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What smartphone should I buy?

by Bankarija / May 2, 2013 2:30 AM PDT

What smartphone should I buy?
Hello guys. I have a dilemma.
I dont want to be perceived as conceited, but I have a question.

My father told me that because of my good grades and my accomplishments outside school doing good work, he would buy me any phone I want.

He proposed iPhone 5 and Sony Xperia Z.
But he said I can choose any phone I want.

I currently own iPhone 4s and I am very satasfied with it.
Since I use my phone quite a lot, with talking to people over social networks, messages,phone, internet, gaming and so on and so forth.
Thats why its important that I get a great phone.

I love the waterproff thing on xperia Z, but I am not sure if I will use it more than to brag with.
I am not a big fan of HTC phones or Samsung sIII and sIV, only because of their outside look.

So basically I am wondering between two phones that my father proposed.

What do you think?
Will upgrade to iPhone 5 just dissapoint me since its almost no diffrent?

I LOVE the 5 inch screen size of Xperia Z.. I really do. But at the other side is battery life. When I use my iPhone 4s. It lasts about 6 hour usage. And having larger screen, I al afraid that battery life would be worse that my current phone.

iOS vs Android...will I get used to it?
What do you think?

What should I choose. Which phone is better. I want objective views of users thst know these phones.

Thank you all very much for your time.
I personally love iOS ...love the simplicity and premium look of it. But I don't like the so closed way of it. No customizing nothing.
I am afraid that android would give me that but at the sake of quickness,easiness and simplicity that iOS gives me.
Can someone give me real facts about why iPhone or why Xperia? Thank you.
I appreciate your answers.

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Remember....
by birdmantd Forum moderator / May 2, 2013 4:16 AM PDT

....that there are after-market products out there to make an iPhone water resistant if that is a concern of yours. I think the iPhone would be a good choice since you currently use one. Personally I am a big fan of Android devices. I have both types of devices on my shared plan and I have used both devices. Hope that helps.

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by Bankarija / May 2, 2013 6:25 AM PDT
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Can you please explain why iPhone. What are the pros of picking an iPhones and pros of Xperia..and what are the cons of both..

thank you

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I can't.....
by birdmantd Forum moderator / May 2, 2013 7:04 AM PDT
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It all comes down to personal preference. As I mentioned I prefer Android but that might not be your preference. I suggested an iPhone because you are already familiar with the device because of your prior phone. When it comes down to it, I don't think there any single factor that will tell you one is better than the other. I can only offer an opinion, I can't make the decision for you. There is nothing that one device can do that the other cannot, they just do it a different way/application.

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What smartphone should I buy?
by Carlton102 / May 4, 2013 3:32 AM PDT
In reply to: Remember....

There's the iPhone, HTC, Nokia's Lumia, T-Mobile's Sparq, and a host of others LG makes some really nice ones as well ! I guess you need to decide what carrier and what features you're looking for then decide !

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