1. shaungilmer's Avatar
    I have a EVO 3D but am sick of the HTC quality... So I'm trying to decide between the GS3 or jumping ship to the iPhone 5. I'm disappointed in the iPad, feel like I will feel locked down with the iPhone but I'm ready for a change... Any current or former EVO 3D users have some thoughts? Part of me feels like usability wise I won't be upgrading much from going to the GS3 anyway?
    10-09-2012 03:19 PM
  2. xlDeMoNiClx's Avatar
    If you want a simple phone that you can take out of the box and know how to do everything go iPhone. If you want to keep your customization, have a bigger screen, etc. go with the S3.
    10-09-2012 03:24 PM
  3. shaungilmer's Avatar
    good point... just feel like I want an in-between lol
    10-09-2012 04:09 PM
  4. xlDeMoNiClx's Avatar
    haha Well I'd go with the S3. For the reasons I mentioned and many more, plus don't let people tell you iOS is way easier to use because the learning curve of Android is mild and with a little time you'll figure it out and will be customizing your phone to work exactly how you want it to.
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    10-09-2012 06:40 PM
  5. kennedy27403's Avatar
    Even though I'm six months out from an upgrade I too have been wrestling with this. Please elaborate on those pros and cons. For my own reasons I *think* I'll stay Android but must admit I question it sometimes. These simple (Apple) vs complex (Android) dichotomies get thrown around a lot but I'm not sure what they really mean. Just to be devil's advocate, what is it about the iPhone battery life, LTE speed or camera that you don't like?
    10-09-2012 10:07 PM
  6. mastrK13's Avatar
    I'm gonna wait for the new Nexus. Might want to consider that
    10-10-2012 12:50 AM
  7. xlDeMoNiClx's Avatar
    Even though I'm six months out from an upgrade I too have been wrestling with this. Please elaborate on those pros and cons. For my own reasons I *think* I'll stay Android but must admit I question it sometimes. These simple (Apple) vs complex (Android) dichotomies get thrown around a lot but I'm not sure what they really mean. Just to be devil's advocate, what is it about the iPhone battery life, LTE speed or camera that you don't like?
    I don't mind them, the battery life is either as good or slightly better/worse than the S3's based on what I've heard, LTE should be the same too as it's the same technology that Android has been using and the camera I've heard isn't quite as good as the S3's but others will say otherwise but from what I can tell it's still good.

    The main difference is the S3 has way more features and the openness of an Android phone while the i5 is about 2 years behind in terms of features but has the user- friendliness of an iPhone. Though like i said the learning curve of Android isn't that steep.

    This is from me, on my EVO 3D.
    10-10-2012 12:42 PM
  8. iEd's Avatar
    I have a EVO 3D but am sick of the HTC quality... So I'm trying to decide between the GS3 or jumping ship to the iPhone 5. I'm disappointed in the iPad, feel like I will feel locked down with the iPhone but I'm ready for a change... Any current or former EVO 3D users have some thoughts? Part of me feels like usability wise I won't be upgrading much from going to the GS3 anyway?
    I came from a EVO 3D and went back to iPhone. I'm not a fan of HTC anymore. After seeing a few GS3's that some friends have I think that's the way to go if you want to stay Android. If you feel locked down on the iPad you may feel the same on iPhone until a Jailbreak comes along for iPhone 5 and iOS 6. I think it all depends on what will work for you. I've always been a Mac person and iPhone just fits into what I do.
    10-13-2012 02:56 PM
  9. RobertoMejia's Avatar
    Even though I'm six months out from an upgrade I too have been wrestling with this. Please elaborate on those pros and cons. For my own reasons I *think* I'll stay Android but must admit I question it sometimes. These simple (Apple) vs complex (Android) dichotomies get thrown around a lot but I'm not sure what they really mean. Just to be devil's advocate, what is it about the iPhone battery life, LTE speed or camera that you don't like?
    If you are three months out from an upgrade, then wait it out. By the time you upgrade, the phones you are looking at now will be old news.

    I am in the same boat as you, and personally, I am waiting for the new quad core lineup to come out. Whichever has the best battery life and a quad core will likely be the winner for me.
    10-24-2012 04:15 PM
  10. makaroni's Avatar
    I had a Galaxy S3 for 3 hours and returned it the same damn day. The reception was no where near my Evo 3D. Places I would get great signal or have 4-5 bars with my evo, I was lucky if I got 2 bars with the S3. The antenna in the S3 must not be strong at all and in my opinion, reception or signal is the #1 thing u need on a smartphone. No data or signal and all u got is a fancy mobile Clock!!!!! Keep the Evo until a really solid phone comes out that performs great all around. That's what I'm doing but it HAS to be ANDROID! !
    11-10-2012 05:32 PM
  11. xlDeMoNiClx's Avatar
    I had a Galaxy S3 for 3 hours and returned it the same damn day. The reception was no where near my Evo 3D. Places I would get great signal or have 4-5 bars with my evo, I was lucky if I got 2 bars with the S3. The antenna in the S3 must not be strong at all and in my opinion, reception or signal is the #1 thing u need on a smartphone. No data or signal and all u got is a fancy mobile Clock!!!!! Keep the Evo until a really solid phone comes out that performs great all around. That's what I'm doing but it HAS to be ANDROID! !
    Sounds like you had a defective unit.
    11-10-2012 06:31 PM
  12. Cattails_r_Edible's Avatar
    Sounds like you had a defective unit.
    Sounds to me like he had a typical Samsung phone!

    Sent from my EVO using Tapatalk 2
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    11-10-2012 07:05 PM
  13. xlDeMoNiClx's Avatar
    Sounds to me like he had a typical Samsung phone!

    Sent from my EVO using Tapatalk 2
    Sounds like you don't know what you're talking about.
    11-10-2012 07:25 PM
  14. makaroni's Avatar
    Sounds to me like he had a typical Samsung phone!

    Yep!

    Sent from my EVO using Tapatalk 2
    Sounds like you don't know what you're talking about.
    I watched YouTube video yesterday where the guy had the T-Mobile s3 upright and had Edge service and then he turned it to the side and got 4G. Something has got to be wrong with that internal antenna or the placement of it is bad. I highly doubt the unit I had was defective. There are a lot of ppl that have had the same issue and returned it.
    11-11-2012 06:34 AM
  15. xlDeMoNiClx's Avatar
    I watched YouTube video yesterday where the guy had the T-Mobile s3 upright and had Edge service and then he turned it to the side and got 4G. Something has got to be wrong with that internal antenna or the placement of it is bad. I highly doubt the unit I had was defective. There are a lot of ppl that have had the same issue and returned it.
    There are also a lot of people who didn't have that problem so it's kinda up in the air.

    This is from me, on my EVO 3D.
    11-11-2012 10:40 AM
  16. makaroni's Avatar
    There are also a lot of people who didn't have that problem so it's kinda up in the air.

    This is from me, on my EVO 3D.
    True
    11-11-2012 01:07 PM
  17. xlDeMoNiClx's Avatar
    True
    In the end the choice is yours.

    This is from me, on my EVO 3D.
    11-11-2012 02:28 PM

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