Yes, the CPU and SoC is of no importance whatsoever in a handheld computer. It’s about the feel, the aroma… the taste. Anyway, 640kb should be enough for anyone, right? Right?
They are not meaningfully cheaper relative to performance. If you give zero shits about performance, yeah, you can buy all kinds of crappy Android devices for sure.
And this is doubly true if you factor in resale value, I just got $400 for a used 128GB iPhone 7 plus from a generic Amazon buy-back. I doubt anyone in the history of smartphones has ever gotten that much for a used Android anything.
No, it wasn’t. Why don’t you go play some pinball; that’s something you’re actually good at!