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+ rep thank you.

I doubt not having 4g will make a difference for most people, but you know the other phone manufacturers will have a negative marketing campaign against the iPhone which bashes the fact it doesn't have it.


Also, to the MOD, why would you be so against an update? It makes perfect sense to put in a few tweaks to the design/hardware if they needed to do so to bring the phones to new networks. If they can do it at similar cost to the iPhone 4 then you have some bullet points you can market while bringing the phone to new markets. Only makes sense.

What in the world are you expecting from an "adequate" update in your eyes? A complete overhaul to the best selling phone there is? Riiiiiight........



Is the lack of 4G really a deal breaker? I think the quality of hardware and iOS would still outweigh the alternatives for me.
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AT&T bought T-Mo so no surprise on that part
I was expecting that. Wonder when they'll rename T-MO
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Why is everyone hating on an update? Do you think it is better for people to go out and spend $200 on an iphone 4, or $200 on an iphone 4s? Updates are good
Not hating on the update, as i said i just don't see the sense in jumping to the 4s if you have the original 4. Patience is a virtue IMO, i would see the 4s more for those who have the older iphone models or who want to get an iphone. but then again to each his own....

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When has Apple ever released more than one new model of iPhone in the same 12 month period? Answer: Never.

Didn't say it would be anytime soon, all i said was a few months... Then it comes bk to my opinion they could have just waited till the chipsets are ready and release it as the iphone 5.

Do you really think that's all that's going to be updated? Not a single person can (or will) confirm what's going to be in the next iPhone model. Not even the name is set in stone until Jobs gets on stage and announces it. IT's ALL rumor until that point. But yea, the only given is the A5.



Either 1.) Because it's Apple or 2.) They conveniently forget how frequently Android devices get released or 3.) Both.

Since Apple only releases one phone update per year instead of 1,000, the haters themselves seemingly hold Apple to a higher standard than any company they actually support. Which is just kinda weird how that works out when you think about it considering they don't buy apple products.

No matter what Apple decides to update, the regular customers will be happy, and the haters will hate. And the cycle goes on.
not all opinions revolve around apple/android/bb wars! I use all three, I do have my own dislikes about each, but not a fan boy of either. I am talking from a neutral standpoint.
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Here's the problem I have with this..it's the same problem I have with some of the Android devices as well....

They bring out this nice phone without the 4G feature it should (and could) have had in the first place. Now in a few months the 4G version will release and that is all that has changed but they make the buyer of the non-4G version feel like an idiot for not waiting an extra month or two. Then you are stuck with an "outdated" phone.

Samsung has really been the worst about it, but then again this isn't the first time Apple has pulled this stunt...
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Here's the problem I have with this..it's the same problem I have with some of the Android devices as well....

They bring out this nice phone without the 4G feature it should (and could) have had in the first place. Now in a few months the 4G version will release and that is all that has changed but they make the buyer of the non-4G version feel like an idiot for not waiting an extra month or two. Then you are stuck with an "outdated" phone.

Samsung has really been the worst about it, but then again this isn't the first time Apple has pulled this stunt...
But once again, when you buy an iPhone, you KNOW the next iteration isn't coming for a specific amount of time. Whereas with Android, you've got about 4-8 weeks before your device is outdated.

Having 4G in your device is for nothing but bragging rights at this point since legit 4G coverage is minuscule compared to 3G. Really, what's the point of deliberately buying a 4G phone if you're stuck using 3G most of the time? Just to say you have it? It's pointless until coverage is more widespread.

Dont get me wrong, I'm all for product evolution and it'll be nice if the next iPhone supports 4G but for me personally, it's not a deal breaker. And I live between two metropolitan areas - with no LTE coverage in my specific area.
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So iPhone 4GS is just an iPhone 4 with a faster processor?
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AT&T bought T-Mo so no surprise on that part
I was expecting that. Wonder when they'll rename T-MO
Did the purchase actually go through? I don't think it has--isn't it still pending approval by the FCC? Not that it matters, I'm sure AT&T has been stuffing money down their pants for years...
    
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The only reason I got the thunderbolt, is because the iPhone didn't have LTE.

Way to let me down again apple.

The bay area is 99% 4g covered, so yes it matters.
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