29 September 2014
Robots Vs. Fruits
No, this isn’t about an epic battle between mind-controlling robots and savage, animated bowls of fruit. Rather, it’s an answer to a common question, the question of whether to buy an iPhone or an Android device. With the seemingly free phone plans that are marketed nowadays, a buyer is able to afford a wider variety of smartphones. The decision to be “married” to a phone is actually (sad to say) a life-pondering question “What phone defines me as a person?” or “What sort of a phone should I use that will help me through daily life?” Look no further because at the end of this report of findings, the buyer/reader should be able to discern whether to buy an Android device or an Apple Phone. More specifically, I will be comparing the Samsung Note 3 and the Apple iPhone 5S. Of course, the devices are both smartphones and have several similarities, but if we take a closer look into their specifications, we can find that these devices are actually quite different. The differences that will be compared will be the cost, the camera capabilities and the battery life of each unit.
The first area we’ll be covering is the cost. When a buyer is “in-the-market” for a new cell phone and they’re actively comparing prices, of course they’re going to want to go for the cheaper phone. With today’s economy going down the drain, a device’s cost is one of the deciding factors that determines whether the phone is going to be purchased or not. For example’s sake, the company that we’ll be using to compare prices will be AT&T. According to Att.com (AT&T), an iPhone 5s can be purchased with no contract at $599.99. But, with a two-year contract the iPhone 5s can be purchased at $149.99. With the same website, the Samsung Note 3, with no contract, overshoots the iPhone 5s with $664.99; It’s a good sixty-five dollars more expensive when purchased with no contract. But, if the Samsung Note 3 is...