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Which is best?
Currently have an iPhone and thinking of jumping ship..
Who else has made the switch?
Pros and cons, is it still possible to use the cloud and access all the data?
 
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I have tin can and a piece of string witha app called baked beans .lol.
 

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Have been running the Mi ui for a few years now. Based on Android but very apple like (so I am told). These Xiaomi phones are more than equal to the Apple offerings apparently but at a fraction of the price. Now authorised in the uk so with full support
 

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Android is the way forward.

Apple are just rip-off merchants.
 

Gavin John Hyde

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not an apple fan, find them over priced and from a tech point of view are way behind the high end android handsets.
the newest huawei is amazing but due to political pressure might loose support going forward. the newest samsung s series are good.
I am partial to the LG handsets though, eitherway the cameras on the new phones are amazing.
 

buzzlightyear

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whats with all about peaple buying a phone that costs about buying a second hand car , f##k sake i wish some peaple get real you can only take pictures or ring peaple , and do things like surfing the tintnet ordering peterzers.get real peaple .
 
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I purchased a Samsung S6 about 4 years ago.
Found it so clunky and hard to use compared to my iPhone 4, that I took it back the next day and bought an iPhone 6 instead.

Last year was given a new Samsung tablet to use at work.
Ended up buying another iPad to use instead.

Can’t get on with Macs though, prefer Windows 7.
 

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Think it’s whatever your use to, and how much of a geek you are.

All the latest Samsung’s are pretty expensive. You can buy cheap iPhones.
 

Charlie_

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I have had an iPhone for a while now..
Like spin I liked the size of the 4 so purchased an Se which is a 6 but the same size as a 4 and I also prefer windows to Mac for various reasons, mainly due to compatibility with other software/devices..
I never buy new phones as I have other priorities such as tools, etc..
Are android phone more susceptible to viruses than iPhones?
I’m thinking Samsung mainly due to the smart things hub that I’ve started installing..
Is it easy to make the switch over?
 

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I’ve had iPhone 4, 5c, then tried Sony. Bad choice; limited storage space and camera not what you would expect.
Now on iPhone SE, which I like.

I don’t think I’ll go back to Android.

My wife has a 5 now, and the kids have old handsets, so there’s always a charger lying about.

Aren’t samsung and the others just as expensive as apple now?
 

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Family all have iPhone. I have resisted, mainly due to not liking anything Apple since iTunes took over my computer years ago. All the stuff that you used to be only able to do on iPhone is now available on Android. I was a windows phone man for several years, but gave up recently as the support has gone, but they were so simple and easy to use...Android now, and I have seen the light! Plus, for work, buy a simple one outright...if it gets busted, so what? Storage is on the cloud. £200 gets you a great phone, go SIM only and laugh at your friends who struggle with data management...plus, no one is ever going to steal it! LOL! Some brilliant deals out there on SIM only...I get everything I need, calls, texts, messages, data, roaming abroad (Europe)...everything for £1/day...
I don't download movies or use masses of data otherwise, but for £1/day it makes sense...Android, and you have a choice!!! You know it makes sense...
 

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Family all have iPhone. I have resisted, mainly due to not liking anything Apple since iTunes took over my computer years ago. All the stuff that you used to be only able to do on iPhone is now available on Android. I was a windows phone man for several years, but gave up recently as the support has gone, but they were so simple and easy to use...Android now, and I have seen the light! Plus, for work, buy a simple one outright...if it gets busted, so what? Storage is on the cloud. £200 gets you a great phone, go SIM only and laugh at your friends who struggle with data management...plus, no one is ever going to steal it! LOL! Some brilliant deals out there on SIM only...I get everything I need, calls, texts, messages, data, roaming abroad (Europe)...everything for £1/day...
I don't download movies or use masses of data otherwise, but for £1/day it makes sense...Android, and you have a choice!!! You know it makes sense...
you'll still have to rely on a carrier pigeon when you are becalmed in the mid atlantic doldrums. no mobile masts out there.
 

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I get everything I need, calls, texts, messages, data, roaming abroad (Europe)...everything for £1/day...
For £30 a month I'd want it to wash up for me as well...
 

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me too.i get all that on a sim free contract for £16/month.
Get Dan to give you another badge :)
 

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I like the iPhone SE, don’t like the size of the 7,8,10 x and what ever it’s got to, hate Android but that’s just how I feel after having a couple android phones, much nicer is to not have a phone and just shout at each other
 

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I hate change so I’ll always stick to apple.
 

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Android for me but I'm a bit of a geek. The trouble I find is that Apple device's are pretty restricted, of course the plus side of this is stability.
Android device's generally have higher specs and a larger selection of apps however because anyone can upload an app then unfortunately some are poorly written, not all apps are coded very well some cause memory leaks which can waste that extra ram and processing power up.

Depends on what you like I suppose. But IMO what's the point of buying a sports car that has a speed restriction installed.
 

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hate apple.i have an ipad and if i want to send anything from laptop to ipad, i need to install apple itunes to do it. i got round it though by emailing to myself from laptop, then opening email on ipad and downloading the attachment. pretty cool for a guy with less knowledge of computers than that of the Borg mentality.
 
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Family all have iPhone. I have resisted, mainly due to not liking anything Apple since iTunes took over my computer years ago. All the stuff that you used to be only able to do on iPhone is now available on Android. I was a windows phone man for several years, but gave up recently as the support has gone, but they were so simple and easy to use...Android now, and I have seen the light! Plus, for work, buy a simple one outright...if it gets busted, so what? Storage is on the cloud. £200 gets you a great phone, go SIM only and laugh at your friends who struggle with data management...plus, no one is ever going to steal it! LOL! Some brilliant deals out there on SIM only...I get everything I need, calls, texts, messages, data, roaming abroad (Europe)...everything for £1/day...
I don't download movies or use masses of data otherwise, but for £1/day it makes sense...Android, and you have a choice!!! You know it makes sense...
I have Microsoft One drive, for free.
Use it on my PC and Apple devices, and on the Samsung tablet I had.
 
Just my two cents worth... made the switch to the Samsung s8 nearly 2 years ago. From being with iPhones for 7 or 8 years. Took a while to adjust, and transferred all my iPhone data using smart switch. But now from being with samsung for a while. I cant fault them. I have an upgrade due soon and most definitely wont be going back to an iPhone.
 
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