This makes me sick.

Discussion in 'Alternatives to iOS and iOS Devices' started by fugly1000, Oct 28, 2014.

  1. fugly1000 macrumors newbie

    Sep 15, 2014
  2. bunnicula macrumors 68040


    Jul 23, 2008

    Um... no thanks. I'll wait to see if the battery holds up to actual benchmarks and not their ad hype. ;)
  3. noobinator macrumors 603


    Jun 19, 2009
    Pasadena, CA
  4. kepler20b macrumors 6502

    Oct 18, 2014
    3900mah on moto is basically going to get probably atleast 14 hours of solid screen-on time over 4g.

    that phone is literally insanity and anyone who travels a lot for work, or someone who doesnt want to run around with a bulky battery pack on their iphone should really look into the turbo.
  5. wxman2003 Suspended

    Apr 12, 2011
    Enjoy your bloatware, and getting OS updates in a timely fashion from Verizon.
  6. kepler20b macrumors 6502

    Oct 18, 2014
    i own a galaxy tab s 8.4

    the amoled blew me away. it's literally the best screen ive ever seen. And it's adaptive display ensures that you never have to worry about inaccurate color reproduction.
  7. HotIce macrumors regular

    Oct 7, 2014
    Yup. One of the many reasons I left Android.

    P.S. Verizon Wireless Exclusive? No thanks.
  8. kepler20b macrumors 6502

    Oct 18, 2014
    nah more like android has the better specs, real personal computing, but garbage physical design and resell.
  9. Cozmosis macrumors member


    Mar 2, 2011
    Baltimore, MD
    Someone hasn't paid attention to Motorola's track record lately.

    Closest thing to stock Android in an OEM and quickest updates to market.

    Nice try, though.
  10. kepler20b macrumors 6502

    Oct 18, 2014

    if you can root that, install greenify and/or a real deepsleep battery app that syncs every 15-30m with the screen off; you might not need to charge that more than three times a week and average 16 hours of screen on time over 4g.
  11. Phillybizzle macrumors regular

    Sep 20, 2014
    Battery life should be far more of a priority for phone makers.
  12. rapicell macrumors regular

    Mar 20, 2013
    I absolutely love the direction Motorola is going lately and I'm in love with that red coloring. I had the original moto x and I did enjoy it and the special software that motorola now includes on their phones, but I miss having the integration with my iPad and macbook, thus I'm sticking to iPhone again for a bit.

    However, I think this will be quite a successful phone should it really hold up to the specs
  13. Tubamajuba macrumors 68020

    Jun 8, 2011
    Done with MacRumors, the trolls have won
    Who's going to stop you? Sell your iPhone 6 now and get the Droid Turbo- it will never be top of the line in all the spec categories, nor will any future iPhone. Might as well save yourself the hassle later on down the road.

    I'm not trying to be snarky, either. I really think you'll be happier with a phone that satisfies your needs.
  14. wxman2003 Suspended

    Apr 12, 2011
    Verizon approves the updates, not Motorola. Verizon is the slowest of all carriers with updates. This is a verizon exclusive. Will not be on any other carrier. If you want a pure android experience, get the latest Nexus 6 from Motorola. Don't settle for the crappy Verizon model. The Nexus 6 may be the best overall smartphone out there.
  15. rockyroad55 macrumors 601


    Jul 14, 2010
    Phila, PA
    User experience is what makes the iPhone better. The intangible benefit of Apple.
  16. jmxp69 macrumors 6502

    Dec 10, 2008
    If you buy gadgets strictly based in specs, you're in the wrong camp. The iPhone 6 and iOS 8 work well together under an easy to use/manage interface. I'm not sure it would make much of a difference to me if my calendar opened a fraction of a second faster.

    Now the battery--that's one I have to give them props for. Bigger/heavier phone to support more power??? The nerve! :)

    Although my phone easily goes a full day on a single charge the way I use my phone, so I really have no legitimate complaint here.

    PS Cameras in my Motorola devices kinda suck. So they can megapixel them up all they want. Doesn't matter if I have to fix every picture with software.
  17. kepler20b macrumors 6502

    Oct 18, 2014
    seriously this whole android version/fragmentation thing is so overblown it is ridiculous.

    the updates are purely iterative, and if you're dying to have the latest you can get it at xda.

    just like if you're dying to get to 8.0 with a 16gb phone, you will figure out a way through icloud.
  18. cababah macrumors 68000

    Jun 11, 2009
    SF Bay Area, CA
  19. ShiftClick macrumors regular


    May 9, 2010
    Los Angeles
    Didn't they say when he died that he had a hand in products for the next few years. And you really think the specs would be that much better on the current iphone than they are now? That the A series chips would suddenly have accelerated road map or that vibranium outer shell would exist because Jobs made it so?
  20. Skika macrumors 68030

    Mar 11, 2009
    N-no thanks
  21. itsmemuffins macrumors 68030


    Jun 23, 2010
    It's already obsolete with those capacitive buttons ;)
  22. fugly1000 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Sep 15, 2014
    See a man of reason. Yeah, I am truly jealous of the battery life.


    Maybe that has happen. But I believe that along the way they may have changed direction. Guess that happens when you change leaders. They shouldn't have fired the person that ran their ios department. I can see how ios has suffered.


    I agree. Also, Motorola phones usually gets updates. That 48 hour battery claim is what bother me. I have this thin phone, with a sorry battery. Also, 32 gb at 199. I'm starting to think apple is just worried about profit and not customers. But I guess they are turning into another company.
  23. 12vElectronics macrumors 68040


    Jul 19, 2013
    Really OP? That's what makes you sick? There's so many other important things going on in the world that deserve attention. Who cares if your phone doesn't have the best specs.
  24. Mlrollin91 macrumors G5


    Nov 20, 2008
    Ventura County
    Specs mean nothing. Its how the device works with software that matters. The ONLY thing that interests me is the 48 hour battery and the 8-hour charge in 15 minutes, but I call BS on actually achieving those numbers.
  25. bmt134 macrumors 6502

    Dec 6, 2012
    The best smartphone display on the market right now is AMOLED. ;)

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