The TL;DR answer is YES*. Yes, only if you want to use Google. If you insist on keeping your yahoo, aol, hotmail, or your other email account, then this may not be for you.
*The longer answer below:
Before reading, I want you to know that I currently own and use, an iPad 2 with 3G, Kindle Keyboard with 3G, Galaxy Nexus LTE, Motorola Xoom 4G, and an HP Touchpad. My parents currently use the Xoom and the Touchpad, but I’ve had extensive time with each.
I am not doing a review on it, but rather telling you what I like. If you want reviews, you can go here, here, or here.
We have all seen this image, and I agree with the android fans that it is biased. I do think that this is a good representation of the underlying problem at hand. For semi informed consumers, what is he/she to do, seeing this infographic? Obviously, buy an iphone, but what if you want an android model.
TL;DR answer: Buy only an official google release nexus phone.
Being a budget technologist, a teacher, and having my opinion matters, I do have to try and provide honest feedback. People, students and colleagues, want me to guide them into choosing the right product. With that said, I have to try and make unbiased reviews on a lot of different products. When iOS5 and the 4s came out, I had at least 5 different people ask, “Is this the phone I should get?” I do have to put my google fan boy behind me.