Another site gave 10 reasons not to buy - they hit all the same reasons in your link. Then added some extra Dim Sum laugh

I think - IMO.
That all these now smart phones after the iPhone. Have all been right in that middle of, carrier improvements, such as from 3G to 4G lte. Like they advertise they have 4G, they don't tell ya that it is very limited in locations.

I think CDMA is dog meat, however Verizon claims to have a upgrade path ? ?