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Phil Schiller bashes the Galaxy S4, says it runs on dated OS

14 March, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Phil Schiller bashes the Galaxy S4, says it runs on dated OS - read the full textApple's senior vice president of marketing - Phil Schiller - bashed Samsung and Google in an interview, hours before the Galaxy S IV announcement. Schiller claims Samsung is launching the Galaxy S IV "with a year-old operating system" and the device will need to be updated soon. He even slams...


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> In reply to cdnj @ 2013-03-15 01:31 from Nxnq - click to readVery true my frnd. now thats called true innovation in the practical sense. it really helps us as a user to do what we need. what different innovative or new has phill schiller given us. just an updated i phone 3 for so many years. the note 2 by far is the best practical and innovative device.

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  • 2013-03-15 04:14
  • XNtq

> In reply to Duel @ 2013-03-15 01:07 from p771 - click to readIncreasing the resolution to 1080p alone is way more than what they did to iPhone 5 and their exotic and odd singular resolution nobody uses. If only you knew why they couldn't put even 720p into it, when similar sized Androids had it before (xperia s). How iOS is actually an elaborate magic kit to trick your senses, but internally it can't even handle proper resizing, let alone other essential features Android users take for granted everyday.

But that's how it is... They ignore, then laugh, then you win. The iPhone had it all. Then it started becoming stagnant... Pure view, apps, ecosystem, better screens than "Retina"... Everyday, the iPhone loses a metric they used to dominate. If you choose to open your eyes and see the trend, or if you want to keep living in the cave, your choice.

Not that the iPhone is a bad phone, quite the contrary. But it gets on my nerves to see fanboys distort the reality that much.

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  • 2013-03-15 03:42
  • JX@B

trust me apple are shaking in ther boots not just at sammy but all company sony htc motorola even nokia and windows phone hu wants or cares about apple only fanboys

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  • 2013-03-15 03:07
  • IBLA

> In reply to Duel @ 2013-03-15 01:07 from p771 - click to readToo early to judge. Count three months and see what happens.

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  • 2013-03-15 02:40
  • sgnt

Here in Brazil an iphone 5 (16GB) is BRL 2.899,00 or USD 1.477,65. Only. : (

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  • 2013-03-15 02:29
  • Lm}D

It maybe a little old but surely that can only mean its properly tested and not have a maps service that is quite frankly broken and have an issue where the WiFi option greys out and becomes un-useable (as shown here­rt=0&tstart=0) and is waiting on a fix after what I believe is now 3 iterations of iOS 6 and other known issues. I wouldn't be surprised if apple ends up causing its Own fragmentation by users waiting until they know there is no faults with new software before updating. A large amount of android users are not really that worried about what software they are on as they just need gsm services and are not so needy as to have the newest thing right away like some groomed apple consumers. I know there would also be a large amount of iPhone users that also only need gsm services but why use such an expensive handset that has so many known problems and only a years warranty?

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  • 2013-03-15 01:32
  • LaVq

> In reply to Duel @ 2013-03-15 01:07 from p771 - click to readIf you still remember the SGSIII unveiling last year, the same first impression happened from among the people. But despite the negatives, SGSIII sold in millions and still holds the title as the King of smartphones. I currently use SGNII and love it every single day. It's features are extremely useful especially to my business and board meetings. The outer skin doesn't matter because we cover them anyway with plastics or silicone. What matters are its guts that do the job.

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  • 2013-03-15 01:31
  • Nxnq

This is what Balmer said when iphone came out and Apple became a hit. Now Apple mocking and Samsung will be a hit.

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  • 2013-03-15 01:13
  • qKmK

> In reply to cdnj @ 2013-03-15 00:51 from Nxnq - click to readAfter seeing big fail galaxy s4 i think apple guys are laughing their heads off.

Yeah hype quite didnt catch the reality.

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  • 2013-03-15 01:07
  • p771

lol apple sucks look at the low blow . ther os is looked down and they want to talk about upgrading get red of itunes

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  • 2013-03-15 00:59
  • IBLA

Obviously, Phil Shiller is envious of the hype surrounding the SGS4. He is using his position as an influence to produce negative hype. No amount of his bashing can divert the people's interest on this device. They now struggle to cope up with the Android innovation to save the people's eroding interest in IOS devices especially now that Apple stock consistently decline since last September.

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  • 2013-03-15 00:51
  • Nxnq

> In reply to [deleted post]Listen Sammy Cow.. just chill out man.. You cant beat iOS.. too smooth for too long..

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  • 2013-03-15 00:47
  • sy95

> In reply to fonehunter @ 2013-03-14 20:13 from w0Pt - click to readApple shaking in fear?? R U serious?

I was looking at this phone with great anticipation.. but what is it? REALLY!

Its an even bigger phone than the SGS3.. it still has PENTILE matrix with double the amount of green cells..

Its about the same performance with HTC ONE and EXPERIA Z.. and - the killer - it uses TOUCHWIZ.

Sorry but iPhone 5 in real world will beat it in everything.. and that's before the iPhone 5S... bruahahahahahahahahahahaHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHHAHAHHAH­AHAHAHAHHAHAHAUHDKUBSJHLFBLJEFBJHEFBJHVFHJEJFLEF­W

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  • 2013-03-15 00:46
  • sy95

Running Jelly Bean on Galaxy S like a boss.

I tried iPhone 5 it felt exactly like the iPhone 1-4 only with a better screen and is bit taller. (five rows omg amazing)

Android ftw.

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  • 2013-03-15 00:02
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> In reply to Optus @ 2013-03-14 23:45 from 95er - click to readiOS and Windows Phone 7/8 run same over time. Android slows down overtime because it's not optimized as well as WP and iOS. Android is already very fragmented in graphics chip making it hard for developers and some games will glitch/slow on certain phones even on powerful hardware because of bad optimizations.

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  • 2013-03-15 00:01
  • kg3C

Phil ,it is enough to you now. You have seen the true comments came from the Appel & Samsung users. Being a Senior vice Presedent Marketing at Apple you have blasted infront of all the other mobile manufactures. it is enough to understand where the Apple is standing and the market share. Now without wasting others plan out a most innvative user friendly,at-least similer spect to Samsung SIV to gaing back the market and win back the people for APPLE.

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  • 2013-03-15 00:01
  • tevH

> In reply to Shitsung @ 2013-03-14 15:55 from rJnf - click to readYeah...these apple and android c*ws right sheeez...its like a cult following....scary

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  • 2013-03-14 23:56
  • uKYP

When people say their Iphone and Ipad always run smoothly like new.
That’s because you have used your crapple only to make and receive calls and nothing else.
Why don’t crapple users compare your icrap with black and white screen phones from 90’s which runs smooth from new to dead and also have better battery life.

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  • 2013-03-14 23:45
  • 95er

What a HUGE dumbass....
Oh hey look we invented a new feature called video ca...I mean ....face yime yeahhhhh
And look our screen is bigger so we can fit one more row yeaaahhh
And we've changed the connector so you lazy a$$es dont need to look which way to plug it in yeahhhhhhh
And you guys will have to buy new adaptors for your old phones but thats ok you guys are used to buying 20 bucks screen protectors and 50 bucks bumper cases at our store yeahhhhhh

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  • 2013-03-14 23:31
  • uKYP

might be a few months old but at least google has figured out how to update their os without breaking the clock every time

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  • 2013-03-14 23:27
  • LhRd

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