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nasimson
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nasimson,
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12/29/2014 | 3:13:17 AM
Re: adding more factors when comparing smartphones
> but Samsung phones, they are filled with bloatware,

@SachinEE:

Sachin, this is a BIG problem with Samsung phones. I dont see why they dont get it. If they fix it, Samsung phones can be lighetning fast due to better specs. With the bloatware pre-loaded and inability to remove or any permanently pre-loaded softwares, Samsung phones and tablets strip themseves of any decent user experience just three months down the road. Seems like company is fond of continuing to shoot itself in the foot. Instead of stopping the shoot, it is making better and better foot.

Strange logic.
nasimson
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nasimson,
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12/29/2014 | 2:48:56 AM
Huawei and HTC
So Apple, Motorola, Samsung and LG all made it to the top. I am actually surprised that Huawei and HTC could not make it to top. If I am recalling correctly, I saw Huawei claiming world's slimmest smart phone. Huawei is now #3 in phone market. Perhaps their falgships are not doing as well as competitor's.

The Taiwanese and Chinese wont be very happy.
asksqn
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12/28/2014 | 7:25:48 PM
All the same
Regardless of which company manufactures them, smartphones are just overpriced gadgets that will soon break and/or its tech obsolete eighteen months after purchasing it.  In my experience, the difference between an $800.00 smartphone vs. a $99.00 is a savings of $701.00 in my pocket instead of the made in China piece of crap manufacturer. 
H@mmy
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[email protected],
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12/28/2014 | 4:08:38 PM
Apple
Why does Apple steal the show everytime ? with that 'bend' feature initiated, I was was expecting much less sales but still a no. Feels like people are huge fans of Apple products.
SachinEE
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SachinEE,
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12/27/2014 | 4:37:53 AM
Re: adding more factors when comparing smartphones
They don't bend, but Samsung phones, they are filled with bloatware, which I don't like. I like the Asus ZenUI and the basic Motorola UI. So much better. It also frees the RAM for extra use.
SachinEE
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12/27/2014 | 4:35:39 AM
Re: No Surprised
I personally use all the three flagship platforms, and I have to say, although the android is really customizable and looks flashy, but for basic use and office work I find the iPhone better on all fronts, the camera is better, the design is eye catching. Nothing to complain basically, I have heard the new iPhone bends, but I haven't had that problem because I use an iPhone 5. Also I love the windows for its free flowing design. 
mak63
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12/26/2014 | 8:35:19 PM
No Surprised
I am not really surprised with this list. Isn't what we suppose to expect from all of these big companies? (Hello Microsoft are you there?)
But the way, I count 6 phones, not 5.
Technocrati
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Technocrati,
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12/24/2014 | 8:39:02 PM
A Paid Smartphone in the Hand is Worth .......

Thanks Eric for the list.   I think most love phones in general, whether you use all the bells and whistles or not and the new models always make you take a double take at your own.    I won't be buying one anytime soon though since my Samsung Note II (?)  is still going strong - not to mention it is paid off ! : ) 

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12/24/2014 | 5:25:21 PM
adding more factors when comparing smartphones
I think the only thing that keep iphones to be a true success is their bendgate scandal.  I do prefer the Iphone 5S.  A friend of my told me that the new iphones  are easy to crack and the cell phone career guarentees a new one after the first break.  I have heard Samsung phones are more durable and don't bend in your pocket.     


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