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post #341 of 778
I'm surprised Steve Jobs didn't make an appearance, hope its nothing to do with his health.
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post #342 of 778
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Originally Posted by ImmortalKenny View Post
Since when did calling someone an Android fanboy make you an Apple fanboy?

Well......on some planets.........
post #343 of 778
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I'm surprised Steve Jobs didn't make an appearance, hope its nothing to do with his health.
I bet its because he wants to see how well Cook does alone.
     
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post #344 of 778
My Droid X2 has roughly the same specs and a larger screen. The only difference is that the iPhone 4S will be much better in terms of graphics, and I think a lot of people will be looking forward to it.

As far as aesthetics go, the iPhone 4 was pretty damn good already. Granted, newer rivals have moved to a larger screen, but Apple's "Retina" IPS display is still right there with Samsung's AMOLED, but the Retina has a much higher pixel pitch, which makes the picture look much cleaner. The phone still looks very sleek and modern.


Motorola did the same thing from the Droid X to the Droid X2: Added a dual core Tegra 2 chip which improved performance and graphics while maintaining everything else. It was a needed update, and Apple is following the industry standard, which seems to be

Year 1: Innovate (New features, new shell, new product)
Year 2: Update (improve speed and functionality)

It's a smart business model.
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post #345 of 778
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Hahaha, touche.

So then it's just like every Android phone minus the money making?
Uhh... Compare the Samsung Galaxy S to the Galaxy II, there's an actual difference besides a processor upgrade and a better camera sensor.
 
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post #346 of 778
LA Times trolling us with chuck testa, nice. Honestly, the 512mb should be more than enough for a mobile device. A bigger screen is all that's needed, around 3.7 or 3.8 would be good enough for the average person's hands. I'm doing awesome typing this with my 2nd gen iPod touch. Not an apple fanboy, mind you. I have an N8.
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post #347 of 778
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I bet its because he wants to see how well Cook does alone.
Well, his Reality Distortion Field is still unrefined I tell you that.
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Not sure why all the comments on a bigger screen? My wife's iphone 4 in my opinion is far too big as it is.

Unless you have a purse to carry it in, it's like toting around a large calculator...

I even find my blackberry to be too large to comfortably clip to my belt under a suit.

If I didn't absolutely have to use a blackberry for work purposes I would be looking for the smallest cellphone possible.

I have to admit I'm a bit confused about cell phones today. For every other type of electronics, smaller-more compact is better and yet cellphones keep getting bigger and bigger. We had an option to upgrade to a new blackberry with a touchscreen (not the torch, the other one) and the thing was bloody huge!
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post #349 of 778
Very unimpressive. I was considering getting an iPhone 5 but forget about a 4s. Too small coming from a 4.3" screen. I had the iPhone 4 but this is just too similar.
    
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Now this is interesting... does the 4S just include two of the same graphics chips that the 4 has? If so, then at least 5 phones will still beat it out in the 3D department.

http://images.anandtech.com/graphs/graph4177/35413.png
While I can't find a source, I'm pretty sure I remember reading (in earlier articles that were "rumors") that the dual GPUs would just BARELY match the Atrix, so it's really a flop IMO.
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