1. kevinlovesrice's Avatar
    Hi
    I got the verizon iphone about a month ago and I am pretty satisfied but I have one problem.....
    I dont really feel all that ...."Happy"
    sure I love that battery life and the super crystal clear screen. But damn i just dont feel as good as I used to when i was with android.
    Im kinda thinking that getting the verizon iphone was a mistake....
    And yes I jailbroke it and did all the crazy sh*t but I dont get the happyness that I did with the android phone i had.
    Can you guys try to change my mind
    thanks ^^
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    03-22-2011 10:06 PM
  2. ghostface147's Avatar
    We're not here to beg you to stay. If you want to leave, then leave. However, describe this happy feeling....
    03-22-2011 10:14 PM
  3. Fausty82's Avatar
    Hi
    I got the verizon iphone about a month ago and I am pretty satisfied but I have one problem.....
    I dont really feel all that ...."Happy"
    sure I love that battery life and the super crystal clear screen. But damn i just dont feel as good as I used to when i was with android.
    Im kinda thinking that getting the verizon iphone was a mistake....
    And yes I jailbroke it and did all the crazy sh*t but I dont get the happyness that I did with the android phone i had.
    Can you guys try to change my mind
    thanks ^^
    Probably not. That's why Baskin-Robbins has 31 flavors... because we all have our likes and dislikes...

    If you gave it an honest shot and still prefer the android platform, more power to you... One should never choose a tech device because someone else has one/uses one/likes it... you have to be comfortable with what you have and use... and just because I love my iPhone (as do many others), doesn't mean that it's the right phone for you... there are lots of android phones out there with lots of happy customers...
    03-22-2011 10:17 PM
  4. jeremy3721's Avatar
    I came from an Evo which I loved. What I didn't love was the random battery crap outs and other various software flaws of a less polished operating system. I wouldn't go back.
    03-22-2011 10:21 PM
  5. kevinlovesrice's Avatar
    Well the happy feeling of being free.
    I have to admit that the iOS system actually "works" unlike androids unfinished products.
    I know that nobody is making me stay
    03-22-2011 10:25 PM
  6. markhunsaker's Avatar
    I have had Android and many other iOS devices. Yes, there some major wins for Android like widgets and customization. But iOS works well the battery is a huge win. I love how I can play games and stream Netflix without worrying about if my battery will last till the end of the day.

    Call me OCD but I prefer the unifomality of iOS. I like how all the icons are the same shape and size. I like how there are always new apps that are good and worthwhile. Granted, there are garbage apps, but the Android market is flooded with random garbage like a new digital clock that causes your phone to crash.
    03-22-2011 10:56 PM
  7. FrekeyZeeky's Avatar
    ib4tL!

    10c
    03-23-2011 08:55 AM
  8. sting7k's Avatar
    Hi
    I got the verizon iphone about a month ago and I am pretty satisfied but I have one problem.....
    I dont really feel all that ...."Happy"
    sure I love that battery life and the super crystal clear screen. But damn i just dont feel as good as I used to when i was with android.
    Im kinda thinking that getting the verizon iphone was a mistake....
    And yes I jailbroke it and did all the crazy sh*t but I dont get the happyness that I did with the android phone i had.
    Can you guys try to change my mind
    thanks ^^
    We won't try to hold you back, you have to decide what phone is the best for you. We will help you out with any questions you have to help the iPhone better serve you but if you want a Droid then go for it. No hurt feelings here, I want everyone to be happy.
    03-23-2011 09:09 AM
  9. isdaako's Avatar
    describe this happy feeling....


    excellent
    03-23-2011 09:17 AM
  10. eye4ni's Avatar
    After having my iphone for a week or two (coming from an Evo) I started to have regrets as well. I really like Android, and miss it dearly. But I DON'T miss the battery life issues and bugginess of the software. I am happy with the iphone because it is a little more stable for me. The way I see it is I am going to give the Android handset makers a little time to catch up with the software. I think by the time my upgrade rolls around in 20 months there will have been some advances in battery technology and I can give Android another try at that point... Until then, I am not going to think about it and give the iphone a fair shot. I am looking forward to iOS 5 and hope it brings some major improvements to the notification system. Just don't worry about it and enjoy your phone.
    03-23-2011 09:41 AM
  11. Wildo6882's Avatar
    I'm kind of in the same boat. I have a Droid X and I bought a used 32 gb VZW iPhone because the price was so damn good I couldn't pass it up. I've had iPod Touches in the past, so I basically knew how it worked, but I still haven't got myself to activate it on my line yet. I'm still using my DX. I've been reading the forums for a couple weeks and I honestly don't know if the iPhone is for me. I've grown so accustomed to the notification system in Android and the customization that I'm not sure I could switch. I am a little OCD, which does tend to favor the iPhone's uniformity, and I do use iTunes for all of my music (currently have an iPod Classic 160 gb) but I still haven't decided if I should switch - and am actually leaning more towards selling my iPhone.

    I guess in a nutshell, what I'm trying to say is, the iPhone isn't for everyone. If you're more of an Android kind of person, then stick with Android. Doesn't mean the iPhone is crap or that Android is king, just that Android works better for you.
    03-23-2011 11:21 AM
  12. markhunsaker's Avatar
    No, the iPhone isn't for everyone. Many either love it or hate it.
    03-23-2011 11:39 AM
  13. tsluss's Avatar
    I was in a similar situation. My wife and I both had the original Droid and loved it until Verizon pushed out the software update for Froyo and we started having all sorts of issues. I managed to corner Verizon into giving us Droid 2's (our Droids were completely unreliable at that point) and things improved somewhat, but eventually the hardware started falling apart, which shocked me considerably seeing as it's Motorola hardware. On top of that I personally didn't like Blur and ended up rooting and installing a new ROM on my device. I enjoyed the customization aspects of Android, I just don't like the direction the carriers are going with it.

    I also personally didn't like how there were certain games (because we are gamers) that would come out that listed current good hardware as OK to play them on (they preferred the dual core Tegra devices).

    In short for us it was consistency and the overall experience of Apple products that made our choice. We have long enjoyed Apple hardware and would have had iPhones long ago if they had been available on Verizon.

    Would I recommend iPhone to other people? Absolutely! Would I recommend it for everyone? Absolutely not. I have a good friend who also loves Android but I can bet that he wouldn't be happy with the iPhone because of certain limitations compared to Android (i.e. no native ability to change messaging tones).

    So just do what you like. If you've been using the iPhone for a while and still prefer Android there's nothing wrong with that at all and there are a lot of great new Android devices releasing on Verizon this year.

    As for us, we're going to be permanent iPhone users.
    03-23-2011 02:10 PM
  14. knowlivelove516's Avatar
    I'm really having a hard time deciding if I want to get an iphone coming from Android. I have apple everything else and loooove it but had to get an android (like many people) before the iphone was available. I really reaally like android and reading threads like this keep me going back and forth. I think I'm just going to have to get an iphone off of ebay or something for myself and see what's gonna work best for me. Thanks for sharing your thoughts!!!
    03-23-2011 02:18 PM
  15. Cyder's Avatar
    Only reason I have an iPhone and why I enjoy it so much- Simplicity and it just works.
    03-23-2011 02:51 PM
  16. ardoreal's Avatar
    If I had my start with my Droid X I wouldn't have wanted an iPhone. I only went to it because I used it in the past so it was like "coming home" for me.

    It's the apps, which Android gets better about daily.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    03-23-2011 02:55 PM
  17. korp#IM's Avatar
    I enjoy my iPhone. I had a Droid 1 before, now besides the low processor on that, something that bothered me was force close's but the widgets definitely have their place. I LOVE the iPhone keyboard and honestly things run smoother on my iPhone than any other phone but the Thunderbolt is a pretty good sign of where things are going with Android.
    03-23-2011 03:00 PM
  18. Tytanious's Avatar
    The thing I don't like about the VZW iPhone is that it seems that Apple likes the At&t one better. Like not giving out the iOS 4.3 update. I feel left out of the Apple family...I thought having a VZW would be the best of both worlds, the most reliable network and the Apple ecosystem. I don't feel like it. Although At&t is SO much faster, I am happy to have an "unlimited" data plan.
    03-23-2011 03:50 PM
  19. cwbcpa's Avatar
    I'm really having a hard time deciding if I want to get an iphone coming from Android. I have apple everything else and loooove it but had to get an android (like many people) before the iphone was available. I really reaally like android and reading threads like this keep me going back and forth. I think I'm just going to have to get an iphone off of ebay or something for myself and see what's gonna work best for me. Thanks for sharing your thoughts!!!
    I am in the same boat. We have had iPods for years and love them, but I got the Droid last year and for the most part have loved it. There are things that bug me, but that will probably be the case with any phone. My wife and I are both up for renewal and I just ordered two iPhones this morning. I know she will love it. If I don't for some reason I figure I can sell it and buy another Android phone, but I am not worried. I am looking forward to getting it tomorrow. The great thing is that iPhones hold their value and resell very well.
    03-23-2011 04:32 PM
  20. englishsoup#IM's Avatar
    The thing I don't like about the VZW iPhone is that it seems that Apple likes the At&t one better. Like not giving out the iOS 4.3 update. I feel left out of the Apple family...I thought having a VZW would be the best of both worlds, the most reliable network and the Apple ecosystem. I don't feel like it. Although At&t is SO much faster, I am happy to have an "unlimited" data plan.
    this was posted by a verizon staff member on their own boards

    Thanks to all the community members for your feedback on the update matter. Adding to what was said, the 4.3 Update for the iPhone 4 will be pushed to the devices when it becomes available and released. We apologize there has not been a date set as to when it will be available since we do not want to set a specific date that may or may not be met with the update delivery.



    Please understand that Verizon Wireless will release the stable finished update to you as soon as it is ready. We are committed to giving you the best, and we will not release the update until we are confident that it will run smoothly without issues or bugs. We again appreciate your continued understanding and patience concerning this matter.





    Thanks Again,



    edw@vzwsupport

    and can be found at

    Come on Verizon, where is the 4.3 update? - Page 3 - Verizon Wireless Community
    03-23-2011 05:04 PM
  21. kch50428's Avatar
    this was posted by a verizon staff member on their own boards

    Thanks to all the community members for your feedback on the update matter. Adding to what was said, the 4.3 Update for the iPhone 4 will be pushed to the devices when it becomes available and released. We apologize there has not been a date set as to when it will be available since we do not want to set a specific date that may or may not be met with the update delivery.

    Please understand that Verizon Wireless will release the stable finished update to you as soon as it is ready. We are committed to giving you the best, and we will not release the update until we are confident that it will run smoothly without issues or bugs. We again appreciate your continued understanding and patience concerning this matter.

    and can be found at

    Come on Verizon, where is the 4.3 update? - Page 3 - Verizon Wireless Community

    That may be the corporate VZW line that their people are scripted to spew... but the truth is it's Apple's deal. Apple will release the iOS update when Apples says it's ready, not Verizon.
    03-23-2011 05:11 PM
  22. Fausty82's Avatar
    The thing I don't like about the VZW iPhone is that it seems that Apple likes the At&t one better. Like not giving out the iOS 4.3 update. I feel left out of the Apple family...I thought having a VZW would be the best of both worlds, the most reliable network and the Apple ecosystem. I don't feel like it. Although At&t is SO much faster, I am happy to have an "unlimited" data plan.
    It's time to give the "mom likes you best" thing a rest... responses to this post in other forums and threads have stated the truth over and over... eventually it will all even out... so do yourself (and us) a favor, and get over it.

    And yeah, I'm on AT&T and I also have unlimited data...

    but way to go with the thread-jacking...
    03-23-2011 05:20 PM
  23. phreddyl's Avatar
    I have had blackberry's as well as the Droid X- for me I love my new iphone- I hated the email pull instead of push of the Droid and the OS was not stable- The blackberry was great at email but horrible at web browsing and apps. IMO I think the iphone has the best of all of them- I will take consistent email, stable OS, great bowser and cool apps over the ability to personalize my phone any day.
    03-23-2011 06:31 PM
  24. kevinlovesrice's Avatar
    I agree on most of you.
    I guess i should stick to the iphone 4 or use my upgrade when a good and/or new android phone comes out......
    03-23-2011 07:01 PM
  25. iMatt's Avatar
    Love my iPhone 4. But I have to be honest. As a phone it's kinda poor. Damn antenna. My colleague said he was on his 4th iPhone 4 because it kept dropping calls. Once id told him he was holding it wrong it fixed his problem
    03-24-2011 07:22 AM
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