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  1. #1 Default Time for a new smart phone - Whats out there? 
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    So my contract is up for renewal and not sure what I want to buy. I don't think I want something all that massive. I want something with a quality camera, and having something waterproof wood be nice. I dont really care about NFC, wireless charging or any of the other thousand features available in phones today.

    My options as I see them now...

    iPhone 6 - No learning Curve, slightly larger/thinner than my 5
    6+ - gargantuan, massively larger than what I have, while still being thinner. Wouldnt need to buy ipad mini.

    Android -
    Samsung S5 - also massive, probably has a lot of extras I don't need/want to use. Will need to relearn/learn OS. Amazing camera?

    Samsung S4 - similar to S5 but smaller and waterproof?

    What other android devices should I be looking at?
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    Already know you're not leaving apple, just get the iphone 6
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    6 plus all the way bro
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    Buying a galaxy s4 right now would be kind of retarded, it's outdated, and only the s4 active or whatever it's called is water resistant.

    You would want to look at the note 4, htc one m8, htc one m8 max, lg g3, oneplus one, and a bunch of other crap if you really wanted to cover your bases.

    Or just get the new iPhone of your choice and don't deal with trying to transfer everything you do to a new ecosystem.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigpoppa822 View Post
    Already know you're not leaving apple, just get the iphone 6
    Im really not sold on anything right now... Apple is the easy way. But eh kinda like the size and feel of my 5, just not its performance... also hate how shitty the lightning connectors are... in 2 years Ive prolly thrown out a dozen or so cables(including OEM ones)
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    I just got my oneplus one an hour ago and love it so far fwiw, but it's more for android nerds that want absolutely zero bloatware on a phone
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    Quote Originally Posted by splatt View Post
    Buying a galaxy s4 right now would be kind of retarded, it's outdated, and only the s4 active or whatever it's called is water resistant.

    You would want to look at the note 4, htc one m8, htc one m8 max, lg g3, oneplus one, and a bunch of other crap if you really wanted to cover your bases.

    Or just get the new iPhone of your choice and don't deal with trying to transfer everything you do to a new ecosystem.
    I dont keep music on my phone, so its a matter of contacts(which are backed up to outlook)... I really use it for phone, apps and pictures
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    can't you just call it a 2?

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    Quote Originally Posted by splatt View Post
    Buying a galaxy s4 right now would be kind of retarded, it's outdated, and only the s4 active or whatever it's called is water resistant.

    You would want to look at the note 4, htc one m8, htc one m8 max, lg g3, oneplus one, and a bunch of other crap if you really wanted to cover your bases.

    Or just get the new iPhone of your choice and don't deal with trying to transfer everything you do to a new ecosystem.
    looks like the note 4 could be a decent candidate... I'll have to go take a look at that, err the 3
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    note 4 is just as big as if not bigger than 6+
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    Notes are huge.

    Galaxy s4 is not water resistant, the active is.

    The Galaxy S5 is water resistant, and probably a good fit size wise. Mess with mine this week at trivia. It's 100% stock so you can see what it has.
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    Iphone 6 might not have a learning curve but it certainly has a curve
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    Quote Originally Posted by fatmike View Post
    Iphone 6 might not have a learning curve but it certainly has a curve
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    I thought the S5 was the mini tablet? Maybe I have the note and S5 mixed up

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    Notes are huge.

    Galaxy s4 is not water resistant, the active is.

    The Galaxy S5 is water resistant, and probably a good fit size wise. Mess with mine this week at trivia. It's 100% stock so you can see what it has.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 55fanatic View Post
    I thought the S5 was the mini tablet? Maybe I have the note and S5 mixed up
    S5 is just about the same size as the S4, just a tiny bit taller. 5.1" screen. The S4 has a 5" screen. The note is the huge at 5.7"


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    +1 for iPhone 6/6+
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    you will probably hate the android OS since you are so used to apple so i say stick to the iphone 6
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    Quote Originally Posted by streetxdreamer View Post
    you will probably hate the android OS since you are so used to apple so i say stick to the iphone 6
    This is a completely stupid argument. You can make android look and feel 95% the same as iOS (though you can't do the opposite). If you want an android phone because it fits you better physically or price wise, you can make it completely familiar. There are a million articles online telling you how. So if the only thing holding you back is the fear of another OS, go ahead and jump.
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