Would you trade your iPhone for an Android?

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Would you trade your iphone for any android phone ? Only serious answers please , no arguments needed just honest opinions !
 

MacDawg

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Mar 20, 2004
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Nope
I have an iPhone 5 (personal)
and I have a Galaxy S3 (work)

The Galaxy is never turned on or with me, and the number is forwarded to my iPhone
 

T5BRICK

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Aug 3, 2006
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I'd consider it, but it would really depend on the Android phone.

The HTC One is a great phone with a fantastic screen, but the camera sucks. I owned one for about 6 months, and I really enjoyed using it aside from the camera. I ended up dropping it and it took some pretty heavy damage, so I bought the 5s which had just been released.

The Nexus 5 seems to be pretty nice as well, but as for trading my iPhone? No, but only because it would only cost me $350-400 to buy one outright.
 

AbSoluTc

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Sep 21, 2008
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No.

I've been iPhone since 2nd Gen. I work in IT and have had the displeasure of fixing or trying to fix Android devices. Clunky, unpolished, a sea of incoherent menus and each device/manufacturer has their stuff hidden in different places. The freezes, pauses, lag and aged interface is not something I like or want to deal with.

Plus, everything just works at home for me - Apple TV, MacBook, iPad, iPhone and all that. All apps released are pretty much catered for the iPhone/Apple eco-system.
 

JackieInCo

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No. I tried two Android devices for a year and found them more annoying than anything.

I will be an iPhone user till Apple decides to stop making them, if that ever happens.
 

solo118

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I tried it, but iphone is for me.

The eco system just works, and I like having imessage, facetime, free facetime audio calls and other iOS only features as 95% of my friends/family have an iphone.
 

EarleD

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I did. had a iPhone 5 loved it. Updated to iOS 7, huge downgrade. Sold it and got a note 3. Much happier
 

ABC5S

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Absolutely note...Had a days worth of Android three years ago, returned it. Apple iOS is so much easier for me to use. And I'm a Senior Citz that likes easy stuff :D
 

zipa

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I really, really dislike Google and try to avoid anything that has to do with them, so no. I will be getting a Windows phone next, though, but I'm not sure if that will replace my iPhone 5 or coexist with it.
 

lovmyipad

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Oct 18, 2013
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Would not trade

Company I work for purchased us android phones to use on company business ( they were free). Only use it when I have to. Turn it off when I leave work. Much prefer my iPhone 5s.
 

cynics

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Not unless all my friends went Android and I had no use for iMessage and FaceTime. Even then it's iffy because I use AirPlay so often. I don't have a problem with Android though.
 

BJMRamage

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Oct 2, 2007
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short answer: no

long answer:
I was given a Galaxy S4 in Aug/Sept to test and then keep. I had an iPhone 4 at the time. I am now on an iPhone 5S (work purchased-but i could have bought any smartphone). I stuck with an iPhone because, I have other iOS devices and Macs, I have purchased many apps over the years, family has Apple, and no need to relearn a system. I found Android to be OK. some nicer things some things i hated. if this was my first without any App purchases by each, it may not matter but having an iPhone I will stay that way. AND you get free Apps from Starbucks too.