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iphone to android switch

by drailholster / November 7, 2014 2:01 AM PST

I have an iphone 4 32gigabyte and want to switch to android and upgrade without spending over $100 on the device. My carrier is Verizon. Which phone is my best bet?

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Too many "deals" out there.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 7, 2014 2:11 AM PST

It varies with area and what deals are out at the moment. For me I'd bite the bullet and get the Nexus.

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why don't you...
by Pepe7 / November 7, 2014 12:06 PM PST back a list here of which phones you see available as an upgraded device that fits your price range?

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by drailholster / November 8, 2014 7:31 AM PST
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The ones that I am looking at right now are: Motorola Moto X, or Droid Maxx and the Kyocera Brigadier

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I would skip the Kyocera
by Pepe7 / November 15, 2014 12:25 AM PST
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IMO, you won't get the level of post-sale support that you would on the other two devices.

Between the Moto X & Droid Maxx though, the Moto X lacks the amount built in memory of your current phone, so that probably could be a non-starter. OTOH, one drawback of the Droid Maxx is that it doesn't have the best resolution for a phone with its screen size. Also, the larger size may make it slightly harder to hold than either the Moto X (or your current iPhone 4, for that matter).

It's all about tradeoffs. If you were w/ ATT, they offer a carrier exclusive 32GB version of the Moto X, which seems like a slightly better fit perhaps.

Hope that helps.

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iphone to android switch
by saramurray / November 14, 2014 3:16 PM PST

i think there is noway to move ios to android version in any iphone.

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You are mis-understanding the OP
by Pepe7 / November 15, 2014 12:26 AM PST

That's not what he's (literally) asking. It's about migrating from one type of device to another, each with their own respective operating systems.

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Try Xiaomi and Asus
by gauravweb2014 / November 22, 2014 12:36 AM PST
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by pushpak479 / November 30, 2014 2:14 PM PST

u can get Moto E or Moto G for 100$, redmi 1S also good option

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