Originally Posted by SeaKing
You can clean bloatware off.
The cheaper prices and better hardware and software last.
If you're a tech geek and know how to root. I'm guessing that it is less than half a percent of buyers that are that tech savvy. That is not a sufficient market. They load them with bloatware to hold your hand and guide you through its usage, a typical Japanese approach of showing concern for their customers. Unfortunately they end up with the exact opposite effect they are aiming for.