“I was at Intel’s CES booth, composing a photo with my Android smartphone, when a pair of anonymous hands thrust a shining iPhone 6 Plus into my line of vision,” Vlad Savov writes for The Verge. “A nonchalant tap of the camera shutter button later, the hands were pulling back, having captured a stupendously clear and sharp picture on the first attempt. By the time I’d completed my routine of setting proper focus and steadying myself, the dude who’d beaten me to a better shot with none of the effort was already walking away. It was enough to make anyone sink into a deep state of gadget envy.”
“The iPhone’s lead as the smartphone to beat has rarely been defined by just one thing. At one point, the biggest advantage was the simplicity and speed of its interface; at another, it was down to the diversity and quality of available apps; and most recently, the iPhone has distinguished itself with the quality of its 8-megapixel camera,” Savov writes. “Today, the combination of all these things — simple and fast operation, strong optics and image processing, and a wide app ecosystem — is helping people create the best possible images with the least possible hassle.
Savov writes, “In all the years of Android’s existence, in spite of huge investments of time and money, there’s never been a standout Android cameraphone.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Why settle for inferior wares when iPhone — the smartphone upon which all others are based; the smartphone to which all others are compared yet fail to measure up — is right there for the taking?
It makes no sense. Good God, man, dump that crappy Android phone! Life is far too short to settle for inferior imitations.
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