Samsung’s Galaxy Note7 is causing quite a stir already. We don’t normally curate articles that promote one brand over another, nor do we normally ‘promote’ this sort of editorial commentary. However, given the kind of rumbling we’re hearing in the tech world regarding mobile, let alone the on-going battle between the top 2 contenders, Apple and Samsung, we felt obligated to at least share this particular article with our readers. Don’t read that as being any kind of endorsement of one over the other (we heartily endorse ALL things and all BRANDS “mobile!”) Food for thought!
iPhone fans are not going to like hearing this, but Samsung’s Galaxy Note7 (yes, there’s no space) is the best smartphone money can buy right now.
I don’t make that statement lightly. I’ve been a devout iPhone user who has owned four iPhones as his main everyday-carry phone for the last six years.
Against all odds, Samsung has made the most impressive smartphone ever created.
But Samsung’s Galaxy Note7 runs Android and has TouchWiz. Ewww! That may have been a deal-breaker a few years ago, but they’re non-issues today.
iOS has better apps and usually gets apps first! True, but the core apps that I use every single day all work just as well on Android and sometimes even better (like Gmail).
The Note7 is available on every major U.S. mobile carrier in three different colors: Blue Coral, Black Onyx and Silver Titanium. As one of Samsung’s premium phones, it rightfully commands a matching price: about $850 for the full, unsubsidized price. An iPhone 6S Plus with the same 64GB of internal storage costs the same.
Feature for feature, the Note7 beats the iPhone 6S Plus and I don’t see that changing with this year’s new iPhones, which are expected to be more boring than previous years, especially when compared to what’s been rumored about next year’s 10th anniversary iPhones.