1. anon(5061193)'s Avatar
    I love smartphones, I get almost every new one that hits the market and always ready for the "Next Big Thing"... I keep the phone for a few weeks or month and then return it, sell it, or somehow recoup my investment.

    No matter what phone I am currently playing with, My Iphone 6+ is always with me. The thought of not having it is scary. I mention this because on the Android Central Forums, people are always talking about this phone or that phone and how Awesome/Terrible it is. but so many of them also keep an iphone in their arsenal.... I am wondering if the Imore forum people keep a "android" around as a backup phone?

    I think that Apple fans are more invested in Apple than Android fans are invested in Android..

    Love to hear your thoughts

    Thanks
    12-21-2015 04:00 PM
  2. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    I've used them all at some point in time, but for the last 4+ years, it's been all iPhone for me and that trend will continue....
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    12-21-2015 04:03 PM
  3. bamf-hacker's Avatar
    My daily carry is an iPhone 6s Plus, but my team is responsible to test devices for comaptabilty with our infrastructure so at any given moment I could also have an Android device in my pocket or even a Windows Mobile device.

    But I rarely move my SIM out of my iPhone.
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    12-21-2015 04:05 PM
  4. kataran's Avatar
    Since moving to the iPhone I just keep an LG flip phone programmed with all my contacts as a backup phone because I can't remember numbers anymore and it would only be a short temp use in case of lost or stolen damage
    12-21-2015 04:18 PM
  5. Smply_Rckless's Avatar
    I use a iPhone 6s Plus & a S6 Edge Plus. I carry the phone with me most of the time, but i like to switch it up sometimes, depending on my mood.
    anon(5061193) likes this.
    12-21-2015 05:35 PM
  6. tdeljr's Avatar
    Right now I'm using a nexus 6 and an iPhone 6. But have a iPhone 6s Plus on the way.
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    12-21-2015 06:59 PM
  7. anon(5061193)'s Avatar
    Right now I'm using a nexus 6 and an iPhone 6. But have a iPhone 6s Plus on the way.
    Do you consider either of these phones your daily driver?
    12-21-2015 07:55 PM
  8. eyecrispy's Avatar
    I've used both ... as well as BB10. I've given Android many many tries and have never taken to it. I found so many bugs in it that I just end up giving up on it after some time. Apple isn't without fault but for me, it's a much better overall experience.
    12-21-2015 07:58 PM
  9. SugarMagnolia79's Avatar
    I have the 6s as my phone but came from Android. My last phone was the LG G3 and I still us my Samsung galaxy tab 10.1 for reading.
    12-21-2015 09:28 PM
  10. shanghaichica's Avatar
    I don't use android anymore but I had a 2.5 year period when I did use android devices, however I always kept an iOS device in that time e.g an iPad or iPod touch and I kept my Apple TV all the way through. Now I'm exclusively using iOS. I have an iPhone, 2 iPads, the Apple Watch, a MacBook Air and an Apple TV. Since I have so many apple devices if doesn't really make any sense to have an android device as it doesn't fit into my ecosystem and doesn't offer me anything different.
    12-22-2015 05:48 AM
  11. reeneebob's Avatar
    My work supplied phone is a Xperia Z3 Compact, and I've used many androids over the years - from the first Galaxy S to the One Plus One and HTC M8. On top of that I've had several webos devices and many BBOS and BB10. I always ended up back on an iPhone for my personal device and I've always had an apple device of some sort starting with old nano's to the first Touch.

    Now I'm all in on Apple. I have a 6S Plus, iPod Touch 5th gen, an old shuffle, iPad Air 2 cellular, bought a used MacBook Pro and am getting an Apple Watch for Christmas.
    lift and TgeekB like this.
    12-22-2015 08:03 AM
  12. scagle7's Avatar
    I am the same. I have had every iPhone that has came out. I go to android every year to play and end up returning it or selling and going back to what I love best, and that's iOS. Androids are cool and fun to play with. But at the end of the day I can admit I am a apple fan boy lol!
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    12-22-2015 10:17 AM
  13. john_v's Avatar
    I don't really use smartphones, I'm just here to troll people

    (I kid, I kid)

    I don't currently have an Android device to go along with my 6S and iPad Air 2, but in the last few years I've used Galaxy S3, S4, (wife currently has an S5) Note 2, Note 3, Note Edge, Nexus 5, BlackBerry Z10, Q10, Z30, Nokia 920 and 1520, and iPhone 5, 5s, and 6+. I wouldn't mind having an Android as a "side device"; it would probably be a Nexus device or Moto Pure.

    So far the 6S has been nothing but solid for me so I'm all in on iOS for the foreseeable future
    lift likes this.
    12-22-2015 03:40 PM
  14. dc9super80's Avatar
    It is inconvenient for me to change my phone often. I depend on it daily for "phone" things. I do have an old Moto X with Lollipop on it that I turn on frequently to see whats up in the Android world, but my daily driver is an iPhone 6s, and I may only change it if the iPhone 7 is even more awesome.
    12-22-2015 09:26 PM
  15. mayconvert's Avatar
    I love smartphones, I get almost every new one that hits the market and always ready for the "Next Big Thing"... I keep the phone for a few weeks or month and then return it, sell it, or somehow recoup my investment.

    No matter what phone I am currently playing with, My Iphone 6+ is always with me. The thought of not having it is scary. I mention this because on the Android Central Forums, people are always talking about this phone or that phone and how Awesome/Terrible it is. but so many of them also keep an iphone in their arsenal.... I am wondering if the Imore forum people keep a "android" around as a backup phone?

    I think that Apple fans are more invested in Apple than Android fans are invested in Android..

    Love to hear your thoughts

    Thanks
    I do this exact same thing. I return the suckie ones after 14 days. Stuff like the S6 Edge, I kept for 6 months before selling it. and I sold it to get the Note 5. Note 5 is awesome to say the least. but, I still Love my iOS as well and I have an iMac so it gels better with iPhone.

    I will sell Note 5 when S7 hits, and sell the S7 when the Note 6 hits. But, I may also pick up a stray at any time between those if I find someting worth having. The Nexus 6P, imo, is garbage and LG and Moto don't have anything worth buying (or that will hold any value at all for resale)
    Sony phones aren't sold in the US (for AT&T other than on amazon) and cost too much to buy at full retail.

    I like to do a Next 12 and keep the phone for around 6 months, then give it the boot.
    but iPhone is always in my list. I love having both. I also have a Microsoft Lumia just for kicks.

    I love all phones and operating systems. Not going to be a sheep or a loyalist to one name brand.
    I have never received a check from Apple*, microsoft, or google because I chose their phone.
    I really want to try the Ubuntu phone too. but its seems DOA.

    Currently I have iPhone 6 64GB and Note 5 64GB and Microsoft Lumia 640 ( have some others laying around as well, older, note 3, Nokia 1520 etc)

    iOS is smooth but boring.
    Android customization is the bomb, but isn't as smooth as iOS.
    Windows Phone is dead, but I do LOVE live tiles and the OS. Sadly, there are zero apps to go with it..... I really really wanted WP to make it.... sadface...
    12-22-2015 10:27 PM
  16. lift's Avatar
    I just came to iPhone from BlackBerry. Sadly BlackBerry looks like they will be moving to android phones from now on and I hate android. Sold all my BlackBerry phones and bought my iPhone 6s+ and I really like it a lot. I also bought an iPad mini 2 and really like that also. Guess it's all Apple from now on for me.
    TgeekB likes this.
    12-22-2015 10:47 PM
  17. Highrisedrifter's Avatar
    Up until the release of the iPhone 6, I used both an Android phone and an iPhone daily. I had the Android device as it had a larger screen and I needed to read a lot of text for work; the iPhone 5s was my personal device. I had an HTC One, Samsung Galaxy S2, S3, S4 and Note 3 at various points alongside my succession of iPhones (i've owned every one since the first iPhone in 2007).

    However, with the advent of the larger screened iPhone 6/6+, I sought to consolidate my ecosystem into one device and now just use the iPhone.

    All my Android devices, with the exception of the HTC One which was bullet-proof, failed at some point; in one case, catastrophically, costing me over 1500 (a long story which is well documented on here if you can be bothered to find it; I can't).

    The decision was pretty clear to me; either stick with an ecosystem that is fundamentally flawed and gave me a less than stellar user experience or go with an ecosystem that did what I needed it to do, without fuss and with 100% reliability, so I chose Apple.

    Of course, my experience is not indicative of everyone's experience and I do not wish to denigrate anyone who is happy with their Android device. As with a lot of things in life, personal experience colours our perceptions and for me, Android just does not cut it for what I need it for.
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    12-23-2015 02:50 AM
  18. NexusGirlX's Avatar
    I have several phones that I use everyday.

    Note 4
    Note Edge
    iPhone 6+
    iPhone 6S+
    iPhone 6S being delivered today

    The two Android phones have been the best Android phones I have ever used. I like some of the features on them and wish my iPhone could some of those things just as there are some things my iPhones do that I wish the Androids could do.

    I'm sure I will continue using both platforms in the future. I just haven't really gone out researching any newer Android phones and really haven't been interested in doing so at least for now. Right now, I am all about the iPhone. I love where Apple is going with them.

    I was even a moderator on Android Central for a few months this year.
    jianrong likes this.
    12-23-2015 05:33 AM
  19. tsparks1's Avatar
    6 Plus and Note 5 here. Sometimes switch daily. Love both phones.
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    12-23-2015 09:32 AM
  20. ksb38020's Avatar
    I just have a LG VOLT and actually love it I believe it is just as fast as the otheres and has a 4 g network
    12-23-2015 02:30 PM
  21. Rob Phillips's Avatar
    I'll admit Android has some very cool devices but not cool enough to peel me away from Apple any time soon. All Apple all the time over here
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    12-23-2015 02:45 PM
  22. lkveggie's Avatar
    I test out devices for Verizon, so I almost always have an Android as a second phone along with my 6S. I'm not a fan of the OS to be honest, which is why my iPhone is my daily. But always fun to see the new features on the Androids!
    12-24-2015 09:47 AM
  23. shaolinfinest's Avatar
    I actually carry both an Android and an iPhone. Currently I have an iPhone 6 Plus and a Samsung Edge 6 Plus. I am also a person who just enjoys having different phones and trying them out. Tempted to pick up the Blackberry Priv next. I do swap my sims out when testing out different things because I want to see how a particular phone operates as my main device. I used the Samsung as my main when I first got it and when I tried out the Samsung Gear S2 watch.They have their pros and cons. Sometimes I lean more towards carrying Android as my main but what stops me is my friends who use iMessage over seas and the fact that I have an Macbook Pro Retina, iMac, Apple TV 2nd Gen and the new Apple TV. I really like the simplicity of the camera on my iPhone but I love the quality of it on my Samsung.
    12-24-2015 10:40 AM
  24. Dinadivas's Avatar
    last few year, i like to test the device out,
    i always ready for next big thing, and i am eager to know what is the next thing will hit the market..

    I used both before Iphone and android
    i'm having Galaxy Note 4, Samsung Nexus, Galaxy tab 4, Galaxy S4 mini, and blackberry 9810 and 9700 and Iphone 4s, then I moved to 5, 5s, and now Iphone 6,

    i tried to keep both of them but sometime, it cause me trouble if i leave them somewhere and lost one of them, i like the simplicity of the feature and UI from the iphone and also
    it is easy for me synchronise with my macbook -
    12-24-2015 10:58 AM
  25. tdeljr's Avatar
    Do you consider either of these phones your daily driver?
    The nexus 6 has been my daily , but I just received my 6s+ today and it is definitely now my daily. After using the nexus I just couldn't use a phone as small as the iPhone 6.
    Last edited by tdeljr; 12-25-2015 at 12:36 PM.
    12-24-2015 07:53 PM
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