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Every Android Manufacturer Needs to Do What Facebook is Doing With Home

I personally find Home intriguing. I probably wouldnt use it myself, but that doesnt mean that I cant like it. What amazes me, is that Facebook has been able to make a launcher replacement that truly gives the phone a unique experience, without ridding the phone of Vanilla Android. And its an approach that all Android manufacturers should be taking.

If I used this phone, or the launcher, I could honestly say that I would find it much different than Vanilla Android, but in a good way. Often times, manufacturers skin the hell out of their devices, because they want it to fit their brand and they want to take you as far away from the Google experience as possible. However, this is very counter productive.

For one, it increases the delay for the next version of Android. For two, it causes fragmentation with Google's own services. Facebook on the other hand, successfully put their stamp on Android without putting the obscene amount of bloat that skins have.

So anyway, just repeating myself, but whether you like Home or not, its a brilliant achievement proving that manufacturers can just replace the launcher and still make a stellar experience that promotes their brand. And they dont have to skin the hell out of their devices.
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if the battery lasts 8hrs with wifi+2x usb 5v devices connected, runs Debian/Ubuntu and cost similar can consider. Matt screen is important too. 
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