Positive sentiment towards Samsung's Galaxies higher than iPhones, save for a huge dip around Note 7

Twitter can be a good or a bad thing, depending on what you use it for, but there is no doubt that it has the power to portray sentiments towards one topic or another, as you are trying to condense your views on life, Universe and everything in its limited number of characters. This is what social media research firm LikeFolio is counting on when it probes user sentiments towards certain products or services, and, as you can see in the graph here, it has taken to heart to investigate the attitude towards the two mobile juggernauts Apple and Samsung, and their wares.

It turned out that Twitter users are consistently expressing more positive sentiment towards Samsung's Galaxy phones than to Apple's iPhones. It might have something to do with the fact that Twitter is mostly used for rants and zingers, and those about Apple, as the most profitable and popular company, abound for iPhones. Still, Samsung's phones have been viewed more positively for a while on this particular social media platform, except for the time when the attitude took a big hit around the Note 7 battery fiasco. It has seemingly not recovered to the previous levels ever since, but still stands much sunnier above iPhone-related comments on Twitter.

source: Yahoo



3. TechNeck

Posts: 657; Member since: Aug 29, 2014

Well, that's interesting. It's kinda great how Sammy turned themselves around after the battery fiasco.

5. Mr_Maverick

Posts: 18; Member since: Nov 06, 2016

Wondering how such post is posted on Phonearena :)

6. YeahYeah

Posts: 251; Member since: Mar 16, 2016

There's still so much negativity in the article about Samsung. Sounds like Daniel P wasn't happy writing this..

7. imlegitcusimthasht

Posts: 306; Member since: Jan 30, 2017

i love my note 8. Actually grab and spen and doodle directions on google maps for a friend with live messages today, which I never thought Ill actually have to do. Wrote down confirmation numbers on the always on display. And ven using split screen multitasking since day 1. Have 297 apps installed with like 4 pages of widgets and my phone has never lagged or freeze. Samsung stepped it up with the co development of 835 chip and the software the chip is optimzed for. Not the software that is optimized for the chip. haha

8. twens

Posts: 1186; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

Similar experience here. SD note 8 is very optimized for what it does. I love it, never thought I'll be pleased with a Samsung phone since I went with apple but i'm very pleased with this device.

15. imlegitcusimthasht

Posts: 306; Member since: Jan 30, 2017

Being a long time Android user, I've had an S7 and S7 Edge as a 2nd phone and I can tell you both slowed down with those same apps and setup on the SD 820 and after 4 month I notice a bit of a slow down, but it's was nothing major, never lagged or freeze. I transfer the app, data, and settings via Samsung Smart switch which literally mocked my S7 and S7 Edge on my S8 and Note 8. I can assure you our Note 8s are def. an upgrade in performance. I'm still using my S8 as a secondary phone at the moment and about 8 months in or so, it has kept up with my Note 8/ SD835 was def. designed for Samsung EX 8 and 8.5.

9. belovedson

Posts: 1061; Member since: Nov 30, 2010

I'm not going to lie. Samsung came firing back in such a positive way. I'm awaiting Samsung to integrate the way Apple has and will be a match made in heaven. Samsung please make your computer's to integrate messaging in the same light as i message. better yet google make a i message chat features quickly Back to the phones. Samsung pay has been wonderful especially the deals it had recently been posting! I love how watching movies and TV stuff are a viable option on the eight plus and to watch movies now over the phone actually possible without the hurdles associated with Apple. There is no more heating issues especially when you are downloading and using the phone while charging anymore! That's huge! In fact I was watching a movie in flight from WA to CA and the experience was amazing! Again when I use my iphone is so limited what I can do. I phone is better at certain things, however apart from the refinement and I message. It's just a matter of when Samsung and other Android takes adds the same features and then take more market share from Apple. A Steve job less Apple has been bad.

10. darkkjedii

Posts: 31764; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Galaxy phones are plain better.

11. tedkord

Posts: 17512; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Recently, say the last three years or so, definitely. If course that statement will enrage some people, like it's an attack on Apple. As if stating that the Note 8 is better than the iPhone means the iPhone is garbage.

13. darkkjedii

Posts: 31764; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Which isn't even the case. IPhones are good phones, just don't stack up to a Note, or GS.

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