The Samsung Galaxy S4 is loaded with great technology, but many of the new fun features have compromised the experience. In the following video, Fool contributor Daniel Sparks highlights many of the negative aspects of reviews on the new smartphone, including duplicate apps from Samsung and Google's (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Android that seem at war with each other, sluggish performance when new features like Smart Pause are enabled, and a frustrating Smart Scroll feature.
Furthermore, Daniel discusses why Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) can't get away with such compromises. Ultimately, he explains, Apple and Samsung are targeting different consumers. Apple is targeting consumers who want the best experience. On that font, Apple firmly delivers.
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