Sorry I have to talk about Apple.....since it was a choice.
I have the NEW iPad 4 retina scan and it is great in many ways, it was a gift though. I really love the retina display-wow, and its very quick even with a dozen web pages open and a couple apps going, but my old Pentium Dell laptop Flew on Windows XP until the antivirus software was installed that it slowed it into a snail crawl so maybe that's why Apples are fast, but the iPad really is easy to use. Until, it locked out of the blue and went back to the main screen which I password locked, rebooting did nothing. I had to quickly hit each password button numerous times very fast and just the right amount of times just to get in, wow that took forever to do. When I got in it was unusable and I couldn't scroll down - I was screwed, but Luckily, I backed it up when I first got it so I did a simple 2 minute recovery from my laptop and it was like new again, but I lost a lot of files on my iPad. If it was out of warranty and I had to pay, what would it have cost, probably $100 easy. Last, I have 64 gig and they charged a fortune for every gig I got, mine was almost $900 I checked. It never has or will come with a SD card slot. The iPad 5 may have a hdmi, but mine doesn't , but that lightning adapter is really cool, so easy to plug in even upside down works, instant plug in, not like the micro usb on the androids where sometimes you need a light on to see while you fight it, but other than a head phone jack that's all there is along with a single speaker, no surround sound, that with be the iPad 5, but who cares , right, but I read the power adapter to hdmi works only with surprisingly Apple videos and their TV service, so no HBO to go, Netflix, HULU Plus, etc..... and there is an adapter for SD cards with 2 stars that works for a few people, but with Google drive, Apple cloud, who needs a SD card, except when you have more than a few gigs to back up, like videos or photos.
I love my RAZR XT-912. I rooted it the first time, back in February days after it was hacked and I got stuck with it. I'm so dumb, I hate updates and rarely do them without investigating. However, I blindly took a Verizon reps word to do an update, and I needed it and scored the new Jelly Bean, but no more tethering. I had the ICS and it let me tether with no mods, before then I knew nothing of rooting.
Apples I5 is the same thickness as the old razr with a puny screen and like the ipad you pay for every gig, no SD card slot and no easy tethering. There is no upside to it. I will keep my Razr thanks, no other carrier works in my house, only Verizon, so I'm boned and they bone, they do have great coverage though. I was in Mexico on a fishing trip, made 1 call, and got 3 texts, and sent 3 texts, I got a warning text in Spanish, I think, I don't read Spanish and they don't do both languages there like here; my bill was $94 extra for that, I should have known. Also I was in the Virgin Islands and had to check my email and make 1 call, lasted 5 minutes for everything, $77 and no warning- it was a U.S.A. owned Virgin island, still boned me, I knew that was coming though, but $77 for 5 minutes that's robbery-its air time, nothing actually consumed. I used an old phone, not on any plan and a $20 prepaid phone card in Costa Rica that worked a few hours for a week calling USA, that's how its done, but no web though.
Also, my yahoo email got hacked and it was from the iPad, cant be anything else. I couldn't get rid of him/her so I made a new account with new passwords. What do you know I'm hacked again, the IP is in Japan, Venezuela, Florida (i'm So Cal) and it is the iPad. Apple refuses to assist me claiming IOS is un-hack able, sure it is. Apple is way over rated.
All the teens and college kids love Apple, funny since they are all broke. Half of them have broken screens they cant afford to fix too; my daughter is included in that mix with her 8 gig I4S with broken screen and no tethering, ha-ha.
So if you really like to overpay get an I5 with Verizon it wont do anything better and you better have good eyes or reading glasses, but you will look cool to the youngsters. However, your bank account wont.
I really want to root the 2 kindle fire HD's in my home to run and look like my razr , like a real Android pad. Amazon nickels and dimes you, $1 to get your camera to work with Skype, and it goes on and on, why put a border around a small screen, you think the nickel and diming would free you of ads, not ! I would love help rooting or changing those back to simplicity and the Google store.