What Type of Mobile Phone Are You Currently Using?

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What type of mobile phone are you currently using as we start a new year?

mobile phones

Are you an Apple iPhone user?

Are you a BlackBerry hold out because you must keep your keyboard?

(BB10 just announced - time will tell if RIM can pull a comeback...)

Are you an Android user?
Nexus devices are great, Jelly Bean is yummy!

Have you picked out a Windows phone?

or do you still have a plain OLD cell phone?

take just a few seconds to click the link below to make your selection in a survey that I created - once you pick your choice you will see the results

let's see what the pulse is!

click here to make your selection



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Gary Woltal
Keller Williams Realty - Flower Mound, TX
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I think ALL these devices Craig can work for you, but since I could only pick ONE, my vote goest to the iPhone 5. I like its smaller size and battery life. It now also exceeds Android in applications available.

Jan 31, 2013 08:37 AM #5
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Beth Atalay
Cam Realty and Property Management - Clermont, FL
Cam Realty of Clermont FL

I've been using an Android the past 4 years and very happy with it, love the screen size.

Jan 31, 2013 08:53 AM #6
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Kathy Stoltman
Rockwood Realty - Ventura, CA
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I have been an Android user, just upgraded to Motorola Razr Maxx HD with amazing battery life.

Jan 31, 2013 09:22 AM #7
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Fred Griffin, on leave of absence from ActiveRain
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I gave up my 4th Blackberry a couple of months ago.

I now have Android.  I HATE IT! 

No it's not a learning curve - it's a dumbing curve!    Battery life?  That's an oxymoron... the thing goes dead if you blink at it!

I'm going to the phone company tomorrow to see the new Blackberry.    :)

Jan 31, 2013 10:00 AM #8
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Lora "Leah" Stern 914-772-4528
Coldwell Banker, 170 N Main Street, New City NY 10956 - New City, NY
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I've got an iphone and love it but would appreciate a slightly bigger screen for these old eyes of mine.

Jan 31, 2013 10:17 AM #9
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Sussie Sutton
UTR Texas Realtors - Pearland, TX
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I have an iPhone and I love it. I do use a lot of power. I normally have to recharge mid day. I use many apps everyday. My phone works for me and my business.

Jan 31, 2013 11:21 AM #10
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Janis Borgueta
Key Properties of the Hudson Valley - Newburgh, NY
LIC RE Salesperson

Android - Droid Razor HD  love it !! great phone.. I only need to learn all the features 

Jan 31, 2013 11:29 AM #11
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Melissa Zavala
Broadpoint Properties - Escondido, CA
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The reults are not surprising. What will you be doing with the intel?

Jan 31, 2013 11:36 AM #12
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Jay Markanich
Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC - Bristow, VA
Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia

My Sprint EVO died the other day and the tech guys at the store talked me in a Samsung Galaxy SIII.  In another couple of weeks I might even be able to make and receive calls!  I'm slower...

Seems like a great phone.

Jan 31, 2013 06:45 PM #13
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Frank Laisch
Orlando, FL
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It was interesting the 65% were Apple Iphone users. I am on my 4th IPhone, phones only last about 18-24 month for me

Jan 31, 2013 09:52 PM #14
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Craig Daniels
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Jean - I was very happy the day I turned in my blechberry. I so enjoy the full screen experience even if typing is a little harder. BB10... well, we will see

Hannah - iphone 5 is larger screen, you should test drive an S3 or Note 2 if you want the larger screen experience.

Kathy - I think they had a good idea but too late. The big catching point for BB will be the lack of apps that you can get in android and ios.

Feb 01, 2013 02:08 AM #15
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Lyn - I'm with you on android. Interesting to see this crowd of viewers (mostly real estate) are iphone centric.

Gary - I agree that all the smartphone choices are hard to really go wrong. Android is making great strides in the 'don't have as many apps as apple war'. Much better these days than it was previously.

Beth - me too! :)

Kathy - love to hear that report, thanks for sharing

Feb 01, 2013 02:11 AM #16
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Fred - battery life can be a challenge - I keep a second charged battery for swapping just in case I can't make it through a day. That's something you can do with android devices. Maybe you should check out the Maxx as we are getting some postive feedback in that regard.

Leah - you might have to switch to android if you like the bigger screens - come on over ;)

Sussie - isn't it great having all these tools in our 'pocket computers'

Janis - glad to hear that report! you'll have to share some video samples from the phone for us to see how that will work for class!

Feb 01, 2013 02:15 AM #17
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Craig Daniels
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Melissa - ah yes, you real estate peeps prefer the iPhone I can see! 65% ios to 25% android on the results. I was wondering but hunch confirmed. I plan to write posts for both ios and android coming soon - this will help me to see how weighted my audience is :)

Jay - welcome to jelly bean - didn't we have that discussion and now you have all those great new features that you didn't know you were missing! If you have any questions - send me a message!

Frank - yes results were interesting - iPhones are a worthy choice

Feb 01, 2013 02:20 AM #18
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Sharon Parisi
United Real Estate Dallas - Dallas, TX
Dallas Homes

I have an android: G=Samsung Galaxy III.  I am not fond of this phone.  There have been many quirky issues with the operating system.  I am a previous Blackberry user and may consider the new Blackberry or an iPhone. I do  love the size of the screen on the Samsung.

Feb 05, 2013 12:38 PM #19
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Gary Frimann, CRS, GRI
Eagle Ridge Realty / Signature Homes & Estates - Gilroy, CA
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Craig, that was a pretty cool way to run a poll, as I especially like the instant results.
Feb 08, 2013 12:34 PM #20
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Toni Weidman
Sailwinds Realty - Trinity, FL
20+ Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL

I have an iPhone and husband has  a Galaxy 4. We each love our own phones and hate each other's :) Enjoyed seeing the results, Craig.

Mar 03, 2013 11:37 PM #21
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Brandon Turner
EmployeeCellPhone.com - Edmond, OK
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ZTE Origin Android phone. ZTE is a major cell phone manufacturer in China.

I'm a Google/Android guy despite having great respect and appreciation for what Apple devices do. I've just never had a personal reason for switching to Apple.

All of my Google Apps for business are integrated along with other essential apps I cannot live without. My storage demands are growing, however. Time for an upgrade soon.

Jun 10, 2013 10:54 AM #22
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Lisa Friedman
Great American Dream Realty - Essex, VT
30 Years of Real Estate Experience!

I was the Blackberry holdout for the longest time specifically due to the keyboard. I still have a difficult time typing on the iPhone after almost two years!

Feb 24, 2014 05:14 PM #23
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Bahman Davani, CM at Texas Five Star Realty, Plano, TX (214) 457-7055
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Homes for Sale in Plano, Frisco, Prosper, Allen TX

I use iPhone now, but used to use Android which I liked it too. It seems most of the Apps that I need (specially in Real Estate industry) are first made for iPhone and later become available for other devices.

Feb 24, 2014 09:36 PM #24
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