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Will the bigger iPhone 6 Plus tempt you away from Android?

Apple has decided to come out its shell with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. No longer are they to be held to the standard 4 inch display that has marked the iPhone series for some time. With the increase in size of the display on iPhones, could Apple be trying to lure away Android users who think that bigger is better?

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iPhones no longer lag behind their current Android counterparts - at least in terms of display size. / © Apple, Samsung, ANDROIDPIT

While the lure of Apple might have been on the mind of many people, there have been a few barriers that might prevent Android users from jumping on board. Despite having a completely different ideology when it comes to operating, one of the bigger issues would be having to jump back in time and bring a magnifying glass with you in order to see what’s on an iPhone’s screen.

With the launch of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, this has changed. Apple has even provided an online guide for Android users who want to seamlessly transition over to iOS. This isn’t unusual, as many manufacturers have targeted competitors and tried to win over their customers. Most recently in  the Android universe, Amazon offered an incentive for customers to cancel their Galaxy S5 order for a HTC One M8. With screen sizes on the new iPhones coming in at 4.7 inches and 5.5 inches, Apple has begun to tear down one of the barriers that have kept Android smartphone users on Android.

What do you think? Does the new size of the iPhones tempt you bit to switch over?

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(originally by Stephan Serowy of 

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  • Michael Hartline Sep 24, 2014

    I used to be a rabid iPhone user, but made the switch to Android 18 months ago to get a larger screen. I can't see ever switching back because I find Android to be much easier to use. Google Now, notifications, widgets, launchers, etc. create a much better user experience than an iPhone and iOS 8. Another thing that I find irreplaceable is the "back" button on Android. It works as expected in almost all situations and is located conveniently at the bottom of the phone (unlike on the iPhone).


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  • Fred Oct 2, 2014 Link to comment

    Don't want to waste my time waiting for jailbreak..

  • ummm, no

  • left Apple iPhone to break away from there eco system. taking to long for them to listen to there consumers. also Android let you customize your phone way better. yes I know you can jail break the ios and I did but was just to unstable. love my HTC M8 and the Note for work.

  • Shan1628 Sep 26, 2014 Link to comment

    For some reason, I'm actually bored with android. I'm due for an upgrade and am really considering the new iPhone. I don't know why as this is way out of character for me.

  • For me it's a ridiculous product in every way (especially the price) with a good camera. If Apple products had a decent price i would probably buy one of them. Nonetheless in phones i wouldnt switch Android for iOS.

  • Its not just the bigger screen or design(Which now we know its not well made to its size) that matter the most, it is just... ANDROID. I used to have various Apple products, but over time I realized it was just Not for me, Android is just better and more functional for my needs, now the iPhone is just "cool I have an iPhone I just know its the best because everybody say so"...

  • I'd consider it, I am not brand/os loyal. Android has its pluses and minuses same as ios.

    I ran iphones up the the 4, which in my opinion was the best phone they made. The 5 with its "little bigger" screen lead me to my current Note 2. I jailbreak all my i devices and I still run ipads and macbook pros. Most likely will continue to use these.

  • Let me think... Phones that bend. iOS 8 renders phone useless.
    Nope, I ain't gettin' an Apple anytime soon.

  • I have no desire to go to prison.

  • My1 Sep 25, 2014 Link to comment

    it might be intresting but I read of iPhonebending and well...

  • no way I'm ever going back to iPhone,I had the 4s and it was boring,sold it to a co worker of mine,and got the galaxy s3,since then I've gone thru about 8 different phones,last phone I had was the galaxy s4,I traded it for a google nexus 4 which is my current phone. I'm sticking with this till the nexus 6 is out.

  • No way. That's just the same phone, with a bigger package. Android rules!

  • Best comment I've read on the subject, "That's like having freedom, and then willingly moving into a jail."

  • Mark Rgs Sep 24, 2014 Link to comment

    lol with the bend ability that's come to light apple will have dropped in iPhone users. Tbh it's a poor release and I reckon plenty will be jumping ship. pay out all that cash for a substandard device no thanks

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    Yanwyn Sep 24, 2014 Link to comment

    Just read in the news that the new iPhone bends in your pocket, also with your bare hands. There's never been an iPhone that's tempted me away from Android, this'll be yet another one.

  • No, still to many limitations.

  • Tico Sep 24, 2014 Link to comment

    It almost took me away from Android, but than I heard the news about the iPhone 6 plus that it bends.

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