While the iPad lost out by a slim margin in overall satisfaction, it still proved strongest in areas ranging from performance to design. So who's the real winner?
It isn't a perfect sweep, but Verizon's network comes out on top in a network quality study.
Once again, J.D. Power and Associates named Verizon the wireless provider with the best customer satisfaction.
AT&T manages to grab the top spot, but J.D. Power says the wireless purchase experience is getting better overall.
It's the ninth consecutive time that Apple's iPhone has led all other smartphones in customer satisfaction. Samsung wasn't No. 2, but it was close.
Marketing researchers recognize the nation's largest wireless provider as a leader in customer care.
The latest recap of customer satisfaction reflects the strengths of the two companies. Samsung gets strong marks for the cost of its tablets, and Apple scores well in performance and ease of operation.
Users of the nation's two top wireless services favor Apple, but those who use Sprint and T-Mobile love Samsung, according to a J.D. Power survey.
Company wins top spot in survey ranking the nation's four major wireless carriers in terms of in-store and online purchase experience. Sprint, which fell to third place, had been No. 1 in the survey previously.
Come Friday, the new metal-framed smartphone is up for grabs exclusively on AT&T's website and at its retail stores.