Why I'm choosing a Nexus 4 (One year old) over the new iPhone 5S
I sold my iPhone 5 for $450, but not to upgrade to an iPhone 5S, but instead to grab a Nexus 4 16GB which costs $250, and in the future the new Nexus 5, which I can use my leftover $200 for.
1. The iPhone 5S and Nexus 4 carry almost the same display resolution.
Nexus 4: 1280 x 768 pixel resolution with at 320 ppi
iPhone 5S: 1136-by-640-pixel resolution at 326 ppi
2. The processor and memory is pretty close to the A7 processor that the iPhone 5S carries. The Nexus 4 has 2GB of Ram and a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro Cpu processor.
To me Apple's A7 co-processor isn't anything to drool for, and the Nexus 4 is almost on par with it.
3. iOS 7 vs Android Jellybean - WINNER: Jellybean. I had the beta version of iOS 7 and I wasn't really impressed with it. It is just something new on iOS. Nothing close to a game changer since I had the same features on my Galaxy S3. Also, the Nexus 4 is bound to get Kit Kat once that version is released.
4. The new camera on the iPhone 5S is hardly an improvement, and the camera on the Nexus 4 puts on a good fight against the one on the iPhone 5S. Nexus 4 camera carries an 8 megapixel BSI f2.4 with an LED 1080p and a 1.3 720p front facing camera. And that is more than enough while I await the new Nexus 5. (And I have a T3i).
5. All my music from iTunes is now on Google music, and I'm loving the subscription service.
6. All the apps I need are on Google Play. :)
This is why I am getting a Nexus 4, an, as soon as the Nexus 5 is released, I'm upgrading. Two phones for the price of one.
I've been a loyal Apple fan since the first iPhone, but I've now realized that the iPhones, specifically the iPhone 5S is overpriced and overrated.
There is nothing interesting about the iPhone 5S. Everything seems the same. But yet Apple will do a fantastic job in marketing the new fingerprint scanner to sell iPhones, and I don't blame them. As for me, goodbye to Apple products, for now.