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Probably the biggest disappointment of this phone for me is the look. It looks almost exactly like the iphone 4 and I was expecting something far different. Maybe bigger, maybe thinner, etc.
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Why do you people insist on carrying at 4.6" screen in your pocket? Do you really need that big of a screen? I never saw the hype around smartphones. I absolutely hate them, simply because they over complicate something that was designed to be simple.
Today's smartphones are also becoming portable computers and powerful media machines. Would you be satisfied at watching a movie on the go with a small screen, or type in long messages and documents with that miniature size? In my case I feel 4.3" is still small, since web browsing and video playback has been an integral part of my smartphone experience.
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post #373 of 778
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If it has 1 gig of ram, I wouldn't mind getting the 4S The lack of 4G is a bit disappointing but it seems like a solid upgrade to me. I still think the design is sexy, after all this time.
I'm not too worried about 4G, also I do like the design too.
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We don't even know if Apple's claims are that accurate, especially that the A5 wasn't too far ahead of Tegra 2 when comparing the iPad 2 versus the Xoom, Galaxy Tab 10.1 etc. It would be better if they release the full spec sheet of the processor, and provide us with the most accurate benchmark scores for a legitimate comparison.

I think the 4S has the potential to beat the S2, but then again the S2's true capabilities can be hampered by inefficient benchmark software (since it's proprietary Samsung design) and Android OS itself.
The iPhone 4S is going to perform similarly to the iPad 2. No doubt it's running at a lower clock speed, about 800MHz, but we'll see soon enough. The SGX543MP2 will hammer everything that's out for the moment, and the CPU should be on par at least with almost everything.
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so no new design?
    
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post #375 of 778
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Why do you people insist on carrying at 4.6" screen in your pocket? Do you really need that big of a screen? I never saw the hype around smartphones. I absolutely hate them, simply because they over complicate something that was designed to be simple.
Because once you go to a screen with all of that real estate, you don't want to go back. Typing on an iPhone feels cramped in comparison to a Motorola Droid X2.

If you don't like smartphones, stick with a feature phone. But most of us on OCN like having better performance over anything.
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I'm not too worried about 4G, also I do like the design too.

The iPhone 4S is going to perform similarly to the iPad 2. No doubt it's running at a lower clock speed, about 800MHz, but we'll see soon enough. The SGX543MP2 will hammer everything that's out for the moment, and the CPU should be on par at least with almost everything.
I wouldn't mind a Mali vs. SGX dogfight.

The Nexus Prime is said to have a TI OMAP 4430 processor. Wonder how the GPU holds on that one.
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Because once you go to a screen with all of that real estate, you don't want to go back. Typing on an iPhone feels cramped in comparison to a Motorola Droid X2.

If you don't like smartphones, stick with a feature phone. But most of us on OCN like having better performance over anything.
As much as I like the size of my Droid X screen, it's so damn big it's a pain to carry around in my pocket Add a case, and say goodbye to your pocket..
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Because once you go to a screen with all of that real estate, you don't want to go back. Typing on an iPhone feels cramped in comparison to a Motorola Droid X2.

If you don't like smartphones, stick with a feature phone. But most of us on OCN like having better performance over anything.
but better performance to do what? Play a stupid cellphone game? Christ, Angry Birds doesn't need a 1.3 GHz processor. I'm sick and tired of hearing about cellphones. As far as I have seen, I haven't seen any innovation in this market. It's turning into the clock wars of 2004.
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Guys, stop complaining about what the iPhone 4s doesn't have. Apple does this on purpose, they leave things out that people really want and were expecting the generation, so they will keep buying the best because it has what they want.


Thats is why Apple is different, they purposely do a half-a** job...
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Why do you people insist on carrying at 4.6" screen in your pocket? Do you really need that big of a screen? I never saw the hype around smartphones. I absolutely hate them, simply because they over complicate something that was designed to be simple.
I have huge hands, so I'm thankful for having the option of a larger screen. Smartphones don't really complicate the process's of making and receiving calls. What they do, is provide one device that can allow any number of services. Mp3 player, cook book, calculator, timer, internet browser, shopping list, news feed, video player, gaming device as well as make calls, and so much more. This is just what I mainly use mine for.


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but better performance to do what? Play a stupid cellphone game? Christ, Angry Birds doesn't need a 1.3 GHz processor. I'm sick and tired of hearing about cellphones. As far as I have seen, I haven't seen any innovation in this market. It's turning into the clock wars of 2004.

Well the power of my phone allows me to have all those programs open at the same time. It allows me to switch between them seamlessly, and have them running concurrently. Like playing music while I browse or whatever.
Edited by Tehrawk - 10/4/11 at 2:18pm
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