Feel like a hypocrit... Switch back to iPhone from S8+?

MITRE / Eng ydFq45
Sep 23, 2018 23 Comments

Apple to Samsung, now considering going back to Apple.

Had an iPhone 5S for four years. Loved its size for keeping in pocket. Overall great experience with simple and effective iOS.

But I hated the Apple fanboyism and heavy handed control scheme by Apple with iOS updates (CPU throttling with older phones to artificially increase batter life). Decided it was time for a switch.

Got the S8+. Loved it initially but now can't stand the size. With the case it's like I'm carrying a brick around.

Really miss the 4inch iPhone. Apple just discontinued the iPhone SE. So I'm thinking about a regular iPhone 8.

Only thing is I was talking so much shit about Apple before making a switch to Samsung, now my friends will think I'm a hypocrit.

What do you guys think?

P. S. Anyone else also hate the increasing size trend in phones?


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TOP 23 Comments
  • LinkedIn gza
    Who cares what your friends think?
    Sep 23, 2018 3
    • MITRE / Eng ydFq45
      I guess I do. Ex military we have pretty strong bond and few secrets between us. We are blunt with each other. I try to present myself as the no nonsense decisive guy so don't want to shatter that image I present to them.
      Sep 23, 2018
    • Cisco / Eng zGcY85
      If you’re no nonsense decisive it won’t hurt that to be objective as well and acknowledge changes and improvements in current generations.

      Example: Aside from the 60’s era, I never liked any Ford Mustangs. The latest ones are pretty sweet though and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend one to a friend looking to buy. 2004-2011 Durango, Ram, etc from Dodge were fugly with horrible interiors. Current generations are awesome. Wouldn’t recommend before, talked shit about them, but now I wouldn’t hesitate to.
      Sep 23, 2018
    • Oracle 0kdi(s)
      Op is ex-basement chair force
      Sep 23, 2018
  • Google kdr
    It's a fucking phone, who gives a shit dude?
    Sep 23, 2018 1
    • New DuQvV7x
      ^This. It’s a phone. A goddamn phone.
      Sep 24, 2018
  • Amazon gemalto
    Do not under any circumstances switch back to iOS. Your friends will ridicule you, your manager will block your promo and I wouldn't be surprised if your SO leaves you. I can confirm that this is what happened to me with I switched back from Android to iOS.
    Sep 23, 2018 2
    • Apple magikarp16
      Happened to me as well. But totally worth it. 😂
      Sep 23, 2018
    • MITRE / Eng ydFq45
      I thought it was a lie but iPhone users do get laid more. After I switched to Samsung I had a 5 month dry spell that was broken by a string of 4s and 5s. In the end it was bad one night stand sex and lowered self esteem. Now abstaining until I land my hard 8. No relationship or marriage tho.
      Sep 23, 2018
  • IBM / Eng Leetcode
    Fuck other people. Get what you want.
    Sep 23, 2018 1
    • Facebook my name
      >Fuck other people.
      I'm trying, man.
      Sep 23, 2018
  • Microsoft JohnSnow🐲
    Why did you buy s8+, why not s8, which is smaller than any iPhone currently in offer?
    Sep 23, 2018 0
  • IBM / Design spooner
    First world problems.
    Sep 23, 2018 0
  • VMware Wannabe!
    If this phone is too big why not grow bigger hands? Or better yet grow a pair first and not give a shit what others think.
    Sep 23, 2018 1
    • MITRE / Eng ydFq45
      Can't make dick bigger ergo can't make hands bigger. Luckily if she's decided to play with it she won't care by the time the pants come down.
      Sep 23, 2018
  • Microsoft / Eng jvbdhbi
    You purposefully got the largest galaxy. You made this choice.
    Sep 23, 2018 0
  • Uber / Eng

    Uber Eng

    Facebook, Cisco
    Changing your position as you gain additional experience and insight is not being hypocritical, it’s being reasonable.

    Being a hypocrite is to espouse one view while being inconsistent in your behavior/actions.
    Sep 23, 2018 0
  • Tesla / Eng 🐉⛈
    Just buy a SE.
    Sep 23, 2018 0
  • New / Product

    New Product

    Need leads to PM roles in SF. Thank you!!
    Didn't like S8+ with the case, so I went naked. That phone is so beautiful. And it feels super sleek without the case. Try it out.
    Sep 23, 2018 0
  • Yahoo Borat S.
    Walmart still has a prepaid SE for $140. Walmart Family Plan is actually decent comparable to T-mobile.
    Sep 23, 2018 0
  • Oracle 0kdi(s)
    You only mention size so why not a regular sized Samsung/Huawei
    Sep 23, 2018 1
    • Agoda.com . 🐔 .
      Yeah, love my Sony xz compact
      Sep 23, 2018
  • Apple magikarp16
    Don't overthink. Buy what suits you.
    Sep 23, 2018 0


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