Crudbucket: TuteTibiImperes: Marine1: Electrify: After looking at the cluster that is the Galaxy S4, I could see Android sales slipping over the next year./retarded amount of toggles in the notification tray and only 9GB of app storage//HTC One might be better, but most users will go for the slower One X+ for obvious reasonsYou have to wonder just how long Samsung will stick with Android.Well, they can't make iOS devices, they've made Windows Phones in the past but they weren't as good as the ones made by others, Symbian is dying, and Blackberry doesn't seem likely to license their OS.Android is pretty much their only option unless they want to release something with an in-house developed OS. They have some brand recognition now, so if the Galaxy S5 ran SamungOS instead of Android a lot of people might buy it just on the name, but when they discovered that they couldn't download and use all of the Android apps they were used to things could turn ugly.Google hasn't done very much as far as putting restrictions or strict guidelines on hardware manufacturers or network operators anyway though, so there's probably little reason for Samsung to want to change.I have a Win8 phone from Samsung, the Ativ S. It's basically the same guts as the Galaxy III. I know it's not a big market for them at all, but they do have a little skin in the game.
MrEricSir: Microsoft has only been in the phone business for what, 13 years now? I'm sure it's just a matter of time.
metallion: I'm an old fogie... I'll buy a W8 phone when: My zune breaks, and there will be at least a 64mb version to hold my music, (oh and there better be a 5.5 inch screen).Otherwise, I'm hanging with my GN2...
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