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Which is better: iPhone + Android tablet, or iPad + Android phone? Time for Q&A Ep 21!

Posted: , by Ray S.

We're back with episode 21 of our Q&A series, and boy we have answered some pretty interesting questions for you. For example, we discuss whether it's better to have an iPhone and an Android tablet, or an iPad and an Android phone. Another good one has us trying to predict for about how long from now are current high-end phones going to remain relevant. Go ahead, watch our video and leave your questions below for next time!

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posted on 11 Jun 2014, 03:03 11

1. amiaq (Posts: 509; Member since: 30 Jun 2012)

Android phone and android tablet - FTW, why pay twice for the same apps on different platforms? Covering yourself with every OSes doesn't mean you're pretty safe and economical. Sometime can be downright stupid.

posted on 11 Jun 2014, 03:57 1

10. Finalflash (Posts: 3536; Member since: 23 Jul 2013)

Nexus 5 plus LG G pad would probably cost as much as an iPhone/iPad as well. But the iPad isn't bad, its just that software evolution in the Apple ecosystem is too slow to make it useful.

posted on 11 Jun 2014, 04:08 2

11. sgodsell (Posts: 4905; Member since: 16 Mar 2013)

If you are looking at on contract pricing. You can get a Nexus 5 on contract for $0. The LG tablet is less money then an iPad. You could also look at getting the nexus 7 tablet for $200 right now. Its a better deal right now. You can get a 32gb nexus 7 for $200.

posted on 11 Jun 2014, 05:24 2

15. amasog (Posts: 443; Member since: 22 Aug 2013)

why bother if they buy an expensive gadgets?

its their money, not yours. so whats the big deal?

posted on 11 Jun 2014, 15:22

39. Droidrapist (Posts: 186; Member since: 28 May 2014)

Nowhere near the same apps, for example there is no Lemur for iPhone... esenstial to my studio and Dj sets. Also I use Logic, which also has a remote specifically for it for the iPad. Wireless transport control. And to think a transport alone is around $300... yikes! :P

posted on 11 Jun 2014, 15:22

40. Droidrapist (Posts: 186; Member since: 28 May 2014)

*No Lemur for Android* Sorry type that wrong xD

posted on 12 Jun 2014, 09:26

47. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4888; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)

Ray S...

Is it safe to say that to be a flagship "today"/"now", you have to have an IP certification? I keep reading that in the comments sections that people are saying that the G3 is better than say the Z2 or the S5. How can this be if the G3 is limited by not having an IP certification? Doesn't the extra protection given to a device by getting an IP certification give an advantage to similarly spec'ed devices? Would it be safe to say that the rules of being a flagship has changed & you need to have an IP certification to be a TRUE flagship?

You are the man, sensible & very thorough. Keep up the excellent videos & reviews. They are always extremely knowledgeable.

posted on 11 Jun 2014, 03:06 15

2. salaal (Posts: 109; Member since: 08 Dec 2013)

Android phone + iPad :)

posted on 11 Jun 2014, 09:33 2

29. buccob (Posts: 2741; Member since: 19 Jun 2012)

Sony Phone + Samsung Note 10"

posted on 11 Jun 2014, 03:11 6

3. KenAdams (Posts: 55; Member since: 17 Feb 2014)

Currently for me, its Android phone + Windows tablet. But that's gonna change soon to a Windows Phone + Windows tablet. :)

posted on 11 Jun 2014, 03:15

4. ihavenoname (Posts: 1693; Member since: 18 Aug 2013)

Currently I'm rocking Android phone+ tablet, but iPad is tempting. Probably going to wait for next gen though. And new Nexus 10 might be coming...

posted on 11 Jun 2014, 03:28

5. XperiaFanZone (Posts: 2227; Member since: 21 Sep 2012)

What transfiguration do you see in the posterity of smartphones that will habilitate users to manipulate them in a disparate expedience?

posted on 11 Jun 2014, 14:05 1

36. TheGenius (Posts: 339; Member since: 06 Mar 2014)

What the fckkk is that supposed to mean.? O.o

posted on 11 Jun 2014, 03:46 2

6. eldyagustius (Posts: 177; Member since: 30 Oct 2013)

iPhone + Android tablet. I'm pretty sure that people buy a tablet to support their productivity. So people want features to ease their work. Android tablet, especially Samsung, is very good at their features, like the existence of S-pen and multi-windows.

posted on 11 Jun 2014, 03:49 1

7. cGmC11 (Posts: 152; Member since: 02 Apr 2012)

Like me...iPad + HTC One M7

posted on 11 Jun 2014, 03:52 1

8. cas_shekhar (Posts: 24; Member since: 10 Apr 2012)

Me iPad 4th gen retina display + htc M8. best of both world. :)

posted on 11 Jun 2014, 03:53 1

9. rizwanazad (Posts: 12; Member since: 30 Nov 2013)

Tablets for me has always been an irrelevant device and is merely a novelty as they are just an extended version of mobile phones. The lack of true power in terms of utility and usability is what keeps me off tablets especially since my last 3 phones have been from Samsung's Note series. It's niche of a niche device to fit somewhere between mobile phones and laptops and yet unable to plug the gap properly. Yes, tablets are useful when you intend to use them as a media consuming device and for that limited purpose, if I were to buy a tab, I would go for Android tabs specifically from Nexus series.

posted on 11 Jun 2014, 04:24 1

12. TheNeighbor (Posts: 289; Member since: 15 Nov 2013)

I can use Samsung's SideSync to be able to remote my Galaxy Note 3 with a virtual live mirrored screen, with my Galaxy Tablet like with the Tab Pro 8.4, Note Pro 12.2, Note 10.1, or a any Windows PC. I can transfer files by dragging to one screen and vice-versa, able to make calls and SMS.


posted on 11 Jun 2014, 06:02

16. joey_sfb (Posts: 6631; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)

Thanks for sharing the idea.

posted on 11 Jun 2014, 04:25

13. kirholstov (Posts: 146; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)

1) Do you think that we really need smart watches? In my opinion, the industry should develop fitness devices like smart bands that don't need a connected smartphone to work properly, but can receive notifications if you want to.
2) Do you think that it is likely that Apple will introduce iPad Pro with 12 inch screen and OS X to rival Surface Pro (3) and others?

posted on 11 Jun 2014, 05:19

14. Tsepz_GP (Posts: 1043; Member since: 12 Apr 2012)

Android phone + iPad here

Galaxy S4 + iPad 4. :)

posted on 11 Jun 2014, 06:05

17. RaKithAPeiRiZ (Posts: 1488; Member since: 29 Dec 2011)

IPad 4+one x owner here, love tablets(might shift to a android one later on), my iPad saved my a## many times, I was only 6 days away from my exam when my laptop broke, hate the iTunes thing but tablets prove their worth when it comes to reading documents, a phablet is good, but it's still too small, tablets ftw¡¡¡

posted on 11 Jun 2014, 06:07

18. karamelakimo (Posts: 109; Member since: 26 May 2014)

I think android mobie + ipad is best choice
In mobile u need open source to deal with anything at any situation and time plus in android phones yet u have a bigger and better screen for this
And in case of tablets I think ipad is better beacuse the app store contain many apps made specific for ipad and it's helpful in life of every work not as android the same apps in both

posted on 11 Jun 2014, 06:18

19. NokiaFTW (Posts: 2072; Member since: 24 Oct 2012)

I currently don't own a tablet, though, I'm really tempted by iOS 8. I might just buy an iPad 4 in the near future to complement by L1520.

posted on 11 Jun 2014, 06:28 1

20. Arte-8800 (banned) (Posts: 4562; Member since: 13 Mar 2014)

Nicolas Oliver

Where are you....?

posted on 11 Jun 2014, 07:50

25. NokiaFTW (Posts: 2072; Member since: 24 Oct 2012)

lol those three put a great show on BB articles in the recent past. It would be fun actually to see those bozos back in action.

posted on 11 Jun 2014, 06:29

21. willywanta (Posts: 421; Member since: 04 Jun 2014)

if u have a great phone, why would u want a tablet?

posted on 11 Jun 2014, 06:33

22. Khalid_syfullah (Posts: 12; Member since: 08 Dec 2013)

Hey, Ray! When will Google launch the Google Glass officially in the Market? And, do you think that it'll be available for a cheap price like a smartphone?

posted on 11 Jun 2014, 06:36

23. Khalid_syfullah (Posts: 12; Member since: 08 Dec 2013)

Ray, do you think that Qualcomm's latest 64-bit Snapdragon chipset will perform better than currently available Snapdragon 801? And, when will it get released in the Market with a flagship device?

posted on 11 Jun 2014, 06:53 2

24. Deaconclgi (Posts: 405; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)

Lumia 1020, Dell Venue 8 Pro! Sweet Windows 8.1 sync with Windows Phone 8.1. I also have a Nexus 5 and Galaxy Tab 2 and an iPhone 4s (sold my 5s) and iPad 4 but I don't use them as the Windows ecosystem, boosted by a full computer in tablet form factor is incredible! Playing Street Fighter 4 on my Venue 8 Pro with 2 Xbox controllers, even on the lowest settings is better than any mobile fighting game that iOS, Android or Windows Phone can churn out!

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