Why did you choose your iPhone?

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  1. TheProFTW, Jun 27, 2013
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    TheProFTW macrumors regular

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    Okay, so to change the topic, why did you choose your iPhone? Was it the design? The smaller screen?

    Please tell!
     
  2. waa1futs, Jun 27, 2013
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    Seems like you're already convinced yourself to buy an iPhone with your above quote ;)

    As for reasons why I personally go with the iPhone?
    - quality design materials
    - top notch battery life
    - apple customer service
    - guaranteed updates on time
    - os smoothness
    - biggest user base (so more developers, accessories, & easier to sell)
    - ability to use it one handed
     
  3. Mrbobb, Jun 27, 2013
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    The Apple Ecosystem, which make most things work without fuss and talk to other Apple devices seamlessly, and the galaxy of Apps. I understand Droid Apps are fragmented due to the large number of Droids fravors.

    Then, although this bugs other people, I like how iTunes forces me to organize my music from the gekko.

    If I wa making commission from Apple I may give u a few more reasons but since they don't pay me, that's all I got.
     
  4. TheProFTW thread starter macrumors regular

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    I mean mostly fragmentation like that your phone is new and amazing, 1 year later you don't get any android updates and the manufacturer just forgets about your phone. Sure, there's exceptions, like the galaxy phones, but they're not good enough
     
  5. taedouni macrumors 65816

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    No offense but don't ask us to convince you to buy a phone. Go to an Apple store and they'll convince you. Go and actually use the Apple products in that store and convince yourself.
     
  6. Pinkie Pie macrumors regular

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    Isn't this mostly a personal preference, gut choice? You play with iOS, or Sense, or TouchWiz or whatever and think I want this. I want to use this every day.

    If you use iOS and feel comfortable with or impressed by it, buy an iPhone. You'll have access to the iTunes Store, the best app store in the world, fast and easy interconnectivity with other Apple products (if you own any), a beautiful device, the best customer service anywhere, guaranteed OS updates for 3-4 years, and it will all just ... work. ;) But if it's missing anything - you can jailbreak!
     
  7. eyoungren macrumors G5

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    ^^This.

    Jailbreaking = rooting + custom rom.
     
  8. Applejuiced macrumors Nehalem

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    Don't do it.
    Think about the poor Chinese workers...
     
  9. waa1futs macrumors 6502

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    Yeah, and make sure to watch the movie Last Train Home while you're at it! You won't want to buy anything ever again after watching what they go through.
     
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    Convince me

    Convince you ! Why should we do that, what is it for us if we convince you? If you cracked your HTC or even dropped your Galaxy, there will always be another Android phones you can easily switch to. There's no need to turn yourself from hater to lover. iOS community is so big that your input has no effect rather negatively or positively. The only winner or loser is yourself by disliking or loving Apple products. Try to convince yourself by yourself, so you will have no one to blame or praise from the outcome of your decision. good day
     
  12. Applefan4 macrumors 6502

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    It is the fastest smartphone on the market today. If you hate lag, you will want an iPhone 5. The closest smartphone that comes close to having zero lag.
     
  13. walie macrumors 6502a

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    I love how people say jailbreaking is a "feature" of the iphone.

    Apple sure does a good job of supporting it.
     
  14. Pinkie Pie macrumors regular

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    I've never done it myself; just making people aware of all the options! ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
     
  15. moosquared macrumors regular

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    Are you sure with the battery life? I think one of the reasons people bashed on iPhone is because of the battery life, isn't it? Of course, it depends on how you use it, but it isn't that good on battery life, IMO. Even without playing any games or watching video (just for texting) it sucks up battery pretty fast.
     
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    Buy the phone, or I will thrash you with devastating verbal insults!:mad:

    ;)
     
  19. Pompiliu macrumors 6502a

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    LOL.
    Who the hell cares about that? If it was different, maybe the prices would be different, also.

    Jesus! 1st world problems. :rolleyes:
     
  20. Jimmy James macrumors 68030

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    You're six years old?
     
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    Bingo.
     
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  24. Jimmy James macrumors 68030

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    If you used smartphones before Apple released one you would love Apple. I'm guessing you haven't used these devices that long.
     
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