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I’m Now Team Apple and I Don’t Think I’ll Ever Go Back

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After 10 years with Team Android, I finally gave in.

A few weeks ago, and after months of back and forth, I went to my local Verizon store and iPhone 14 ProIt may sound too dramatic, but this move made a big difference for me.

I’ve always prided myself on not buying into Apple’s hype. Despite years of friends pestering me to switch to the iPhone, I resisted and insisted that I liked being different from the masses. Everyone around me has an iPhone. It felt good to defy the norm. That’s why I’ve stuck with Samsung Galaxy devices for years.

But after talking with friends and family about what the iPhone could give me that I could never get with Android, I started to rethink my stance. Yes, I love the Galaxy S10 Plus and everything it has to offer: top-notch cameras, customizable interface, and best of all, great tools: object eraserremove unwanted people or objects from the photo (Pixel has a similar function). But in the end, he had one big thing that my Android never could provide. It’s a seamless way to communicate with all your friends on your iPhone.

I’ve been told countless times that I ruin group chats by turning all text “green”. This is of course Apple refuses to make iMessage compatible with Android phones.So when you send a message to someone who doesn’t have iOS, you’ll see a green speech bubble instead of the standard blue speech bubble. This felt like a superficial complaint (which is 100% Apple’s fault), so I ignored it.

Until you realize you’re missing out on the more important benefits of owning an iPhone.

There is no easy way to send high resolution photos and videos directly between Android phones and iPhones unless you use a third party app like WhatsApp. I used to be okay with just using WhatsApp, but I soon became envious of my friends. air drop Post-hangout photos and videos. Also, WhatsApp reduces the video quality and uploading videos to Google Drive takes even longer.

I also disliked how apps like TikTok degraded camera quality on Android. Comparing his TikTok videos shot on an iPhone (even older versions like the iPhone X) with those shot on the Galaxy S10 Plus is like day and night. On my Galaxy, TikTok distorted colors and blurred everything in the most ugly and unrealistic way. For someone like me who uses TikTok a lot, this was important.

These reasons are because I’m already using a MacBook Apple ecosystem, began to change my mind about owning an iPhone.introduce new features Always display The iPhone 14 Pro model (a feature I really liked on Galaxy devices) and some fun new stuff like: dynamic islandand suddenly I was convinced by the idea of ​​switching.

Of course, I had to contend with the feeling of being sold out. But eventually I realized it was just a phone. And no matter what you do, people will dictate what you use. My Galaxy has worked fine for years. Now I was ready for something new. And so far, no regrets.

For more on my thoughts on switching from an Android phone to an iPhone, check out the video above.

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