Should you get an iPhone 6 or and Android, BlackBerry, or Windows Phone?

Should you get an iPhone 6 or Android, BlackBerry, or Windows Phone?

2014 iPhone buyers guide: How to choose between the iPhone and other phones, including Samsung Galaxy, HTC One, Moto X, Nexus, Nokia Lumia, BlackBerry, and more!

Apple has released the brand new, top-of-the-line, flagship iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. But is either of them the right phone for you? While everyone here at iMore certainly believes the iPhone is absolutely the best phone for most people, most of the time, we're lucky that every major platform now has one or more great phones for us to choose from as well. The iPhone may have the best overall user experience, the highest quality apps and games, the widest range of services, the biggest selection of accessories, and the best customer support, but there are also things the iPhone doesn't offer that other phones do, like physical keyboards, high power cameras, digitizers, or simply no Apple logo anywhere near them. So, how do you know the iPhone is for you?

User interface and interactions

Apple prioritized iPhone user experience from the get-go. It didn't have as many features as other phones of the time, but it had an interface that made every other phone look obsolete by comparison. From slide to unlock to pinch and zoom, it became a mainstream sensation. Over time, Apple's built on that with everything from FaceTime for incredibly easy video calls to Siri for incredibly engaging voice control. A lot of other companies throw a lot more features at the wall, hoping something sticks. Apple's focus on the best, more coherent, most usable features. iOS 8 makes it even better. Last year Apple re-built the entire interface on top of a game-style physics and particle engine, so it's even more discoverable, playful, and powerful than ever before. This year they've added extensibility for custom keyboards, widgets, inter-app communication, and more, and continuity to seamlessly move between iPhone, iPad, Mac, and, coming next year, Apple Watch

Plus, with the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, you get Touch ID, a breakthrough fingerprint scanner that lets you unlock your iPhone and use Apple Pay as your digital wallet.

Apps and games

Apple is neck-in-neck when it comes to sheer number of items in the App Store, but they're still way ahead when it comes to the quality of items in the App Store. Sure, every platform has more than its fair share of junk, but the best of the App Store is still unmatched. There are a couple reasons for this. First, Apple's frameworks for developers are still unmatched. Everything from audio to accelerate to metal just don't exist in useful form anywhere else. Second is the developers themselves. Early iOS developers came from the very design-centric, experience-centric Mac developer community. That set the bar very high. Likewise, some of the biggest and best gaming franchises came to the iPhone early, and still come to the iPhone first. While you can get a lot of name brand apps on multiple platforms now, many of the boutique apps are still iOS exclusive, including Tweetbot, Capo Touch, Storefront, Fantastical, Drafts, Screens, Twitterrific, Vesper, Launch Center Pro, Infinity Blade, Tiny Wings, Letterpress, and more. That's not even including Apple's own apps, some of the best in mobile, like GarageBand, and iMovie. Other platforms are attaining breadth. iOS has kept ahead on depth.

Range of services

When you get an iPhone, not only do you get instant access to all of Apple's great services, like iCloud backups, and iTunes in the Cloud re-downloads, but you also get access to pretty much all of Google and Microsoft/Nokia's best services — Gmail, Google Maps, Chrome, Google Drive, Google+, Hangouts, Outlook, SkyDrive, Bing, Skype, BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) and to the best third party services like Dropbox, Box, Spotify, Songza, Pandora, Netflix, Amazon Kindle and video, HBO Go, Hulu Plus, and many more. Apple doesn't offer their stuff on any other phones, but almost everybody offers everything on iPhone.

Selection of accessories

Because Apple only makes two new phones and a year, typically keeps the same design for two years in a row, and sells hundreds of millions of them, it makes it a no brainer for accessory makers to support them. Almost anything and everything that gets made in the next year will get made for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

Also, now that Apple has HealthKit and HomeKit, everything from health and fitness accessories to home automation gear will coherently, conveniently tie into the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and iOS 8.

No matter what kind of case you want, what capacity battery charger, what kind of photo mount or lens, what type of Bluetooth accessory, what kind of lights or speakers, door locks or openers, chances are you won't only find it, you'll find several great options to choose from.

Customer support

If you have an Apple Retail Store near you, there's no point choosing any other phone. Apple will not only sell you an iPhone, but they'll help you set it up and show you how to use it, give you free lessons on all the main features. More importantly, if anything goes wrong, they'll fix it for you or swap it for a new phone, usually while you wait. You can make a Genius Bar appointment, walk in with a broken iPhone, and thanks to Apple customer service and iCloud, walk out half and hour later with a replacement phone containing all of your stuff, that's essentially a clone of the one you walked in with. No one else comes close to matching Apple's level of customer service. Appallingly, no one else even tries.

iMore!

Even though the iPhone's user experience is unmatched, the app, accessory, and services unequaled, and the customer service the best in the business, there's still more you may need. That's where iMore comes in. We'll help you get used to your new iPhone, help you figure out which are the best apps, accessories, and services for you, and help show you all the things you can do with it, like photography, music, and more. And when you're ready, we'll help you upgrade to your next phone.

Whether you keep up with us on the web, with our iPhone app, or via RSS, Twitter, App.net, Facebook, Google+, YouTube, or iTunes, or some other way, you'll quickly find out the iPhone doesn't only come with great stuff, it comes with a great community!

Who should get the iPhone?

If you want a phone that just works, and that has all the great user experience, app and game, accessory and services, customer support and iMore community benefits, then the iPhone is for you. And if you've been holding out for a bigger screen or extensibility, hold out no more!

The iPhone remains the single best phone in the world for most people, and for most people it remains the single best choice.

Who should get not-an-iPhone?

Of course the iPhone still doesn't have a hardware keyboard, there isn't a wide variety of makes and models, custom interfaces, digitizers and pens, rugged models, or giant cameras. If you have a very specific need, you'll need a very specific device to fill it.

If that's you, then dive into Android Central, Windows Phone Central, and CrackBerry and the experts there will help you make a final, fantastic decision!

Still undecided?

Feature Apple iPhone 6 (4.7-inch) Apple iPhone 6 (5.5-inch) Samsung Galaxy S5 Samsung Galaxy Note 4 LG G3 HTC One M8 Moto X (2014) Nokia Lumia 930 Nokia Lumia 1520 BlackBerry Z30 BlackBerry Passport
iPhone 6 (4.7-inch) iPhone 6 (5.5-inch) Samsung Galaxy S5 Samsung Galaxy Note 4 LG G3 HTC One M8 Moto X (2014) Nokia Lumia 930 Nokia Lumia 1520 BlackBerry Z30 BlackBerry Passport
OS iOS 8 iOS 8 Android 4.4.2 Android 4.4.4 Android 4.4.2 Android 4.4.3 Android 4.4.4 Windows Phone 8.1 Windows Phone 8.1 BlackBerry 10.2 BlackBerry 10.3
Screen Size 4.7 inches 5.5 inches 5.1 inches 5.7 inches 5.3 inches 5.0 inches 5.2 inches 5.0 inches 6.0 inches 5.0 inches 4.5 inches
Screen Resolution 1334x750 (326ppi) 1920x1080 (401ppi) 1920x1080 (432 ppi) 2560 x 1440 (515 ppi) 2560 x 1440 (538 ppi) 1920x1080 (441 ppi) 1920x1080 (423 ppi) 1920x1080 (441ppi) 1920x1080 (368ppi) 1280x720 (295ppi) 1440x1440 (453ppi)
Screen Type IPS LED IPS LED Super AMOLED Super AMOLED IPS LCD IPS LCD AMOLED OLED IPS LCD Super AMOLED LCD
Processor 64-bit Apple A8 64-bit Apple A8 2.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 2.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 2.46 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 2.3GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 2.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 2.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 2.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 1.7 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro 2.2Ghz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800
RAM 2GB 3GB 2GB or 3GB 2GB 2GB 2GB 2GB 2GB 3GB
Storage 16GB/64GB/128GB 16GB/64GB/128GB 16GB/32GB 32GB 16GB/32GB 16GB/32GB 16GB/32GB 32GB 16GB/32GB 16GB 32GB
microSD Card No No Up to 128GB Up to 64GB Up to 128GB Up to 128GB No No Yes, up to 64GB XXXXX Yes, up to 64GB
Cellular LTE-A Cat 4 LTE-A Cat 4 LTE-A Cat 4 LTE-A Cat 6 LTE LTE LTE LTE LTE LTE LTE
Rear Camera 8MP, BSI, digital image stabilization, ƒ/2.2, phase detection focusing, 1080p 8MP, BSI, OIS, ƒ/2.2, phase detection focusing, 1080p 16MP with Phase Detection Autofocus and selective focus 16MP, BSI, OIS, 4K 13MP with OIS and laser autofocus 4MP UltraPixel, BSI, ƒ/2.0 + depth sensor 13MP, ƒ/2.5, 4K 20MP, BSI, OIS, ƒ/2.4, 1080p 20MP, BSI, OIS, ƒ/2.4 lens, 1080p 8MP, BSI, ƒ/2.2, 1080p 13MP, BSI, OIS, ƒ/2.0, 1080p
Front Camera 1.2MP, BSI, ƒ/2.2, 720p, burst mode 1.2MP, BSI, ƒ/2.2, 720p, burst mode 2MP, 1080p 3.7MP, ƒ/1.9 2.1MP 5MP, ƒ/2.0 2MP, 1080p 1.2MP, ƒ/2.4, 720p 2MP, 720p 2MP, 720p 2MP, 720p
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0 LE Bluetooth 4.0 LE Bluetooth 4.0 LE Bluetooth 4.0 LE Bluetooth 4.0 LE Bluetooth 4.0 LE Bluetooth 4.0 LE Bluetooth 4.0 LE Bluetooth 4.0 LE Bluetooth 4.0 LE Bluetooth 4.0 LE
Wi-Fi 802.11ac 2.4GHz / 5GHz 802.11ac 2.4GHz / 5GHz 802.11 ac 802.11 ac 802.11 ac 802.11 ac 802.11 ac 802.11 ac 802.11 n 802.11 n 802.11 n
GPS aGPS, GLONASS aGPS, GLONASS aGPS, GLONASS aGPS, GLONASS aGPS, GLONASS aGPS, GLONASS aGPS, GLONASS aGPS, GLONASS aGPS, GLONASS aGPS, GLONASS aGPS, GLONASS
NFC Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Sensors Accelerometer, Ambient light, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Infrared, Proximity Accelerometer, Ambient light, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Infrared, Proximity Accelerometer, Ambient light RGB, Barometer, Compass, Gesture, Gyroscope, Hall, Heart rate, Proximity Accelerometer, Ambient light RGB, Barometer, Compass, Gesture, Gyroscope, Hall, Heart rate, Proximity, SpO2, UV Accelerometer, Ambient light, Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity Accelerometer, Ambient light, Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity Accelerometer, Ambient light, Compass, Gyroscope, Infrared, Proximity Accelerometer, Ambient light, Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity Accelerometer, Ambient light, Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity Accelerometer, Ambient light, Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity Accelerometer, Ambient light, Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity, Time of flight
Fingerprint Touch ID Touch ID Fingerprint Scanner Fingerpring scanner No No No No No No No
TV out AirPlay, HDMI AirPlay, HDMI MHL MHL MHL MHL MHL MHL microHDMI microHDMI SlimPort
Size 138.1 x 67.0 x 6.9mm 158.1 x 77.8 x 7.1mm 142.0 x 72.5 x 8.1mm 153.5 x 78.6 x 8.5mm 146.3 x 74.6 x 8.9mm 146.4 x 70.6 x 9.4mm 140.8 x 72.4 x 9.9mm 137.0 x 71.0 x 9.8mm 162.8 x 85.4 x 8.7mm 140.7 x 72 x 9.4mm 128.0 x 90.3 x 9.3mm
Weight 129g 172g 145g 176g 149g 160g 144g 206g 170g 194g
Battery 2800mAh 3220mAh 3000mAh 2600mAh 2300mAh 2420mAh 3400mAh 2880mAh 3450mAh
Wireless charging No No Available Qi back Available Qi back Available Qi back/Powermat No No Qi No No No
Waterproof No No IP67 rated IP67 rated No No No No No No No
Contract Price $199/$299/$399 $299/$399/$499 $199 $199 $199 $99 $99 $99 $99
Off-contract Price $649/$749/$849 $749/$849/$949 $649 $599 $669 $499 $499 $544 $499
Applications App Store App Store Google Play Google Play Google Play Google Play Google Play Windows Phone Store Windows Phone Store BlackBerry World / Android apps BlackBerry World / Android apps
Availability September 2014 September 2014 Now October 2014 Now Now September 2014 Now Now Now September 2014

If you're still not sure about the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus, jump into our iPhone discussion forums and the best community in mobile will happily help you out. If you're not sure in general, head on over to your local big box or carrier show and ask to try them out. Don't settle for dummy phones, ask to use demo units, and ask a lot of questions.

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Editor-in-Chief of iMore, co-host of Iterate, Debug, Review, Vector, and MacBreak Weekly podcasts. Cook, grappler, photon wrangler. Follow him on Twitter and Google+.

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Note: I own a Nexus 5, Lumia 1020, and BlackBerry Z10.

That's ZED 10. Canadian phone.

They're all great at what they do. I still wouldn't recommend them to anyone who's not a smartphone geek or camera greek in some way.

Let's not forget the new Android update is coming shortly. That could / should be something to think about when you select your next phone. Could be a world of difference. We'll have to see. I'd say if you can wait for the dust to settle do that. Most you'll have to wait is about a month to really make a educated decision.

You should really try the Galaxy Note series. In my opinion it's the best 'Android' phone to compare others with

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Rene at the end of the Apple event when everybody were leaving you were right there infront of the camera, just in case anyone hasn't told you!!

Hi Rene, love watching the imore show, will the iPhone have to be connected to the apple watch in order for the it to track distance and route when exercising, because if so i cant imagine it being easy to run whilst having a iPhone 6 plus?

Thanks

I'm switching back to iOS from the Nexus 5. Living in a black spot for LTE and barely a 3G I use a Cel-Fi and while it should give consistent 3G service and full bars the Nexus 5 will fight, even when set to 3G, to connect to that LTE service and totally ignore the 3G service from the Cel-Fi.

Glad to hear you say ZED, I spend all my time having to think ZED and then say ZEE. I also say to them it is not Zeeeeebra it's Zebra. When I do slip and fall back into by terrible anglicized un-american pronounciation they look at me like I am stupid.

I took my 11 month vacation in Android land and now I am switching back, it's just too tiring listening to people suggest that to stop something crashing I should do a factory reset then before it starts restoring purchased app's I should go in and do this that and another thing, dance on one leg while patting my head and rubbing my tummy. LOL

Maybe I just got set in my ways when my hair turned grey and became a grouchy old man and now I only want iOS. Before then it was always Blackberry and I fought the switch and clung to my old Blackberry Storm, still miss that piece of junk!

I do agree with you that it is not always what everyone suggests that is right for you, you always have to make a personal decision on what you feel or know is right for your needs.

You used to be able to say: If you want the most recent cutting edge phone in a small 4 in. form factor, Apple is the only one that has you covered. I am sad that is no longer the case.

Because some people just do not want a phone bigger than 4 in. my wife being one of them. The only reason she left Android was because no good offerings of smaller phones. It now appears she is SOL.

I have no issue with the 5.5 in. iphone, other than personally it is just too big with those bezels. But they should have continued the 4 in. model in some way. But maybe the "c" series will be the answer.

don't worry apple will continue to offer the iPhone 5s.. so if you don't have that one you can still update to it, and have an amazing phone...

Blackberry Q10 user and Blackberry fan but lover of every other platform :)

The only bummer of the iPhone 6 to me is battery life (but that's always been the case). Don't know how long I'll be back in the Apple camp, but I'm for sure more excited about the upcoming iPhone. Passport and LG G3 are still on my radar, but I think its time I take a leap back to iOS.

I find that when people ask what phone I should get I often say what do your friends and family use. More and more these days, my family included, they live in one ecosystem. At the moment it is Apple, using iMessage, PhotoStream, FaceTime. I know families that are Windows Phone families as there is a fantastic rooms and groups feature.

One thing I need help deciding is I need to have one email for everything that is my apple ID and my email account. I have 2 currently and it is driving me nuts. Do I use my me.com account for everything or do I use my domain name account for everything that is tied to a Google Apps account. I love google products/services but they do not integrate as perfectly as apple accounts/email. Anyone advise me?

I have the same problem. Right now I'm been sticking to my @gmail.com account but I've been using Google services less and less in an attempt to transition to my @icloud.com email.

I use the me.com in iCloud since it syncs notes with my mac and use my other email as my purchase apple ID.
That way if wife ever moves from WP to iPhone she can use my iTunes ID and make her own cloud account for contacts.
No one should Ever share an iCloud account with anyone else.
it was called ME.com because its supposed to be all about YOU. not 2-3 people.
Even using Both emails you can go in and set your default email to send from.
You can also add multiple email address + phone number for iMessage and FaceTime. No one has to have your me.com to communicate with you.
I like me.com better than gmail but I get why people like gmail.

Siri is not exactly the best feature to stick right next to a slam on other platforms for throwing things out there to see if they'd stick. If ever there was feature pasta Apple chucked against the wall, unfinished, it is would be Siri.

Coming up on a three year anniversary, and without on board voice processing the 6 plus will *still* be worse than my 3G/4 were at simple voice commands.

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For me i like all what the Apple have, since iPhone 4 was born i was enjoyed using it my whole family using iPhone Apple product because its very easy to operate, the truth i bought Samsung phone and i was so very confusing using it its a very long program before i reach what i was looking for, and when i retturn to home screen for me its so confusing one very different compare to iPhone, specially the arrangement of apps in scrren for me its a little difficult to arrange, iPhone instead specially the arrangement its so very very easy and in general i found that this devvice you cannot ask more,. With the arrival of iPhone 6's we and my whole family wiare ready for upgrading.

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Ditched Android for a new BlackBerry Z30 and haven't looked back. Best phone for my use that people don't know even is in existence. And with 10.3 around the corner - native Android app use is that much better.

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And as an immigrant to Italy iPhone is very convenient for me and my family, with an internet and wifi connection in seconds i have already connected to my family using Facetime and iMessage..wow i love it very much, iam not using other apps instead we were stick to Facetime which the video works very very well, i think by October my new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus will arrive in Italy.i will upgrade my life too.thanks to Apple products.

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I have a 5s now and was very disappointed to see only new large phones. When I am ready for am upgrade I will get the best sall smartphone I can fine. Not everyone wants a big phone. So so so disappointed.

I'm on the fence right now between the G3 and the iPhone 6. I had the G3 about a month ago and returned it because I decided I shouldn't choose a phone until after Apple's announcement. I regret returning it. I just wish the iPhone were a little more customizable.

I'm using the G3 right now. It fits my needs and preferences quite well. It is the same sized screen as the iPhone 6 Plus, with a significantly smaller body, and at a fraction of the price.

While the iPhone is certainly a good choice for most, and the best choice for many, it is silly to suggest that other phones and OS's are just for geeks with specific needs. While Android and Window's phones are more complicated than an iPhone, none are difficult to use. The demographic that is tech literate enough to use an iPhone but would be dumbfounded by a Nexus is trivially small.

What about people who like a larger portion of their phone taken up by screen? What about those who don't want to spend $100 for an extra 16 gb of memory? Is water resistance really a nitch desire?

I would suggest a simple reframing of this article could make it worthy of being read. Rather than pretending to offer advice, why not frame this as why you love the iPhone?

I switched from iPhone 5 to Samsung GS5. There was no more learning curve than when I switched from Blackberry to iPhone 4s.

Having a phone that has a removable SD card for inexpensive storage and a battery I can replace for $15-20 is far more important than what my phone looks like, since all my phones have always been housed in an Otterbox. I don't intend to test the IP 67 waterproof and dustproof feature of GS5 but it is nice to know it is there.

The headline & content of this article do not match.
Headline mentions three OSs, the article is basically a pro/con of the iPhone.

I always suggest iPhone first, (In this case, I'll suggest 6 first.) If the person wants a bigger screen, I usually say G3. Now I'll say 6 Plus or G3. if the person is committed to Android, I usually say One M8, or G3. And if the person doesn't want enormous or iOS, then I suggest One M8 or M7. Never do I suggest Samsung unless there isn't an alternative.

Coming from the wpcentral side of mobile nations, i found this a very good article. Personally I am looking forward to iPhone 6+, love my lumia 1520 but wp 8.1 has not been kind. So i can't wait till i can get my hands on something new and different. Not to mention be great for my parents as they can FaceTime the grandkids!

Haha, found a WPCentral traitor, I knew I'll catch y'all here... huh huh. (joke)
Seriously, How has the Lumia 1520 not been kind to you? I have same phone and it absolutely the best phablet I have ever used, my Dad (80 years old) has the 1320.

I'm eyeing the Sony Xperia Z3 and its "Hi-Res audio." I hope that will be true once the reviews are out. If I got the (128GB) iPhone 6, I'd just be using it as a really, really glorified mp3 player. It will be too much for an investment for me.

I like the article but the sliding comparison chart is absolutely horrid! Who thought that was a good idea?

Damn! If you're gonna make propaganda then don't try to disguise it into a "buy guide" article.... you just said the iPhone is better on everything.... did not even bothered talking about the others at all.

That's why I just skimmed through after finding out what was exactly going on in the article. It's all about what most people already know about iPhones.

I thought I was the only one that saw that when I did not see any comment about that until I read yours. Now one must not forget this site is for IPhone folks and I will not be surprised to see WPCentral proclaim WP as best on that site same as androidcentral

I've been an apple fan for 5 years plus own a i, fone, pad & mac but am majorly disappointed with the new offerings with a purtruding camera band which is very in apple like considering the aesthetics of past models, they could have made it fatter by .5mm & packed in more battery & full fill a most important aspect.
incremental features sub par camera & screen/ resolution plus extortionate price tag for both phones which have different specs & both are still behind androids offerings despite the build quality which is inevitably going to change with the s6,

each to their own I guess but I'll be changing to droid for the waterproof feature as it's hot in Australia & I sweat a lot & have damaged a phone before when putting to my wet ear & hair so that feature alone is a plus personally

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Why isn't anyone talking about battery life for the new iPhones? Do we have to buy them first to get disappointed?

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Listen, I know it's been hard. You know, it's no different for me. Apple's less than a zero-sum game now, and maybe we all know that's not how it's supposed to be. It seems like forever since they had a good day. The writing's on the wall.

you iPhone users should know too that there's a better OS, more settings, better UI, cooler features windows phone, give it a look at wpc :)

Please tell them once more pretty please, I have been telling them to check out Icon,930, read 830 review, HTC One M8 for window, 1520, 1320 WP 8.1 update 1 Os

Why I sold my iPhone. I am a happy apple user. Imac macbook and so. One thing I didn't like on my iPhone was iTunes. I don't have time to add music to iTunes and plug my phone in the mac. Not even ringtones? That's so bad. Only mp 4 to watch movies?
I am not a Samsung fan at all. I own a oneplus and that is what I love. Easy to use just drag and drop files, pictures and music. BTW the screen from the oneplus and the iphone 6 plus are the same

I found it odd that Rene listed the exclusivity of iTunes as a positive for the iPhone. Why would I want to invest in a system that limits by ability to access my media?

I think that depends on its users and its taste towards the specific brand. Some of them like Apple so they pick iPhone 6, but most of use like Android platform so I would personally like to pick the upcoming Galaxy note4. Well, I consider myself as a gadget geek and recently purchased a 6 Port USB charger http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00MBDGVPM?tag=imoreb-20&m1k=d_im through which I can charge up to 6 Android as well as iOS based Smartphone with fast charging process.

That the iOS user experience is better than Androids is just an urban legend. I find my M8 quicker and easier to use than my iOS devices.

I have owned an older Blackberry, a Samsung Windows phone, and a Samsung Galaxy Nexus, plus 2 Nexus 7 tablets, and every model of the iPhone. If you don't getting OS updates then Android is for you. If you don't mind a *very* limited selection of quality apps, then Android and Windows Phone is for you. There's nothing like Omnifocus, iMessage, or Tweetbot quality apps for any OS except iOS, and I used to have an iPhone 4, which is 4 years old, that got updated to iOS 7.1.2. How many 4 year old Android devices are running Android 4.4.4?