Posted May 20 2013 - 01:31 PM

Even though I "cheaped out" and bought the LG L9, I can say I'm glad I didn't go iphone.

Sure I "miss" MHL and network mirroring(it does have mirroring with LG TVs)...

But I paid less than $100.

#3 of 7 Gregg Loewen

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Posted May 20 2013 - 02:26 PM

Ive been Android for 5 years now (or there abouts ).

 

I regularly use a Motorola Razr and loved it until I tried a Samsung Note which I purchased unlocked so I can use on my international travels. The Samsung is so much more responsive with no lag for action photos etc. I also really like the extra screen size. The Razr is still my primary phone and will be switching to the Note 2 (or hopefully Note 3) as soon as my contract allows me to.  


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#4 of 7 Gregg Loewen

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Posted May 20 2013 - 02:27 PM

I think this is soo much better than switching out batteries:

 

http://www.ebay.com/...=item56565974fe

 

I also have something similar for my Razr.


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#5 of 7 EarleD

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Posted May 22 2013 - 06:08 AM

I got rid of my iPhone 2 years ago and have never looked back.  I currently have a note 2 and love it.  Running a custom ROM,

phone runs great and battery last 2 days.  Best phone out there IMO.

 

Im due for an upgrade in June, but am going to hold off until the Note 3 arrives.

 

I never subscribed to the Apple way of thinking, "Do it our way, its better".  Its my phone/pc and want to do it my way.



#6 of 7 Aaron Silverman

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Posted May 23 2013 - 07:36 AM

I've had an Android phone for a few years (upgraded from a Motorola Triumph to a Samsung Victory last month). Last Black Friday, my family convinced me to buy them an iPad. The iPad is nice, but iOS is a complete joke compared to Android. The only reason I don't regret buying an Android tablet instead is because I have access to some cool board game conversions that are only available on iOS.

 

I will probably never buy another Apple product.


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#7 of 7 TonyD

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Posted July 25 2013 - 06:58 PM

I'm happy with the gs3 that my wife and I got last September, although....

I'm now on my third one and my wife her second.

My screen cracked twice, once while in a thick case the other because i dropped
a heavy tool on it.

Wife exchanged hers last week because it was overheating and the GPS didn't work anymore.

She would prefer to go back to an iPhone.

I'll probably get a note as soon as I'm able to get a new phone.

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