Dear delusional Apple product users, take mental not of the daily popularity of this phone then head over here: http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i9300_galaxy_s_iii-4238.php. That is all
While iOS will remain relatively stable, WP8 will eat into Android markets hate through a halo effect from the tablet wars.
ZDNet - Android's tablets training wheels for Windows 8 tablet makers
From the article:
"The iPad is usually the named competition for the upcoming Windows 8 tablets, but it's likely Android tablet sales that will be most affected. That's evident by all the major Android tablet makers preparing Windows tablets for launch."
The biggest argument against Apple that I often hear is the fact that you have to use iTunes to load up your media. But is it really such a big deal? I have a Windows PC and I already have iTunes on it. I downloaded it just to see what it looked like, and that took like ten minutes. And iTunes discovers the media thats already on you hard drive, so whats the problem really???
Right now I have a LG Optimus Black and I don't know if its the phone or what, but anytime I connect with the cable to upload new songs it has to start installing drivers and acting up; the whole process sometimes crashes and I have to start again - it can get tedious. And removing the memory card is fine software wise, but its begun to make my battery cover loose because of always having to remove it each time.
I wanna replace my OB with iPhone mainly because of RESALE VALUE. When I bought my OB it cost me $500 - I've tried to look after it the best I can, but when I sell it, the best I'm gonna get is $250 because of my loose battery cover and a few scratches on the plastic back - plus the fact that androids are all about spec - and my spec is too old. However with iPhone the story is different. When I bought my OB, iPhone4s 32 GB was going for about $1250 in my country. Now they cost $1100 brand new, and a good condition second hand will go for between $900 and $950. They hold their value better - it just makes more sense. So I'm keen to dump android for a while, and try something new. I don't use widgets or live wallpapers much anymore - grew out of it I guess: plus they just eat battery, memory and data. There is really nothing to loose, provided my phone doesn't get lost or broken.
snapple, 16 Oct 2012All you Apple haters, enjoy your Android device, enjoy the numerous crashes. I've tested 98% o... morewell im using iPhone 4S and im not agree with you actually! ciriously you had/have use 98% of smartphone hit that market? :p i think you are too rich thats why you dont know how you spend your money. why you dont help in charity rather than spending so much penny with matirial things? Its true that iOS is good like what you said but i dont think all android devices are same as you said (there are tons android out there). and there are so many android devices out there are much expensive than idevices and i respect there choice and their opinions however thers a limit!
iOS reigns supreme in gaming.
From IT Portal - An Android owners jealousy over iPhone Apps
Interesting factoid: Gameloft has 111 titles on iOS, only 48 on Android.
Anonymous, 16 Oct 2012ZDNET - Google needs to get serious about solving the Android upgrade mess http://www.zdnet... moreYou absolutely right the App fragmentation and time taken for upgrades is annoying but it's just a price you have to pay for the huge choice of phones and the capabilities Android has.
60% of iOS users are already on iOS 6. App developers take note of statistics like these.
AnonD-56991, 16 Oct 2012The fact is Android is actually growing and eating into Apple's market share so in no way are ... moreZDNET - Google needs to get serious about solving the Android upgrade mess
Anonymous, 16 Oct 2012Android is simply imploding with multiple unsolvable problems and WP8 is stepping in to replac... moreThe fact is Android is actually growing and eating into Apple's market share so in no way are they going down.
Claire, 16 Oct 2012So wot was that all about the SG3 "among Android phones vulnerable to remote wipe hack&qu... moreThe remote wipe USSD code gets fixed with a Firmware update that Samsung has already applied so as long as you on the latest Android version the problem doesn't exist, and I browse a lot on my phone (As I am now) and like all Malware almost no one ever comes across it so the problem is massively overblown.
And I don't deny Android is open to attack but like always the more capabilities something has the more room there is for problems, and Airpush Ads are seriously annoying but can be easily blocked by installing an App from Google Play, and I do know for an absolute fact that most iPhone users do like the idea of Widgets and Airpush Ads are just an annoying price you have to pay to have them.
Android is simply imploding with multiple unsolvable problems and WP8 is stepping in to replace the platform, (not instantly of course). Fragmentation makes app optimization almost impossible. Inefficient multitasking wasted battery life.
Poor security results in FBI warning. 700% rise in malware over one quarter only. Very poor updating has resulted in majority on Gingerbread, with no signs of upgrading anytime soon.
If you don't like iPhone, get Lumia. Android is on the way down.
AnonD-56991, 14 Oct 2012I've installed hundreds of Apps from the market and other sources and installed countless cust... moreSo wot was that all about the SG3 "among Android phones vulnerable to remote wipe hack" and why are there security apps for the Android phones unlike Apple. I know someone who downloaded a game on their SG2 phone, and started to get adverts constantly coming through their phone, plus "download hot babes". Had to download Air Push to find out the cause and discovered wot it was. You wouldn't get this on the iPhone.
Anonymous, 16 Oct 2012FBI issues warning that Android is a haven for malware.
http://www.bgr.com/2012/10/15/andro... moreBecause of multitasking Android basically works the same way as Windows, Mac & Linux so all those extra layers of capabilities means there's more room for Malware and Viruses, where IOS can't multitask so only has that single layer and is easier to protect.
And the reality is almost no one on Android ever has any problems with Malware and the only place you see it possibly happening is in lecture halls etc with people showing you that it's possible.
I mean most people only get Apps from Google Play and it's almost impossible anyone will find any Malware from there, and the only reason you can get problems is Google allows people to sell Apps away from Google Play and you can install by just ticking a box in the settings, but Apple's restriction mean you have to get everything from the App Store and authorized by them which means a lot of restrictions.
All you Apple haters, enjoy your Android device, enjoy the numerous crashes. I've tested 98% off all smartphones that hit the market place and sorry, the iPhone will always be the leader of the pack. It's not buggy, it's smooth and does exactly what it is supposed to do. Android is a great idea, however the lags and multiple crashing occurrences must be fixed. There is a reason why you have to spend a bit more to get an apple, however lemons are cheaper.
iSJ5, 16 Oct 2012sorry to say asking for a radio on the iPhone is no different than asking for a toaster, fridg... moreJust remember the word "Smartphone" when people describe iPhone.
Because over the last decade or so they evolved to devices that can replace every handheld device and that has become the creedo of every smartphone manufacturer to give customers a phone that means there's no need to carry anything else because features don't compare to dedicated devices but they are good enough for everyday use.
And like I said before Apple has become contradictory to every other Smartphone because features give way to the quest for profit.
I mean until the 90s people would show off all their different devices and have full walls displaying displaying all their music and videos, but most people just don't do that anymore.
FBI issues warning that Android is a haven for malware.
First it was Display Mate, now Cnet confirms iPhone 5 screen is better than SGS3.
Genius, 16 Oct 2012You see I like apple phones they are stirdy, strong and provide a user friendly interface. But... moreiPhone can't multitask so quad core would be completely pointless, and if Apple add Widgets IOS could become buggy because those extra layers of features make it much harder to code and Apple are more interested in making it look good than really competing with the competition when they know so many people have so much invested in buying from iTunes they have no choice but to accept what Apple give them.
AnonD-56991, 16 Oct 2012You just have to accept Apple left out a radio because it would be free to use and they want t... moresorry to say asking for a radio on the iPhone is no different than asking for a toaster, fridge, etc. These are devices that need to be purchased separately, so I would go buy a radio!