iPhone users could elbow past disloyal Android fans by 2015

By Archean
Apr 28, 2013
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  1. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,227   +957

    A lot of people I know just bought Android phones because: 1) They were cheaper. 2) They got it as a gift. 3) They didnt like Apple
  2. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 3,480   +627

    Eh, I still believe that companies like Samsung and HTC are ruining it. That's three versions of Android right there. Someone uses an HTC phone, hates the bloat and junk apps, result: "oh I hate Android"
  3. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,227   +957

    Android has to change. They need to dump the bloatware, lose the carrier icon on the back, and update on a standard schedule, not by carrier approval.
  4. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Topic Starter Posts: 6,102   +82

    +1 JC. But the problem is even the vanilla version of android isn't as much fun to use as the rival platforms are, probably because they went about it with a mission to be a 'look alike' of iOS.
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  5. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,227   +957

    Unfortunately man!
  6. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 3,480   +627

    Please explain how Android is trying to be like iOS? :(

    I'm not even bothering to include BB or WinPho, as they are widely different and have a minimal market share. Oh, and before you begin I'd like to point out two things: every iOS 'improvement' or 'feature' since v3-4 has been playing catch up with Android; and some manufacturer/carrier skins (think Samsung's skin) try to go after an iOS-ish look, which doesn't speak for all of Android.

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