The Smart Phone Battle–Continues……

Battle of the phonesBack in May on this Blog I wrote about the “Smart Phone Battle,” and the rumors surrounding the release of the iPhone 6.

Now all those rumors are laid to rest as the day has arrived.  Apple came out with two new models, the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus.  The six has a screen size of 4.7” compared to 4” in previous models.  The 6 Plus features a 5.5” screen.

I must admit that Apple continues to be a mammoth marketing machine!  The company possesses some magic ingredient that makes people want to purchase their products as evidenced by 4,000,000 iPhone pre-order sales in the first 24 hours on September 9th.

However, one must take a look at Samsung and compare the new Galaxy Note 4 to the iPhone 6 Plus.  In my opinion, there is no comparison as the Galaxy wins hands down!  

The Note 4 has more memory, a faster processor, higher screen resolution, and more battery power. Speaking of the battery, it is customer replaceable whereas the iPhone must be sent to an authorized dealer. Also a fast charge mode! Memory in the Galaxy can easily be increased by inserting a mini SD card.  No such option is offered with the Apple phones.

The Samsung features split screen multitasking and again, no such luck with the iPhone.

The Galaxy Note 4 is heads above in the camera department featuring a 16 MP back camera and 3.7 MP on the front.  Compare this to the iPhone: 8MP back and 1.2 MP front!

This is just a partial list of Samsung’s advantages and you can see a more comprehensive list here.

If you haven’t already jumped on the Apple wagon, you might want to consider the Galaxy Note 4.  Another advantage is that you can forget the frustration of Apple’s iTunes!