Which Phone is best for you ?
If you are getting ready for a new phone you could be considering the Apple iPhone 5 or the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 as they are both flagship devices. So which one might be right for you?
The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 has Android Jelly Bean, while the Apple iPhone 5 comes with iOS 6. Both of great and each comes with pros and cons. iOS 6 is the most stable and it is easy to use. iOS devices that are second hand sell well too. The App Store comes with finished apps and there is more than at Google Play. The App Store apps come with cost while over at the Google Play Store they are free, if you don’t mind ads.
Android is always being updated and Jelly Bean was a big jump. However it can be confusing to learn, but it is worth it in the end. iOS are very simple and updates are easy, but on the downside it is restrictive.
Android handsets are excellent for those who want to customise, thanks to ROMs, widgets and launchers. iTunes is not needed either for syncing. iOS users can change their wallpaper along with what ringtone they want, and that’s it for customisation. Android is usually slow for updates that Apple, Apple like to update frequently.
Some of the older devices on Android don’t get updated, so bear this in mind before spending a lot. The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is twice the speed of the iPhone, as it has twice the RAM. It comes with a much larger battery of 3100mAh. The device is much larger, but it has the advantage of the S Pen. The Apple iPhone 5 beats the Samsung device when it comes to class; the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 comes with a plastic look.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 offers around 35 hours of talk time when on 2G an around 16 on 2G. It comes with the removable battery and has SD card. You cannot get any of this with the Apple iPhone 5.
Both of the handsets come packed with storage but the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 wins as it has SD card support. They both have 8 MP cameras; the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 also has a 1.9 on the front, in comparison to the 1.2 of the Apple iPhone 5. Both devices support LTE along with HSPA+.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is the winner for the chip, storage and battery. The Apple iPhone 5 comes out on top for price, camera and design.
The devices are available with all carriers in the US. You can get the Apple iPhone 5 for around $199 on a contract of two years and the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is priced at $299 with a contract of two years. T-Mobile are also to get the Apple iPhone 5, but you will have to pay the full price of around $649. if you are US then you can easily buy IPhone 16GB for 44500( INR) Rs. that is 813.82 in US Dollar.