Lets start with the Hardware, you have a, Quad core 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400, The Memory, 1.5 GB of RAM, Decent specs for a mid range phone and you still cant beat the price for all of the features, 4.5 impact-resistant capacitive touchscreen, water proof, NFC, Wireless charging capability, and the sonic receiver. There are some features here that your high end devices dont have! I ran a quadrant score and AnTuTu benchmark test that test the cpu ram and graphics capabilities on the phone and ranks them among other devices that are out there. For a mid-range phone its fairing very well and ranks this phone with 10 of the high end phones from last year.
First picture is the Vibe on quadrant benchmark, Second is the Vibe on the AnTuTu bencmark, Third is my Htc M8 on Quadrant (now the M8 is on the top of the AnTuTu score as well over all available phones)
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