Welcome to another battle for TechnoBuffalo’s March Mobile Madness Reader’s Choice for best smartphone in this tournament style poll. So far we’ve seen three rounds of this year’s tournament including yesterday’s winner Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge which went up against the Nokia Lumia 930/Icon. While the Galaxy S6 Edge is not yet available for purchase, it was compelling enough to be the Lumia 930/Icon, which by the way is an excellent Windows Phone. Personally I think Windows Phone doesn’t get a fair shake, but I really can’t say anything too bad about any of our phones on the list. I’d be happy to use of the 17 devices we had chosen for March Mobile Madness.
Today we have the Moto X (2014) go up against the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. Both devices were announced within the same time frame, if memory serves me correctly both within a few days of each other in the fall. I personally love both devices for different reasons. I’m sure our readers have their own opinions on each device. So have at it. Vote below, after the specs comparison. Thanks for voting and let’s see who wins!
The first Moto X, which debuted last year to muted consumer enthusiasm, didn’t get caught up in the smartphone hustle. And that’s what made it so great. While other Android competitors ran rampant with features and specs, Motorola used its brain to create a new breed of smartphone; it made a phone for everyone, something intelligent and thoughtful. It was the phone companies last year tried so hard to make, and although some companies got close, the Moto X was our pick for best phone of 2013… Read more
We don’t usually give away our thoughts on a phone so early in the text, but we’ll make an exception for the Galaxy Note 4. It’s arguably one of the best smartphones Samsung has ever built. While it does have some issues, a lot of them are worth overlooking for the incredible hardware served up in a gorgeous form factor… Read more