iPhone is more reliable than other smartphones (yes, even Samsung)



The war between the iPhone and the various Android smartphones has been hot for half a decade now. The various battles between Apple and Samsung in particular have been fierce. In recent months, Samsung and its Galaxy S line of smartphones have been making strides towards edging out the worldwide leader, but a recent study by FixYa will have Apple fanboys rejoicing.

FixYa Reliability Score

As you can see, Apple has the highest reliability score overall by a mile. The score, in which the higher the number, the better, is calculated by “taking manufacturer problem impressions divided by sample problem impressions (impression ratio), normalizing market share amongst competitors for comparison (sample marker share, combined total is 100%), and dividing sample market share by impression ration.”

Here is the complete study:

FixYa Smartphone Reliability 2013


By Sal McCloskey

+Sal McCloskey is a tech blogger in Los Angeles who (sadly) falls into the stereotype associated with nerds. Yes, he's a Star Trek fan and writes about it on Uberly. His glasses are thick and his allergies are thicker. Despite all that, he's (somehow) married to a beautiful woman and has 4 kids. Find him on Twitter or Facebook,

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