As smartphones get smarter, you as the user need to think about everything that you rely on. Why? Because if you change systems, those features may not be available.
Thinking about moving from an iPhone to Android? You will have reload your APP’s. Also, how are you going to handle your music.
You can do this, but it will take some time.
But what about the iPhone feature called Siri. This feature will let you ask questions and learn about what you like. You’ll get used to that capability. Want to move systems then? Unlikely you can take Siri with you.
Increasingly, capabilities will be created that extend from your laptop, to your tablet, to your smartphone, to your house. Those capabilities will be optimized to work across one system. So, you will have to choose. Apple, Microsoft, or Google?
So, when you upgrade this time, think about who you are choosing. You may be with them for quite some time.