You're right, it is a waste of time. You say you like the new phone and suddenly you find yourself attacked by people who spend their lives obsessing over every decision made by a company they claim to hate, being accused of being a pathetic, brainwashed sheep and God knows what else. Who needs that.
I don't go around threadshitting every discussion of rival products, and I suspect the same is true for most iDevice owners. It's too bad these product launches bring out the worst in the Android fanboys.
Time to go read.